Accidental trigger of a SPOT device, general discussion of devices limitations, and how to avoid them.
If you are developing a project to assist SAR – tap into our expertise, but do so by respecting that our time is valuable and worth paying for.
Where you can and can’t fly your UAV under the Transport Canada sub-2kg exemption for commercial use.
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 …
The following clarification on the use of UAVs was issued by Emergency Management BC a few weeks ago; it has important implications for SAR teams considering using UAVs. This is a significant development on project I’ve been working on for the past few …
A few months back I had to deal with a “webmaster” on a national site that deals with public safety information. They had some very critical public safety information at a link and literally hundreds of web sites linked to …
Some musings on use cases for UAVs in Search and Rescue, the result of a few years thinking about the topic.
Instructions for using YourLo.ca/tion for Search and Rescue or other first responders to locate missing people.
Last week I was in Ashcroft testing what will become the future of public safety communications networking; initial impressions of this emerging tech.