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- Artech House 2005; US$ 164.00
This thoroughly updated second edition of an Artech House bestseller brings together a team of leading experts who provide you with a current and comprehensive treatment of the Global Positioning System (GPS). The book covers all the latest advances in technology, applications, and systems. The second edition includes new chapters that explore the... more...
- Artech House 2006; US$ 109.00
Many important GPS applications - such as the positioning of wireless devices, tracking during ionospheric scintillation, and orbit determination of geostationary and high Earth orbit satellites - require a GPS receiver with the ability to work with weak signals. This first-of-its-kind book addresses this critical issue, introducing new, efficient... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 18.32
Starting with a simple question - 'Which way am I looking?' - Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the rare and ancient art of finding your way using nature's own sign-posts, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. In this fully updated edition you'll learn why some trees grow... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 21.00
The manual you wish had come with your GPS receiver GPS for Mariners summarizes essential global positioning system concepts, explains the buttons, screens, and menus of your GPS receiver, and answers all your questions. Filled with helpful illustrations and hands-on examples, this complete and practical guide shows you how to: Become an... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 23.00
Compact enough to slip into your flight ease and comrehensive enough to ensure master, of the daily parlance of pilots, this handy reference clarifies nearly 3,000 essential acronyms, abbreviations, symbols, technical terms, and slang definitions used in aviation. Completely up to date and categorically alphabetized, this crucial resource covers everything... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 6.99
Explore Western Australia 2013 is the essential, full-colour travel guide and atlas to Western Australia, home to Cable Beach and the Kimberley. With detailed information on Western Australias towns, and in-depth coverage of capital city Perth, this comprehensive guide will help you decide where to go and what to see and do when you get there.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 12.95
There is deep mystery and profound satisfaction in finding your position on earth by reference to the sun, moon, and stars--not to mention profound relief when the GPS receiver stops working in mid-passage. That is why knowledge of celestial navigation is still a rite of initiation, and its practice still a favorite pastime among serious cruisers.... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.49
In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery?an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and the daring mariners who used it to explore, conquer, and map the world. Since its invention in 1759, a mariner's most prized... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 25.00
Expert authors demonstrate the topic using pilot drawn from an FAA/NASA sponsored database. A post-mortem of real-life, real-pilot accidents are examined to explain what went wrong and why. An action agenda is drawn of preventive techniques pilots can effect to avoid the same risks. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 52.00
The most comprehensive and helpful guide ever written for selecting and equipping a cruising sailboat Whether you?re a coastal or offshore cruiser, you?ll find your most pressing concerns treated with the know-how that makes for skillful, confident cruising in Nigel Calder?s Cruising Handbook. The author -- one of the most respected marine how-to... more...