SAVING LIVES SINCE 1982
To date over 50,000 people worldwide, in distress situations, have been rescued because they carried a 406 beacon as part of their survival gear.
REGISTER YOUR 406 BEACON
That is the fastest and simplest way for SAR authorities to respond to your distress or confirm a false alert. All U.S. coded beacons must be registered with NOAA
Find out how we detect and locate aviators, mariners and land-based 406 beacon users in distress using space-based tech.
406 Beacons continue to prove themselves a lifesaver in remote areas. Here are details on beacons-related U.S. rescues.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Knowing how to properly operate your 406 beacon avoids costly false alerts and unnecessary SAR Crew Deployment.
For important information on Ameri-King ELT air worthiness Directives, recalls on Kannad EPIRBS, how to avoid Inadvertant 406 beacon activations, and a warning regarding unapproved beacon batteries, visit our safety notices page.