Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

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Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

Postby cheechgang » Mon 2011-05-30, 09:39:26

I know I asked this a couple years ago somewhere and got a satisfactory answer, but now need the answer again. What is this circle on the screen used for?

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Re: Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

Postby TheBearclaws » Mon 2011-05-30, 12:22:18

Read the last paragraph in the Garmin section about the direction of travel. Now what exactly does it represent?

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Re: Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

Postby yogi57 » Mon 2011-05-30, 15:49:37

I think it is a spy satellite
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Re: Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

Postby OnDHunt » Mon 2011-05-30, 20:23:08

It is the easy button!
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Re: Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

Postby TeamMina » Mon 2011-05-30, 22:16:29

Always thought it was a bomb from the old game "Metroid".
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Re: Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

Postby cachergirl27 » Tue 2011-05-31, 08:41:48

I had my gps for about 2 years before I realized a. it was there and 2. what it was FOR!
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Re: Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

Postby larsw » Tue 2011-05-31, 20:05:06

Like Mr. Bearclaws said, it's called a "heading bug" and it indicates your direction of travel.
Seems to me that you would have to hike for a couple days straight before you would notice
any change on the screen.
I think it's used more on Garmin's aviation gps units. Why it's on the 60 CSx is a mystery.
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Re: Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Fri 2011-10-07, 11:10:18

Well whatever use the " heading bug" is for, I think I know what those coordinates mean!
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Re: Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

Postby cheechgang » Fri 2011-10-07, 11:15:20

GizmoGuy411 wrote:Well whatever use the " heading bug" is for, I think I know what those coordinates mean!


exact location of my desk chair?
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Re: Rookie Garmin GPS60 question

Postby GrizzFlyer » Fri 2011-10-07, 18:06:33

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