Here is a little PSA for an advanced avalanche transceiver training seminar to be held at Snow King this Friday, Dec. 2nd, at 9am-12pm. Carl Pelletier, the US Pieps Specialist, will discuss many aspects of the newer digital style transceivers in both an indoor and outdoor session. The class is limited to 20 participants and is free, so act fast if you are interested in attending.
You are cordially invited to attend an advanced beacon training seminar brought to you by Liberty Mountain and Pieps Avalanche Beacons. This seminar will help you to better understand your personal beacon and it will also educate you on the advancements of avalanche beacons over the past few years. This will be a three-hour training and education session. Please bring your favorite beacon and appropriate clothing for cold weather. We are limiting attendance to 20 individuals, so please RSVP as soon as possible.
Date: Friday, December 2nd
Location: Snow King Resort
Indoor Portion: Snow King Meeting Rooms.
Outdoor Portion: On-Hill
Presenter: Carl Pelletier, US Pieps Specialist â€“ Liberty Mountain
Time: 9:00am -12:00pm
Inside Portion â€“ Snow King Ski Area Resort Meeting Room.
â€¢ History and Evolution of Beacons
â€¢ Explanation of technical context, physical limits, etc.
â€¢ Defining and Explaining technical background terms such as Band Width, Search Strip, Range, Drift, Alignment of antennas Mark and Scan among others.
Outside Portion â€“ Near Cougar Lift
â€¢ Range Testing (best case / worst case)
â€¢ Deep Burial Scenario (impact of a third antenna)
â€¢ Multiple Burial Scenario (scan and mark features)
â€¢ Introduction of new technology: Vector, TX 600, Backup Transmitter
â€¢ iProbe demonstration.
â€¢ Question and Answer Session
â€¢ Free Firmware Updates & Diagnostics of Pieps Avalanche Beacons
â€¢ Frequency Checks on all beacons.
For more info or to RSVP, please contact:
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