International Orienteering Federation - events, publication specifications, national orienteering federations listing, software (very good listing of orienteering related software), etc. (site also has information on ski and mountain bike orienteering)
Garmin - manufacturer of GPS receivers and reference beacons, product catalog, technical data
Magelan - manufacturer of GPS receivers, product catalog, technical information, dealer list
NAVSTAR GPS Operations - the DOD group responsible for GPS implementation and operations, technical data on the GPS system
Trimble - manufacturer of GPS receivers, product catalog, This site has an excellent on-line tutorial on how the GPS system works.
"GPS Made Easy Using Global Positioning Systems in the Outdoors", Lawrence Letham, The Mountaineers, 1998, ISBN 0-89886-592-1. Good coverage of using GPS receivers in the backcountry
"A Comprehensive Guide to Land Navigation with GPS", Noel J. Hotchkiss, Alexis USA, 1999, ISBN 1-892688-00-X. An excellent coverage of land navigation with GPS and topographic map (3rd edition include free MAPTECH navigation software on CD Rom) all for under $25.
"The Users Guide to GPS", Bonnie Dahl, Richardson's Marine Publishing, 1993, ISBN 0-932647-12-x Excellent presentation on how GPS works
"GPS Land Navigation", Michael Ferguson, Glassford Publishing, 1998, ISBN 0-9652202-5-7 Recommended reading for all GPS backcountry users.
"Compass and Map Navigator", Michael Hodgson, ICS Books, Inc and The Brunton Co, 1997, ISBN 1-57034-043-9 Good explanation on navigation by map and compass
"Orienteering", Boy Scouts of America, No 33439, 1997, ISBN 0-8395-3439-6 An introduction to orienteering
"The Essential Wilderness Navigator", David Steadman, Ragged Mountain Press, 1995, ISBN 0-07-056323-3 How to find your way in the great outdoors with map and compass.
"Orienteering Merit Badge Pamphlet", Boy Scouts of America, No. 33385
"Using GPS", Bruce Grubbs, Falcon Publishing Co., 1999, ISBN 1-56044-821-0 (pbk) an excellent simplified guide to GPS for outdoor adventurers at a reasonable price.
"Be Expert With Map & Compass", Bjorn Kjellstrom, Macmillan Publishing Company, 1976, ISBN 0-684-14270-8, the complete guide to map compass and orienteering.
Finding Your Way In The Wild - VHS - This video takes the viewer into the field to demonstrate land navigation by map & compass: how to go cross-country, how to find out where you are, even what to do if lost.
GPS NAVIGATION A Guide to Features & Functions, VHS, min, Coastal Marine Video - An In-Depth Guide is the definitive source for new GPR owners and buyers. From how the system works, to detailed instruction on receiver features and functions, to a complete Buyer's Guide and spec sheet on the latest units and their prices
A Hiker's Guide to GPS (Excellent!) - VHS 25min - (1997), GPS Outfitters, Inc., This video is designed to introduce outdoor adventurers to basic GPS navigation. Includes buyers guide.
Orienteering : film 1. Orienteering and understanding maps = VHS 13 min. film 2. Basic orienteering skills - VHS 12 min. film 3. Rough and fine navigation and using a compass -VHS 11 min. film 4. Choosing and following a route -VHS 15 min.
Orienteering from the classroom to the forest - VHS 85 min.
Silva orienteering clinic Sweden 1987 - VHS 82 min.
Using GPS with Maps (includes map ruler) - VHS 29 min - (1998), GPS Outfitters, Inc, Covers using the GPS receiver, UTM coordinate system, Finding Latitude and Longitude, Understanding coordinate systems, etc.
CONDES - MS Windows Software for developing orienteering course control cards, description and download areas