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More Signaling Devices

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

While most people immediately think of “flares” when they think about distress signals, there are actually many other devices that can be used to attract help in an emergency.  Since I talked about pyrotechnic flares in my last post, “Visual Distress Signals 101”, I want to take some time to discuss some non-pyrotechnic alternatives that […]

Visual Distress Signals 101

Friday, April 9th, 2010

I’m going to attempt to discuss the subject of visual distress signals, primarily “flares”.  For some reason I find this a complicated topic to describe in a written format, but here goes.  Feel free to e-mail questions to me if something doesn’t seem clear.  The links that I have included in this post are not […]

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