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GPS Awareness for AMAS

   

AMAS team members that enter or use GPS coordinates should have a basic understanding of the GPS units, systems, and issues that effect accuracy. This course is designed to provide the training to address these issues. Students will learn the basic GPS theory as applied to field use. Students will understand what type of coordinates are used by both State and Federal Urban Search and Rescue Teams. Also, with the evolution of technology students will be introduced to Survey123 and how to enter data during a disaster and its potential uses and issues. This course is a prerequisite for IMAT, SMORT, Swiftwater / Flood Water Teams, Search Teams, Rescue Teams

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - Access to a handheld GPS unit preferably a Garmin 60, 62, or 64 is recommended.

Hours   2
Course Cost   $ 0 In-State     $ 0 Out-Of-State    

No Syllabus has been added for this course.

This course has no pre-requisites
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020Tuesday, October 6, 2020AMAS/USAR Training -- Time - 24 hour access on day of classRegister
Tuesday, October 20, 2020Tuesday, October 20, 2020AMAS/USAR Training -- Time - 24 hour access on day of classRegister
Tuesday, November 17, 2020Tuesday, November 17, 2020AMAS/USAR Training -- Time - 24 hour access on day of classRegister
Tuesday, December 15, 2020Tuesday, December 15, 2020AMAS/USAR Training -- Time - 24 hour access on day of classRegister

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