BEACONS

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406 MHZ DISTRESS BEACON REGISTRATION
(Australian and New Zealand coded beacons only)

This form is to be used for registering 406MHz Distress Beacons that are coded with the Australian or New Zealand country codes. Registration is FREE. If you have a beacon coded with a foreign country code, or if you do not know what country code has been used, then you will need advice, please contact us.

The best way is directly so go to:
https://beacons.org.nz/Registration.aspx

 

If you have problems or you need assistance then below is a form
that will be directed back to my company
 which I can then forward to RCC

 

Information contained in this form is critical to your safety and to successful search and rescue (SAR) response:

 o You may use this form to register a maritime distress beacon (EPIRB), an aviation distress beacon (ELT) or a   personal distress beacon (PLB).
 o When entering information, you must include details in the following sections:

- Distress Beacon details;
- Reason for registration;
- Owner/Operator details;
- Supplier details;
- 24 Hour Emergency contact details; and
- Vessel or aircraft details.

Definitions

ELT - Emergency Locator Transmitters are distress beacons that are fixed in aircraft.
EPIRB - Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacons are for maritime use and designed to float upright in water.
PLB - Personal Locator Beacons may be used as personal distress beacons in all environments. They are not designed to float upright in water but may be carried to supplement a vessel's EPIRB.

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