Ocean Signal Launches New PLB at Miami Boat Show
Ocean Signal introduced the Personal Locator Beacon, the rescueME PLB1, at the Progressive Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail. Developed to fit on to any lifejacket and easily activated by one hand,operation of the rescueME PLB1 is simple. All that is required to activate the PLB is for the antenna to be extended, the protective cover flipped up and the button pressed. The retractable antenna and flip-up cover have been specifically designed to prevent inadvertent use. When activated, the rescueME PLB1 will transmit position data from its 66 channel GPS for a minimum of 24 hours while the integrated strobe light ensures maximum visibility. The rescueME PLB1 also features a homing beacon and strobe light with a moulded lens to enhance visibility of its LED.