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What is The Survival Sign?
The Survival Sign is a high-visibility SOS signal. It's made to help you if you are lost or in distress to be seen by search and rescue in a survival situation.
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Why is The Survival Sign Yellow and Orange?
The Survival Sign is a fluorescent Yellow background. This colour is more visible in low light conditions like dusk. The SOS lettering is a high-visibility Orange. This colour is more visible during daylight hours.
What do the letters “SOS” mean?
SOS is the International Morse Code distress signal. In popular usage, SOS became associated with such phrases as "Save our Souls" and "Save our Ship."
What tape is used for The Survival Sign perimeter?
The perimeter tape of The Survival Sign is a 3M™ Scotchlite™ retro-reflective tape. It's designed to enhance visibility in low light and night time conditions. The tape also forms its tying functionality.
What fabric is The Survival Sign made from?
The Survival Sign is made from a lightweight polyester ripstop fabric.
What are the dimensions of The Survival Sign?
The dimensions of The Survival Sign SOS Signal are approximately 1500m(W) x 2500m(L)
It can also be made in other dimensions as it's not limited to any one size.
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What weight is The Survival Sign?
The SOS signal and sack together weigh approximately 500g. So it's lightweight to store and carry.
How is The Survival Sign stored?
The Survival Sign comes in a sack to store and carry. The sack displays the letters SOS on the exterior. It's made from the same colours and material as the The Survival Sign so it's easier to locate in an emergency.
Who would use The Survival Sign?
People who bushwalk, hike, trek or ski. Camp, cycle, climb, backpack, hunt, prospect or 4x4. Caravan, fish, fly, ride, go boating, canoeing, kayaking and canyoning or work remotely. Also people who experience a natural disaster like a flood, cyclone, tsunami or an earthquake.
Why would I use The Survival Sign?
You would use The Survival Sign if you were to become lost or in distress in a survival situation. It can help you to be seen by search and rescue. Plus, it requires no batteries or electronics to operate.
How would I use The Survival Sign?
You can spread it out on a flat surface or terrain like sand, snow and desert. You can tie it to a tree, tent, house or a roof. A car, boat or a post to help you to be seen by search and rescue from the air, at sea or on the ground.
Where would I use The Survival Sign?
In the great outdoors, at home, the workplace or in a building. Anywhere you can become lost or in distress and need help to be seen by search and rescue in a survival situation.
When would I use The Survival Sign?
If you are lost or in distress is when you would use The Survival Sign. It can help you to be seen by search and rescue in a survival situation.
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