Did you know that you can download free GPS maps – you will never get lost again and can visit all the hard to find Malaysian seafood places. If you have a car, you can even install a system that will read out directions for you through the car sound system. Your GPS can also be used when you visit other countries like Hong Kong, China, Japan and the U.S..
A good colour GPS Receiver from Garmin is about S$665 (US$365 from U.S., HK$3980 from HK).
Register and read the Wiki at this site for more information: http://www.malsingmaps.com
Developed by the United States Department of Defence, GPS is officially named NAVSTAR GPS (Navigation Signal Timing and Ranging Global Positioning System). The satellite constellation is managed by the USAF 50th Space Wing. Although the cost of maintaining the system is approximately US$400 million per year, including the replacement of aging satellites, GPS is free for civilian use as a public good.
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