[VHFcontesting] Recommendation

Dan Evans dan.evans at insightbb.com
Thu May 7 04:37:37 PDT 2009

Hi Mike,
I use one of the cheap Garmin Etrex hand held units.  Works great, shows 
6 digit grids, and can be had for a little less that $100...

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Mike (KA5CVH) Urich wrote:
> I need a low cost (but not necessarily cheap) recommendation for a GPS
> / Navigation system.  I am going to buy a replacement for my old
> Magellan 315.  I know there are a few that will give you in addition
> to all the other features give you a maidenhead read out as well.  As
> I started hitting a few of the stores around here and the wonderful
> sales reps with fine diplomas from our public education system go ...
> "what's a maidenhead" and then go into their sales pitch not listening
> to what I want.

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