Finding a Grid reference point using hand held GPS
Q. I need to mark the centres of several agricultural fields for locating water troughs. Never having used a hand held GPS device I am considering purchasing one. Can you input a grid reference number OR coordinates into a hand held GPS device and have it give directions?
A. Yes a hand held GPS device would well for this kind of thing. As would a GPS app on your smart phone - and a free one at that. Before you go buying a dedicated hand held GPS device have a look round your phone's app store and try a few out.
For more general information on GPS and GPS Devices - see
- Hill Skills > GPS Myths & Truths > GPS - The Myths and Truths - Part 1 and
- Hill Skills > GPS Myths & Truths > GPS - The Myths and Truths - Part 2
For fellow user Questions and Answers about GPS and GPS Devices - see
Hope this helps . . .