_Ocean Signal RescueMe PLB3
Professional Man Over Board device incorporating both AIS and 121.5MHz homing beacon
With the introduction of Automatic Identification System (AIS) functionality, Return Link Service (RLS) technology, and Near Field Communication (NFC) capabilities in one 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), the rescueME PLB3 represents a significant step forward in the evolution of PLB’s. The merging of 406 MHz and AIS distress messaging effectively pairs both global and local rescue, thereby maximizing access to the most effective rescue resources available. In addition, NFC capability provides users with the world’s first smartphone connected PLB and the all-new Return Link Service feature provides users with the comfort in knowing that their distress message has been received and their location detected by worldwide Search and Rescue personnel.
As a leading innovator in life-saving products for both professional and recreational use, Ocean Signal is proud to offer the PLB3. As the world’s FIRST Personal Locator Beacon to include AIS and the world’s FIRST PLB to include NFC, there’s no need to justify why the PLB3 should be your FIRST choice.
Life Jacket Integration
The PLB3 is designed to install within a life jacket and activate upon inflation of the jacket (semi-automatic). Installation is made simple using the included oral inflation tube clip to attach the PLB3 to the life jacket with a ribbon connected around the bladder of the life jacket. Once correctly installed, the action of the life jacket inflating triggers deployment of the antenna and activation of the beacon.
Users not wishing to install the PLB3 within a life jacket have the option to utilize the included webbing clip to attach the beacon to an appropriately sized belt or the webbing of an inherently buoyant life jacket.
Features and Benefits:
No Subscription Required
406 MHz Cospas Sarsat Distress Signal (MEOSAR Compatible)
121.5 MHz Local Homing Signal
AIS (Automatic Identification System) Locating Signal
Smartphone connectivity via NFC (Near Field Communication)
Free Ocean Signal Beacon Mobile App (IOS and Android)
Return Link Service (RLS) Functionality
Strobe and Infrared Strobe Light
Simple PFD attachment
Designed to Integrate with common Inflatable PFDs
Multifunction Clip System Included
Small and lightweight
5-year battery life
Over 24 hours Operational Life
Personal Locator Beacon with AIS, Return Link Service, and NFC
All marine based activities including sailing, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing, paddle boarding etc.
406 MHz +/- 1 KHz (5W Typ.)
161.975/162.025 MHz +/- 500 Hz (1W)
121.5MHz, 50mW (nominal)
7.87” (H) x 1.41” (W) x 1.18” (D)
20 cm (H) x 3.6 cm (W) x 3 cm (D)
0.42 lbs (190 g)
Lithium battery, Li/FeS2
Class 2 Operation (at -4°F / -20°C)
Storage: -22°F to +158°F (-30°C to +70°C)
Operating: -4°F to +131°F (-20°C to +55°C)
6 Years from date of manufacture or 5 years after the beacon is placed into service or after emergency use, whichever is first.
Multi-constellation receiver (GPS, Galileo, & Glonass GNSS)
Manual Activation or Via Lifejacket Inflation System (Semi-Automatic)
No (Flotation Pouch Available: P/N: 733S-04213)
Over 24 hours
10m (1.0 bar) for 1 hour
Cospas-Sarsat (see www.oceansignal.com for full list of approvals)