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Old 02-24-2013, 10:51 PM
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Default Land Navigation Map & Compass Calguns Discount 25%

$195 2 Days...take additional 25% off, discount for Calgun members
If interested Send PM or email me @ rgreen@downrangetrainingcenter.com so that you get the Calguns discount

Map & Compass 2 Day Course
Navigating with a map and compass is an essential skill that everyone should know. This course provides 2-days of intensive training to get you started. Know the basics before you rely souly on GPS. Course taught by former US Army instructors from various backgrounds in the Special Operations. Teaches Land Navigation skills using map and compass, UTM, Lat/long, and celestial navigation and coordinate systems. The classroom time will have plenty of hands-on map and compass exercises, broken up with field exercises. The second iteration will consist of successfully navigating around a designated course with map, compass, and grid coordinates provided by the instructors.

Topics:Reading topographic maps -Compass types and operations -Terrain features and association -Determining an azimuth and conversions -Plotting coordinates on a map -Establishing a solid pace countUsing and making of “Ranger Beads” -Practical field exercise

Objective: Understanding how to read a map, use it in conjunction with a compass, and successfully navigate through a navigation course.

Training Overview
You will learn land Navigation skills using map and compass, UTM, Lat/long, and celestial navigation and coordinate systems. The classroom time will have plenty of hands-on map and compass exercises, broken up with field exercises. The second day will consist of successfully navigating around a designated course with map, compass, and grid coordinates provided by the instructors.

Topics Covered:
Reading topographic maps
Compass types and operations
Terrain features and association
Determining an azimuth and conversions
Plotting coordinates on a map
Establishing a solid pace count
Using and making of “Ranger Beads”
Practical field exercise
Objective: Understanding how to read a map, use it in conjunction with a compass, and successfully navigate through a navigation course.
Locations in Marin and East Bay (Dates not yet available)

Calendar

6/16- 6/17 Marin, Camp Tamarancho

9/15- 9/16 Marin, Camp Tamarancho
11/10-11/11 Marin, Camp Tamarancho

April 06-07 2013, Marin, Camp Tamarancho

June 01-02, Marin, Camp Tamarancho
Any questions email rgreen@downrangetrainingcenter.com
I hope to see more Calgunners out there. Thanks!

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Last edited by Triage; 05-03-2013 at 2:25 PM.. Reason: new dates
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