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Ocean Signal Category 2 rescueME Compact EPIRB - 702S-01540

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Ocean Signal's rescueME Compact EPIRB provides users with the latest technology specifically designed for compact size and ease of operation. Designed for manual release only, this rescueME product is intended as a carry-off EPIRB, but may also be used as a supplementary alerting device as specified in SOLAS regulations.


  • 30% Smaller than other EPIRBs
  • Fast, accurate positioning with 66 channel GPS
  • Antenna is easily deployed with a gentle pull
  • Retractable antenna provides maximum protection and a reduced outline for stowage
  • Simple protective tab over the operating keys prevents inadvertent activation, yet allows for easy operation when required
  • Two high-brightness strobes to maximize visibility in low light conditions
  • Always accessible, whether it's kept in an emergency grab-bag, life raft or in its quick-release bracket
  • Auto activates on immersion
  • Link via satellite to Emergency Services
  • Homing Beacon to aid location by search and rescue craft
  • Impressive 10-year battery life
  • 48+ hours operational life
  • 5-year warranty


  • Satellite transmission 406.040MHz, 12Watts (Max EIRP)
    • Output Power: 12W max EIRP
    • Modulation: Phase ±1.1 Radians Pk (16K0G1D)
    • Encoding: Biphase L
    • Rate: 400 bps
  • Homing transmission 121.5MHz, 50mW nominal
    • Output Power: 40mW±2dB
    • Modulation: Swept Tone AM (3K20A3X)
    • Modulation Depth: ~97%
    • Frequency Stability: ±50ppm
    • Duty Cycle:. ~35%
  • Operation life up to 48hrs at -20°C (-4°F)
  • Low Duty Cycle Strobe
    • Light Type: Dual High Intensity LED
    • Flash Rate: 20-30 per minute
  • Battery
    • Type: Lithium Manganese Dioxide (LiMnO2)
    • Operating: >48Hours @ -20°C
    • Battery replacement must be done at an Ocean Signal authorized battery replacement center
  • GPS Receiver
    • Satellites Tracked: 66 Channel
    • Sensitivity: -148dBm
    • Cold Start Re-acquisition: -163dBm
    • GPS Antenna: Microstrip Patch
  • Operating temperature range -20°C to +55°C (-4°F to +131°F)
  • Waterproof: 10 meter depth
  • Dimensions of body: 7" (178 mm) H x 3-1/2" (89 mm) W (4" / 100 mm wide over lanyard tab)
  • Weight 422g
  • Standards: Cospas Sarsat T.001/T.007 IEC61097-2, RTCM SC11000, IC RSS287

In the Box:

  • Quick release bracket
  • Secure lanyard
  • Retractable antenna
  • Manual release bracket

Note: this product must be registered with the

Ocean Signal rescueME Compact EPIRB - Category 2 Owner's Manual (1.06 MB)


This product can expose you to chemicals including di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP) which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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