Recent searches have showed that a number of radio batteries failed in cold conditions.
The aims of testing were to:
- Gain an understanding of the temperature characteristics of the various battery types used in radios
- Assess the usefulness of the new low self discharge NiMH batteries for field use
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20:50 Sun 19 Aug 2012. Bush Search and Rescue was called out for a search for a missing person in the Blue Range near Rubicon.
The missing man was separated from his companion while in the bush at about 11am on Sunday 19 August.
11 BSAR searchers travelled by bus to the search location on Monday morning. Shortly before arriving at search base the missing man was located safe and well in a gully having spent the night out.
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A deer hunter was reported missing near Corryong in North East Victoria after failing to return to camp on Friday 3 August 2012. Police and SES searched until 2am on Saturday then resumed searching at dawn.
The missing person found his way out of the bush at 11:25am on Saturday 4 August.
Bush Search and Rescue was not activated for this search.
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