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Ocean Signal

Ocean Signal rescueMe PLB1 NZ coded GPS Personal Locator Beacon

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All of our beacons are NZ Coded, We have fresh stock delivered every couple of week to provide you with the maximum battery life.

Ocean Signal rescueMe PLB1, The World's smallest personal satellite gps locator PLB,

Supplied with a mounting clip and flotation pouch

When activated the NZ Coded rescueME PLB1 transmits your position and your ID to the Rescue Coordination Center in New Zealand via satellite link. Rescue services nearest to you are promptly notified of your emergency and regularly advised of your current location to assist prompt rescue wherever you are, at sea, on land, the rescueME PLB1 provides the reassurance that global emergency services can be alerted by the press of a button.
rescueME PLB1 works with the only officially recognised worldwide dedicated search and rescue satellite network (operated by Cospas Sarsat). As this is funded by governments there are NO CHARGES to use this service. no subscription fees

The rescueMe PLB1 can be operated with a single hand in even the most challenging situations. A simple spring-loaded flap covers the activation button preventing inadvertent use.

Bright strobe light makes it easier for rescuers to spot you
66-channel GPS receiver tracks your location
Compact size, unique mounting clip and retractable antenna make it easy to fit in a life jacket
Battery has a 7-year shelf life and an operational life of 24 hrs. or more

The rescueME PLB1 is provided with a flotation pouch to fit the PLB1 into to enable it to float. Please note that the PLB1 will not float in an operating position in the pouch. Please ensure the PLB1 is firmly attached to the pouch with the provided lanyard, using suitable self-locking

  • 30% smaller (typ) by volume
  • Easily fits in lifejacket
  • Retractable antenna
  • 7 Year battery life
  • 7 Year warranty
  • 24+ hour operational life
  • High brightness strobe light >1candela
  • 66 channel GPS receiver
  • Unique mounting clip
  • Operates on the global Cospas Sarsat rescue system
  • Free to use, no subscription charges
  • Supplied with free flotation pouch


PLB1 Specifications

  • NZ Coded

  • 406MHz Satellite Transmitter

  • Frequency: 406.040MHz

  • Tolerance: ±1kHz

  • Stability: 2ppb/100ms

  • Output Power: 5watts (nominal)

  •  121.5MHz Homing Beacon

  • Frequency: 121.5MHz

  • Stability: ±50ppm

  • Output Power: 25-100mW PERP

  •  Low Duty Cycle Strobe Light

  • Light Type: High intensity LED

  • Output Power: ~1candela

  • Satellite Transmitter Frequency 406.040MHz

  • Tolerance ±1kHz

  • Output Power 5watts (nominal)

  • Stability 2ppb/100ms

  • Modulation Phase ±1.1radians (peak)

  • Emission Designator 16K0G1D

  • Encoding Bi-phase L

  • Data Rate 400bps

  • Duration 520ms

  • Homing Beacon – Frequency 121.5MHz

  • Stability ±50ppm

  • Output Power 25-100mW PERP

  • Modulation Swept Tone AM

  • Emission Designator 3K20A3X

  • Modulation Depth 85-100%

  • Sweep Range 400Hz - 1300Hz

  • Low Duty Cycle Strobe Light High intensity LED

  • Output Power ~1candela

  • GPS Receiver - Sensitivity Cold Start -148dBm

  • Sensitivity Re-acquisition -163dBm

  • Satellites channels tracked 60

  • GPS Antenna Microstrip patch

  • Battery Type Lithium Primary

  • Chemistry Manganese Dioxide (LiMnO2)

  • Operational Life >24hours @ -20°C

  • Operating Temperature Range -20°C to +55°C

  • Storage Temperature Range -30°C to +70°C

  • Waterproof 15metres at +20°C

  • Drop 1metre @ -30°C

  • Dimensions

  • Height 77mm

  • Width 51mm

  • Depth 32.5mm

  • Weight 116g

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Julia Christie

can't possibly say what i think about the beacon as haven't needed to use it, and hope i never do. other than its small and light. i can say tho that the service from advento was excellent. it arrived 2 days after placing the order. thanks.

Ashley White
Great product and service

Arrived much sooner than expected and great service. Fantastic product. Would highly recommend!

Patrick Collins
Hopefully I'll never need to activate it.

This gives me peace of mind that no matter where I go, I've always got a lifeline. Fast delivery from Advento

The world's smallest

When you need it you need to have it with you.
a very affordable get out of jail free card. Just need to remember to carry it with you.


Excellent customer service. Registration worked perfectly.

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