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  • Montgomery County Aquatic SAR Trng (FREE)

    This is FREE training, offered by the best presenters. Look it over and gather a group to attend.



    Montgomery Community College is pleased to sponsor

    AQUATIC SEARCH AND RECOVERY

    Featuring ‘Fuzzy’ Lambert presenting details for
    Humminbird Side Scan Sonar and

    Roxye Marshall (NC Marine TF5) presenting
    ‘Teaming Technology for Successful Searches’

    October 17/18, 2014 Friday 0800-1700, Saturday 0800-1700

    Montgomery Community College, 1101 Page St., Troy, NC

    Join us for very comprehensive training focusing on aquatic searches. Several topics will be presented, including:
    Aquatic Search and Recovery Operations-Searching for Missing Victims Presenter Billy Leach, Jr.

    ◊The Drowning Process and Human
    Decomposition
    ◊Variables Affecting Primary Flotation
    ◊Thermoclines don’t Affect Flotation
    ◊Initial Search Actions
    ◊Gathering Information
    ◊Defining the Search Area
    ◊Using Topography and Weather
    Conditions to Aid Search Definition
    ◊Establishing the Search Area
    ◊Search Operations
    ◊Detection Resources for Aquatic Searches
    ◊K9 Search Resources and Suggestions
    ◊Grappling & Dragging Operations
    ◊Interacting with Survivors
    ◊Segmenting and Allocating Resources
    ◊Suspending the Search


    Featured Presentation:
    Hummibird Side Scan Sonar Operations
    Learn the features of Humminbird SSS, and how to use them to achieve better results. See all the new gear from Humminbird, and ask questions of the expert. An added bonus is that any agency that brings their Humminbird unit can have the software updated for free.

    Friday will offer classroom learning that is up-to-date, intensive, and interactive. An added bonus is a 100 page booklet provided to each attendee. It will provide details of the entire search process, including Step by Step for Aquatic Searches and a step by step process of sonar image interpretation

    Saturday will feature hands-on training at Lake Tillery, near Troy. The hands-on opportunities will be very limited, first come-first served. While some are on-water, others will be involved with planning for a search.

    There is no fee for this training, provided people are an active member of a NC emergency response provider.

    For more details, please contact Lewis Edwards, 910.576.6222, Extension 215

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