Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Backpacker: This Post Might Save Your Life

Did you know that your cell phone could save your life, even if you can't get a signal?

Even if your phone has no service, attempting to dial 911 or leaving the phone turned on intermittently could transmit an electronic lifeline that lets rescuers know you’re alive.

Professor Hike on the Backpacker Magazine website explains how this all works, and how to utilize cell phone technology in case you become lost.



Richard Lippert said...
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Richard Lippert said...

Thanks for the post. This offers great insight into how the technology works and a good reminder for SAR teams.