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Naming the Route —
the GPSMAP 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
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 display “Ins” under it. Move the Map Pointer,
dragging the Route Line to the new location, 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.
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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. This will 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
‘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 40 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.
Inserting a Route Waypoint
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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 vehicles 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. Available 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
displayed (see page 40 for more information on the Points Menu). Select a
point from the menu to insert it 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
Remove Point —
Removes the highlighted waypoint from the Proximity List.
Remove All —
Removes all waypoints from the Proximity 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
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ReferenceHunt and Fish PageMain Menu
Along the top of the page are the Date and Tide Station that are being
referenced. The top of the chart will show a 24-hour block of local time
(LCL) for your position, with the reported station time (STA) appearing at
the bottom. Daylight (light bar) and night (dark bar) will show across the
time scale, with the time progressing from left to right. (Local time scales and
sunrise/sunset info may not be available for a few stations). The solid, light
vertical lines are in 4-hour increments, with the light, dotted vertical lined in
1-hour increments. A dark vertical line (with arrows at the ends of the line)
will indicate the time of day when using current date and will intersect the
tide graph to show their relation.
The tide curve will show as a shaded area, with higher tides being taller and
lower tides shorter. The dark horizontal line (with arrows at the ends of
the line) will indicate the current tide height. The ﬁ gure to the left of the
line will show the current tide level in feet. The Mean Lower Low Water
(MLLW) will appear as a solid vertical line near the bottom of the chart (This
line will only appear if the tide ranges to the zero value or below). The
top and bottom numbers to the left of the chart, ‘LCL and ‘STA’ indicate the
maximum/minimum levels, respectively. The four data ﬁ elds below the chart,
indicate event times and levels at which the tide changes starting in the upper
left ﬁ eld, going downward, then to the upper right and down again.Hunt and Fish —
The Hunt and Fish Page displays data for Good and Best
times for hunting and ﬁ shing at the selected location. There is also a Rating
(excellent, good, normal, poor) displayed, that will reﬂ ect the productivity of
the day. You may display this information for your current location or you
can use the Map or Points Menu to select a location. To display the location
options, press ENTER with Location ﬁ eld highlighted. You can also use the
current date and time or enter a date and time of your choice.
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