ExplorOz Newsletter - Issue 7

2nd May, 2001. In this issue: Interactive Features, Articles - UHF Radio, GPS and Driving Lights, Trip Preparation and New Adventure Shop Products.

Dear ExplorOz.com site user,

Heading into the desert or North for this upcoming winter? Then we suggest you take a look at What's new on www.ExplorOz.com this month:

1.User survey - Win an ExplorOz prize pack!
2.Road Conditions - don't get caught out. Weekly updates.
3.Fuel Prices - filled up recently?
4.UHF Radio - the best in outback communications.
5.GPS - the 4WDer's compass.
6.Driving lights - maybe the difference between hit & miss...
7.Quad Bike/ ATV - 4WDing of a very different kind.
8.Survival - Tips & first aid.
9.Shop items - latest & greatest 4WD products.
Interactive:
User Survey New survey. Tell us what you think of ExplorOz. Every 50th survey completed wins a pack.
Road ConditionsThe only national site for road conditions, ExplorOz is expanding its information source to bring you more extensive and timely coverage. We need your input too - travelled somewhere recently? Drop us an email on what the roads/tracks were like.
Fuel PricesQuick and easy to update - take a couple of minutes to add the fuel prices you know.
Features:
UHF Radio Outback communications. Read about the ExplorOz recommended UHF Radio from GME Electrophone and Terlin Outbacker - its features, setup and installation.
GPSThe portable compass of the outback. Read about the ExplorOz recommended GPS from Garmin and Terlin Outbacker - its features and setup.
Driving Lights4WD driving at night? A robust set of lights is important. Read about the ExplorOz recommended driving lights, considerations when purchasing and installation tips with wiring diagrams. 
Quad BikeThe all terrain vehicle or quad bike. A reader's article on his latest & greatest challenge.
Trip Preparation
SurvivalTips on potential 4WDing emergencies, prevention & treatment, putting together a first aid kit & resuscitation. Take another look at Trip Preparation as it has been reorganised and is easier to use.
Adventure Shop:
New shop itemsDid you know... that the Adventure Shop now stocks Tasmanian maps (TasMap), regional maps of Victoria (VicMap), NSW Forestry Maps, Equip First Aid kits and refill items & mosquito nets.

Don't Forget...
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Coming soon...
The Anne Beadell Trek from Coober Pedy to Laverton.
Replacement long range fuel tank and snorkel in the Accessories Feature.
Exciting new treks from Michelle and David as they hit the road again heading along the Gunbarrel, Tanami, Gibb River Road and Mitchell Plateau/Kalumburu in June/July/August 2001.

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