BCA DTS Tracker 2 Package
Stay safe on the mountain with BCA and some of the best selling avalanche gear in this BCA DTS Tracker 2 Package.
The BCA DTS Tracker 2 Package includes
BCA DTS Tracker 2 Package Product information
The Tracker 2 offers the industry's fastest, most precise pinpointing, triple antennae, instantaneous real time display and the same easy-to-use interface as Tracker DTS.
An intuitive mechanical search/transmit switch makes it easier to use "out of the box".
The Tracker 2 is very slim and lightweight, in fact 23% lighter than the Tracker DTS. The switch to go into search mode is very easy to use and the speed of picking up a transmitting transceiver is superb.
Multiple burial victim lights and three antennae make this transceiver a sophisticated and reliable piece of equipment for any avalanche rescue team.
The pulse rate of information received takes you straight to the victim in record time and there is no time lag in information due to the super fast processor.
The long serving Beast Shovel has had a new design for this season.
This is an aggressive shovel with hybrid-grip and the perfect blend of power transmission and weight.
Ortovox only use highly innovative materials and cutting edge production methods to achieve the best weight to rigidity ratio possible.
High side walls make the anodized blade rigid, whilst the collapsible handle makes it easy to stow in your backpack.
With the new quick-lock, blade and ‘channel shaped’ handle shaft, this shovel can be assembled in seconds.
The probe for all weight-conscious winter sport athletes.
At 270g it is the lightest pfa aluminum probe in the Ortovox probe range.
With the pfa quick-release tensioning system and the rugged Dyneema draw line, it is ready for use in seconds and just as quickly collapsed again and reassembled.
With a length of 240 cm, the burial depth can be read on the individual segments for accurate detection of buried victims.
It fits ergonomically in the hand due to the EVA foam grip.
Like all ORTOVOX probes, the 240 Light pfa is delivered with a practical quick-release cover.
Tracker 1 uses 2 antenna. The Tracker 2 and Tracker 3 use 3 antenna. The 3rd antenna is used during the last stage of the search to pin point the accuracy by the distance indication, which eliminates the "null spot/spike" that occurs when the receiving antenna is perpendicular to the flux field direction. This will make the Tracker 2 appear much smoother in the final search stage. The Tracker 3 operates the same 3 antenna system as the Tracker 2 but is almost 30% faster.
The antenna in the Trackers 2 + 3, immediately on start up and then periodically once switched on, balance themselves against each other whilst taking into account temperature to make the directional information more accurate.
The Real Time Display on the Trackers 2 + 3 processes the input signal instantly and updates the display at the same time. This is to prevent users overshooting the target transceiver as they tend to move faster when they get near the target.
During Signal Lock-On, the Tracker 1 displays all signals received within 10 metres and then locks onto the strongest signal and hides the others. The Trackers 2 does this from any distance and will only ever guide you to the strongest signal (i.e. the closest). You can override this by going into special mode however, and the Tracker 3 has extra options of suppressing any of your multiple burial signals in any direction or distance.
The Trackers 2 + 3 have a multiple burial light that comes on to alert you that although you are only seeing one transceiver, there are multiple signals present. If the light is flashing (in time with the beeps) it means the Tracker believes these signals are very close together.
The reception range of the Tracker 2 is greater by 10m that that of the Tracker.
The Tracker 2 + 3 are also quicker to put back into transmit mode in the case of a secondary avalanche.
The Tracker 3 is 30% lighter, smaller and faster than the Tracker 2.
BCA DTS Tracker 2 Features.
Ortovox Beast Shovel Features
Ortovox 240 light PFA Probe Features
Transceiver Antenna (qty)
How to Shovel Correctly:
Beacon Search Probing
The pinpoint search (within three meters) is the trickiest part
of a beacon search. A probe can quickly confirm the location and depth of burial.
Probes with depth markings aid in determining exact depth
and in determining the appropriate excavation area size.
From your lowest distance reading, probe 10 in (25cm)
apart in an expanding spiral pattern.
Since the pinpoint search is done along the snow surface, insert
probe perpendicular to the surface, not straight down.
After striking the victim, leave in place and start shoveling
downhill of the probe.
Recommended probe length: 1.8 to 3 meters.
Performed if beacons are not worn or not functioning.
Probe up to 6 feet deep (1.5 meters) in likely burial spots.
These include the fall line below last-seen-area; around the
victim’s equipment on surface; above and below rocks &
trees; depressions, curves, and the toe of the debris pile.
Studies show that avalanche victims rarely survive below 6
feet (1.5 meters). Therefore a live recovery is more likely if
you probe more areas than if you probe deeper.
Recommended probe length: 2 to 3 meters.Finding your serial number on the BCA DTS Tracker 2
Spikes and Burials
Simple Spike Testing