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ES Hawk

The Emergency Services Hawk is a bi-monthly academic publication that offers sage advice.  You will find the current issue as well as several years of back issues.

SAR War Stories

Truth is stranger than fiction because fiction has to make sense.  Here you will find the experiences of others from which you can learn.

ADF Versus DF

This page answers the question of why you can not use an automatic direction finder to locate an ELT.

At The Scene

The majority of SAR efforts in Civil Air Patrol are based around locating the objective.  This page offers some information about what to do once the ground team arrives on scene.

Ground GPS Operations

This page details considerations for using a Global Positioning System receiver in ground operations.

Why We Do Ground Search and Rescue

For many people, this is a question that does not require an answer.  For those who would like to think about it anyway, read on.

Ideal SAR Scenario

This page details how the air and ground search and rescue team will function in an ideal world.  In essence, it sets the standard.

Message Drop

This page explains when you might wish to consider using message drop procedures and considerations for doing so.

CAP Slow Scan TV

This page distributes information on slow scan television and explains why it still has a place in operations.

CAP Radios For Less Than $30

This page is an archive of outdated information on an ingenious way to get on to CAP frequencies.

GPS in Air SAR

 

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