Highgear Weatherport?

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chrismjx
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Highgear Weatherport?

Postby chrismjx » Sat May 11, 2013 10:30 pm

Does anyone have any experience with this little gadget? I've always wished I had access to weather info (ideally radar too) when out hiking, and I saw this on REI.com and was curious...

http://www.rei.com/product/844673/highgear-weatherport-data-center
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Re: Highgear Weatherport?

Postby TallGrass » Sat May 11, 2013 11:41 pm

Between checking the forecast and learning to read clouds, what more do you need? Just buy that gadget, pluck the battery, and you'll have one of these which will likely me more accurate as that device will likely say "Sunny 80" when it's 55 and you're getting chased off the summit by hail. "Can't be hail. My Weatherport Data Center says it's sunny!"

More Redneck Weather Stations
Image BTW, don't where they took the picture, but if that's their temp at midnight, I don't want to camp there! :wft: --> Image
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