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    Victorian High Country
    Hunting
    37.1041°S, 146.2643°E
     
     
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    Victorian High Country
    Hunting
    37.1041°S, 146.2643°E

    Survivor
    Marriott
    Rescued By
    Local Search and Rescue
    Date Of Rescue
    2015-08-09
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    Lives saved

    1
    Adults

    Activity

    Hunting

    Terrain

    Mountain

    Issue

    Medical Emergency

    What happened?

     

    I had left on the Saturday morning on a solo backpacking hunting trip in the Victorian high country. When I was out hunting the following morning, I broke my ankle and fibula. I had no phone reception or couldn't get anyone on the vhf radio so I used my PLB. Within 45 minutes I had a helicopter above me, which picked me up and took me to my home town to reunite with my wife and children, so the PLB saved a lot of stress!


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    Solo backpacking/hunting is only a good idea if you have an ACR beacon!

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    Buoyant Personal Locator Beacon

    It may be small, but it's tough. The ResQLink™+ Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is a buoyant, GPS-enabled rescue beacon that's suited for outdoor adventures of all sizes (think: everything from hiking and cycling to hunting and fishing). Should you run into an unexpected survival situation, the ResQLink+ PLB will relay your location to a network of search and rescue satellites, allowing local first responders to more easily get you home safe and sound. Be Prepared for the Unpredictable

     

    • Buoyant
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    • Easy emergency activation
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