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Re: EPIRB or PLB for coastal cruising
"...Small and mighty, the ResQLink+ is a full-powered, GPS-enabled rescue beacon designed for boaters, pilots and water-borne sportsmen...[emphasis mine]"
As is the quote from my post
The ResQLink+ is a buoyant PLB but is not intended for operation in water
Intended operational environments include on ground and above ground including held in hand
Near the bottom of the specs.
The Aqualink is also COSPAS/SARSAT approved. The ResQLink+ is not. (They will still rescue you.)
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Last edited by jackdale; 03-22-2013 at 01:57 PM.