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Ocean Signal has issued an important service letter relating to Ocean Signal Safe Sea E100 and E100G EPIRBs.
Owners of Ocean Signal EPIRBs are requested to review the information contained in this service letter which can be found in the full notice by clicking here and to carry out the necessary actions described within.
The Department also wishes to remind the owners/operators of all EPIRB types of the importance of carrying out regular beacon tests and visual inspections. These checks should be carried out on a monthly basis, in line with specific manufacturer guidelines.
Additionally, owners/operators should ensure hat EPIRBs are correctly registered with up to date contact information, EPIRB and vessel details.
TheDepartment requests that if you encounter any issues relating to EPIRBs, or have any related queries, please contact radiosurveyors@dttas.gov.ie.