In case you hadn’t noticed, there hasn’t been any earth shattering news in the world of avalanche transceivers lately. By and large, the revolution in digital processing and multiple antenna technology begot by Backcountry Access’ original Tracker DTS appears to have run its course. In the last five years, most of the improvements to avalanche transceivers have been tweaks to the way beacons communicate their ability to recognize multiple signals. BCA’s Tracker 3 continues that trend yielding a significant improvement over its siblings, but compared to many competitors the upgrade fails to impress.
One clear improvement . . .
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