PLB 1 rescueME Locator Beacon
The world's smallest Personal Locator Beacon.
Your world wide link to emergency services.
Wherever you are, at sea, on land, the Ocean Signal RescueME PLB1 Personal Locator Beacon provides the reassurance that global emergency services can be alerted by the press of a button. With its small size (75 x 51 x 32.5mm), the RescueME PLB1 can be operated with a single hand in even the most challenging situations. A simple spring loaded flap covers the activation button preventing inadvertent use. The RescueME PLB1 can be easily fitted into your lifejacket or onto a belt taking up minimal space and ensuring it is easily accessible.
When activated the RescueME PLB1 transmits your position and your ID to a Rescue Coordination Centre via satellite link. Rescue services nearest to you are promptly notified of your emergency and regularly advised of your current location to assist prompt rescue.
Ocean Signal RescueME PLB1 Personal Locator Beacon Features:
30% smaller (typ) by volume
Waterproof to 15 metres
3 methods of communicating your location:
406 MHz - link via satellite to Emergency Services
121.5 MHz - Homing beacon to aid final location by search and rescue craft
High intensity strobe light (1 candela)
Fast accurate positioning
Easily fits in lifejacket
Easy deploy retractable antenna
7 Year Battery Life
24+ hour operational life
66 channel GPS receiver
Unique mounting clip
Operates on the global Cospas Sarsat rescue system
Free to use, no subscription charges
Supplied with free flotation pouch
Ocean Signal RescueME PLB1 Personal Locator Beacon Specifications:
Satellite transmission: 406.040MHz, 5Watts
Homing transmission: 121.5MHz, 50mW nominal
Operation life: >24hrs at -20°C (-4°F)
Operating temperature range: -20°C to +55°C (-4°F to +131°F)
Weight: 116g (4.1oz)
Cospas Sarsat T.001/T.007,
ETSI EN302 152,
Dimensions: 75 x 51 x 32.5mm
Note: RescueME PLB1 works with the only officially recognised worldwide dedicated search and rescue satellite network (operated by Cospas Sarsat). As this is funded by governments there are NO CHARGES to use this service.