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Emergency Location Reporting

Our ever energetic President has produced a review of his latest new SPOT Connect and compares it  with his older Messenger locator beacons.

Most of us are aware of the Personal Locator Beacon revolution that has been going on. Many of us own one in case of emergency when angling in the back country. The SPOT system is slightly different and uses the Globalstar communication satellite system to be able to send pre-determined messages rather than declare an all-out emergency.

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