/ NEWS: Personal Locator Beacons Get Green Light

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UKH News - on 12 Jan 2012
Another rescue under way on Snowdon, 4 kbFrom today Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) can legally be used on land in the UK

Read more at http://www.ukhillwalking.com/news/item.php?id=66018
chris_s - on 12 Jan 2012
In reply to UKH News:

wasn't there a thread on this once? :-)
DancingOnRock - on 12 Jan 2012
davidbeynon - on 13 Jan 2012
In reply to chris_s:

The thread about how all the dreadful mean climbers wanted poor innocent horse riders to suffer horrible deaths in the middle of nowhere?

chris_s - on 13 Jan 2012
Gerald Davison - on 13 Jan 2012
In reply to UKH News: Here is a link to the news item from NE Wales Search and Rescue NEWSAR.

The team welcome this development. We hope that the minority of frivolous activations will be far out weighed by the lives saved and suffering reduced by a faster response in remote locations.

http://newsar.org.uk/2012/01/personal-locator-beacons-change-in-the-law/

Gerald Davison
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99bolivar - on 16 Jan 2012
In reply to UKH News: > From today Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) can legally be used on land in the UK

Good move. Reassuring for lone walkers in wild areas with uncertain plans.


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