Fred Zahradnik

Freelance Contributor


Pennsylvania State University


GPS Products

GPS Trends and Services


  • Writer of hundreds of articles about GPS products, services, and trends
  • Former technical editor and online editor for "Bicycling Magazine"
  • GPS expert guest for national "Tech Talk" radio


Fred Zahradnik is a former writer for Lifewire, where he wrote extensively about GPS products and trends for more than seven years. Zahradnik has managed dozens of buyer's guides and reviewed hundreds of products for publication. He has published hundreds of articles on GPS consumer products and services, GPS science and technology, and military uses of GPS. Zahradnik has served as a GPS expert guest for national "Tech Talk" radio, "Backpacker Magazine," and other outdoor publications.


Zahradnik holds a B.A. in Journalism from Pennsylvania State University.

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 80 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, TreeHugger and Thoughtco.

Read more from Fred Zahradnik