Here is an example of how to us a GPS track log with MapSource Software and a Hand Held GPS unit.

  • Download a track log from
  • Save the track log to your hard drive
  • Start MapSource Software
  • From the MapSource Software
  • Click file – open
  • From the File Open Message box – select the track log you want


  • From the Tracks Tab – Double Click the track log


  • Click Show Track on Map
  • When it opens – Click File and Save to Device


  • Select the Tracks Check Box and Click Save


  • The track log is now in your GPS. Follow the manufacturers instructions on how to use tracks within your handheld GPS.