* ELT search

Plymouth Composite Squadron

Serving southeastern Massachusetts

Pictures of recent activities

Very small rocket launches

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Tony and Alex locate the signal coming from the ELT (Electronic Lacator Transmitter) somewhere near Plymouth Harbor.

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Alex and Tony take a compass bearing on the signal.

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Alex, Steve, Rob, and Maj. Westfield find lines of intersection on a map of the harbor. Two or more bearings are taken of the ELT signal. The transmitter is located where the lines intersect.

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Cadets aboard the harbor launch heading toward signal location.

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With Mayflower replica in the right background, the cadets close in on the ELT.

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Triumphant cadets, Maj. Westfield, and Old Colony Memorial reporter return after successfully retieving the ELT.

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P.O. Box 000; Plymouth, MA 02360  (508) 747-0000