Sunday, December 5, 2010

On Scene - Search and Rescue

DO you get a vicarious thrill out of reading accounts of rescues at sea?  The US Coast Guard used to publish On Scene to document their Search and Rescue (SAR) activities. They stopped publishing it to the regret of many of us who enjoyed their accounts.  The great news is that On Scene is back as a blog.  Here is the link: On Scene Link (click here)

I was surprised to find that not all SAR activity is ships at sea.  The current issue describes a pilot and a man whose car crashed during a blizzard.  They both used personal locator beacons (PLB's) to call for help.  Neat

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