June 02, 2014
For Immediate Release:
2 June 2014
ACR Electronics Declares June
"406 MHz Beacon Awareness Day"
London, England -ACR Electronics,
Inc., the industry leader in Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) and
Emergency Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) manufacturing declares
the 4th of June to be "406 MHz Beacon Awareness Day."
ACR is asking our beacon owners, partners and survivors to help
spread the word and share their stories! The 406 MHz technology has
saved over 35,000 lives around the world since the early 1980's*;
this is certainly a statistic to be celebrated. Visit www.survivorclub.com and
read first-hand testimonies to learn why a 406 MHz beacon should be
part of your outdoor safety plan.
ACR is asking you to do your part to promote 406 MHz beacon use
by sharing your specially tailored message and photo on your social
media accounts. Tell everyone what your PLB or EPIRB frees you to
do. Include a picture of the activity or place your beacon gives
you the freedom to go. ACR will be giving random participants
prizes for sharing their 406 MHz message. This contest will run
from 2-9th June 2014.
How can you enter the "406 MHz Beacon Awareness Day"
- Create a Tweet or Facebook post titled "what my 406 beacon
frees me to do".
- Include a picture of the activity or place your beacon gives
you the confidence and freedom to go.
- Use at least one of the key search terms below so ACR can find
*Statistics sourced from Cospas-Sarsat.
About ACR Electronics, Inc.
ACR designs and manufactures a complete line of safety and
survival products under the ARTEX and ACR brand names including
Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs), Emergency Position
Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs), Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs),
Search and Rescue Transponders (SARTs), Strobe Lights, Life Jacket
Lights, Search Lights and safety accessories. The quality
management systems of this facility have been certified by TUV USA
to AS9100C / ISO 9001:2008. Recognized as the world leader in
safety and survival technologies, ACR and ARTEX have provided
safety equipment to the aviation and marine industries as well as
to the military since 1956. The company is headquartered in Fort
Lauderdale, Florida and employs over 180 at its manufacturing