New Service Sends Message Through EPIRBs, PLBs
August 18, 2010
ACR’s new 406link is a web-based service that allows the user to send a pre-configured non-emergency “I’m OK” text message from any ACR 406 MHz EPIRB or PLB.
The link relies on GEOSAR sat system to deliver messages beyond the range of cell-phone coverage. Preconfigured messages can be sent to up to 5 recipients. Basic service is $39.95 per year. An enhanced service that sends the user’s lat/lon coordinates is available for $59.95 per year.
Unlock the power of your 406 MHz EPIRB, ELT or Personal Locator Beacon with 406Link.com. No you can send non-distress messages to loved ones back home letting them know you are ok.