GME NEWS

Thursday, December 6, 2018
HOW TO DISPOSE OF AN EPIRB

With summer right around the corner and boating season ramping up, it is time to assess your EPIRB and make sure it’s in working order. One of the most important things to check is the battery of your emergency beacon.

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Monday, December 3, 2018
CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

The holidays are a wonderful time to relax with family and reflect on the year we’ve had. Christmas is also the season of giving but some loved ones are particularly hard to buy for. GME wants to help alleviate the stress this Christmas by giving you a comprehensive guide to the perfect present for each person in your life.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
GPS EMERGENCY BEACONS: PROVIDING THE BEST OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE LIVES IN EMERGENCIES

While emergency beacon technology has been available for over 60 years, GPS enabled EPIRBs are relatively new. Faster and more accurate than non-GPS EPIRBs, they offer the best chance of saving lives in emergency situations.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
GME RADIO SAVES KAYAKER

On Thursday the 15th of November a 31yr old man was attacked by a shark whilst fishing from his kayak off the coast of Moffat Beach in Caloundra, Queensland.

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Monday, November 12, 2018
GME PLB ASSISTS IN RESCUE OF AUSTRALIAN HIKER IN FRANCE

On the 22nd of September 2018 French authorities detected a transmission from a GME Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), activated by two Australians hiking in the French Pyrenees, when a member of the party suffered a life-threatening injury after being gored by a charging cow.

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Friday, October 26, 2018
UNDERSTANDING ANTENNA GAIN AND DBI

When buying an antenna there are a few aspects to consider to ensure you get the antenna that is right for you. Gain and dBi might sound confusing at first but are important considerations in choosing the right antenna.

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