Distress beacon locating in inshore areas -- pilot project: Fs154-39/2007E-PDF

a trial of emerging technology in hand-held homers in aid of search & rescue : final summary report.

"The use of satellite and non-satellite distress beacons and low-powered personover-board homing devices is proliferating in the maritime environment. In recent years the COSPAS-SARSAT System continues to detect more and more of these devices. Although the activation of these devices is meant to be for distress incidents, there is an increase in false activations"--p. 3.

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Department/Agency Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Canadian Coast Guard. National Search and Rescue Secretariat.
Title Distress beacon locating in inshore areas -- pilot project
Subtitle a trial of emerging technology in hand-held homers in aid of search & rescue : final summary report.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note "April 2007." Issued also in French under title: Projet pilote de localisation des balises de détresse dans les zones côtières : essai d’une technologie émergente dans le domaine des appareils de radioralliement utilisés en recherche et sauvetage : rapport sommaire final.
Date 2007.
Number of Pages 18 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • Fs154-39/2007E-PDF
Subject Terms Rescue, Emergency preparedness