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Class 2 PLBs now allowed in Canada

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

“Sarscene” is an online search and rescue magazine for the Canadian National Search and Rescue Secretariat. The September ’06 issue reports a new Personal Locator Beacon standard for Canada. Previously, PLBs had to meet a strict Class 1 standard for extended use at minus 40 degrees and floatation in fresh water. This often translated to [...]