Garmin Rino 530HCx: Two-way Radio, 'Find Others' Features
13 November 2007
Conclusion: Ever wish you knew the exact location of friends and family while on a skiing or hunting trip, or at an amusement park? Now you can, with the Garmin Rino 530 HCx, which provides full color map handheld GPS functionality, plus a powerful two-way radio, plus NOAA weather radio, and more. But its position reporting feature is its unique factor.
Pros: Combines two-way radio and mapping GPS in one unit., Unique "polling" feature lets you locate other Rino users on your map., Sturdy, waterproof construction., Micro SD card for easy data/map transer., Weather radio.
Cons: Menu and rocker/enter key system takes time to learn., Small plastic charger adapter required to charge unit. Could be broken or lost.