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==Converting Data Files==
==Converting Data Files==
*Open a web browser to the following page:
::[http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/ GPS Visualizer]
==Importing Data Files==
==Importing Data Files==

Revision as of 10:36, 20 July 2009

Managing Data Files

This section covers how to download the data from the GPS unit, convert it to the necessary file type, and ultimately integrate it into GRASS.

Downloading Data Files

  • Connect Scout Unit to computer using Serial to USB and USB cables
  • Open the Protrak SCOUT software
  • Select appropriate unit
  • Select Download History Log
  • Follow the on-screen instructions
  • Once the download is complete, repeat the process for all units
  • The data will be stored as GPS files in the following directory:
C:\Program Files\PROTRAK\Data
  • From here, the data can be copied to a separate folder for backup purposes

Converting Data Files

  • Open a web browser to the following page:
GPS Visualizer

Importing Data Files

Gustavo puts notes here, Mic and Charlie review/edit them.

Some places to start:

  1. Process for moving data files from GPS to Google Earth and GRASS
  2. Description of the data and coordinate systems along the way