Ok, this falls under the cool toys category. A few months ago, I purchased a Garmin 396 GPS to use while flying. In addition to the usual things you would expect from a GPS, it also offers near real-time weather that is broadcast from the XM Radio satellites. After flying with this a few times in weather, I’d never fly without.
- https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=156&pID=313# – Garmin 396 Home Page
- http://www.xmradio.com/weather/overview.xmc – XM Weather Package Information
~ by gregorywilson on November 9, 2007.