Tag Archives: Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons

406Day raises awareness about emergency beacons

ACR emergency beacon for boaters

Today safety partners are joining forces again to mark the annual 406Day, raising awareness and promoting the benefits of emergency beacons as interest in outdoor recreational activities continues to surge. With more people than ever looking for ways to socially distance and head out on the water or try new adventures in the mountains, tracks, trails and other remote areas, ...

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Raising awareness about EPIRBs, PLBs and ELTs

ACR, ARTEX and Ocean Signal are teaming up to raise awareness among boaters, outdoor enthusiasts and aviators about the benefits and responsibilities of owning an EPIRB (Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon), PLB (Personal Locator Beacon) or ELT (Emergency Locator Transmitter). The awareness effort encourages everyone to update their beacon registration, check their battery expiration date, and self-test their beacons to make ...

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Sea Tow Foundation launches EPIRB and PLB rental program with support from ACR Electronics

Sea Tow Foundation has launched a new emergency beacon rental program, allowing boaters across the nation access to Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) for rent. The launch of this program is supported by a donation of eight beacons from ACR Electronics. ACR Electronics is celebrating its 60th anniversary, and to mark this milestone it made a ...

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