Garmin Ltd. is the parent company of a group of companies founded in 1989 by Gary Burrell and Min Kao that develops consumer, aviation, and marine technologies for the Global Positioning System.

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Create a rough “world overview” map with mkgmap

I'm trying to generate a "World overview map" for my Garmin device. The idea is to have this map on the device all the time, for a very rough idea of the position and then feed in higher resolution ...
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Where can I find documentation on the NMEA sentences supported by the Garmin GLO?

I just picked up a Garmin GLO Bluetooth GPS device. Does anyone know where I can find documentation of the NMEA sentences it outputs?
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Connecting Garmin GPS Device to ArcMap?

I Have a problem regarding connecting my Garmin GPS 18x USB to ArcMap. It is not working.Can you tell me any advice.
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How to enable OSM map in Garmin?

I've installed two OSM maps, but I cannot use them in Garmin. See the window of Utilities / Manage Map Products: The maps are not lockable, but I cannot use them in Garmin... What shall I do to be ...
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Show multiple points and lines in Garmin GPS Map

I have two shapefiles that contain (1) 30 point features and (2) an extensive road network (line features) that connects them. I would like to show all data at once in the mapview of my Monterra ...
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Batch convert GeoTIFF's to Garmin Custom Map compatible KMZ files

I have about 600 GeoTIFF map files geo-referenced using New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000 (NZTM2000). Each file is about 140 mb in size. I'd like to convert them to Garmin Custom Maps compatible ...
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Garmin GPX file, what units are the time values in?

I have a GPX file from a Garmin GPSMap 62s. The GPX file has a time column but the values are in the following format: 42079.98593 This point was collected at around 14:20 on 7/8/2015. I need to ...
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How do I download tracks from Garmin GPSmap 62 using GPS utility?

I think I have to open files from windows file manager and then save these, rather than the autoconnect facility available between other Garmin devices and GPS utility.. Is this correct or is there a ...
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Switching maps when zooming with Garmin GPSMAP 64s

I am using two different maps on my Garmin GPSMAP 64s, the Garmin GB Discoverer 1:50k map and the Talktoaster (OSM data based) map. As I am sure everyone knows, the Discoverer map looks rubbish when ...
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Trouble interfacing Garmin Foretrex 101

I have trouble interfacing my Foretrex 101 GPS unit using my Lenovo laptop through the vendor's PC Interface Cable. I suspect that this has to do with the virtual COM port setting (The laptop has ...
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How to cut big shapefile into several smaller shapefiles?

I'm converting my shapefiles to gpx files to use them in garmin gps, but if the shapefile is too big, I lose data in the conversion. I get a gpx with holes in and I cannot work with it in the field. ...
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Creating custom maps for Garmin Oregon 600

I have a Garmin Oregon 600 GPS receiver and a map I made in QGIS. Where can I find a step-by-step guide to getting this map onto my GPS unit? A static JPEG or PNG map is fine since I'm not interested ...
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Garmin conversion track

I have problem when import garmin GPS tracks with software for Android. I found this code: public static int importTracks(String path, Context context) throws ClassNotFoundException, IOException { ...
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eTrex 10 UTC or GMT time zone

I have an eTrex 10. I'd like my GPS to remain in UTC (or GMT) time zone, but it does not offer this option as far as I can tell. I think "Western European" and "Ignore DST" is equivalent to GMT. Is ...