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Old 12-17-2012, 05:39 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by killclimbz View Post
You get multiple beeps with analog transceivers. You basically zero in on the strongest signal and go from there. It is confusing, but with practice it works fine. Multi beacon searches with a digital beacon is no walk in the park either.
Super easy with the Pieps(full LCD display not LED lights) shows multiple arrows and horizontal body symbols in different positions ie closer<>further) to tell you which one is idea how it could possibly get any easier than that but then again I've never practiced anywhere but a beacon course or snowy football field with friends.

Honestly I pray I never to use it for single burial much less multiple burial.

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