Latest Beacons Stories

2014-06-11 08:21:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACR Electronics, Inc. announces today that the all-new ELT 1000 (Emergency Locator Transmitter) has received its Cospas-Sarsat and FAA approvals and is now available for sale. The ARTEX ELT 1000 is competitively priced and designed with multiple installation configurations to reduce overall installation cost. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116696 The state of the art electronics maximize frequency stability and power while...

2014-06-10 12:36:10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACR Electronics shares a first: within just six months a SurvivorClub replacement Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) saves a crew of three and their dog from the raging seas of the North Atlantic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116042 Just this past October, and without warning, Len and Lisa Rorke's sailboat rudder broke and drifted away leaving the sailboat without any means of steering, forcing Len...

2013-12-11 23:23:29

AID LIGHTS™ LED300 LED Beacons provide exceptional value and superior performance to increase visibility and safety in work areas. Broomfield, Colorado (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Checkers Industrial Safety Products announced the immediate availability of their new AID LIGHTS™ LED300 Class III Beacons. These beacons feature a UV-stabilized polycarbonate dome and four high intensity LEDs that create a highly visible warning for people approaching hazardous areas. They are ideal for...

2013-05-20 23:04:53

Memorial Day culminates May´s celebration of Military Appreciation; in light of that, ACR Electronics, the beacon manufacturer, shares their survivor´s story. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 On April 6th, the four-man crew with Ocean Adventure Rowing and Education (O.A.R Northwest) attempting a Trans-Atlantic Expedition from Dakar to Miami was derailed after their row boat the “James Robert Hanssen” capsized about 400 miles north of Puerto Rico. Jordan Hanssen,...

The Washable Wearable Antenna
2011-09-29 09:12:57

Wearing an antenna — without anyone knowing — is making a splash in the world of search and rescue. ESA has provided research and development guidance to Finnish company Patria, with the help of Tampere University of Technology, in designing a search and rescue radio antenna that can be sewn into a life vest.  Made from highly flexible, lightweight material that is robust against water exposure and moist conditions, and resistant to wear and tear, this special antenna...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.