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German Translation
Die EPIRB-Seite gibt es auch in Deutsch. Danish Translation The EPIRB-page is also available in Danish.
RCU for navtec global-3 EPIRB
With this remote control unit (RCU) the nature of distress can be entered into the navtec global-3 EPIRB. The NMEA output of the RCU provides GPS position, time, date, course and ship's speed every second.
RCU top mount
Possible natures of distress
  • Unspecified
  • Grounding
  • Fire
  • Sinking
  • Capzising
  • Flooding
  • Collision
  • Drifting
  • Abandoning Ship
RCU mounted in dashboard
In daily use, the RCU shows time, position, speed and course.

The nature of distress 

  • piracy and
  • man overboard
are prepared and will be enabled as soon as the IMO cleares the usage
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