My earlier post referred to having a gps. The victim was where some people had cellphone service. Cellphone service is tricky in some areas. I had family living on the South slope of a mountain and they had no AT&T phone cellphone service at their house. My Verizon cell would work at their home. A couple miles up the mountain and I had service. If you have a cell phone or portable radio communication along with a gps you can pass along your latitude and longitude which rescuers can program in CAD systems (computer aided dispatch), search aircraft gps units, and ground searchers can create a waypoint(point of interest) and using the go to function located you. I also carry a signal mirror in my daypack.
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