Handheld GPS

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Re: Handheld GPS

Post by fishgitr » Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:18 pm

Reid, I agree with AA. Use your iPhone. Put a mount for it on your grab handle or wherever you want to mount it. I have the navionics app and it works great even offshore.



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Re: Handheld GPS

Post by BarraMan » Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:57 pm

In aviation, Garmin are king!

In my boat I have 4 x Humminbirds! :D

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Re: Handheld GPS

Post by cape man » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:07 pm

The cell won't work on Cape Sable to Everglades City if you have Verizon. AT&T has fairly good coverage there, so I switched to Verizon 8) 8)
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Re: Handheld GPS

Post by terrulian » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:19 pm

You guys are probably a bit more up to date on the electronics than me but downside of using your phone is, I believe, battery life, but check me on that. My Garmin runs on a couple of AA's so you can replace them. I don't think that's a common phone feature. Also, my Garmin floats, so, I kinda doubt that's a feature of any phone.
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