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1

Signal whistle?

- lower right pocket w/ mk 124 & lanyard
- you can hear from 1100 yards
- no ball

2

Smoke illumination signal (mk 124)?

- day- orange smoke
- night- red flare
- each end burns 20 sec
- rigids determine night end
- 8 ounces
- never ignite both ends
- put in water to cool down, then dispose
- don't put back if both ends aren't used
- 45 degree angle

3

Illumination signal kit mk-79?

- lower far right pocket
- red star flare
- altitude 250-650ft
- minimum 4.5 sec
- 12,000 candle power
- 45 degree angle

4

Firefly (strobe light)?

- upper right pocket
- battery operated
- 9hrs continuously
- 18hrs intermediately
- 50-70 flashes per min
- 100,000 candle power
- minimum visual range 5 miles

5

Survival knife

- left pocket
- ball point (fixed blade)
- used to untangle lines

6

EPIRB?

- further left pocket
- once activated don't turn off
- 406 MHz
- 3 nautical miles ~ 90 min
- satellite- noa- headquarters- sector- station

7

Parachute illumination signal (mk 127a)?

- night time
- 36 sec
- 650- 700 ft altitude
- 125,000 candle power
- 90 degree behind you
- 10-15ft per sec

8

How many pockets are in the pyro vest?

5

9

Signal mirror?

-upper right place pocket w/ firefly (strobe light)
- look through hole
- see from a great distance