Geocaching Basics

Table of Contents

  1. Geocaching Basics
  2. Instructions: Part 1
  3. Instructions: Part 2
  4. Changing the Position Format
  5. Improving accuracy
  6. Marking and Editing Waypoints
  7. Navigating to Your Geocaches

Improving accuracy

Some GPS receivers have access to the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS). Enabling WAAS on your device will help to improve accuracy. On the Garmin GPSMAP 64, press the select System.

An image of the GPSMap 64st system menu
Locate the System option on the main menu of your GPS receiver.

On the System menu, be sure that the WAAS setting is turned on.

An image of the GPSMap 64st WAAS menu
Enabling WAAS helps to increase the accuracy of the GPS receiver.