Originally Posted by jeremym
Sorry, wasn't trying to thread-crap. Was simply sympathizing with the Emergency lineup. Local rescue operations have, in fact, stopped listening on that frequency. Not all, but a lot dropped it when the satellite system was no longer active.
No need to apologize, I know you aren't thread crapping. Just thought I'd throw out Breitling's statement. It's definitely a legitimate debate when it comes to the Emergency series.
Personally, I wouldn't trust my life entirely on a watch based emergency transmitter. I'll stick with my trusty signal mirrors and survival whistle.