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Airlift sent for marooned Denali guests, employees

...picked up four stranded climbers on the south side of the McKinley River, the spokeswoman said. They advised by satellite phone that had been trying to cross the river for several days but river conditions kept growing more hazardous and they...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-27/airlift-sent-marooned-denali-guests-e
Not For Web
Washington climber dies descending Mount McKinley

...rangers at the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station by satellite phone from the 17,200-foot High Camp on the West Buttress...and their gear was divided. Fuchs had the team's satellite phone and camp stove. Montag was carrying the tent and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-11/washington-climber-dies-descending-moun
State
Washington climber dies on Mount McKinley

...rangers at the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station by satellite phone from the 17,200-foot High Camp on the West Buttress...and their gear was divided. Fuchs had the team's satellite phone and camp stove. Montag was carrying the tent and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-09/washington-climber-dies-mount-mckinley
State
Email applications for Voices Of The Wilderness 2014 artist residencies accepted through March 1

...the same safety training as other volunteers (includes aviation and boat safety, kayak safety, use of radios and satellite phones, and review of Job Hazard Analyses). The Forest Service and National Park Service will provide transportation...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-27/email-applications-voices-wilderness-2014
Art
Applications for Voices Of The Wilderness 2014 artist residencies accepted through Feb. 19

...the same safety training as other volunteers (includes aviation and boat safety, kayak safety, use of radios and satellite phones, and review of Job Hazard Analyses). The Forest Service and National Park Service will provide transportation to and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-06/applications-voices-wilderness-2014
Neighbors
Alaska Science Forum: Scientists endure nights on mountaintop perch

...large bag of granola and other edibles."I don't go anywhere without cheese," he said.Equipped with three satellite phones and several radio systems including hand-helds, they started a routine of regular calls. Their early communications...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-10-18/alaska-science-forum-scientists-endu
Outdoors
Woman becomes first to row solo from Japan to Alaska

...shark circling her as she rowed.Along the way, she also got engaged to her longtime girlfriend back home during a satellite phone call from the middle of the ocean.She had initially wanted to row from Japan to Canada, but the punishing weather...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-25/woman-becomes-first-row-solo-japan-alas
State
Fairbanks geologists recall mountain rescue

...sheltered from anything," he said. "There was no wind or rain coming on me."Both Bull and Gillis had radios and satellite phones to communicate with their supervisors and rescuers throughout the two days, and rescuers kept in constant touch...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-27/fairbanks-geologists-recall-mountain-re
State
JDHS alum awarded Silver Star Haralovich enlisted with Marines after 2003 graduation

...in touch with Haralovich while he is deployed has become progressively easier, thanks to social media websites, satellite phones and other technological advancements, she first heard about the incident for which her son would ultimately be awarded...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-25/jdhs-alum-awarded-silver-star-haralovic
Local
Coast Guard shares winter safety tips for Southeast

...communication on the water. In addition to a VHF radio it is also advised you have a cell phone and, if possible, a satellite phone is a good idea. Don't forget to have the capability to recharge the phones when you bring them.The Coast Guard...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-12-21/coast-guard-shares-winter-safety-tip
Outdoors

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