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Old 09-15-2009
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You might want to consider buying one of the Maptech Chart Books that include the companion CD, which includes a copy of Maptech Lite. You then purchase a chart CD on E-bay with all the raster charts of the US for under $20.00. Your final purchase would be a small GPS (hockey Puck) from one of the GPS stores online with a USB interface. ( found mine for $38.50) You should be able to do all this for around $100.00. Now you have a basic navigation program on you laptop. Not fancy, but basic, but it is adequate for most recreational marine navigation uses.
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