Those that have GME EPIRB's should look closely at them and heed the recall!!
After exhaustive testing we have identified a fault in the microprocessor of certain units
that effectively shuts the beacon down. We are concerned that the beacon may not work
in an emergency situation.
In consultation with national maritime authorities, Standard Communications
has decided to recall certain EPIRBs manufactured between January 2005 and
The affected units are the MT400, MT401 and MT403 beacons with serial
numbers between 50101000 and 80250722.