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Navigate with the Compass and Mark Your Location with Way Points

The TEK™ SERIES Location System comes with a built-in electronic compass and GPS tools to track your location and guide you to previously saved locations.

SET YOUR STARTING LOCATION
The SET START POINT screen allows you to define a way point specific to your starting location prior to working the dogs in a particular area.

TO SET A START POINT:
NOTE: You must have a good GPS lock before you can mark a new way point.

  1. From the main menu, select SET START POINT. A prompt appears, “You are about to change the starting location. Are you sure you want to continue?”
  2. Select YES to set a new starting location.

 

Mark Your Location with Way points
The WAY POINTS screen allows you to save your current GPS location as a way point, navigate to, rename or delete existing way points. You can store up to 20 way points. If you have set a start point, it appears as an X on the tracking display. Other way points are shown by their respective number.

TO MARK A NEW Way point :
NOTE: You must have a good GPS fix before you can mark a new way point.

  1. From the main menu, select Way points > MARK NEW POINT. A text entry field appears.
  2. Use the arrow keys to enter a name for the new way point.
  3. Select  when finished.

TO RENAME A Way point :

  1. From the main menu, select WAY POINT > way point name where way point name is a previously marked way point.
  2. Select RENAME. A text entry screen displays.
  3. Use the arrow keys to type in the new name.
  4. Select Enter when finished.

TO DELETE A Way point :
NOTE: Deleting a way point cannot be undone.

  1. From the main menu, select WAY POINT > way point name where way point name is a previously marked way point.
  2. Select DELETE.
  3. At the prompt, “ARE YOU SURE YOU WANT TO CONTINUE?” select YES. The way point is deleted.

TO USE THE COMPASS:
From the main menu, select COMPASS. The COMPASS screen displays.
NOTE: When using the compass, hold the Handheld Device up to a 45° angle and point the antenna forward along your line of travel.


The COMPASS screen allows you to see your current heading and track the bearing to pre-defined way points. The compass shows north as a red N and will rotate as you move to keep its orientation. Your current heading is shown at the lower right corner of the display.

TO GO TO YOUR START POINT:
NOTE: You must have first set a start point before you can use the compass to navigate to it. And, you must have a good GPS fix of your current location.

  1. From the main menu, select COMPASS. The compass screen displays.
  2. Select GO TO START. The compass screen now displays the bearing and distance to your starting location.
  3. Face the direction toward the starting location then follow the best route to that location.

WARNING: Always be alert to your surroundings when navigating to a way point. Do not cross dangerous terrain or obstacles as you move.


TO GO TO A WAY POINT :
NOTE: You must have first created a way point before you can use the compass to navigate to it. And you must have a good GPS fix of your current location.

  1. From the main menu, select COMPASS. The compass screen displays.
  2. Select GO TO POINT. A list of pre-defined way points displays.
  3. Select the desired way point. The compass screen now displays the bearing and distance to the way point.

TO GO TO A Way point
(VIA Way point MENU):

  1. From the main menu, select Way point > way point name where way point name is a previously marked way point.
  2. Select GO TO. The compass screen displays with the bearing and distance to the selected way point.
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