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“We do not have clearevidence that (the calls) have come from that unit,” said Admiral Gabriel Gonzalez, chief of the Mardel Plata Naval Base. “We are analyzing more closely to reliably determine that they were not callscoming from the submarine.”
Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi said the low-frequency satellitesignalsreceivedSaturday lasted a “few seconds,” but had not connected with a base, partly due to inclement weather. The communicationattempts were originally thought to indicate that the crew was trying to re-establish contact.
On Sunday, search units were largely relying on information gathered from a British polar exploration vessel, the HMS Protector, which was equipped with an underwater searchprobe and was following the path taken by the submarine, the ARA San Juan.