Dog Tracking Collars consist of (1) a Radio Collar/Transmitter that the dog wears and (2) a Receiver which the handler carries.
There are several questions that I ask a customer when they are
looking at purchasing a tracking system that can help narrow the field
by Ken Barber, President of Tracker Radio
-- Bird Dogs and radio tracking Q&A
Q: What is Radio Tracking?
A: It is method for sending data by employing one or two-way radio
signals. Other terms for radio tracking common for some applications
Tracker Radio Dog Collar Systems are designed for folks that want to carry the receiver with them in the field.
HOW THEY WORK
Radio tracking collars send a directional radio signal that allows you to pinpoint the direction of your dog and it gives limited information on distance.
The Garmin Astro Dog GPS sends a radio signal to your Handheld GPS unit with the exact location of your dog. The Handheld GPS unit plots that information on your MA...