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Ocean Signal PLB is a Godsend for stranded fisherman

When Mark Bernucho left his Louisiana home for a fishing trip, little did he know that the tiny Ocean Signal PLB1 personal locator beacon he always carries would be so useful. When the fishing was proving unproductive he decided to move to a new site, but the engine on his 20 foot aluminium V-Hull boat […]

Trout-fishing tourist saved in New Zealand

Ocean Signal’s rescueME PLB1 personal locator beacon played an integral part in the rescue of a Japanese tourist in New Zealand this year. The 83-year-old activated his PLB1 after slipping into the river in the middle of the large Kaweka Forest Park and was subsequently picked up by a rescue helicopter. “It saved my life! […]

Motorbike riders rescued from Australian desert

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 […]

“The Ocean Signal rescueME PLB1 saved my life”

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 […]

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