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S-244, Field Observer (Pre-Course Work) 2007

This instructor-led course has pre-course work (estimate 8 hours). Additional information about the course can be found in the Field Manager’s Course Guide (PMS 901-1).

  1. Read Basic Land Navigation (PMS 475)This self-study publication is an introduction to navigation and field mapping. Complete the Checking Your Understanding in each chapter.
  2. Read the owner’s manual for your GPS receiver and have a basic understanding of how to use the receiver. This is not a GPS course. The GPS receiver will only be used to complement basic map and compass skills.