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VHF DSC-EPIRB

The Main Technical Characteristics VHF DSC EPIRBs transmit Distress Alerts on the VHF DSC Channel 70. These EPIRBs must also incorporate a SARI' operating in the 9 GHz band . The following have previously been covered on pages 74 to 75:-

Information Contents of a Distress Alert; Manual Operation; Float-free Function; Routine Maintenance; Checking Battery Expiry Date; and Cleaning of the Float-free Mechanism.