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Top Picks for On Board Carry-On Items

What to bring with you on board your or anyone else's fishing vessel. (Hint: ACR ResQLink+).

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ACR Electronics Offers a handful To The Military

ACR Releases the new SARLink Handheld device with Immediate 406 Emergency Access.

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Electronics

AISLink Class A Transceiver is featured in the German publication, KONTOR.

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Users Need To Take More Responsibility For Safety

Boating Business details the social responsibility of boating safety and using an ACR AISLink system.

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Parents of Lost Boy Push For EPIRB Bill

The AustinBlu Foundation pushes for a bill to make EPIRBs and or PLBs mandatory on boats. ACR Electronics, Inc. is an official sponsor of the AustinBlu Foundation.

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Seaworthy

Boat U.S. talks about the pros and cons of EPIRBs.

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Electroniques

Voiles features ACR's AISLink Class B AIS Transponder as a must have item for 2016.

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Avoid Accidents

ACR's AIS Class A Automatic Identification System is featured in an article about how to avoid accidents on the water.

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The Ghosts of Christmas Past and Present

C.J. Geotis talks about boating and boating related gifts for the holidays.

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PLBs for Everyone

The article re-enforces why PLBs are important to have in addition to EPIRBs.

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2016 Gear Guide

Aurora Flares by ACR Electronics, Inc. are featured as a must-have item for 2016.

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Family of Florida Boys Lost at Sea Work to Reduce Future Tragedies

"Something Positive Is Going to Come Out of This". AustinBlu Foundation works with ACR Electronics, Inc. to promote beacon use and get a mandatory beacon bill passed in Congress.

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YOU CAN SURVIVE

Captain Mike Genuoun discusses how to survive at sea and shares his survival story. ACR products are featured as the recommended safety equipment for Florida boaters.

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ACR Introduces new AIS systems for US Mandate

ACR Electronics, Inc. introduces our AIS systems in time for USCG's AIS Mandate. Additionally, ACR launches AISMandate.com an informational website about the new AIS Mandate and how and if your vessel is effected.

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Register Me

Learn more about registering your ACR ResQLink and other safety equipment to make your outings as safe as possible.

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Boats & Gear

ACR and Ocean Signal's PLBs are the featured beacons in Boats & Gear.

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Safe and Enjoyable Boating

ACR's ResQLink+ is featured as the PLB to carry on your boat.

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Help is on its way

Great Walks looks at the importance of PLBs and offers some first-hand stories of people who have been saved by them. ACR and Ocean Signal's ResQlink+ and rescueME PLB are called out as "Pocket-size heroes".

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Featured Products in Florida Sport Fishing

ACR Firefly Pro Waterbug is featured in the "Marine Electronics" section of Florida Sport Fishing.

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60 Seconds with Nichole Kalil

60 Seconds with Nichole Kalil on emergency beacons

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Marine Market Place

Marine Market Place: ACR Electronics, Ocean Signal and parent Company Drew Marine.

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Adrift At Sea

A ride-along with Sea Tow.

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Stay Afloat- Make it out alive when you're stranded at sea!

What you need to survive if you are ever stranded at sea. Be prepared.

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DC Local News- NOAA SARSAT- ACR Survivor Frank Rawley

DC Local News- NOAA SARSAT- ACR Survivor Frank Rawley

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AustinBlu Foundation is Founded

AustinBlu Foundation is Founded

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EPIRB devices flying off shelves at West Marine, leads Coast Guard directly to distressed boater

Boaters are gaining a hyper-awareness of the dangers out at sea. Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon devices are flying off shelves. Boaters are being reminded of the life-saving value of EPIRBS.

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July 30th, 2015 Search expands for 2 Florida teens missing at sea as hope wanes

The search for two 14-year-old boys who have been missing at sea near Florida since last Friday continues, but as the Coast Guard emphasizes that the search is on, there is no mention of rescue. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.

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Time running out to find 2 Florida teens lost at sea

Coast Guard officials are admitting that time is running out to find two 14-year-old boys who vanished last Friday during a fishing trip off the Florida coast. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports the latest on the search.

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Local Experts Provide Tips on Safe Boating

Rietkerk says stranded and distressed boaters are common in the Panhandle, with issues stemming from mostly engine and fuel problems, to taking on too much water.

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Barcos A Vela- Hemilight 3 (Spanish)

Survitec Service & Distribution SL lanza la nueva generación de luces de localización de supervivientes para chalecos salvavidas en el mercado español. La ACR HemiLight 3 se activa automáticamente cuando entra en contacto con el agua.

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Don't Leave Home Without It

THESE 10 ITEMS ARE VERY DIFFERENT, BUT THEY ALL HAVE ONE THING IN COMMON: THEY MIGHT SAVE YOUR LIFE.

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New Electronics- HemiLight 3

ACR Electronics, Inc. releases their new HemiLight 3 life jacket survival locator light.

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Load Light with ACR ResQLink+

An offshore kayak excursion starts with careful preparation and outfitting.

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Safety Products- ACR Firefly PRO Waterbug

The Firefly's twin LEDs can be spotted over three miles away. And LEDs are more energy efficient; the Firefly will signal for more than 56 hours.

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New Automatic Survivor Light

ACR Electronics' next generation of their locator life jacket lights, the new ACE Hemilight 3, is more affordable...

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ACR Electronic's Releases HemiLight 3 Survivor Locator Life Jacket Lights

ACR Electronics, Inc. released the next generation of their leading survivor locator lights.

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ACR Remembers Captain Joe of Sea Tow Services International

Legendary founder and CEO of Sea Tow Services International passes away at the age of 71. ACR remembers him fondly for all his contributions and collaborations to safe boating.

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DUNCAN AVIATION NEW ARTEX ELT AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER

ACR Electronics, Inc. is proud to announce that Duncan Aviation in Lincoln, Nebraska, is now offering ELT (Emergency Locator Transmitter) support services on ARTEX ELTs and parts. This partnership brings together two reputable brands in avionics and strengthens the geographi…

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PLBs are an excellent means of calling for help

Sailors have long debated when it's necessary to carry a EPIRB or PLB.

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ACR Electronics Announces Acquisition of Ocean Signal

ACR and Ocean Signal have two of the most highly experienced electronic engineering teams in the marine communication industry.

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Duncan Aviation Named Artex ELT Authorized Service Center

ACR Electronics announced that Duncan Aviation in Lincoln, Neb., is offering emergency locator transmitter (ELT) support services on Artex ELTs and parts. The partnership agreement will include factory training for Duncan Aviation personnel to include battery replacement, pr…

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ACR Electronics Announces Acquisition of Ocean Signal

ACR Electronics, Inc., a Drew Marine company and the global leader in safety and survival technologies, today announced its acquisition of Ocean Signal, Ltd., an innovative supplier of marine safety and survival equipment.

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ACR Electronics kündigt Übernahme von Ocean Signal an

ACR Electronics, Inc., ein Unternehmen von Drew Marine, das führend auf dem Weltmarkt für Sicherheits- und Überlebenstechnologien ist, hat heute seine Übernahme von Ocean Signal, Ltd. bekannt gegeben, einem innovativen Anbieter von Sicherheit-auf-See- und Überlebensausrüstun…

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ACR Electronics Acquires Ocean Signal

Fort Lauderdale-based safety and survival technology manufacturer ACR Electronics announced today its acquisition of Ocean Signal Ltd., a British supplier of marine safety and survival equipment.

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ACR Acquires Ocean Signal

ACR Electronics, Inc., a Drew Marine company and the global leader in safety and survival technologies, today announced its acquisition of Ocean Signal, Ltd., an innovative supplier of marine safety and survival equipment.

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Drew Marine Announces Acquisition of Ocean Signal

Drew Marine, a global leader providing technical solutions and services to the marine industry announced today the acquisition of Ocean Signal, Ltd., an innovative supplier of marine safety and survival equipment.

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ACR Electronics Acquires Ocean Signal

“Ocean Signal has pioneered a number of innovations in marine safety,” said Gerry Angeli, President of ACR Electronics.

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ACR Electronics Acquires Ocean Signal

"Ocean Signal has pioneered a number of innovations in marine safety," said Gerry Angeli, President of ACR Electronics. "Their ability to create a strong brand in a short period of time is a testament to their product design, quality and understanding of the market...

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UK. Ocean Signal is acquired by ACR Electronics

Ocean Signal Ltd, an innovative supplier of marine communication and safety equipment, has announced it has been acquired by Drew Marine Ltd. The business will operate as a unit of ACR Electronics, Inc. (ACR), a global leader in safety and survival technologies.

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Drew Marine acquires Ocean Signal

MAY 1, 2015 —Margate, Kent, U.K. headquartered marine communications and safety equipment specialist Ocean Signal Ltd has been acquired by Drew Marine Ltd., Whippany, NJ. It will operate as a unit of Drew Marine subsidiary ACR Electronics, Inc. (ACR), Fort Lauderdale, FL,...…

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Blue Water Sailing Features ACR's New Products

Blue Water Sailing tells all about ACR's new Aurora Flares, EPIRBS, PLBs and more.

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ASK KEN: What's the difference between an EPIRB and a PLB?

ASK KEN: What's the difference between an EPIRB and a PLB?

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Plane and Pilot: Getting Out Alive, It's In The Gear

An explosion of technology has made it easier to be safe while flying.

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ACR ResQLink is featured in AFLOAT Magazine on the best way to attach a PLB to a PFD.

ACR ResQLink is featured in AFLOAT Magazine on the best way to attach a PLB to a PFD.

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Ask Ken: What is the difference between an EPIRB and a PLB?

Ask Ken: What is the difference between an EPIRB and a PLB?

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All At Sea discusses what should be in your Ditch Bag.

All At Sea discusses what should be in your Ditch Bag.

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Salt Water Sportsman: Geared For The Gulf

Learn what you need to gear up for the gulf.

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Boating Magazine: Personal Locator Beacons

Learn about and compare PLBs.

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Saltwater Sportsman- Geared for Maximum Efficiency

Saltwater Sportsman- George Poveromo gives tips for maximum efficiency and safety on the water.

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Whale Wars- ACR Makes A Cameo

ACR Makes A Cameo on the show "Whale Wars"

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Cruising World- Gadgets and Gear Gone Wild

Manufacturers up the rewards for replacing old electronics with new navigation, communications and personal safety equipment.

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AOPA ePilot Newsletter- Handling a Survival Scenario

Two articles in this week's e-Newsletter entitled "Handling a Survival Scenario" and "Be Prepared" both feature how ACR products can be key in a survival scenario.

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Be Prepared by Jim Hendricks

Jim Hendricks of Sport Fishing Magazine writes about the importance of being prepared and how to make a quick getaway with a ditchbag.

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Southern Boating- Burnt EPIRB

During an electrical fire on board, the EPIRB was badly burned, yet after testing, it proved to still work.

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Outer Edge

Outer Edge Magazine featured the ResQLink Personal Locator Beacon in their August/September issue Gear Guide. Copyrights: Outer Edge 2014

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Sea Tow Blog - A Boater's Guide To EPIRBs

Sea Tow Blogs about the benefits of owning an ACR EPIRB, how they work and why its so important to register your EPIRB.

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Great Gear from Lakeland Boating Magazine

Check out the ACR Firefly PRO series of strobe lights in the September issue of Lakeland Boating Magazine. Available in manual activation or water activation, these strobes last up to 56 hours and include a Strobe, SOS and Steady-On modes. Copyrights: Lakeland Boating 20…

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Why "Invest" in a 406

From Pipers Magazine, Why "Invest" in a 406 by Bob Hart. Featuring the new ARTEX ELT 1000, this article explains everything you need to know about upgrading your aircraft with a 406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT).

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Aviation Innovations in Pipers Magazine

Check out the new ARTEX ELT 1000 with built-in GPS navigational interface featured in Pipers Magazine. Copyrights: Pipers 2014

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Boating Magazine- Get Help on and Off Your Boat

Boating Magazine gives expert tips about how EPIRBs are a crucial tool in a rescue scenario.

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Stranded Boater Videotapes Rescue

ABC World News coverage of a Hawaii Coast Guard Rescue at Sea Captured By a Go Pro Camera. Quick thinking and teamwork is credited with saving the lives of eight people who were stranded in waters off of Hawaii after their boat sank, overcome by huge waves.

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Personal Best / My Stuff - Scott Pelley of CBS Evening News

In this article by AARP The Magazine, Scott Pelley of CBS Evening News and correspondent for 60 Minutes breaks down his travel essentials. Including his ACR TerraFix Personal Locator Beacon. Copyrights: AARP 2014

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Avionics News- What's New- People, Products and Milestones

President Gerald Angeli speaks about ACR's new ELT 1000.

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AOPA - ACR Electronics offers new 406 MHz ELT

A new single-output ELT from ACR Electronics features GPS integration that doesn’t require aircraft power. The Artex ELT 1000 is a single-output ELT that is an affordable upgrade for general aviation aircraft, the company said July 28 at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.…

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Where Are You? By Contrails - The Private Jet Magazine

It’s the smallest and lightest on the market. As a personal locater beacon (PLB), the ResQLink weighs in at just 4.6 ounces, less than a couple of energy bars. And topping just 3.9 inches, it’s smaller than the cell phone in your pocket. Copyrights: Contrails 2014

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Yachting - Best Father's Day Gifts for Boaters

Yachting - recommends ACR newest ditch bag which editors had the chance to test out at the Miami International Boat Show.

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Contrails- The Best New Gadgets Left to Pilots on Display

Contrails Magazine talks about the best new gadgets available to Pilots today.

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South Florida Business & Wealth- South Florida's Big Lifesaver

ACR Electronics Inc., locator beacons call for help in emergencies. By Kevin Gale

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Soundings Trade Only- ACR Introduces New Products

Soundings Trade Only- ACR Introduces New Ditchbags and LED Strobe Lights

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Boating Magazine

Boating Magazine features the ACR SM-2 marker light and the ACR RapidFire PFD Strobe Light in their Personal Emergency Strobe Light Article, Making Waves. Copyrights: Boating Magazine 2014

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Blue Water Sailing - Radio Check

Andrew Cross writes a guide for Blue Water Sailing on the basics and differences in boater's communications devices. Copyrights: Blue Water Sailing 2014

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Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Daily 2013

Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Daily 2013 highlights ACR and Sea Tow Survivor's testimony given at the ACR Electronics booth press conference.

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