This connects your Macintosh to a range of GPS receivers, such as Loran-C, DECCA and OMEGA navigational units.
It displays your current coordinates, altitude, bearing, heading, speed over ground, velocity made good, distance to go, waypoint and GPS satellite data.
The program can upload and download waypoints, routes, track and almanacs from a variety of manufacturers, including Ashtec, Garmin, Eagle, Lowrance, Magellan, Rockwell and Trimble.
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