Re: Personal Locator Beacons

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Posted by Locate This on February 21, 2003 at 12:50:29:

In Reply to: Personal Locator Beacons posted by Geof on February 20, 2003 at 19:37:59:

$300.00 (plus registration, license, etc. fees) sounds like a deal UNTIL you factor in the cost of the emergency rescue services by the various responding agencies; all of which now try to recoup expenses when rescues are made in remote areas. Imagine being billed by a governmental agency for hundreds of thousands of dollars claimed expenses for providing tax-funded public services. Unless you are alone, you are taking your emergency support services with you. If you are trekking alone in remote areas, your self-confidence level precludes any such concerns.

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