Use of portable radios, mobile phones and EPIRBs
- Mobile phones
- Radio systems
- Ethics of mobile phone and portable radio use
When travelling in remote areas it is sometimes necessary to carry some form of radio for contact with the outside world. Obviously, for those of us who carry a pack on our back this form of communication needs to be light and compact and contain its own power source. With these restrictions in mind, a brief description is given of some of the technologies available, together with their advantages and disadvantages.