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Can I take part in search and rescue operations?
I lost my firearms licence. What should I do?
If I get lost and need Search and Rescue, will I have to pay?
Can I call 111 from a satellite phone?
I'm going tramping/hunting/boating. Do you recommend I take a personal locator beacon?
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Are BB guns legal?
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