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2015-04-09 08:21:27

Industry-leading search and rescue solution drastically reduces response times for European emergency procedures OTTAWA, Canada, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON)

2014-06-11 08:21:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACR Electronics, Inc. announces today that the all-new

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)

European Ground Stations Allow Galileo To Participate In Search And Rescue Testing
2013-10-08 12:40:34

ESA’s completion of a pair of dedicated ground stations at opposite ends of Europe has enabled Galileo satellites in orbit to participate in global testing of the Cospas–Sarsat search and rescue system.

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.

NIST Tests In New York City Suggest How Emergency Communications Might Be Improved
2013-04-18 15:40:06

New tests of wireless emergency safety equipment by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have defined the challenges more precisely and suggest how emergency communications might be improved.

First Space Test Passed By Galileo’s Search And Rescue System
2013-01-23 13:34:19

The first switch-on of a Galileo search and rescue package shows it to be working well. Its activation begins a major expansion of the space-based Cospas–Sarsat network, which brings help to air and sea vessels in distress.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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