With avalanche beacons, simpler can be safer. The Zoom+ has just two controls – on/off and a slider to switch from "transmit" to "receive." In the former mode, the computer chooses the best of its three antennae to maximize range. A single AA battery provides 250 hours of transmit time. [$300; amazon.com]
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