Advanced Navigation Scout Interest Badge

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Badge requirements[edit]

Advanced Navigation Interest Badge
  1. Hold Map Reading Scoutcraft Badge or complete all the requirements.
  2. Explain to the satisfaction of the examiner how the SA coordinate system works and demonstrate using a 1:50 000 Topographical map, how to plot and read Geographical and Projected coordinates.
  3. Explain what is meant by GPS and the difference between Single and Differential (DGPS) processing.
  4. What do you understand is Real-Time processing?
  5. Explain what is meant by a Waypoint.
  6. Show knowledge of the setup procedure for a GPS.
  7. Explain what a GIS is.
  8. Identify and explain the different ways of obtaining data for a GIS.
  9. Explain what Attributes are.
  10. Successfully load at least 10 Waypoints, as determined by the examiner, and then navigate to these points using the GPS /GIS. The route should be at least 15km and half the distance can be done on water, animal or bicycles.


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