News / Blog

Press Releases

78-year-old Hiker Still Climbing to New Heights Even After Recent Nevada Mountain Rescue

ACR Electronics, shares Rita Wagner a 78 year old hiker’s “Survivor Story,” after she was recently rescued from Calico Tanks Peak in Red Rock Canyon, Las Vegas. A long-time and experienced member of the group, 52 Peak Club, Rita was approaching the peak when she fell backwards after the sandstone rocks broke beneath her, cracking her elbow, injuring her back and suffering severe lacerations. Tha…

Read More about 78-year-old Hiker Still Climbi...

British Captain who Survived Capsize Teams Up with ACR Electronics and US Coast Guard to Raise Beacon Awareness

ACR SurvivorClub member Charles Nethersole receives his replacement ACR EPIRB from USCG’s Michael J. Mullen and Sean T. Connett at Miami Boat Show A British professional captain who survived the night time capsize of a catamaran last year has joined forces with safety specialist ACR Electronics and the United States Coast Guard to offer important survival advice to boaters by relating his tale of…

Read More about British Captain who Survived C...

Injured Climber Rescued from Federation Peak in Tasmania after Activating Personal Locator Beacon

Climber Ed Bastick on Federation Peak in Tasmania last November after he activated his ACR ResQLink Personal Locator Beacon (right) when he slipped and broke his leg. Stranded with a badly broken leg on steep, rocky terrain in the middle of a dangerous mountain descent in deteriorating weather, Ed Bastick was in a potentially life-threatening situation. The 29-year-old climber was part of an exp…

Read More about Injured Climber Rescued from F...