Darwin Game Fishing Club Blog

EPIRB recall alert

Dear club memebrs, 

The DGFC committe received the following notification from the Northern Territory Game Fishing Association (NTGFA) and were requested to pass the detail onto our club members.

If you have an EPIRB that was purhased between 01.01.2005 and 29.02.2008 please click the link below to check if your EPIRB fits the recall criteria.

Standard Communications Pty Ltd—GME Accusat EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon)

The website provides information on what to do if your EPIRB falls within the dates and criteria identified.

This is a timely reminder for all of us to regularly check our EPIRBs to ensure that they are in good working order. Details relating to EPIRB checks and maintenance can be found here - http://beacons.amsa.gov.au/beacon-testing.html

Stay safe on the water.

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