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GARMIN INTRODUCES A NEW RINO 700 HANDHELD

  Features: A robust 5 W GMRS two-way radio offering extended-range voice communication — up to 20 miles to stay in touch with other Rino-carrying members of your group. Built-in worldwide basemap and high-sensitivity dual GPS and GLONASS receiver,  for … Continue reading

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What The Hell Is Differential GPS?

This Friday’s shoot-the-shit topic consists of a quick tutorial on DGPS (Differential Global Positioning System). Why should you care? Simple, it’s capable of 1 to 2 centimeter accuracy. DGPS is currently being used by surveyors and its is being broadly … Continue reading

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Garmin’s Montana™

For all you situational awareness guys – you know who you are! Garmin, a global leader in GPS technology has introduced a new handheld receiver Montana™. Montana™ is offered in a variety of configurations that include 5 mp camera. It … Continue reading

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Rockwell Introduces its MicroGram GPS Receiver

Rockwell Collins unveiled its MicroGRAM GPS receiver, which is 90 percent smaller than the earlier version of its Miniature Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver Engine SAASM (MPETM-S). The size reduction means that equipment such as handheld radios, ruggedized field computers, laser range … Continue reading

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Garmin’s Fortrex 401 GPS Receiver – Good things do come in small packages…

GPS technology has improved over the years by leaps and bounds; not only have there been significant improvements in system accuracy but advancements in materials and manufacturing have made it possible to house devices of impressive features and functionality in … Continue reading

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Working on a review of the Garmin Fortrex 401

I’ve just started on a full review of the Foretrex 401 and I am really liking it. Everything that you need in a small package. I did run across some “expert” reviews that were somewhat tepid; I admit to being … Continue reading

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