Locally, I use 147.51, 146.52, and 446.000 in the scanner. Traveling, I use 146.52 mostly but monitor the APRS alert (144.39 with 100 PL tone).
Winter is just around the corner, and it’s time to think about cold weather safety; specifically hypothermia. Hypothermia is a dangerous drop in body temperature, usually caused by prolonged exposure to cold temperatures.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hypothermia is particularly dangerous because a person may not know it’s happening. Some signs of hypothermia include shivering, exhaustion, and slurred speech.
The CDC offers tips for helping someone who may be experiencing hypothermia, including: