Tag: transceiver

Avalanche Transceivers and Tin Foil

A demonstration of the attenuation of of the signal of an avalanche transceiver by an order of magnitude when wrapped in foil; how this affects you.

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BCA Tracker 3 Avalanche Transceiver

I got a first look at the BCA Tracker 3 Avalanche Beacon last week.

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The SnowBe Beacon

There’s an article over on the UnofficialNetworks blog about a new piece of “avalanche safety gear” made by a company called Snow-Beacon. The article, which I encourage you to read for yourself, describes the “SnowBe” as the “THE MOST DANGEROUS

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Beacons vs Transceivers again

It seems that people are still confused about the difference between an emergency locator *beacon* and an avalanche *transceiver*

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BCA Tracker 2 Update

An update to my previous post on this issue: Backcountry Access has published instructions on how to do the RA (return authorization) on the Tracker 2, get the software update, and a minor hardware upgrade. Really awesome: they’re paying for

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