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Safety Recall for EPIRBs

GME has issued a Safety Recall for certain model EPIRBs manufactured between January 2005 and February 2008.

The affected units are the MT400, MT401 and MT403 beacons with serial numbers between 50101000 and 80250722.

Owners of the affected units listed above should contact GME at or local distributors to arrange a replacement of your beacon at no extra charge.

All EPIRB users should regularly test their units, using the simple self-test mechanism located on all units. You should also ensure beacon batteries are replaced at intervals recommended by the manufacturer.

More info on Australian product recalls available at:

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