If you go hiking or skiing, these symbols may be useful should you need to communicate with a rescue team from afar. You need to send a message your rescuer will understand. Keep a copy of these symbols in your jacket pocket or better yet, commit these to memory.
II Need medical supplies
V Require assistance
F Need food and water
LL All is well
X Require medical assistance
–> Proceeding in this direction
Go to a large clear area on the highest terrain. Use whatever you can find as a marker that can be seen from aircraft or search parties. Pick items that will contrast with the ground. When all else fails, remember the international symbol : SOS
This month’s article includes:
Thanksgiving Day – An American Tradition a change of economic systems led to this holiday for expressing gratitude http://www.sunoven.com/archives/12222
A Winter “To Do” List http://www.sunoven.com/archives/12232 Don’t let cold weather catch you unprepared.
Use household items to make your own Gel packs for sprains and swollen joints http://www.sunoven.com/archives/12238
Super size your rain water storage http://www.sunoven.com/archives/12265
Inviting pests to leave your home this winter, naturally http://www.sunoven.com/archives/12260
Squash Chips – an alternate way to preserve summer squash without freezing http://www.sunoven.com/archives/12272
French style Stew http://www.sunoven.com/archives/12032