12-BeaconSearches

12-BeaconSearches - Digital pinpointing can be more...

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3/26/2008 1 1 All digital AllAnalog Digital andAnalog BCAccess Tracker DTS Ortovox F1 Mammut/Barryvox Opto 3000 Pieps DSP PiepsOptiFinder Mammut/Barryvox Pulse Pieps Freeride Ortovox S1 2 Digital Analog less practice needed greater range can be less confusing for multiple burials can be faster for multiple burials have two or three antennas better pin point 3 Digital Analog pinpointing can be more difficult 1 antenna less range require considerably more practice greater cost No “auto” switchback to send mode 4 ± www.beaconreviews.com ± burials 5 ± see pgs. 249 252 3 rd edition of The Avalanche Handbook ± Multiple antennas reduce spikes when antenna is aligned with flux line 6
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3/26/2008 2 ± Older beacons used ceramic oscillators (Ortovox F1 and F2). Pre 2001ANENA (Association Nationale pour l’Étude de la Neige et des Avalanches)/FCC standard 457 kHz +/ 100 Hz.
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2008 for the course ESM 236 taught by Professor Dozier during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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