This form is to be completed by the person responsible for the beacon hire.
SORRY, WE’RE HAVING A TECHNICAL PROBLEM WITH OUR WEB FORM AT THE MOMENT – WE’LL HAVE IT SORTED SHORTLY! IN THE MEANTIME, PLEASE COPY AND PASTE THE INFO BELOW INTO A NEW EMAIL TO US AND COMPLETE AND SEND.
THANKS FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.
for the PLB
Address (Not PO Box)
Satellite Phone (EPIRBhire can rent you one if needed)
Next of kin :
24 hr contact detail. Please do not use people with you on your trip! It is useful to leave a trip itinerary with the contacts.
Contact 1:Name & Phone
Contact 2:Name & Phone
ITINERARY: This confirms your position for the Rescue
Distinctive features or markings
Radios on board VHF/HF/27meg. Frequencies most often monitored
Handheld VHF Yes/No
Satellite Phone: (EPIRBhire can rent you one if needed): Number:
Other distress beacons on board number and type
Personnel Details: Even if they have their own beacons.
Number of people in group:
Group names (helpful but not essential)
Names of group with their next of kin and 24 hr contact
more info : useful for rescuers to see if they need
special equipment or medical help
Age bracket of users – this may be helpful to rescue service for pickup logistics
Special requirements eg children/disabled
One thing that we seek info on when developing a Search & Rescue response is who are you keeping in contact with (we hope you are of course!!!) and how you are intending to do it.
* Will you be keeping regular contact with anyone?
* If so, with whom and at what times?