Glossary of common terms used on malsingmaps.com

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This is a glossary of commonly used abbreviations and GPS acronyms. See Glossary Index for Malsingmaps forum for useful threads and links.

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Commonly used abbreviations in forum

A

  1. AFAIK - As Far As I Know

B

  1. BH - Better Half [1]
  2. BT - Bluetooth
  3. BTW - By The Way [2]

C

D

E

  1. EC-R - East Coast Peninsular Malaysia Routable Map

F

  1. FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
  2. FYA - For Your Action
  3. FYI - For Your Information

G

  1. GDB - Garmin Data Base - Garmin Mapsource main format for storing waypoints, tracks, routes etc [3].
  2. GG - Geeks Gathering; GPS Geeks; Garmin GPSr; Goondus Gettogether
  3. GND - Girl Next Door - usually a nubile hottie
  4. GPI - Garmin Points of Interest - Garmin POI Loader main format, supported by newer Garmin GPSr software [4].

H

I

  1. IANAL - I Am Not A Lawyer
  2. IIANM - If I Am Not Mistaken - i.e. a caveat when speaking without knowing the full facts :)
  3. IMHO - In My Humble Opinion - same as "IMO" but with more finesse
  4. IMO - In My Opinion - synonymous with "tembak" i.e. shooting from the hip

J

  1. JOH-R - Johor Routable Map

K

  1. KL-R - KL-Routable Map

L

  1. LOL - Laugh Out Loud
  2. LOR - Lock On Road

M

  1. MNS-R - Melaka, Negeri Sembilan Routable Map
  2. MSM - Malsingmaps

N

  1. NPM-R - North Peninsular Malaysia Routable Map

O

  1. OTOH - On The Other Hand

P

  1. PM - Private Message
  2. POI - Point of Interest
  3. PPC - Pocket PC
  4. PRK-R - Perak Routable Map

Q

R

  1. RTFA - Read The Freaking Article (polite form) [5]
  2. RTFM - Read The Fine Manual or Read The Freakinging Manual (polite form) [6]

S

  1. SBH-R - Sabah Routable Map
  2. SG-R - Singapore Routable Map
  3. SO - Significant Other
  4. SWK-R - Sarawak Routable Map
  5. SWMBO - She Who Must Be Obeyed
  6. SWAMBO - She Who Absolutely Must Be Obeyed
  7. SYT - Sweet Young Thing

T

  1. TFA - The Freaking Article (polite form)

U

V

W

  1. WPT - Waypoint

X

Y

Z

Acronyms common in GPS

  1. C/A - Coarse Acquisition
  2. DGPS - Differential GPS [7]
  3. EGNOS - European Geostationary Overlay System [8]
  4. EPE - Estimated Position Error [9]
  5. ESA - European Space Agency [10]
  6. ESTB - EGNOS Satellite Test Bed [11]
  7. Galileo - EU global positioning system project [12]
  8. GEO - Geostationary Earth Orbit
  9. GLONASS - Global Navigation Satellite System (Russian)[13]
  10. GPS - Global Positioning System [14]
  11. GPSr - GPS Receiver - big toy for big boys
  12. L1 - L1 GPS frequency (1575.42 MHz)[15]
  13. L2 - L2 GPS frequency (1227.60 MHz)[16]
  14. LAAS - Local Area Augmentation System [17]
  15. LEO - Low Earth Orbit [18]
  16. MSAS - Multi-Functional Satellite Augmentation System [19]
  17. RIMS - Ranging and Integrity Monitor Stations
  18. SA - Selective Availability [20]
  19. SBAS - Satellite Based Augmentation System [21]
  20. TTFF - Time To First Fix
  21. WAAS - Wide Area Augmentation System [22]
  22. WGS-84 - World Geodetic System 1984 [23]
  23. WMS - WAAS Master Station
  24. WRS - Wide Area Reference Stations

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