Three motorbike riders were rescued from a remote area of Australia’s Simpson Desert after alerting rescue services using their Ocean Signal rescueME PLB1. Kevin Chapman, along with two friends, was at the end of the first day of a long-planned crossing of the Simpson Desert, riding through great scenery and terrain, when disaster struck after […]
Ocean Signal highlights benefits of carrying Personal Locator Beacon after rescueME PLB1 is activated in successful rescues.
Ocean Signal’s popular rescueME PLB1 personal locator beacon has played an integral part in the rescue of 83-year-old Japanese tourist. The tourist, who was on his 21st visit to New Zealand, spends about a month a year here, fishing for rainbow trout. This year, before heading into the middle of the large Kaweka Forest Park, […]
The rescueME PLB1 saved the lives of two people from a catamaran when it sank after sustaining damage 20 nautical miles of the Miami coast. The US Coast Guard 7th District command centre in Miami received the emergency alert just after eleven o’clock on Sunday morning (27th October) and immediately launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter […]