Terry Dunlap <>
Sent: 1/16/2002 2:36:51 PM

RE: [gpsstash] Garmin Rino

The info says that one radio's location can be transmitted
to another one. That could be a pretty handy feature.
I'd be interested in some reviews of that.

Terry KK6T

At 02:30 PM 1/16/2002 -0600, you wrote:
>Ed Hall wrote:
> > The Rhinos look very cool and, as a gearhead, I want a
> > pair -- I just don't know what I'd do with them
> > exactly. When I do go caching with a friend or with my
> > kids, we're rarely far enough away from each other to make
> > the walkie-talkie part useful. Oh well, they're still very
> > cool. =)
>Might be useful if, for example, a family were visiting a
>large park or festival and the kids wanted to do one thing
>and the parents wanted to do another.
>Seems like a pretty pricey integration fee though. FRS
>radios are $40 a pair, and GMRS radios can be had for around
>$40 apiece. An inexpensive GPS receiver is around $100. So
>you're paying around $70 to have the radio and GPS
>capabilities integrated in a single integrated package.
>Which might be worth it if I were climbing mountains or
>otherwise couldn't afford the weight and space of an
>additional unit. Otherwise, perhaps not.
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