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Post Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:32 pm    Post subject: The mystery EPIRB

Get your EPIRB registered folks ... https://www.news.com.au/national/northe ... ab217eb4ba

Also, there is a new GME EPIRB as one of the prizes in this year's Seadogs brag mat comp.

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:57 pm    Post subject: Re: The mystery EPIRB

It only takes 2 minutes to do and they send you a reminder.

http://beacons.amsa.gov.au/?_ga=2.52279 ... 1549689174

You can also put ya mum or the missus down as the emergency contact and to provide info and upload a pic of your boat so they know what they're looking for. I also reckon they should be registered at the counter when bought.

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:05 pm    Post subject: Re: The mystery EPIRB

Yep 5 minutes

Got my reminder the other week, set mine up with the misses as contact. We always agree on a time I will be back +4 hours :catch:

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:24 pm    Post subject: Re: The mystery EPIRB

I have the GPS model registered.Last year i was sitting at home and we were getting a big storm,the phone rings and when i answer it the guy says are you drowning in ya backyard?.He said only took a couple of minutes to pinpoint where it was.
The non gps model can be up to 5km ,i will sure feel a lot better with the gps if i'm ever clinging to my esky.

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:24 pm    Post subject: Re: The mystery EPIRB

...double posted :lolpoint:


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:41 am    Post subject: Re: The mystery EPIRB

Once your on the web site you can also register the detail of a particular trip if are going to be a long way from home. I did the trip with PVB years ago when we went out to miss shoals and again on the first swing out to FTB.


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