S.O.S PLZ (Personal Locator Beacons)

Welcome to the Cattle Station Classroom

In today’s lesson, we’re going to be learning about Personal Locator Beacons.

It’s something we all hope we’ll never have to use, but unfortunately I do know a few people who have had to use theirs. But, what actually is the difference between a Personal Locator Beacon, and an EPIRB, and even those Spot trackers that some people have? Which one should you have and how do they actually work?

Today I’m going to be speaking with Tony Crooke from GME. Since 1959 GME has been an Australian owned family company and remains the only Australian manufacturer of UHF CB radios, with their products designed, engineered, and manufactured in Sydney’s North West.

GME’s products cover a range of recreational activities from fishing to 4WDing and touring, in addition to catering for heavy vehicles and agriculture. Their Land category encompasses a range of products, the main being UHF CB radios (both Fixed Mount and Hand Held), Antennas, Personal Locator Beacons and accessories.

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