Garmin GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide

Garmin GPSMAP 296 - Aviation GPS Receiver Manual

Garmin GPSMAP 296 manual table of contents:

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    portable aviation receiver pilot's guide GPSMAP 296 ®
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    ... written consent of Garmin. Garmin hereby grants permission to download a single copy of this manual onto a ... and supplemental information concerning the use and operation of this and other Garmin products. Garmin®, ... and may not be used without the express permission of Garmin. September 2005 Part ...
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    ... 20 Sounder Module connected to you GPSMAP 296, refer to the Setting Up and ... you with information about navigating with the GPSMAP 296 in Aviation Mode. The Aviation Mode Pages section ... section provides you with information about navigating with the GPSMAP 296 in Automotive Mode. The Automotive Mode...
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    ...the GPSMAP 296 ...3 Getting Satellite Signals ...4 Learning About the Keypad...7 Using the GPSMAP 296 ...8 Simulator Mode ...11 Aviation Mode Page Sequence ...13 Creating a Direct To ...14...Sequence ...86 Navigating in Marine Mode ...87 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide Automotive Mode Pages and ...
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    ... Tab ...110 Location Sub Tab ...114 Showing Sonar on the Map Page...120 Using the Sonar Page ...121 Setting Up the Sonar Page ...125 Understanding Sonar ...128 ...148 License Agreement and Warranty ...150 Index ...153 Setting Up and Using Sonar ...120 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide iii
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    ... discrepancies or questions before continuing navigation. The GPSMAP 296 contains a replaceable, rechargeable lithium-... to navigate safely. When navigating in an aircraft, use the GPSMAP 296 only as an aid for VFR navigation..., refer to our Web site at http://www.garmin.com/prop65. iv GPSMAP 296 Pilotମ.
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    ...may affect safety or timing while driving. Use the GPSMAP 296 only as a navigational aid. Do not attempt to use the GPSMAP 296 for any purpose requiring precise measurement of direction, ...which could affect the accuracy and performance of all GPS equipment, including the GPSMAP 296. Although the ...
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    ...800/800.1020 or Garmin Europe at 44/0870.8501241. Storing the GPSMAP 296 Cleaning ...manually recording it or downloading it to a PC (transferring it to MapSource). Immersing the Unit in Water The GPSMAP 296 is waterproof ...wipe and air dry the unit before reuse or charging. vi GPSMAP 296 Pilot's...
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    GETTING STARTED > UNIT OVERVIEW GETTING STARTED Unit Overview The GPSMAP 296 is an all-in-one, versatile color aviation, automotive, and marine navigator-... keypad for easy nighttime operation USB connector under weather cap Slot for optional data card Serial number GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 1
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    ...using the unit, you need to charge the battery in the GPSMAP 296. Plug the unit into a 12 ...Information about Charge Mode Applying external power to the GPSMAP 296 automatically turns on the unit for full ...Pack replacement if you are experiencing charging issues with your battery. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's...
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    ... time you turn on your new GPSMAP 296, the receiver must collect satellite data and establish its present location. To ensure proper initialization, the GPSMAP 296 is shipped from the factory in AutoLocate mode, ... and the Warning Page appears. 3. To turn off the GPSMAP 296, press and hold the POWER ...
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    ... you turn on the GPSMAP 296, the unit automatically begins searching for satellites. The GPS Page ... a few minutes. While the GPSMAP 296 is getting satellite signals, the GPS Page shows ... off battery power ( ), that the unit is charging ( ), or that an external power source is in use ( ). GPSMAP 296 ...
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    ...Receiver status field Receiver Status Sky view Power source indicator GPS Page ...has collected the necessary data from this satellite. As soon as the GPSMAP 296 has collected the necessary data ...off and back on to reset. • Simulating GPS-the receiver is in Simulator Mode. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's...
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    ... to manually enter your altitude. New Location-allows you to enter a new location automatically or using the map. When in Aviation Mode, you can enter the airport identifier. 6 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ...in Aviation Mode. • Press multiple times in Aviation Mode to show the Find Menu. DIRECT TO Key • Press to start a Go To using airports, navaids, recently used waypoints,..., press and hold for more than one second to show the Next Turn Page and announce the next turn. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 7
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    ... USING THE GPSMAP 296 Using the GPSMAP 296 This section explains how to enter and select information with... you select Restore Defaults. Understanding Terms The GPSMAP 296 unit's advanced keypad system ...begin data entry, or scroll through a list. A Field 8 On-screen buttons GPSMAP 296 Pilot's...
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    GETTING STARTED > USING THE GPSMAP 296 To enter data and select options, you must use the ROCKER to highlight, select, or ... setting: To select and start an on-screen button: To select and start an option: On-screen buttons Selecting an option from an options menu GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 9
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    GETTING STARTED > USING THE GPSMAP 296 1. Use the ROCKER to highlight the data field you want, and press ENTER to ... the most current data. Refer to page 145 in the "Appendix" for more information. GPSMAP 296 Databases MapSource Detailed Maps Optional Garmin Data Cards and MapSource CD-ROMs ...
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    GETTING STARTED > SIMULATOR MODE Simulator Mode The GPSMAP 296 contains a Simulator Mode, which ... to Simulator Mode, the GPS receiver is turned off. Any Satellite Signal Strength Bars shown are only ... Start Simulator, and press ENTER. Setup tab of Main Menu System sub tab GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide...
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    ... Altitude to simulate from. To enter a New Location using the map: 1. 2. 3. 4. Press MENU twice and highlight GPS from the vertical menu. Press MENU to open ... the ROCKER. Refer to page 14 for complete instructions about entering airport identifiers and user waypoints. 12 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... AVIATION MODE > AVIATION MODE PAGE SEQUENCE BASIC OPERATION IN AVIATION MODE The GPSMAP 296 offers three usage modes, Aviation Mode (default...later in this manual. Aviation Mode is the default mode for the GPSMAP 296. This manual first addresses each page, such as the Map Page, as shown in Aviation...
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    ... next character field. As you scroll through the characters the GPSMAP 296 shows database entries with the same ...-screen Go To button highlighted, press ENTER. The GPSMAP 296 creates a course from your present location to the selected destination. Go To Page: Aviation Tab 14 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's ...
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    BASIC OPERATION IN AVIATION MODE > CREATING A DIRECT TO To go to a recently-used or user-created waypoint: to show the Go To Page. Use the 1. ... the on-screen Go To button, and press ENTER. A course is plotted from your present location to the selected destination. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 15
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    ... usage restrictions. You can show the usage restriction information on your GPSMAP 296. Airport Tab of Details Page To view usage restrictions ... restrictions for the selected frequency. Usage Restrictions Page 2. To return to the Comm Information Page, press ENTER. 16 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... Find Menu. You can easily search waypoints, cities, exits, and tide stations using the Find Menu. Aviation Nearest Categories In Aviation Mode, the Nearest Pages ...open to show the Nearest Page options menu. You can Show Arrows (or Show Bearing) and Set Airport Criteria. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ...In an emergency, you can press a few keys to have the GPSMAP 296 guide you to the closest point to land. 1. Press NRST. 2. Use the ROCKER to select the sub tab along ... one of the on-screen buttons to perform an action, such as Show Map or Go To. 18 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... view additional communication frequencies: 1. Press NEAREST to open the Nearest Pages. 2. Use the ROCKER to select the ARTCC or FSS sub tab. 3. ... airspace. Inside Airspace-you are within the boundaries of the airspace. Viewing Airspace Alert Information ARTCC Tab GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 19
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    ... the Nearest Pages and the airspace information. If you are already viewing the Nearest Pages, use the ROCKER to select the Airspace tab. 2. Use the ROCKER to ... the nearest airports list. Press NEAREST a third time to show the Find Menu. Nearest Pages: Airspace Tab 20 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 29
    ... Criteria, and then press ENTER. A window appears with the current settings for runway surface and minimum runway length. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide Airport Criteria Page 4. With the runway surface field highlighted, press ENTER. Select the surface type, ...
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    ... in the Jeppesen database are for monitoring purposes only. The GPSMAP 296 is not an IFR-approved instrument ... 296. NOTE: When using a route, the selected approach for the destination airport overrides your current... Yes or No, and press ENTER. The GPSMAP 296 removes the destination airport from the Go...
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    ... approach waypoint. If you select Yes, the GPSMAP 296 creates an extension of the final course, ... waypoint. If No is selected for the Vectors? Option, the GPSMAP 296 creates a straight-line course directly ... 23 Active Approach Page Using vectors in the approach The GPSMAP 296 provides no guidance ...
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    ...ON LAND Finding Points on Land To take full advantage of the trip-planning capabilities of the GPSMAP 296, you can find points on the land and then create a ...a route. Select Show Map to show the location on the map, or select OK to return to the search results list. 24 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... IN AVIATION MODE > MARKING A WAYPOINT Waypoints are locations or landmarks you record and store in your GPSMAP 296. Press the ENTER/MARK to capture your present .... 5. To accept the waypoint with the default name, highlight OK, and press ENTER. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 25
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    ... first blank line, and press ENTER. 4. Press MENU to show the options menu. Use the ROCKER to highlight Add Waypoint, and press ENTER. Or, highlight the fi..., refer to "Creating Routes" beginning on page 56 and "Editing and Managing Routes" beginning on page 69. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... Plan When you have created and started your flight plan (or route), the GPSMAP 296 guides you to the destination using a variety of tools. NOTE: After you perform an update to your ... of the Map Page, see "Map Page," beginning on page 28. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 27
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    ...Airports Current Location Map Page (Aviation Mode) Map Zoom Range Map Page The GPSMAP 296 features a real-time ... and Automotive modes. The GPSMAP 296 always turns on in location mode, with the last known location centered on the map. When you press the ROCKER, the GPSMAP 296 enters pan mode, which ...
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    ...): Press the OUT key to zoom out. Press the IN key to zoom in. Using detailed maps loaded on the data card The system has a built-in worldwide ... to 20 mile zoom range, with more detailed coverage available through the use of the Jeppesen, BlueChart, or MapSource data. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 29
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 38
    .... Map feature highlighted The arrow can also be used to select on-screen map items, allowing you to review a selected item directly from the map ...the top of the screen, along with the distance and bearing from your current location, as shown in the image to the left. 30 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... Page. Airspace Information Pan mode can also be used to retrieve information on airspaces depicted on the map. Highlighted airspace area Information box with ...return the to Map Page, highlight OK, and press ENTER. To retrieve airspace information from the Map Page: GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 31
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    ... To or route appear on the map. Clear-3 appears below the map range. 4. In Aviation Mode, press ENTER again to return ALL detail to the map. ... from the reference point and arrow coordinates appear in the data window at the top of the screen. 5. Press QUIT to finish. 32 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... also enter a specific heading reference for the indicator. 1. From the Map Page, press MENU to open the options menu. 2. Use the ROCKER to highlight Set Bug ...ROCKER to highlight to the setting, and press ENTER to select the new setting. 5. Press PAGE or QUIT to exit. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 33
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 42
    AVIATION MODE PAGES > MAP PAGE Changing the Page Layout and Data Fields To customize the pages to show what you want, adjust the page layout ... the option you want, and press ENTER. The options vary between the three usage modes and the page you are setting up. 34 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... > MAP PAGE Additional Map Data You can view the data that is currently loaded on your GPSMAP 296 unit and data ... within a Map Family, highlight the name of the Map Family, and press ENTER. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 5. To view detailed information about an individual map, highlight the Map Name, ...
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    ... are also shown on the Map Page when the map range is set to 3 nm or below. Standard aeronautical chart symbols are used for lighted or unlighted obstacles taller .... Yellow-terrain or obstacle is between the user-defined Caution Elevation and 100 feet below the aircraft. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    AVIATION MODE PAGES > TERRAIN PAGE Alerts If you are on another page of the GPSMAP 296 unit, Terrain, Obstacle, and Descent Rate Alerts show in...of the Terrain Page. Refer to page 36. Also, refer to the "Appendix," page 148, for information about the data fields. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 37
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    ...obstacle is within the Caution Elevation you entered, the GPSMAP 296 provides an alert. Look Ahead ...occurs. For example, if 120 seconds is selected, the GPSMAP 296 provides an alert 120 seconds ... Rate) determines what level of alerts are annunciated. The GPSMAP 296 defaults to High sensitivity, which ...
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    ... that provide information different from that derived using GPS. The Panel Page appears only when the GPSMAP 296 is in Aviation Mode. The Panel Page shows a graphic Horizontal ... two conditions do not exist, Auto sets to 5.0. 39 Panel Page CDI scale GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    .... 3. Use the ROCKER to select the scale, and press ENTER. Manually Setting a Course Use the Set OBS and Hold option to manually set your course...set a user-defined bug heading reference: To manually set a course to the destination waypoint: To change the CDI scale: 40 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... time to vertical navigation goes blank, and the VNAV indicator disappears from the Panel Page. CAUTION: The GPSMAP 296 is a VFR navigation tool and should not be...navigation aid and is not intended for instrument approaches. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide Distance to Profile Glid eR atio ...
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    ... to be at when you reach your target location. Select Above Waypoint to use field elevation for airports in the Jeppesen database or Above MSL to specify an ...Menu. Select Setup from the vertical tab list. Then select VNAV from the row of tabs along the top of the page. 42 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 51
    ... open the options menu. You can edit the route using many of the options in the menu such as Edit on Map (see page 72 for information), Add Waypoint, ... to your Jeppesen Database, the route is locked. You need to create a new route with current Jeppesen Database points. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 43
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    ... the following options: Change Nearest Type-allows you to specify the type of item to be used as the nearest item (shown in the lower-left data field). The choices ... Type. The Johnson Co Executive (KOJC) airport is the nearest airport, and you are 4.0 nm NW of KOJC. 44 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 53
    ... tab shows a list of any recorded flights, including date, route of flight, and flight time. The GPSMAP 296 saves up to 50 recorded flights while in ... any listed entry in the log to view additional information. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 1. Press MENU twice to open the ...
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    ... the Panel Page and the map symbol. 1. From the Aircraft Profile tab, use the ROCKER to highlight the Current ... field, and press ENTER. 2. Use the ROCKER to select the aircraft profile, and press ENTER. ... and map symbol. The unit can save up to 10 aircraft profiles. 46 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 55
    ... entering the weight and arm values on this page, the GPSMAP 296 can calculate the total weight, ... limits. Compare those figures to the values calculated by the GPSMAP 296. 1. Press MENU twice to open the ... ROCKER right to highlight Weight & Balance. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide To perform weight and ...
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    AVIATION MODE PAGES > E6B TAB E6B Tab The E6B tab in the Main Menu calculates Density Altitude, True Airspeed, and Winds... airspeed indicator. Heading-required entry for winds aloft calculation. Use heading from the aircraft's heading indicator or directional gyro. 48 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... and Wind Speed appear. NOTE: If a True North reference is currently selected as the heading reference on your GPSMAP 296, you must enter Heading using a True ... user-entered figure E6B Tab Calculated figures To restore defaults on the E6B tab: GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 49
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 58
    ... SEQUENCE BASIC OPERATION IN AUTOMOTIVE MODE 1. Press and hold PAGE. 2. Use the ROCKER to select Aviation, Automotive, or Marine, and press ENTER. To switch usage ... Page Page fields, and press ENTER. Select On, and press ENTER. To add the Compass or Highway Pages: 50 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 59
    ... to a point in Automotive Mode: • Select a point on the map and press the Direct To . to start a new route using the Find • Press the Direct To menu, ...using the Next Turns Page and Current Route Page. If you are using the external speaker, follow the voice prompts. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 51
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    ...a category, such as Cities, and press ENTER. 3. Press ENTER and use the ROCKER to begin entering the letters contained in the item name. The ... Highlight the Go To button, and press ENTER. For complete information about finding an item, refer to the following section. 52 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... have just found. To find an item from another location on the map: 1. Open the Map Page. Use the ROCKER to pan the arrow (pointer) to the location you ... you to save the item as a waypoint, show the item on the map, or automatically create a route to (Go To) the item. 53 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... MODE > FINDING AN ITEM 1. From any page, press NRST/FIND. 2. Using the ROCKER, highlight the category you want from the list, and press ...the items you have recently created a Go To for (Go To History). Remove Point-removes the point that is highlighted in the list. 54 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... to exit the information page. You can also highlight one of the on-screen buttons, and press ENTER to perform that operation. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide Near Destination-compiles the Find items lists based on the route destination. Near Current Route-compiles the ...
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    BASIC OPERATION IN AUTOMOTIVE MODE > CREATING ROUTES Creating Routes The GPSMAP 296 lets you create and store up to 50 reversible routes, with up to 300 waypoints ... using the Find Menu: Route Tab Creating a new route on Route Review Page 56 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... Route Page opens. Press MENU. Highlight Follow Roads, and press ENTER. The GPSMAP 296 automatically generates a turn-by-turn route following roads. To follow a... on your route, press MENU and select Follow Roads on the Active Route Page. Creating a new route on the map GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 57
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 66
    ...or landmarks you record and store in your GPSMAP 296. Save your current location as ...nd waypoints using the map or Find Menu and them store them in the unit. The GPSMAP 296 stores up to 3,000 alphanumeric waypoints ...confirming your changes, highlight OK, and press ENTER. 58 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide...
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    ... over a map item, a highlighted description of that item appears. The GPSMAP 296 uses the map item text shown on the map as the default name and symbol for the new ..., and press ENTER. After entering your changes, highlight OK, and press ENTER. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 59
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    ... a Waypoint by Entering Coordinates You can manually enter location coordinates to create a waypoint. This method can be useful for creating a waypoint at a specific ... ROCKER to enter the new information. 4. After entering your changes, highlight OK, and press ENTER. 60 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 69
    ... MODE > FOLLOWING AN AUTOMOTIVE ROUTE Following an Automotive Route The GPSMAP 296 guides you to your destination using many tools, such as the Map Page and Current ... the top bar on the Map Page. Whenever you have started a turn-by-turn route in the GPSMAP 296 set in Automotive...
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    ...to the end point and press ENTER. During route calculation and navigation, the GPSMAP 296 avoids the area within the box or the selected area of the ...ENTER. Entering Custom Avoids To enter a custom avoid: Navigate Options in Automotive Mode While navigating a course 62 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 71
    ...a closed road, you can have your GPSMAP 296 create a detour route. While navigating... Select Detour from the Navigate menu. Select the distance you want, and press ENTER. The GPSMAP 296 recalculates your course based on.../Edit Vias Page Showing the original route without Via Points GPSMAP 296 Pilot's ...
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    ... and Automotive modes. The GPSMAP 296 always turns on in location mode, with the last known location centered on the map. When you press ROCKER, the GPSMAP 296 enters pan mode, which .... Change the page layout and data fields to customize the Map Page. 64 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 73
    ... side of the Highway Page features user-selectable data fields showing useful navigation information. A compass ribbon appears at the top of the ... smaller view of the highway. To change the highway perspective scale: • • Press IN to zoom in. Press OUT to zoom out. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 65
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    ... Data Fields-allows you to specify the type of data shown in each data field used on the map screen. This option is available from any of the main pages. See the ".... Use the ROCKER to highlight the option. Press ENTER. Highway Page Options Menu Set up Highway 66 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... > CURRENT ROUTE PAGE Current Route Page Whenever you have started a route in the GPSMAP 296 in Automotive Mode, the Current Route Page shows each turn of ... Page screen similar information, just in a different layout. The Next Turn Page shows your next turn on a map. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 67
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    ...Computer before beginning a trip. If you make frequent stops, leave the GPSMAP 296 turned on to allow the unit to accurately measure elapsed time during the trip...the Trip Computer Page. Some options are only available if you have changed the page layout from the default. 68 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 77
    ...tab shows the routes you have created in your GPSMAP 296 unit. For complete information on routes, refer...a radius so that when you are within the entered distance, the GPSMAP 296 leads you to the next point on ... Route Waypoint, and press ENTER to have the GPSMAP 296 start routing you to the next point...
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    ... ROCKER to highlight the name of the route, and press ENTER. 3. From the Route Review Page, use the ROCKER to highlight the route name field at the top of the ... in the Current Route Page. 70 Route Review Page 4. Use the ROCKER to enter the route name. Then press ENTER. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... MENU twice, and highlight Route. 2. Use ROCKER to highlight the name of the route, and press ENTER. 3. From the Route Review Page, highlight the ... in the route is automatically highlighted. This allows you to review each point on the route by pressing ENTER repeatedly. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 71
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    .... Press MENU to open the Route Review Page options menu. 3. Highlight Edit on Map, and press ENTER. 4. Use ROCKER to select a location on the... vehicle (such as the operator's manual or performance specifications) and make note of the units of measure (gallons or liters). GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ...," unless it is necessary to discuss them individually. To access the Waypoint Review Page from the Map: 1. Use ROCKER to highlight the waypoint on the Map Page. 2. ... methods to access the Waypoint Page so you can edit and manage the waypoint. Waypoint Review Page GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 73
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    ... highlighted. Press ENTER to edit that waypoint. Viewing the Waypoint on the Map Symbol field Name field Use the Waypoint Page menu to view the waypoint on ...). Point to on Main Map-returns to the highlighted waypoint on the Map Page and exits the Waypoint Page. 74 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 83
    ... 3. Highlight the route or select New Route, and press ENTER. 4. With OK highlighted, press ENTER to save the waypoint. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 3. Watch the fields change as the unit calculates the average location of the waypoint. Press ENTER to save the ...
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    ... location. To create a new waypoint by projecting its location: 1. Create a waypoint using your favorite method (discussed in previous sections). The new waypoint is ... OK, and press ENTER. Project Location Menu Enter the distance, bearing, and location to project from. 76 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 85
    ... Select Edit Categories, and press ENTER. To create a waypoint category: 4. Use the ROCKER to enter a name for the category. 5. Highlight Save, and press ... Delete Category, and press ENTER. To delete a category: 3. Use the ROCKER to highlight Add, and press ENTER. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 77
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 86
    ... The User Points tab shows a master list of all waypoints currently stored in memory. From the User list, you can review, edit, rename, or delete individual waypoints or delete all user waypoints. User Sub Tab 78 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ...Back up important waypoints to a computer using the USB cable and software, such as MapSource, or write them down by hand. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide Deleting Waypoints 1. From the User sub tab, use the ROCKER to highlight the waypoint you want to delete. ...
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    ...Proximity Waypoint" message appears. Because the unit only alerts for one of the overlap points, use caution when navigating in these areas. If you enter an alarm circle overlap, you are only alerted to the closest proximity waypoint. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... clear one or all proximity waypoints from the list: 1. Open the Proximity sub tab. 2. Use the ROCKER to highlight the proximity waypoint to clear, and press MENU. To ... waypoints, select Remove All, and press ENTER. 4. Use the ROCKER to highlight OK, and press ENTER. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 81
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 90
    ... FEATURES > MANAGING YOUR TRACKS Managing Your Tracks The GPSMAP 296 draws an electronic breadcrumb trail or "track log" on the Map Page as you ... specific distance, time, or resolution. Color-select a color for the track when it appears on the map. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide ...
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    ...the Main Menu. 2. Highlight Track, then highlight the Active sub tab to the right. 3. Use the ROCKER to select Save, and press ENTER. 4. A window pops up asking... Saving a portion of the track log 6. Highlight OK, and press ENTER to save the track. Press QUIT to exit. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 83
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    ...tab. 84 To edit a track: 4. Highlight the Name field, and press ENTER. Use the ROCKER to change the name, and press ENTER. 5. Select a different screen color .... Press QUIT to return to the Track tab. 9. Highlight OK, and press ENTER to save the track. Press QUIT to exit. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... select the point you want to navigate to (TracBack to), and press ENTER. When a TracBack has been started, the GPSMAP 296 divides the track into segments called legs. Up ...Selecting a Saved Track 2. Highlight the track you want to navigate, and press ENTER. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... Position Data Page. If you are connected to a sonar module, such as a Garmin GSD 20, an additional Sonar Page is available. Map Page Compass Page Highway Page Active Route Page Position Data Page Sonar Page (Optional) 86 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ..., a magenta line that always runs from your current location to the destination on the Map Page. You can use the Map Page, Compass Page, Highway Page, and Position Data Page ... waypoint is stored in the waypoint list and can be deleted like any other waypoint. 87 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... and Automotive modes. The GPSMAP 296 always turns on in location mode, with the last known location centered on the map. When you press the ROCKER, the GPSMAP 296 enters pan mode, which ... Change the page layout and data fields to customize the Map Page. 88 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... show the direction of your movement and the direction to your destination. If the arrow points up, you are going directly to the GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide The options menu on the Compass Page allows you to customize the Compass Page to your preferences. Like ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 98
    ... to count. Five (5) minutes is the default. 2. Press ENTER to start the timer. Use the ROCKER during the timing to quickly select a different length of time. ... is 60:00 (minutes: seconds). Press ENTER when finished. To set the Marine Timer: To use the Marine Timer: 90 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 99
    ... (DSC) features on the GPSMAP 296. DSC uses marine VHF radio and GPS technologies to ... received from the VHF radio on the chartplotter. The GPSMAP 296 requires input from a DSC enabled VHF radio to ... while they are in transit to the caller's location. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide A non-emergency DSC ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 100
    ...MODE PAGES AND FEATURES > DSC Understanding Distress Calls When the GPSMAP 296 receives a Distress Call from a connected DSC enabled VHF radio, an alert message and notification ...and Distance from your current location, and DSC Entry Review Page 92 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 101
    ...Press MENU to sort the list and delete entries. DSC Log When DSC calls are received, they are automatically stored in the Log, with the latest call at the top. The unit can...a new call is received. Press MENU to sort the list and delete entries. DSC Log DSC Call List GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 93
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 102
    ... DSC Distress Call or DSC Position Report Pages. The Name and MMSI are sent to other Garmin GPS units: Only the MMSI numbers are sent to other non-Garmin DSC users.... 3. Enter the MMSI number, the name, and any comments. 4. When finished, highlight OK, and press ENTER. 94 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... quickly set to the call location. To navigate to a Position Report or Distress Call using the Direct To key: 1. Press Direct To . 2. With Go To (MMSI/Name) highlighted, ... 2. With Go To (MMSI/Name) or (DSC) highlighted, press ENTER. DSC Setup Navigating to a DSC Call GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 95
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 104
    MAIN MENU > GPS TAB MAIN MENU The Main Menu features some additional pages that are useful to you as you plan trips and use your GPSMAP 296. Some of these pages have already been ... at once, select All Unit Defaults from the options menu of the Setup tab. GPS Page 96 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... any recorded flights, including date, route of flight, and flight time. The GPSMAP 296 saves up to 50 recorded flights while in Aviation Mode....with up to 300 points each. See the "Creating Routes" section beginning on page 56 for more information about routes. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 97
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 106
    ... sub tab is for the active log (the log currently being recorded.) It displays the amount of track memory used and current settings. Saved Sub Tab The Saved sub tab displays a list of all saved tracks in your unit. Sonar Tab 98 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... on page 48. 1. Press MENU twice to open the Main Menu. 2. Use the ROCKER to select the Alarms tab. 3. Highlight the field below the alarm ... press ENTER to acknowledge the alarm. Press NRST/FIND to view the Airspace Information when an airspace alarm message appears. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 99
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 108
    ...€”sets the buffer for the altitude alarm. Highlight the Altitude Buffer field, and press ENTER to select a different value. Use the ROCKER to select the digits. Airspace Alarms Tab 100 GPSMAP 296 Pilot’s Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 109
    ... Alarms Sub Tab Sonar Alarms Sub Tab (Marine Mode Only) You must be receiving sonar NMEA data for sonar alarms to work. System Alarms Sub Tab ... and then enter a specific distance. Fish-sets alarm to sound when unit detects a fish of the specified symbol size. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 101
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 110
    ... calendar views to open the options menu. To jump to the Sun & Moon Information or Hunt & Fish tab, highlight View Sun and Moon or View Hunt and Fish, and press ENTER. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... MENU twice to open the Main Menu. 2. Highlight Celestial from the vertical list of tabs. 3. Use the ROCKER to show the tab, such as Sun & Moon. To access the ... Tab Animation controls for the sky view Location of the Sun and Moon in the sky view Sun & Moon Sub Tab GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 103
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 112
    ... for which you want to view the information Time Height of tide To use the current location, highlight the From field. Press ENTER, highlight Current ... taller and lower tides shorter. The bottom of the page indicates the times with the largest and smallest tides. 104 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ..., Near Current Route, Near Other (select another location using the map), or Near Destination. The list is updated with your search requirements. 3. Select a tide ... current date again, highlight the Date field. Press MENU, highlight Use Current Date, and press ENTER. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 105
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 114
    ... information page, press ENTER. The unit shows the Hunt & Fish information for the selected location. To use the current location, highlight the From field. Press ENTER, highlight Current Location, and press ENTER. 106 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 115
    ... the Main Menu shows a list of messages generated by your GPSMAP 296. Use the ROCKER to scroll through the entire list of messages on the Log tab. Use the Log Filter ... in the Hide window. Highlight the message, and press ENTER to show it again. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 107
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    ... on, or to time out after a selected period of time has elapsed when using the battery. The backlight stays on regardless of this setting when external power is used. ...a Day, Night, or Auto display. Auto switches from day to night at sunset and changes back at sunrise. 108 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... MENU > SOUND TAB Sound Tab The Sound tab of the Main Menu allows you to customize the sounds your GPSMAP 296 makes to suit your needs. 1. Press MENU twice to... MENU. Highlight Restore Defaults, and press ENTER. To view the Sound tab: Sound Tab GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 109
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 118
    ...> SETUP TAB Setup Tab To customize how your GPSMAP 296 operates, adjust certain system settings... Power Off-allows you to select whether the GPSMAP 296 remains on (Stay On) or the unit turns off... removed from the unit. External Power On-allows you to turn the GPSMAP 296 on (Turn On) or charge the...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 119
    ... direct line from your current location to your destination. This is useful when you are travelling outside of detailed map coverage areas or where no roads exist... Route-generates the most optimal route, but takes the longest time to calculate. Road Routing Sub Tab GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 111
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    ... nice if you want to avoid major highways, for example. Select Auto Set to use preset values. Guidance Sub Tab Guidance Sub Tab Off-Route Recalculation-.... Select Setup from the vertical tab list. Then select Guidance from the row of tabs along the top of the page. 112 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... restore All Unit Defaults from the System tab. GPSMAP 296 Pilot’s Guide Time Sub Tab Time Zoneମ. to choose your correct time zone so the GPSMAP 296 shows the correct local time. Select ... and press ENTER. Enter the current year. The GPSMAP 296 uses this information when gathering satellite data to ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 122
    ... location errors. You should only change the position format if you are using a map or chart that specifies a different position format or map datum or ... to use a format you are familiar with. When in doubt, use the default WGS 84 datum for best overall performance. 114 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... reference. Grid provides headings based on a grid north reference (and is used in conjunction with the grid position formats). User Mag Var allows you ... to place a check mark in the box. To hide the welcome information at start up, remove the check mark from the box. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 115
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 124
    ... proprietary format used to exchange data with a PC or another Garmin GPSMAP 296. Garmin Data Transfer is disabled when the USB is connected and the unit automatically ... changes to Transfer Mode. 116 • GARMIN DGPS-used to connect the GPSMAP 296 with a Garmin DGPS beacon receiver. • ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 125
    ..., you can control a differential beacon receiver directly from your GPSMAP 296 using the Com 1 or Com 2 sub tabs. You can have the unit automatically scan for the DGPS beacon ... automatically scan for a frequency: Com 2 tab of the Setup tab with GARMIN DGPS selected GPSMAP 296 Pilot's ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 126
    .... 2. Highlight Restart Scan, and press ENTER. 1. With the unit set to GARMIN DGPS or RTCM In/NMEA Out, use the ROCKER to highlight the Beacon field, and press ENTER. ... and coverage areas, contact your local USCG or see their Web site at http://www.navcen.uscg.mil/. 118 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 127
    ...NMEA Output Setup If you are going to interface the GPSMAP 296 with another piece of equipment, the unit needs ... GPS status, the GARMIN Proprietary sentences, and Waypoint/ Route (WPL, RTE). GPSMAP 296 NMEA... GPGSA, GPGSV, GPWPL, GPRTE • GARMIN proprietary: PGRME, PGRMZ, PGRMM GPSMAP 296 Pilot's ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 128
    ... section covers the additional sonar options for the GPSMAP 296 when used in conjunction with a GSD 20 Sounder Module... 20 installed and connected to your GPSMAP 296 to use the sonar features. 3. Press MENU. ... retain the previous split setting. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide To resize the Map Page sonar ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 129
    ... > USING THE SONAR PAGE Using the Sonar Page When combined with a GSD 20 Sounder Module, your GPSMAP 296 becomes a powerful fishfinder/flasher with the .... The current display mode is shown at the bottom of each sonar screen. Sonar Page GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 121
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 130
    ... selected option appears in the upper left corner. To select an adjustment option: Use one of the following methods to select an adjustment option: • Press the .../values. Press ENTER to accept the new setting (or press QUIT to cancel) and return to the Sonar Page. 122 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 131
    ...€¯ of the sound that the transducer sends and receives. Depth Line—adds a horizontal depth line across the screen that is used to measure the depth of underwater .... If the screen is Bottom Split or Bottom Lock, Span adjusts how far off the bottom the unit shows data. GPSMAP 296 Pilot’s Guide 123
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    ... such as a stump for a future fishing location. When using this feature, the Sonar Page pauses. The depth continues to update while the screen pauses, but the unit ..., press QUIT; or press MENU, highlight Hide Pointer, and press ENTER. To mark an underwater waypoint: 124 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 133
    ...Detail-select how much detail is shown on the Map Page with the sonar shown. Full Range shows data using the Range setting of the Sonar ...through Fresh and Salt water at different rates, it is necessary to select the Water Type to ensure accurate readings on the unit. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 125
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    ...should take place in water having little or no current. The unit automatically uses the GPS ground speed, if it is available, for comparison on the ... "Water Speed Sensor Is Not Working" appears at the bottom of the screen. Check connections of speed sensor cables. 126 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    SETTING UP AND USING SONAR > SETTING UP THE SONAR PAGE Setting Up the Sonar Display You can set up how the sonar ... scale of the current Target Level setting on the Sonar Setup tab. Temperature Graph Sonar Page with the Sonar Page settings changed Depth in corners GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 127
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    ... is reflected back to the transducer. The transducer collects the reflected sound waves and sends the data to the GPSMAP 296 to be processed and shown. The underwater data is shown on .... 128 10' Tree 20' Tree Sonar Page GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide Aerial View of the Water
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    SETTING UP AND USING SONAR > UNDERSTANDING SONAR Transducer Coverage The area covered by the transmitted sound waves is determined by the cone ... area and contour/depth readings. Depth Coverage Diameter Depth 40° Cone Angle (50 kHz) 10° Cone Angle (200 kHz) GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 129
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    .... One of the unique features offered by Garmin is See-Thru® technology, which allows the GPSMAP 296 to hear both weak and strong signals simultaneously so ... they live. Thick Whiteline: Hard bottom Whiteline On Whiteline Off Thermocline 130 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... Tab Changing the Temperature Screen NOTE: You must be receiving proper sonar data from another device, such as a Garmin GSD 20 Sounder Module, to view ...row of tabs on the left, then select Temperature from the row of tabs along the top of the screen. Temperature Tab GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 131
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 140
    ...seconds (cold start) Approx. 5 minutes (First Time/AutoLocate®) Update Rate: 1/second, continuous Accuracy GPS: DGPS (USCG): DGPS (WAAS): Velocity: Dynamics:...ft) 95% typical with DGPS corrections 0.1 knot RMS steady state 6 g's Battery: Battery Life: Source: Fuse: 132 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 141
    ...data from MapSource CD-ROMs to a data card, either directly through your GPSMAP 296 using the included USB-PC Interface Cable, the optional PC Interface Cable (.... Auto Navigation Kit-Provides the parts and map data to use the GPSMAP 296 in an automobile. GA 29, GA 29F, and...
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    ... Information This section of the Appendix provides information on connecting the GPSMAP 296 to auxiliary devices and removing .../Data Cable The power/data cable connects the GPSMAP 296 to an 11-35 VDC system ...Green) (RXD) (TXD) Power/Data Connector on the GPSMAP 296 Unit Autopilot/ NMEA Device ...
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    ...a Computer Your GPSMAP 296 can be connected to your computer using the included USB-PC ... small end of your cable to the lower connector on the back of the GPSMAP 296, shown in the illustration to the left. ... periodically. You can find these updates at www.garmin.com. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 135
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    ... to exchange images between your PC and your GPSMAP 296. You can download and save...To install a data card: Installing and Removing Data Cards The GPSMAP 296 uses an optional Garmin data card to show digital ...You can buy pre-programmed cards to use with your GPSMAP 296. Data cards are not waterproof,...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 145
    ...01 output: PGRME, PGRMZ, and PGRMM. The GPSMAP 296 also includes NMEA input ... site (www.garmin.com). 1. Remove the external power cable from the connector on the back of the GPSMAP 296. 2. Rotate... on the antenna. 3. Pull the antenna away from the GPSMAP 296 unit. To remove the GPS antenna: Removing...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 146
    ... receive DGPS signals: A beacon receiver compatible with the RTCM format sentences supported by your Garmin GPS is needed to use DGPS. Refer to the United ... is searching for WAAS signal. • Using WAAS-WAAS capability is enabled and the unit is receiving WAAS corrections. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ...accuracy at any location in the world. Currently, enabling WAAS on your Garmin GPSMAP 296 in regions that are not supported by ground stations may not improve accuracy, even ..., collect data from the reference stations and create a GPS data correction message. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide ...
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    ...Time Delay) feature eases the transition from using LORAN to using GPS. The GPSMAP 296 unit automatically converts ...information does reflect those changes. Since the GPSMAP 296 does not rely on the LORAN signal ...Chain Number, Primary and Secondary Stations, and TD Offsets. 140 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 149
    ... ENTER, enter the setting using the ROCKER, and press ENTER. 7. When finished, highlight the Save button, and press ENTER. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide If the active GRI Chain, secondary stations, or offsets have been changed since the waypoint was created, the...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 150
    ... Garmin unit, refer to Using a Garmin GPS with Paper Land Maps, available for download at http://www.garmin.com/manuals/UsingaGarminGP SwithPaperLandMaps_Manual.pdf....a specific map datum. Every chart has a map datum reference and the GPSMAP 296 can be set to match most of those commonly used. 142 ...
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    ... marine VHF radio and Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies to transmit and receive location information. DSC is used by mariners to assist them in two ... number! For more information regarding MMSI's visit http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/marcomms/gmdss/mmsi.htm. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 143
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    ...has DSC support. Any DSCequipped mariner (on sea or land) within range can receive the call. When the Garmin GPSMAP 296 is connected to a VHF with DSC support, the GPS unit shows a Call List, Log, and a Directory. Basic wiring is required ...
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    APPENDIX > JEPPESEN DATABASE INFORMATION The GPSMAP 296 includes an internal Jeppesen database that provides location and facility...®-compatible PCs and requires the included PC Interface Cable to connect your GPSMAP 296 to the PC’s serial communications port. The following information is provided ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 154
    ... sounded. Antenna Shorted to Ground-the external GPS antenna has an electrical connection problem. Contact Garmin Product Support. Approaching Target Altitude-within ... for the road route you tried to calculate is not near any roads. Select a different destination. 146 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ..., Switching to Day Mode-the unit is switching to Day Mode. Sunset, Switching to Night Mode-the unit is switching to Night Mode GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 147 Track Already Exists-a saved track with the same name already exists. Track Log Full-the ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 156
    ...eld option. Some of these options are supported only by devices interfaced to your GPSMAP 296. Accuracy-the current accuracy of your GPS determined location. Battery ...a route. Power-the power indicator icon: Battery, External Power, or Charging. 148 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ... Water Speed (Marine Only)-the data acquired from measurement devices interfaced to the unit is used to calculate your current speed over water. Water Temperature...destination. Appears as Dest Wpt. Waypoint (Next)-the next waypoint in your route. Shown as Next Wpt. GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide 149
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 158
    ... agreement and warranty for the GPSMAP 296. BY USING THE GPSMAP 296, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND ... of your GPSMAP 296 handy and connect to our Web site (www.garmin.com). Look ... any difficulty while using your GPS unit, or if you have..., contact Garmin (Europe) Ltd. at 44/0870.8501241. 150 GPSMAP 296 Pilotମ.
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    ... 9DL U.K. Tel. 44/0870.8501241 Fax 44/0870.8501251 The Garmin GPSMAP 296 has no user-serviceable parts. Should you ... a problem with your unit, please take it to an authorized Garmin dealer for repairs. The GPSMAP 296 is fastened shut with screws. Any attempt to open the case to change or modify the ...
  • Garmin GPSMAP 296 | Pilot's Guide - Page 160
    ...> LICENSE AGREEMENT AND WARRANTY FCC Compliance The GPSMAP 296 complies with Part 15 of the FCC interference ... dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. The GPSMAP 296 does not contain any user... your authority to operate this device under Part 15 regulations. 152 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's ...
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    ..., 20, 31 Nearest 17 Alarms 27, 109 Airspace 100 Anchor Drag 100 Arrival 100 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide Depth 101 Descent Rate 36, 37 DSC 95 Fish 101 Next Turn ...AutoLocate 3, 5 Average Location 75 Avoids 62, 112 B Backlight 3, 108 Baro Pressure 49 Battery level 4 Pack 1, 2 ...
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    ...Page 61 Automotive Mode 67 Custom Avoids 62, 112 DGPS 118, 139 Alarm 101 ...Depth 114 Descent Rate Alert 27 Detailed Maps 10, 29, 35, 137 Details 15,... Time 111 FCC 144, 145, 153 GARMIN DGPS 116, 117 Getting Satellite Signals ...66 Setup 66 HSI 39 Bug Indicator 33 Hunt & Fish Tab 106 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's ...
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    ... 26 Log Filter 107 Longitude 149 LORAN TD Setup 141-142 Lost Satellite Reception 5 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide Magnetic Variation 115 Main Menu Display Tab 108 GPS tab 4 Sound ... Aviation Mode 39-42 Panning the Map 28, 30 Pan Mode 28, 30 PC Interface Cable 136 Persistent Alarm ...
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    ..., 72 Show Details 15 Show Map 74 Signal Strength 5 Simulated Navigation 11-12 Simulator 11 ... Usable 5 Receiver Status 5 Receive Satellite Signals 3 Record Mode 82, 85 Reference Position 54 156 S ...Alert 27 Terrain Page Aviation Mode 36-38 Declutter 32 Terrain Warning 37 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide
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    ...68 Trip Planning 72, 102 True Airspeed 49 Tuning Beacon 140 Turn-by-Turn Route 51, 61, 70 Turn On and Off 3 GPSMAP 296 Pilot's Guide U Underwater Waypoints 124 Units Tab 114 Unpaved Roads 112 Updates to Jeppesen Database 146 Usage Mode 13, 110 Usage ...
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    For the latest free software updates (excluding map data) throughout the life of your Garmin products, visit the Garmin Web site at www.garmin.com. © Copyright 2005 Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries Garmin International, Inc. 1200 East 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062, ...



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Garmin GPSMAP 296 - Aviation GPS Receiver Manual