Detect and survive

Knight, Helen
May 2005
Engineer (00137758);5/30/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7676, p8
Reports on the development of the ultrawideband radio technology to help locate firefighters in burning buildings in Great Britain. Features of the technology which is based on ultrawideband radio; Dimensions of the ultrawideband transceivers; Accuracy of the device in locating survivors in a collapsed building.


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