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JSGPanels Reference Manual for UNIVERSAL NAVIGATION MAP

NAVIGATION MAP

Version X.06 For FSX ® and Windows 7 ®

 

UNIVERSAL NAVIGATION MAP for Microsoft Flight Simulator FSX ® and Windows 7 ®

 

THIS PACKAGE INCLUDES THE UNIVERSAL NAVIGATION MAP PROGRAM, VORs OF THE MAIN COUNTRIES AND DOCUMENTATION.

Author:            JSGPanels

www.jsgpanels.com

Support email:            jsgpanels.jsgpanels@orange.fr

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SUMMARY

 

1 - CONTENTS OF THE PACKAGE

2 – INSTALLATION

2–1 INSTALLATION/UNINSTALLATION

 

2–2 INSTALLATION IN ANY OTHER AIRCRAFT

3 – NAVIGATION MAP HOW TO USE

3-1 NAVIGATION MAP DISPLAY/HIDE

 

3-2 INITIALIZATION

 

3-3 CODE SEARCHING

 

3-4 ICAO CODES DEFINITIONS

 

3-5 SEARCHING MULTIPLE ICAO CODES

 

3-4 NAVIGATION MAP DISPLAY OPTIONS

4 - MAIN COUNTRIES VOR AND ILS LISTS

5 – PERFORMANCES AND TESTING

6 – CREDITS

7 – AUTHOR'S RESPONSIBILITY

8 - GUARANTEE

9 – COPYRIGHT AND DISTRIBUTION

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1 – CONTENTS OF THE PACKAGE                   summary of the document

 

This package includes all the necessary material to display a NAVIGATION MAP on every aircraft panel for FSX ®. The size of the map allows reading EASILY the codes of the navaids. It can display the map from 10 to 640 miles, PLAN or MAP oriented with many information concerning the airports: altitude, runways, etc... It also allows DISPLAYING the VOR, ILS and AIRPORTS codes. It contains the software itself and the present documentation about HOW TO USE IT.

 

The package contains also some lists of the main VOR or LOC or ILS of many countries. These lists are not exhaustive and will be updated in future versions.

 

This product is designed to be used with FULL SCREEN and at least with 1024x768 definition. Any other lower definition may alter the pictures.

 

2 –INSTALLATION                                 summary of the document

 

2–1 INSTALLATION/UNINSTALLATION       summary of the document

 

 

The UNIVERSAL NAVIGATION MAP PACKAGE is installed in the default BOEING 737-400 and in the C172 as exemples. Make a backup copy of your own files before installing. Some other panel.cfg are attached as exemple about how to install the software.

 

To uninstall, go to the WINDOW START MENU, choose Flight Simulator X and click on the JSGPanels NAVIGATION MAP Uninstall.

 

Installation/Uninstallation being automatic, if you uninstall the product, the uninstallation program will ALSO uninstall the b737_400\panel.cfg and the C172\panel.cfg.

 

Make a backup copy BEFORE you uninstall.

 

To help us enhance the quality of this product, please let us know of any problem you encounter when using it. THANKS IN ADVANCE.

 

 

2–2 INSTALLATION IN ANY OTHER AIRCRAFT    summary of the document

 

 

THE NAVIGATION MAP WINDOW:

 

Add the following red lines to the panel.cfg of the aircraft to which you want to add the NAVIGATION MAP.

 

XX is a number equal to number of the last Window line + 1.

In the following exemple, XX must be at least 13.

….

Window12=Mini Panel

WindowXX=NAVIGATION MAP

….

[Window00]

file………..

……..

 

……..

..……

//****** NAVIGATION MAP WINDOW *********

[WindowXX]

size_mm=1023,767

BACKGROUND_COLOR=0,0,0

position=0

windowsize_ratio=1

visible=1

ident=990

gauge00=JSG-NavigationMap!glx01-NavigationMap,0,0                       JSGPanels

 

 

 

REMARK: you can adjust the NAVIGATION MAP window size by changing the “windowsize_ratio”. Higher parameter value = greater window and reverse.

 

 

THE NAVIGATION MAP WINDOW SWITCH:

 

In the Window00 paragraph, add the following lines:

 

Window00=……….

……….

gauge26=SimIcons1024!ECU Icon, 790, 745

// SWITCH NAVIGATION MAP WINDOW                                        JSGPanels

gauge99= JSG-NavigationMap!glx01-NavigationMapSW,998,2                        JSGPanels

 

 

Window01=…..

……….

 

That’s all. You then can run FSX ®.

 

 

 

3- NAVIGATION MAP HOW TO USE                 summary of the document

 

3-1 NAVIGATION MAP DISPLAY/HIDE        summary of the document

 

 

At aircraft initialization the NAVIGATION MAP is displayed. To hide it, click on the little switch:

 

LMSW01

 

 

3-2 INITIALIZATION                                    summary of the document

 

 

At initialization, the NAVIGATION MAP window is displayed and looks like the following picture:

 

 

 

You can change the NAVIGATION MAP from HALF SIZE to FULL SCREEN window and reverse by clicking on the upper left switch.

 

You can display the TRAFFIC using the switch “TFC”:

 

 

 

3-3 CODE SEARCHING                                summary of the document

 

 

To search a VOR or NDB or ILS or AIRPORT code, first click on the switch to display the keyboard:

 

LMKbdSW01

 

 

 

Then click on the "SEARCH" switch to initialize the search and enter the ICAO code of the VOR, NDB, ILS or Airport you search for. For exemple LON:

 

 

 

 

or EGLL:

 

 

 

 

Click on "VALID" when finished.

 

 

3-4 ICAO CODES DEFINITIONS                    summary of the document

 

 

The ICAO codes have the following format:

 

AIRPORTS:     name is a 4 digits for exemple EGLL or KLAX where first letter(s) is an area code, EG for England, K for USA, etc...and second ones are the code of the airport; LL for LONDON HEATHROW, LAX for LOS ANGELES. The name is unique.

 

LIST OF SOME AREAS:

 

A        Antartic and South Pacific
B        Groenland and Islande
C        Canada
D        Africa North Westt
E        Northern Europe
F        Central and Southern Africa
G       West Africa, Canrias and Atlantic African Islands
H        East Africa
K       USA
L        Southern Europe
M       Central America and Caraïbean
N        Soutern Pacifica
O        Middle East
P        Northern Pacific, Alaska, Hawaï
R        Japan, Philippines, Corea, Taïwan
S        Southern America
T        Atlantic and Southern Caribean
U        Ex-URSS Area
V        India and Indochina
W       Malaisia, Indonésia, Singapour
Y        Australia
Z        Popular China and Mongolia
 
 

 

 

VOR and NDB: 3digits generally abreviation of an airport, city,....

PROBLEM: Some important ones are unique such as LAX, 113,60, but in the world there are generally several radios stations with the same ICAO code.

REMARK: when displayed on the screen, the area code is not always present.

 

 

3-5 SEARCHING MULTIPLE ICAO CODES   summary of the document

 

When several VOR or NDB have the same ICAO code, you list these VOR or NDB one by one.

 

First enter the ICAO code as described above, then click on NEXT switch. Each VOR or NBD will be displayed one after the other. For exemple code SCT:

 

 

The first STG found is displayed. Then click on NEXT:

 

 

The second STG is displayed. Then click on NEXT until no mor radio station is found. The radio stations found may be VOR or NDB and there can be more than 10 different radio stations with the same ICAO code. Click on NEXT until no more station is found and spaces are displayed.

 

 

3-6 NAVIGATION MAP DISPLAY OPTIONS summary of the document

 

 

There are many options to display information on the map.

 

PLAN or MAP DISPLAY

 

Click on the left switch:

 

LMMapPLN01

 

To change the scale of the map click on the left to downgrade and on the right to upgarde:

 

LMSize01

 

 

MAP DISPLAY OPTIONS

 

LMOptions01

 

 

The INT switch diplays/hides the INTERSECTIONS:

 

 

 

The NDB switch diplays/hides the NDB STATIONS:

 

 

 

The STA switch diplays/hides the VOR and ILS STATIONS.

 

 

 

The WPT switch diplays/hides the WAYPOINTS names if a flightplan is a flightplan is loaded.

 

 

 

The APT switch diplays/hides the AIRPORTS.

 

 

 

The DATA switch diplays/hides the information concerning the airports, but ONLY when map size is 10 or 20 nm. With a higher number, the information could not be readable due to the number of airports and stations.

 

 

 

The TERR switch diplays/hides the TERRAIN.

 

LMTerrA01

 

LMTerrA02

 

 

 

4 – MAIN COUNTRIES VOR AND ILS LISTS               summary of the document

 

The delivered package package contains the lists of MOST OF THE VOR AND ILS for the following countries:

 

AFRICA NEAR EAST,

AUSTRALIA,

BELGIUM NETHERLANDS,

CANADA,

EUROPE MISCELLANEOUS,

FRANCE,

GERMANY,

ITALY,

MEXICO,

SPAIN PORTUGAL,

UNITED KINGDOM IRELAND,

USA,

 

These lists actually represent hundreds of VOR and ILS. They are both in EXCEL and .txt format.

 

The package contains also the MORSE code.

 

These lists are located in your folder:

 

 .../Microsoft Flight Simulator X/Gauges/JSG-NavigationMap/JSGPanels NAVIGATION MAP Documentation FS9/Navaids

 

A SHORTCUT is installed on your desk to access to the DOCUMENTATION FOLDER.

 

Of course these lists will be updated and FREE OF CHARGE for licensed users.

 

 

5 - PERFORMANCES AND TESTING

                                                                   summary of the document

This software was designed and tested on a Pentium IV 3.0 GHz machine with 2 Gbytes memory, with an MSI video card and a Creative Labs sound card and Windows XP ©. It runs correctly on this machine and there should be no problems with running it on a more powerful machine but it is possible that it will not run correctly on a less powerful one and so this cannot be guaranteed.

6 – CREDITS                                           summary of the document

a)      Bill HICKMAN for editing the whole documentation and support.

b)      FLIGHTSIM.COM for such a great Internet site, providing help and housing so many files to make flight simulation such a fantastic experience.

c)      FS PILOT SHOP who supports us and sales JSGPANELS products.

d)     MICROSOFT (last but not least!) and the people who have over so many years developed the software which allows each of us the opportunity to try to "fly". The evolution from the earliest versions of Flight Simulator to the present one is truly amazing.

7 – AUTHOR’S RESPONSIBILITY

                                                                   summary of the document

The product has been extensively tested before being released. If you install it as described above we cannot see how it could harm your computer. However, since its use is of course outside our control, we have to say that you use it at your own risk.

8 – GUARANTEE                                  summary of the document

The product is described in detail in the documentation so that you can have a very good idea of what it is and what it does before purchasing it. As with any software, it cannot be guaranteed to be bug free but, if you do encounter a problem, we will do our best to provide a correction as soon as possible. However it is assumed that anyone using the product will already have sufficient knowledge of both Flight Simulator FSX ® AND the product to use it intelligently and the author reserves the right to refuse to enter into correspondence about problems arising from a lack of basic knowledge in these areas. The pictures presented in this document are not contractual. These are only exemples.

 

9 - COPYRIGHT AND DISTRIBUTION

                                                                   summary of the document

a)      THIS PRODUCT IS RELEASED WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

b)      THE PRODUCT CANNOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE RE-DISTRIBUTED IN WHOLE OR IN PART WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE AUTHOR.

c)      THE INCLUSION OF ANY INDIVIDUAL FILE FROM THIS PRODUCT IN ANY OTHER PRODUCT WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE AUTHOR IS PROHIBITED.

d)     NO EXTRA CHARGE MAY FOR ANY REASON BE MADE FOR ANY PART OF THIS PRODUCT.

e)      ALL GAUGES ARE THE COPYRIGHT (C) OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AUTHORS. THE PANEL, .BMP FILES AND .CFG FILES ARE COPYRIGHT (C) TO ME, Gérard LAFAYE. THE DOCUMENTATION IS COPYRIGHT TO Bill HICKMAN. NO GAUGES CAN BE REDISTRIBUTED EITHER BY THEMSELVES OR AS PART OF ANY OTHER PRODUCT WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR RESPECTIVE AUTHORS.

f)       ALL PARTS OF THE GAUGES ARE INCLUDED IN THE RESPECTIVE COPYRIGHTS. THIS INCLUDES THE CODE, THE BITMAPS AND THE SOUNDS!

g)      THE AUTHOR'S RIGHTS AND WISHES CONCERNING THIS PRODUCT MUST BE RESPECTED.

 

DO NOT MAKE ANY ILLEGAL COPY.

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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