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2010-02-11 06:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobham Life Support-ACR Products today announced the launch of a new subscription-based satellite self test service, 406Link.com, now available to current and new owners of 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) and Emergency Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs). Available in two service plans, 406Link.com now gives thousands of owners of 406 MHz emergency beacons the ability to send non-distress messages for the first time via text/e-mail to...

2010-01-28 15:21:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Online tarps superstore MyTarp.com has expanded its inventory to include new high quality tarps designed for building enclosure and building hoarding. The new building enclosure and building hoarding tarps are constructed of high quality flame retardant vinyl fabrics including temper tent vinyl and coated vinyl tarp material. The new temper tent vinyl tarps are extremely strong and resistant to cold temperatures, waterproof, and flame and tear...

2010-01-19 09:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobham Life Support today announced the acquisition of SafeLife Systems, a subscription-based satellite self test detection service from PROCON, Inc., based in Knoxville, Tennessee. The newly acquired service gives thousands of owners of 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs), Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) the ability to send non-distress messages via text/e-mail to family and...

2009-11-12 12:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine facing one disaster -- an earthquake or hurricane, a breakdown on the highway, a hiking miscalculation -- then realizing you are about to face the additional disaster of being unprepared. With the First Alert Emergency Preparedness Kit from Safeguard(TM), you will be ready for the unexpected. Perfect for the home, office or car, this one-person kit is equipped with a three-day supply of everything you need to make the best of a bad...

2009-08-27 10:00:00

New Visual Concealment Technology Based on Animal Vision The 2009 hunting season kicks off in early September. As hunters gear up this year, they'll have a new, scientifically-advanced option for visual concealment -- GORE(TM) OPTIFADE(TM) Concealment. Designed by W.L. Gore & Associates (makers of GORE-TEX(R)), the pattern takes into account how deer and other hoofed-animals see - very differently than humans. Through the ages, hunting has evolved with the advent of new...

2009-08-09 05:29:36

Scottish national parks are dealing with camping equipment so inexpensive many visitors simply abandon tents and sleeping bags, rangers said. Rangers patrolling the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond sometimes need police escorts, The Scotsman reports. They have found many campers become abusive and even threaten violence when told to strike their tents and clear up after themselves. To make matters worse, some visitors set their tents on fire instead of just walking away. High-end camping...

2009-07-25 13:27:37

A super-intelligent bear has deciphered how to unlock supposedly bearproof locked food canisters used by New York campers, company officials say. Jamie Hogan, owner of BearVault of San Diego, Calif., say a female bear named Yellow-Yellow who lives in the High Peaks region of the northeastern Adirondack Mountains, has managed to figure out a complex locking system on the canisters that confounds even some campers, The New York Times reported. She's quite talented, Hogan said. I'm an engineer,...

2009-07-01 02:00:00

LONDON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With Glastonbury now behind us, and a scorching summer ahead with numerous other festivals, and the school holidays yet to come, realbuzz.com brings you our top 10 camping tips to survive the fields this summer, plus the lowdown on where in the UK, realbuzz.com thinks the top camping sites are. We take the whole pursuit of being outdoors and living a healthy, active life quite literally! realbuzz.com Top 10 camping tips and our list of top 20 UK...

2009-06-15 11:39:00

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Amateur Radio operators, often called "hams," will be showing off their wireless capabilities June 27-28. Erecting radio stations in community parks, campgrounds, schools and emergency centers throughout the country, they will hold a "Field Day" and show their emergency communications abilities while having fun talking to friends all over the continent with their radios. (Photo:...

2009-06-01 13:03:00

With Experts Predicting More Natural Disasters This Summer, The Time to Prepare Is Now BOCA RATON, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- During a single day in February 2008, an estimated 87 tornadoes touched down in the southeastern U.S. killing 57 people. In June, major flooding across the Midwest killed at least 24 people and injured another 148. More carnage came last September when Hurricanes Gustav and Ike killed at least 164 people from Texas to Florida. (Logo:...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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2010-10-21 17:34:41

Morse code is a form of textual transmission as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that are interpreted by a skilled listener. International Morse Code encodes the Roman alphabet, Arabic numerals, and a small set of punctuation as standardized sequences of short and long "dots" and "dashes". Since many non-English languages have more than 26 letters there are extensions to the Morse alphabet. The speed of Morse code is measure in WPM. A dot is one "on" element followed by an off...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.