GPS receivers decode these signals, effectively synchronizing each receiver to the atomic clocks.
This enables users to determine the time to within 100 billionths of a second, without the cost of owning and operating atomic clocks.
Precise time is crucial to a variety of economic activities around the world.
Communication systems, electrical power grids, and financial networks all rely on precision timing for synchronization and operational efficiency.
You can find the link to download Web Updater on the “Support” section of the Garmin.
Select the “Download” option from Web Updater to install all available software for your particular GPS model.
Manufacturers offer updates for these maps on their individual company websites.
There is other software available for varying formats, some specific and some open for all systems to use.
Typically these maps are minimal and don't include many points of interest or up-to-date routing information.You can track your progress through the status bar that appears on screen.Once it is finished updating, you will receive a message that it is safe to disconnect your Garmin.Also, make sure that your GPS has the capability to be connected to your computer, otherwise you will only be able to get your maps from a map disc or through the unit itself, and not for free.Search for the software needed for your particular GPS.