[LINK] Lost in the Blue Mountains: triple-0 operator 'uncaring'

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Fri Apr 17 11:47:31 AEST 2009

At 10:53 AM 17/04/2009, David Lochrin wrote:

>Perhaps satellite GPS distress beacons commonly carried by those 
>working in remote areas should be made more available to weekend 
>bushwalkers, since mobile coverage is normally non-existent.

And teach kids who are going into remote areas like that to take 
EPRBs with them. Those should be available for rental at trailheads.

[must be thought transfer again; just read Ivan's exact comment after 
writing this one. I'll send anyway because of the bit about trailhead 
[change #2 - just read Michael's post about Tas. You guys are just 2 
steps ahead! How about EPRBs be mandatory at all nat'l/state parks?]

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