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Pieps 457 Avalanche Transceiver Review

I haven't tested this old workhorse. I expect that it performs similar to the other analog beacons. This transceivr was originally released in 1991 and updated in 1998. Although it does transmit on the 457 kHz frequency, it is ancient and should be retired.

Model:  Pieps 457
Manufacture:  Pieps
Retail Price:  Discontinued
Type:  Analog
Antennas:  1
Marking:  No
Updateable:  No
Owner's Manual:  N/A

Pros: One of the first 457 kHz transceivers.
Cons: Many (e.g., no direction indicator, can't handle spikes, etc).