Standard Communications Pty Ltd—GME Accusat EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon)
Radio beacon that when activated sends a radio signal via satellite or homing frequency to notify of a distress situation.
What are the defects?
Due to a microprocessor malfunction, the EPIRB may fail the self test procedure.
What are the hazards?
If the defect occurs, the EPIRB may not operate in an emergency situation.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should check the model and serial number of their EPIRB. If the EPIRB is from the serial number range specified, they should contact Standard Communications via email to email@example.com or by phone to (02) 8867 6000.