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Victorian High Country

-37.104087°S, 146.264265°E

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Marriott

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!

Words of wisdom

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

Thank you note

Thank you ACR!

Rescue location

Victorian High Country

Rescue team

Local Search and Rescue

ResQLink™+

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This product has been replaced by the ResQLink View. Learn More 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
  • LED strobe light
  • Self Test
  • 66 Channel GPS
  • Easy emergency activation
  • Antenna clip

WARNING: PROP 65

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