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Speed—your current vehicle speed can be measured in miles per hour,
kilometers per hour, or knots.
Steer—see Course to Steer.
Sunrise—the time at which the sun rises on this day.
Sunset—the time at which the sun sets on this day.
—the current time and date. It can be shown in 12-hour or 24-hour format
in local time or universal (UTC) time.
Track—the direction of movement relative to a ground position. Also referred
to as ground track.
Trip Avg. Speed (Moving)
—the average speed while moving since the last
reset of the Position Data Page. Appears as Mov Avg Spd
Trip Avg. Speed (Total)
—the total average speed traveled since the last reset
of the Position Data Page. Shown as Ttl Avg Spd.
Trip Odometer —the total distance traveled since the Trip Computer was reset.
Trip Timer (Moving)
—the length of time your vehicle has been in motion,
since the Position Data Page was reset. Appears as Move Timer
. Trip Timer (Total)
—the total time the unit has been tracking since the Position
Data Page was reset.
Ttl Avg Spd
—see Trip Avg. Speed (Total).
Turn—the distance between Bearing (BRG) and Track (TRG). L indicates you
should turn left. R indicates you should turn right. The degrees indicates the
difference angle and the number of degrees you should turn.
—the timer you set in the Main Menu.
Velocity Made Good
—the rate of closure on a destination based on your
current speed and course of travel. Shown as VMG.
—the rate of climb or descent.
—the direct current voltage level of an external power source.
Waypoint (Destination)—the last point on a route, your destination. Appears
as Dest Wpt.
—the next waypoint in your route. Shown as Next Wpt.
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License Agreement and Warranty
This section of the Appendix contains information about your
license agreement and warranty for the GPSMAP 196.
Software License Agreement
BY USING THE GPSMAP 196, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE FOLLOWING SOFTWARE LICENSE
AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY.
Garmin grants you a limited license to use the software embedded in this
device (the “Software”) in binary executable form in the normal operation of
the product. Title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights in and to
the Software remain with Garmin.
You acknowledge that the Software is the property of Garmin and is protected
under the United States of America copyright laws and international copyright
treaties. You further acknowledge that the structure, organization, and code
of the Software are valuable trade secrets of Garmin and that the Software in
source code form remains a valuable trade secret of Garmin. You agree not
to decompile, disassemble, modify, reverse assemble, reverse engineer, or
reduce to human readable form the Software or any part thereof or create any
derivative works based on the Software. You agree not to export or re-export
the Software to any country in violation of the export control laws of the
United States of America.
Help us better support you by completing our online registration
today! Have the serial number of your GPSMAP 196 handy and
connect to our Web site (
www.garmin.com). Look for the Product
Registration link on our Home page.
Use this area to record the serial number (8-digit number located
on the back of the box) in case your GPSMAP 196 is lost, stolen,
or needs service. Keep your original sales receipt in a safe place or
attach a photocopy inside the manual.
Serial Number: ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___
If you should encounter any difﬁculty while using your GPS unit,
or if you have any questions, in the U.S.A. contact Garmin Product
Support by phone: 913/397.8200 or 800/800.1020, Monday–Friday,
8 AM–5 PM Central Time; or by e-mail at [email protected] In
Europe, contact Garmin (Europe) Ltd. at 44/0870.8501241.
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This Garmin product is warranted to be free from defects in materials or
workmanship for one year from the date of purchase. Within this period,
Garmin will at its sole option repair or replace any components that fail in
normal use. Such repairs or replacement will be made at no charge to the
customer for parts or labor, provided that the customer shall be responsible for
any transportation cost. This warranty does not cover failures due to abuse,
misuse, accident, or unauthorized alteration or repairs.
THE WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES CONTAINED HEREIN ARE
EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES EXPRESS
OR IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING ANY LIABILITY ARISING
UNDER ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE. THIS
WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, WHICH MAY
VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL GARMIN BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL,
SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER
RESULTING FROM THE USE, MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS
PRODUCT OR FROM DEFECTS IN THE PRODUCT. Some states do not
allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above
limitations may not apply to you.
Garmin retains the exclusive right to repair or replace the unit or software or
offer a full refund of the purchase price at its sole discretion. SUCH REMEDY
SHALL BE YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY BREACH
Products sold through online auctions are not eligible for rebates or other
special offers from Garmin. Online auction conﬁrmations are not accepted
for warranty veriﬁcation. To obtain warranty service, an original or copy of
the sales receipt from the original retailer is required. Garmin will not replace
missing components from any package purchased through an online auction.
To obtain warranty service, contact your local Garmin authorized dealer or
call Garmin Product Support for shipping instructions and an RMA tracking
number. The unit should be securely packed with the tracking number clearly
written on the outside of the package. The unit should then be sent, freight
charges prepaid, to any Garmin warranty service station. A copy of the original
sales receipt is required as the proof of purchase for warranty repairs.
Garmin International, Inc.
1200 E 151st Street, Olathe, Kansas 66062 U.S.A.
Garmin (Europe) Ltd.
Unit 5, The Quadrangle, Abbey Park Industrial Estate,
Romsey, SO51 9DL U.K.
The Garmin GPSMAP 196 has no user-serviceable parts. Should you ever
encounter a problem with your unit, please take it to an authorized Garmin
dealer for repairs.
The GPSMAP 196 is fastened shut with screws. Any attempt to open the case
to change or modify the unit in any way will void your warranty and may result
in permanent damage to the equipment.
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The GPSMAP 196 complies with Part 15 of the FCC interference limits for
Class B digital devices FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE. These limits are
designed to provide more reasonable protection against harmful interference in
a residential installation, and are more stringent than “outdoor” requirements.
Operation of this device is subject to the following conditions: (1) This
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept
any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency ener gy and
may cause harmful interference to radio communications if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the
user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
The GPSMAP 196 does not contain any user-serviceable parts. Repairs should
only be made by an authorized Garmin service center. Unauthorized repairs
or modiﬁcations could result in permanent damage to the equipment and
void your warranty and your authority to operate this device under Part 15
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2D 5, 55
3D 5, 55
Acquiring Satellites 5
Active Route PageAviation Mode
Active Track Tab 73, 76
Add to Route 53, 64, 68
Advanced NMEA Output Setup 98
Aircraft Information 43–45
Airport 17, 109
Information 15, 16, 18
Alert 20, 27
Boundary 28, 31
Information 19, 20, 31
Anchor Drag 90
Next Turn 90
Off Course 90
Alarms TabAirspace Alarms
Alerts. See Alarms
Altitude 36, 94
Antenna 1, 3, 103
Append to Route 68
Approach 16, 22, 23, 41
Asterisk (*) 16
AutoLocate 3, 5
Average Location 69
Average Speed 82
Baro Pressure 47
Saver Mode 88
Bug Indicator 37
Calculate Routes for 91
Calculation Method 91
Calibrated Airspeed 47
Cards, Data 102
Care Information 100
Find Menu 51
CDI. See Course Deviation Indicator
Celestial Information 83
Celestial TabHunt & Fish Tab
Sun & Moon Tab 83
Check Beacon Wiring 105
Clear Track Log 74
Clock Alarm 90
Communication Frequencies 19
Comm Usage Restrictions 16
Options Menu 79
Water Mode 79
Connecting the Power Cable 101
Contact Garmin 114
Course Deviation Indicator 23, 37
Course Deviation Scale 36, 37
Flight Plan 26
Waypoint. See Marking a Waypoint
Creating a Direct To
Cruising Speed 44
Current Route Page 58
Automotive Mode 60
Data Card 29, 102
Data Fields 34
Daylight Saving Time 93
Defaults 8, 34
Delete Aircraft Proﬁle
Flight Records 43
Track Log 74
Density Altitude 47
Detailed Maps 10, 29, 35, 102
Details 15, 16, 18
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