Disposal of beacons

Care should be taken when disposing of your PLB or EPIRB when it is no longer required.  False alerts from discarded beacons can cause rescue authorities to expend much time and effort in locating discarded EPIRBs or PLBs that have accidentally activated.  Please ensure that care is taken to completely deactivate the beacon and advise the registration authority that the beacon is no longer in service.

It is recommended to remove the battery from the beacon by removing the case lid.  Dispose of the battery in accordance with local waste regulations.  Please note that Ocean Signal beacons are not user serviceable and removing the lid will invalidate the warranty.