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Old 09-21-2007
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IIRC, the Garmin BlueChart software will let you look at all the charts, but only download the ones you've unlocked to the GPS. For doing things like setting up waypoints, routes and trip planning, having the software and charts on the laptop are very useful—especially since you can then download the waypoints and routes to the GPS Chartplotter.
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