Garmin help

Q. I want to enter a destination by coordinates but when I try to do so the coordinates already entered on the "Enter Coordinates" screen won't clear. I can type over them, but unless the new ones have the same number of digits, ie two letters 6 digits, the old ones remain. Also, some coordinates in the uk start with SU or SP and so on. There seems to be no way to enter these? What am I doing wrong? garmin etrex 30x

Brian B, Salisbury


A. On the Garmin etrex 30x, select the waypoint you wish to edit.

To change the letters:

To change the waypoint to two letters and 6 digits turn the last two numbers of the easting and the last two numbers of the northing to zeros.

For example: NY 21538 07204 is the waypoint for the summit of Scafell Pike (accurate to 1m). To change it to a two letters and 6 digits grid reference (accurate to 100m) change it to NY 21500 07200. This is the same as NY 215 072.

Hope this helps . . .

Mike (Editor)


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