Garmin Oregon Delivers a Rescue
The Garmin Oregon series is a touchscreen handheld unit with a lot of capabilities, but one you won't find listed on the box under "Electronic Compass" and "Barometric Altimeter" is "Lifesaver". For one set of boaters coming home from hunting out on the lake, their Garmin Oregon was a lifesaver. Not only did the coordinates of their overturned boat help guie rescuers, but the screen's brightness helped the rescuers find the overturned boat in the darkness as the owner flagged them down with it held high in the air.
Garmin gets a lot of consumer letters, I am sure, but this one is worth a read; it's pretty good.
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Posted by Scott Martin at February 17, 2010 4:40 PM