Tag / Personal Locator Beacon
Press Releases • May 02, 2018 12:16 BST
An adventure canoeist who was sponsored by Ocean Signal for an epic 2000-mile journey across Alaska has launched a new book about the mission. Writer Adam Weymouth paddled the treacherous Yukon river from Eagle to Emmonak in 2016 to investigate how the decline in King Salmon numbers is impacting the ecosystem, the fishing industry and the natives.
Ocean Signal / WesCom Signal and Rescue: Kayakers’ 4,000km Continent-Crossing Expedition Supported by Specialist Marine Safety Manufacturers
Press Releases • Apr 25, 2018 11:09 BST
Two young women have set out on an epic adventure to become the first to tandem kayak across Europe from London to the Black Sea. Kate Culverwell (19) and Anna Blackwell (24) are aided on their 4,000km expedition by safety equipment from marine specialists Ocean Signal and WesCom Signal and Rescue as they take on the challenge to fundraise for a cancer charity.
ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal: ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal Launch 406Day to Raise Beacon Awareness
Press Releases • Apr 18, 2018 10:55 BST
Marine safety specialists ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal are launching 406Day on 4/06 (4th June) this year.
Ocean Signal: Renowned Naval Architect Jim Antrim to Design New Boat for Lia Ditton’s Bid to Become First Woman to Row Solo Across North Pacific
Press Releases • Mar 27, 2018 11:12 BST
Award-winning naval architect Jim Antrim is designing a new cutting-edge ocean rowing boat for a groundbreaking North Pacific row attempt next year.
Ocean Signal: Ocean Signal-Backed Carbon Zerow Becomes First Carbon Neutral Team to Row the Atlantic
Press Releases • Feb 06, 2018 10:02 GMT
A ground-breaking Atlantic rowing team sponsored by Ocean Signal as Electrical Safety Equipment Partner is celebrating an historic success after completing the 2017/18 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.
ACR Electronics: Hiker Calls for Safety Warnings Near Crib Goch Ridge after Woman Suffers Serious Fall
Press Releases • May 16, 2017 12:11 BST
An experienced hiker is calling for clearer warnings for people attempting the treacherous Crib Goch ridge in Snowdon National Park after he witnessed a serious accident recently.
Press Releases • Apr 27, 2017 17:23 BST
Experienced climber Chris Monaghan, from New South Wales, has hailed his Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) as ‘vital’ after he used an ACR Electronics ResQLink PLB to call for rescue following a horrific fall in the Blue Mountains recently.
Press Releases • Apr 03, 2017 11:11 BST
Communication and safety at sea specialist Ocean Signal has appointed Neil Jordan as Senior Project Manager.
Press Releases • Mar 15, 2017 12:14 GMT
A new survivor story from ACR Electronics - A remarkable 78-year-old hiker is hailing the life-saving benefits of Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) after she was rescued from Calico Tanks Peak in Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas, in February.
Ocean Signal: Hiker Highlights Benefits of Personal Locator Beacons After Using Ocean Signal Device to Call for Rescue
Press Releases • Mar 02, 2017 16:41 GMT
A hiker from New Zealand is using his personal rescue story to highlight the life-saving power of a pocket-sized PLB (Personal Locator Beacon) when carried by outdoor and marine enthusiasts.
ACR Electronics: Injured Climber Rescued from Federation Peak in Tasmania after Activating Personal Locator Beacon
Press Releases • Feb 21, 2017 10:48 GMT
In a new survivor story from ACR Electronics, stranded with a badly broken leg on steep, rocky terrain in the middle of a dangerous mountain descent in deteriorating weather, Ed Bastick was in a potentially life-threatening situation.
Ocean Signal: Safety Expert Ocean Signal Backs Canoeist’s Alaska Mission to Investigate King Salmon Decline
Press Releases • Oct 25, 2016 14:22 BST
Ocean Signal-backed writer Adam Weymouth has returned from a dangerous mission to canoe across Alaska to investigate the decline in King Salmon numbers for a new book. The London-based 32-year-old was supplied with Ocean Signal rescueME PLB1 personal locator beacons.
Press Releases • Oct 12, 2016 15:12 BST
This holiday season, are you wondering what to buy that special person in your life who enjoys boating, fishing, hiking, hunting or, in fact, any adventurous activity? A Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) could be the perfect answer.
Press Releases • Oct 12, 2016 11:48 BST
ACR Electronics, a Drew Marine Company, is highlighting the dangers of fishing and the benefits of carrying a personal locator beacon (PLB) following a dramatic rescue in Auckland.
Ocean Signal: Ocean Signal Teams Up with Kite Racer Gina Hewson to Highlight Importance of Wearing a PLB
Press Releases • Sep 16, 2016 09:30 BST
Safety equipment supplier Ocean Signal has teamed up with leading kite racer Gina Hewson to raise awareness about the benefits of wearing a personal locator beacon (PLB).
ACR Electronics: Southampton Boat Show: ‘Always Carry a Personal Locator Beacon’ Urges Portland Fisherman after Engine Failure Prompts Rescue
Press Releases • Sep 15, 2016 10:28 BST
Real-life survivor helps ACR Electronics to highlight the benefits of Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) at Southampton Boat Show