The Garmin Rino 530 is the flagship model in Garmin’s product line that marries GPS with a two-way radio. Identical to the Rino 520 in all other respects, the 530 adds a NOAA weather radio, barometric altimeter and electronic compass.
Here’s what others are saying:
- Several readers post their Rino 530 reviews at CNet.
- Customer reviews of the Rino 530 are starting to appear at Amazon.
- Garmin’s own blog posts on using the Rino 530 when hunting.
- Here’s a story of members of the U.S. military using the Rino 530 in Iraq.
Some other resources:
- A PDF version of the Rhino 530 owners manual.
- Want to compare the 530 to other handhelds or previous generation Rinos? Try this Garmin GPS comparison tool.
- There is an active Yahoo Rino discussion group.
- The official Garmin Rino 530 web page.
I’ll be posting more hands on reviews as they appear, but in the meantime, here are some other helpful resources:
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