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Important Step When Updating Your Garmin GPS

When using your Garmin GPS you may receive a notification that it is time to update your maps. This message comes directly from Garmin and is not in reference to your PatchMap, BushMap or AgMap card from SkyBase Solutions. This map update is for the city maps (city navigator) that comes as the base map in your […]


28 March 2013
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Kakwa Sled Trails in BushMap

As with all of our products, we listen to our customers…find where there is a need and do our best to create a solution. A majority of our BushMap users are members of the Alberta Snowmobile Association. As an added bonus for our local sledders,  we have routed out all of the Kakwa sled trails inside […]


15 March 2013
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PatchMap vs BushMap

We are often asked the difference between PatchMap and our BushMap program. BushMap is designed more for those looking for recreational maps. They include the same detailed road data that was built for PatchMap. PatchMap covers Saskatchewan, Alberta and North East BC. BushMap covers Alberta and North East BC PatchMap includes wellsite information that allows […]


14 March 2013
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PatchMap Updates

One of our most frequently asked questions is in regards to our updates. Customers are wanting to know how often a PatchMap update happens, how do they complete the update, is there a cost to update PatchMap? We are also asked what areas are updated, and how a customer should know when they need to update. How […]


What GPS will work with PatchMap

Like many areas of technology, Garmin is continuously updating their hardware and the functionality of the GPS. As such, there are certain models of the GPS that will work a little differently than others. If you are buying a new GPS and need to know if it will be compatible with your PatchMap Card, here […]


14 March 2013
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Get Social with InReach

In this video, we look at the social media messaging options with the Delorme inReach for smartphone. Here we use an iOS device and the earthmate app. We can just as easy use the Android version. How To… In the messages section of the app, you should see 3 default message threads: facebook, twitter & […]


GPS Set Up – For PatchMap

This posting is designed for new Garmin GPS users. If you have purchased PatchMap you will need to take a few simple steps to set up your GPS. Insert your PatchMap SD or MicroSD card into the device From your main screen – Tools – Settings – Map – Map Info – Select the 2 […]

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