RescueME PLB1 (Personal Locator Beacon)


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The ultimate in survival safety – carry your personal locator beacon (PLB) on all life’s adventures in the outer pocket of your Rescue Swag.  This tiny unit has the capability to send for help wherever you are in the world.  Having this global life-line with you means help is coming, when all other options are exhausted.

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.


  • 30% smaller (typically) by volume when compared to other PLBs.
  • Easily fits in lifejacket, first aid kit or backpack.
  • Retractable antenna for simple storage.
  • 7 year battery life.
  • 7 year warranty.
  • 24+ hour operational life.
  • High brightness strobe light >1candela.
  • 66 channel GPS receiver.
  • Unique mounting clip can be attached to bags, kits and gear easily.
  • Operates on the global Cospas Sarsat rescue system.
  • Free to use, no subscription charges.
  • Supplied with free flotation pouch.
  • Size: 75mm x 32.5mm x 51mm
  • Weight: 65g



  • 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
  • Sweep Range 400Hz – 1300Hz
  • Light Type High intensity LED
  • 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



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 you 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.