Rescue Beacons need to be registered to help you in a timely manner. To register the beacon you need to know what it’s HexID/UIN is. Be sure to ask your seller at the time of purchase. Continue reading Register Your Rescue Beacon Now Authorities Advise.
Today three people were rescued from beside the Wanganui River, near Harihari on the West Coast, after being stranded by flood waters.
They activated their personal locator beacon at 4pm and the Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) dispatched the Westpac rescue helicopter from Christchurch to pick up the party. Continue reading Rescues Highlight Value of Beacons