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6 hours ago, Whirlybird said:

I have tried to get help from Garmin and they straight out told me they will no longer support the 396 or fix it and there only solution was to buy a new one. . .

Does anyone know of a good GPS company in the western Canada? 

Repair for all 496, 396, 296 and 196 ended some time ago. These units are now unserviceable.

Best bet is to troll ebay for a 596/596 or newer at a reasonable price. They are least still repairable by Garmin.
 I picked up a 595 2 years ago for $500, so there are deals out there.

Option B, Foreflight on a Cellular iPod.

my two cents

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