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Spot rescue near Lake Virginnia

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  • John Ladd
    Meanwhile, the sheriff s office rescued one man from the High Sierra Wednesday after the sheriff s office received a spot activation signal from the area of
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 25, 2013
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      "Meanwhile, the sheriff's office rescued one man from the High Sierra Wednesday after the sheriff's office received a "spot activation" signal from the area of Lake Virginia. That is a signal that can be sent by a backpacker to a satellite if the hiker finds himself in trouble.

      The hikers were a father and son who sent the signal when the father started having serious medical issues, according to the sheriff's office. The father was taken to a hospital in Mammoth Lakes and his condition is unknown."

      http://www.fresnobee.com/2013/07/24/3403975/fresno-county-sheriffs-helicopter.html

      SAR people busy up there. Apparently still looking for the 4 women lost and smoke is making that search more difficult. If they had a Spot, rather than a cell phone, they'd be out by now.

      John Curran Ladd
      1616 Castro Street
      San Francisco, CA  94114-3707
      415-648-9279
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