Ocean Signal rescueME PLB1 Personal Locator Beacon

SKU:OSPLB1   PLU:139586
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Wherever you are, at sea, on land, the rescueME PLB1 provides the reassurance that global emergency services can be alerted by the press of a button


Wherever you are, at sea, on land, the rescueME PLB1 provides the reassurance that global emergency services can be alerted by the press of a button.

The rescueMe PLB1 can be operated with a single hand in even the most challenging situations. A simple spring loaded flap covers the activation button preventing inadvertent use.

rescueME PLB1 works with the only officially recognised worldwide dedicated search and rescue satellite network (operated by Cospas Sarsat). As this is funded by governments there are NO CHARGES to use this service.

When activated the rescueME PLB1 transmits your position and your ID to a Rescue Coordination Center via satellite link. Rescue services nearest to your are promptly notified of your emergency and regularly advised of your current location to assist prompt rescue.

The rescueME PLB1 is provided with a flotation pouch to fit the PLB into to enable it to float. Please note that the PLB will not float in an operating position in the pouch. Please ensure the PLB is firmly attached to the pouch with the provided lanyard, using suitable self locking knots.

For Frequently Asked Questions please refer to the supplier FAQ here.



  • Waterproof to 15m
  • Link via satellite to emergency services
  • Fast accurate positioning
  • 7 year battery life
  • Flotation pouch
  • Free to use, no subscription charges
  • High intensity (1 candela) strobe
  • High brightness strobe light (1candela)
  • Easily deployed antenna
  • Homing beacon to aid final location by search and rescue craft
  • Easily fits in lifejacket
  • 66 channel GPS receiver
  • Operates on the global Cospas Sarsat rescue system
  • Supplied with free flotation pouch
  • 24+ hour operational life
  • Replaceable Battery


Model: OSPLB1
UPC/ISBN: 5060266110344

406 MHz Satellite Transmitter

  • Frequency: 406.040Mhz
  • Tolerance: ±1kHz
  • Output Power: 5watts (nominal)
  • Stability: 2ppb/100ms
  • Modulation: Phase ±1.1radians (peak)
  • Emission Designator: 16K0G1D
  • Encoding: Bi-phase L
  • Data Rate: 400bps
  • Duration: 520ms

121.5 MHz Homing Beacon

  • Frequency: 121.5HMz
  • Stability: ±50ppm
  • Output Power: 25-100mw PERP
  • Modulation: Swept Tone AM
  • Emission Designator: 3K20A3X
  • Modulation Depth: 85-100%
  • Sweep Range: 400Hz - 1300Hz

Low Duty Cycle Strobe Light

  • Light Type: High intensity LED
  • Output Power: ~1candela

GPS Receiver

  • Sensitivity Cold Start: -148Bm
  • Sensitivity Re-acquisition: -163Bm
  • Satellites Channels Tracked: 60
  • GPS Antenna: Microstrip Patch


  • Type: Lithium Primary
  • Chemistry: Manganese Dioxide (LiMnO2)
  • Operational Life: >24 Hours @ -20°C


  • Operating Temperature: -20°C to +55°C
  • Storage Temperature Range: -30°C to +70°C
  • Waterproof: 15metres at +20°C
  • Drop: 1metre @ -30°C


  • Height: 77mm (3.0")
  • Width: 51mm (2.1")
  • Depth: 32.5mm (1.3")
  • Weight: 116g


  • Cospas-Sarsat: T.001 / T.007
  • ETSI: EN302 152
  • RTCM: SC11020
  • FCC: CFR47 part 95K


The Ocean Signal rescueME PLB1 Personal Locator Beacon comes with a 7 year warranty

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