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Create Route Options
Use Map —
This displays the Map Page with the Map Pointer active. You can
now point at any location or point on the map, and enter it into the route.
When using the Map to create a route, you can select an existing User
Waypoint/Map Feature, or you can create a ‘New’ Waypoint. New Waypoints
are created if you place the Map Pointer on a location that is not a Map
Feature. A “New Waypoint” will be stored in the User Waypoint List and can
be edited as any other User Waypoint. When placing a “New Waypoint” in a
route, you will have to press ENTER to create the waypoint, ENTER to save
the waypoint and ENTER a ﬁ nal time to insert it into the route.
If you place the Map Pointer on a Map Feature, the GPS 76 will only store that
location in the route using the feature name as a reference. These points are
not stored in the User Waypoint List. If you would like to save a Map Feature
Point as a User Waypoint, highlight the point in the route, press ENTER, this
will display an Information Page. With the Information Page displayed, press
MENU and select ‘Save as Waypoint’.
Add Waypoint —
This will display the Points Menu (see page 38-40 for
information on the Points Menu). As a note, if you highlight the dashed line
in the waypoint ﬁ eld on the Route Page and press ENTER it is the same as
making this selection. Use the Points Menu to display an Information Page,
then highlight the ‘OK’ Button and press ENTER.
Using a combination of the Map Page and Route Page —
You can create a route
using a combination of the methods described above. Starting with a blank
Route Page, either enter a waypoint manually or press the MENU Key and
select ‘Use Map’. You can select ‘Use Map’ at any time while creating a route.
After you have ﬁ nished using the map, press QUIT to display the Route Page
where you can continue entering waypoints manually.
Create Route Options
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Naming the Route —
the GPS 76 will automatically name the route using the
ﬁ rst and last waypoint names as a reference. To change the Route Name,
place the highlight over the Name ﬁ eld then press ENTER. When you have
ﬁ nished, press ENTER to save the new name.
Editing a Route
To edit a route the unit must be on the Route Page. When editing a route
you can Insert a Waypoint, Remove a Waypoint, Reverse the Route, Delete the
Route or choose to edit the route on the Map Page. To display the Route Edit
Options, press the MENU Key.
Route Edit Options
Use Map —
This will display the Map Page with the Route Line active and the
Map Pointer located on the waypoint highlighted on the Route Page.
‘Review’ Route Waypoint —
To review information on a route waypoint, place
the Map Pointer on the waypoint, then press ENTER. This will display an
options menu. Highlight ‘Review’, then press ENTER to display the waypoint
Inserting a New waypoint —
There are two methods that can be used to insert a
new waypoint into a route.
1. Place the Map Pointer on the route leg that you want to insert the new
point in, and the line will turn to a small dashed line. Press ENTER, the
Map Pointer will have “INS” under it. Move the Map Pointer, dragging
the Route Line to the location that you want the new point at, then press
ENTER. If the new location is a Map Feature, the point will be inserted
in the leg. If the location is not on a Map Feature, the New Waypoint
Page will be displayed. Press ENTER to save the new waypoint, then
ENTER again to insert the new waypoint in the route.
RoutesRoute Edit Options
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2. Place the Map Pointer over a location that is not a Map Feature then press
ENTER. The New Waypoint Page will be displayed. Press ENTER to save
the new waypoint. Place the Map Pointer over the route leg that you want
to insert the waypoint into, then press ENTER.‘Remove’ a Point or Waypoint —
To remove a point or waypoint from the route,
place the Map Pointer over the point or waypoint that you want to remove,
then press ENTER to display an options menu. Highlight ‘Remove’ then press
ENTER. The point or waypoint will be removed and the Map Pointer will
move to the next point in the route.
‘Move’ a Waypoint —
Only User Waypoints can be moved. To move a waypoint,
place the Map Pointer on the waypoint then press ENTER. This will display
an options menu. Highlight ‘Move’ then press ENTER. Place the Map Pointer
at the desired new location and press ENTER to move the waypoint.
‘Next’ point in Route —
To move the Map Pointer to the next point in the route,
with the Map Pointer on a route point or waypoint, press ENTER. This
will display an options menu. Highlight ‘Next’, press ENTER, and the Map
Pointer will move to the next point or waypoint in the route.
Insert Waypoint —
When ‘Insert Waypoint’ is selected, the Points Menu is
displayed (see page 38-39 for more information on the Points Menu). Select a
point from the menu to insert it into the route. The new point will be inserted
into the route above the waypoint highlighted on the Route Page.
Remove Waypoint —
Will remove the waypoint that is highlighted on the Route
Page. With a waypoint highlighted, press MENU. Highlight ‘Yes’ and press
ENTER to remove the waypoint.
Reverse Route —
Will reverse the direction of the route placing the last
waypoint at the top of the list.
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Plan Route —
To plan a route, enter a Speed, Fuel Flow, Depart Time and
Depart Date. Fuel Flow is measured in “units per hour”. It may be necessary
to consult your vehicle’s Owner’s Manual for performance speciﬁ cations.
The Active Route Page and Route Page display trip-planning information for
each leg or the entire route. The information includes Course, ETA, Fuel to
point, Leg Fuel, Leg Time, Sunrise & Sunset at point location, Time to Point
and Leg Distance. To show a speciﬁ c ﬁ eld, with the Active Route or Route
Page displayed, press the ROCKER right or left to cycle through the ﬁ elds.
Delete Route —
Will remove the selected route from the Routes Page.
Proximity waypoints can be used to alert you when you are approaching a
predetermined area. When you place a waypoint in the Proximity List, you will
enter a ‘Radius’ that will determine when a Proximity Alarm will be displayed.
You can turn the Proximity Alarm On or Off for your convenience.
To view the available options with the Proximity Page displayed press MENU.Add Waypoint —
When ‘Add Waypoint’ is selected, the Points Menu is dis-
played (see page 38-39 for more information on the Points Menu). Select a
point to insert into the Proximity List. With the ‘Radius’ ﬁ eld highlighted,
press ENTER. Enter a radius for an alert to be displayed. You can also add a
waypoint by highlighting the dashed entry line and pressing ENTER.
Remove Point —
Removes the highlighted waypoint from the Proximity List.
Remove All —
Removes all waypoints from the Proximity List.
Proximity AlarmProximity Alarm List
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The Celestial Menu lets you view information for Tides, Sun and Moon,
or Hunt and Fish. Tides —
Displays a graphical chart which displays tide station information in a
24 hour span starting at midnight station time. You can choose from different
dates and over 3000 tide stations around the USA coastline, Alaska, Hawaii,
western Canada and several of the Caribbean Islands.
Min LevelStation Time
Event Times DayNight
Main Menu — Celestial
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