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Unread 01-30-2012, 08:26 PM   #1
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Anyone from NY know how well handheld units work up there in the park? Planning a hunt this fall and wondering if it's worth the investment. Have no other use for one if it doesn't work up there. I know map and compass but want to make it easier.

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Unread 01-30-2012, 08:39 PM   #2
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?? Same as in Syracuse. The satellites are about 12,000 miles above earth, not on a cell tower. (I lived in NY for 41 yrs.)
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Unread 01-30-2012, 08:49 PM   #3
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I've never had an issue up there. the normal rules apply if you get lost walk down hill and follow running water. been hiking and camping up there my whole life
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Unread 01-31-2012, 06:33 PM   #4
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My dad uses one there for hunting and has never had a problem
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Unread 02-02-2012, 07:25 AM   #5
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Thanks for the replys. Thought it would be ok, just wanted first hand experience before shelling out a few hundred.
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Unread 02-02-2012, 05:18 PM   #6
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I don't ever have an issue. Except in dense cover. But that is to be expected.
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