Tag: satellite

“Malfunctioning” Satellite messengers

In the past year I’ve heard of two situations where the improper use of a satellite emergency notification device (SEND) such as an DeLorme InReach or SPOT Messenger have caused SAR to be called out to search. In both cases I suspect user

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Satellite Phones and 911

Some information came through the SAR grapevine the other day about Satellite Phones and how to call for help. One of the SAR teams had been advising people to take a Satellite phone with them when heading into the backcountry,

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