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False Alarms

Posted on February 19, 2023 by Peter Rogers
Everybody has heard the story of the boy that cried wolf.In Search and Rescue, we have a very similar situation involving ELTs (Emergency Locator Transmitters).The ELT is a excellent device designed to provide a timely response to a critical, potentially life-threatening, situation.But most ELT activations are false alarms, whereas many actual emergencies lead to no activation of the ELT.As backward as this may seem, it's true...