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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: Interesting
Interesting indeed. In the human analysis n=92 and incidence = 40 No mention is made of the exposure route. In the mouse study "... We found detectable antibodies to ATCV-1 by enzyme i...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » A reason to prefer UV over filters in North America?
November 08, 4:17pm

Re: Re: Tom from Car Talk died
"I love these guys. I am really really going to miss their back and forth banter." It's not going away for a while. As of October of 2012 it's been all reruns, and will cont...

In Chaff » Tom from Car Talk died
November 07, 9:48pm

Re: The secrets botanists keep
“But if people can’t be anything but a problem,” says Burge, “we’re f–ked anyway. So I think we have to try.” Admirable that he wants to try. The oldest bristle cone pines in ...

In On the Web » The secrets botanists keep
November 06, 7:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Re
Jim, Yes, there are a low orbit satellites in the system, and maybe they would be sufficient, but as designed, a PLB is intended to communicate with the geosynchronous satellites at ~20,000 miles ...

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
November 04, 6:59am

Re: Re: Re: Shoulder Issues
"This means your internal rotators and your pecs are tight, and your back/shoulder blade/external rotators are stretched out and weak. " Thanks Jen. That is the insight I was hoping f...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Shoulder Issues
November 03, 8:50am

Re: What if you can't push the PLB button?
"... you could carry BOTH an Inreach and a higher power dedicated PLB." "Power" per se, is irrelevant. The two distinct functions are the crux of the matter.

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
November 02, 8:50pm

Re: Re
"The Spot uses 400 miliwatts while 406 MHz Personal Locator beacons on average use 5 Watts. So you would need about 12 SPOT units to equal the power of one PLB." Not quite apples to ...

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
November 02, 12:00pm

Shoulder Issues
Right – see a Doc, get diagnosed. Thanks. First I'd like to do some strengthening. Experience with the rest of my body indicates that, in general, some muscle groups are not playing well...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Shoulder Issues
November 02, 11:30am

Re: RE
"Is the Inreach a "true" PLB as one would think of in that it sends an emergency signal to a government satellite receiving center" Cospas-Sarsat is the government operated...

In GEAR » Personal locator Beacons (PLB's) recommendations
November 02, 10:50am

Re: Skepticism is good
NOLS is a "group" situation. Individuals is another situation. In the former, treating dishes and treating hands could be the critical elements. In the later, assuming we can'...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Are we just kidding ourselves with our chemical water treatments?
November 02, 7:23am

All Reader Reviews by Greg Mihalik

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Therm-a-Rest Neoair
This rating reflects use below 40° F. For summer use it could go much higher. I have wanted to try the Therm-A-Rest Neoair (72"), hoping it would be both light and warm. I've been thr...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 18, 10:35am

Petzl e+LITE
Just to get my experience into this thread here is a ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
December 02, 7:00pm

Alpkit CarbonLite
Poor packing on my part resulted in a TD 12-10 stove getting a little squashed. I straightened it out as best possible and continued to use it for 8 more days, with no discernable loss of functionali...

In Trekking Poles
June 09, 6:23pm