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Reviews Categories | GPS receivers for APRS | Garmin Oregon Help

Reviews Summary for Garmin Oregon
Garmin Oregon Reviews: 1 Average rating: 4.0/5 MSRP: $499 to $599 depending on model
Description: This next-generation handheld features a rugged, touchscreen along with a built-in basemap with shaded relief, a high-sensitivity receiver, barometric altimeter, electronic compass, microSD™ card slot, picture viewer and more. Even exchange tracks, waypoints, routes and geocaches wirelessly between similar units.
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AB9W Rating: 4/5 Mar 18, 2009 16:34 Send this review to a friend
Great little GPS with very fast acquistion  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I was looking for a replacement (newer) GPS for use with my TH-D7A. Most of the newer GPSs have a miniUSB interface and do not seem to be compatible with the D7. However, Garmin has a PC Data cable for the Rino that converts the miniUSB to RS232. The Oregon 300 and 400 series can be configured to output a NEMA signal and when used with the Rino cable and the Kenwood cable and a null modem the GPS works with the D7A. You can download great topo and street data from GPSFileDepot to the GPS. Would like to give it a 4.5. Has a few Garmin quirks, they are still releasing software updates. Garmin's PC software interface could be better. Now if someone would just make a direct cable to connect the two!

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