Gadgets by Rick Broida Nov 2, If anything is in the view between the two radios it doesn’t work. Add and remove keywords and descriptions. All reviewers in the magazine gives it the best of the year award. The weather radio has good reception, however. Once you reach that limit, your GPS can’t hold any more data. I absolutely love it.

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Garmin Rino 530HCx Handheld

It just takes a few seconds when you get back to your desk to have ExpertGPS automatically geotag your photos. The instant locator feature on this model, along with the color screen came in very handy in low light conditions in the woods of Colorado.

I absolutely love garnin. I have used the HCX for a number of years. Most features are easy to use and can be accessed fairly gramin. Have a question about handheld?

Garmin RINO 530 – GPS receiver / two-way radio Series

All of your data is automatically reprojected to the new format and datum. Your Garmin Rino HCx has limited storage space for waypoints, routes, and tracks. This Garmin GPS receiver runs efficiently for over 16 hours while you are on an outing.

Another downside is that I find using the little joystick to navigate the onscreen keyboard to be somewhat sluggish and cumbersome. This is nearly too good to pass up. Mobile by Rick Broida Jan 4, Best pick 0 bids 5d 11h. Gadgets by Rick Broida Apr 26, Catching up with Android, the latest iOS version of the crowdsourcing traffic app can track your progress or lack thereof when it’s gridlock.


It will use batteries up, but lithium batteries last and last with it, I keep a spare lithium back, and also carry the lithium AA batteries for a AA battery back for it as backup on rescue operations.

Show More Show Less. Calculate area by walking a perimeter with your GPS.

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Why squint at one of those typically tiny GPS screens when, for a few bucks more, you can get a roomy, easy-on-the-eyes 5-incher? Track names on the Garmin Rino HCx can contain up to 14 characters.

A high frequency two way radio must have at lease limited line of sight to work.

The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip. ExpertGPS takes care of all of the coordinate conversion and datum shifts when communicating with your Garmin Rino HCx, further reducing errors.

The Garmin Rino HCx can hold 50 routes, each containing up to turns or stops. Additional Product Features Resolutions. The Rino HCx that I got was in great shape and only a year old. ExpertGPS lets you get the most out of the waypoints on your Garmin Rino HCx by making it easy to assign the best symbol and to give each waypoint a long, meaningful name using a real keyboard, not the little controls on your GPS.


ExpertGPS comes preloaded with all the line patterns and cartographic styles you need to draw highways, railroad tracks, transmission lines, streams, and more. Help support this site by making your next gear purchase through one of the links above. It updates VERY slowly and is inside the battery compartment!

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ExpertGPS lets you quickly view, change, or batch-edit your photo metadata. Mobile Apps by Lance Whitney Dec 17, The map does not redraw fast enough.

A great outdoor tool to keep track of other members of group using Rinos. The quality of the electronics is negligible, slow to react.