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Land Rover GPS Problems
I am just getting into Geocaching, and the coordinate notation as I understand it can be in any of three different formats:
1. Degrees/Minutes/Seconds (ie. W78 degrees, 54 minutes, 23 seconds - this is what the LR gps seems to use)
2. Degrees/Minutes/1000ths of minutes (W78 Degrees 54.321 minutes)
3. Or finally total decimal notation (W78.786554)
Most people seem to use the second format of degrees, followed by minutes and decimal fractions of minutes. My handheld GPS unit can switch between all three formats, and my Palm-based gps can as well.
My question is how do I get the GPS in the Land Rover to display a different format? There does not seem to be any way that I can find to change it from Degrees/Minutes/Seconds.
This would aid tremendously, as now I have to do some add-hoc math in my head to divide the seconds displayed by 60 to get the decimal notation - not a very good thing to do while trying to concentrate on driving and avoiding any hazards on the trail!