Originally Posted by boden36
My GME GPS epirb
is overdue for a battery change. It has been in storage
for a long time and presents as new. GME will not change the battery as it is more than two years out of date.
I can buy the exact battery on line and it is an easy job to change it. Any reason why I should not do this?
Electrically no reason.
Mechanically you have to ensure the seals
etc retain their functionality (ie keeps the water
Legally the unit no longer meets the Australian EPIRB carriage requirements - dunno if that is important to you or not!
requires the unit to be maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's requirements. Clearly this unit no longer meets GME maintenance