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Jim Milstein (JimSubzero) - BPL Premium Member

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inReach Month by Month, Coming Mid-March
Just saw this, the new "Freedom" plans: http://www.inreachdelorme.com/freedom/index.php

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
February 15, 8:23pm

inReach Month by Month, Coming Mid-March
Just saw this, the new "Freedom" plans: http://www.inreachdelorme.com/freedom/index.php

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
February 13, 3:29pm

Been Using the SE Several Times a Week Lately
I go on lots of solo backcountry ski outings in the high Rockies. My main item of safety gear is a brain experienced in these matters. This brain is backed up by the SE. After eight months of use, ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
February 12, 8:11pm

Re: Re: inReach SE
["Once the message is sent, the unit's tracking is locked on (you can't turn it off)." Yes, but you can sure as hell kill the tracking signal from getting out. Stick it inside ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
January 07, 11:20am

Opacity vs Transparency of Coords
"Ah, you must have run across abbreviated coordinates ... " I believe you made my case by describing the mental arithmetic and things you have to remember to get back to the almost uni...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
January 07, 11:05am

Re: Re: SOS Coords
"Jim, what do you mean by _opaque_ here? Please clarify." I, among many others, know how lat and long map onto the globe. Just seeing lat/long coords gives me a sense of where in the w...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
January 06, 9:10pm

SOS Coords
"When the SOS message is sent, it is sent with the GPS coordinates. What is the default format of the GPS coordinates? Lat/long degrees and decimal degrees, or what?" All SOS messages ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
January 06, 7:53pm

SE Deals
"What I would really like if there was some special deal on the sat service rates. That will end up being the majority of the overall cost." You just missed, Bob. DeLorme was offering ...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
January 06, 7:09pm

Re: Re: Re: SE v 2.4 = good!
B.G.: Here are DeLorme's specs on dust, water, shock, and battery life from the SE brochure. • Waterproof/dustproof (IP67; standard submersion to 1 meter for 30 minutes). • Impact-r...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
January 05, 9:52pm

Re: DeLorme inReach SE GPS receiver...
"Before this option [location] was added, I don't believe you could actually tell if you had a good GPS lock without sending a message via the Iridium Satellite network." In truth,...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
December 29, 1:27am

All Reader Reviews by Jim Milstein

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DeLorme inReach SE
I just got the inReach SE today. This review will be added to as I exercise more aspects of the SE. The rating above, a four, is provisional. I had to put in something. So far the device has done ...

In First Aid and Survival Gear & Accessories
June 15, 5:09pm

Enlightened Equipment Revelation
I've slept under this quilt at temperatures down to 8ºF (-13ºC) on an Exped Synmat UL 7 LW in a homemade Tyvek bivvy under the stars. I was warm. The 10D fabrics I chose for both inside and outs...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
March 28, 2:43pm

Exped SynMat UL 7
The weight was exactly what Exped specified, 20.9 oz. I have slept on it in temperatures down to 8ºF in a homemade Tyvek bivvy with an enLIGHTened Equipment 20ºF quilt. It's good! (So was the q...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 28, 2:05pm