Describes the new technology that transmits a precise fix with the emergency distress signal, oviating the need for rescuers to got a fix on your position.
Account of a rescue made possible by an EPIRB, with an explanation of the two types of EPIRB and their uses.
A discussion board and photo gallery for cruising sailors and wannabes focused on offshore safety gear.
Some potential failures of a GPS-enabled EPIRB, based on testing of its self-locating and reporting capabilities.
The place to start for PLB information. Lots of questions answered: how PLB's work, selecting and purchasing one, registering it, and operation and service.