Saturday, June 22, 2024

Rescued Podcast // Ep 006 – Linda from AMSA


An knowledgeable in satellite tv for pc communication units

We enterprise into wild locations to get away from all of it.

However with regards to calling for assist, letting somebody know that we’re delayed and even simply giving our family members peace of thoughts, now we have to depend on satellite tv for pc communication strategies – as a result of cell phone protection typically doesn’t attain to the place we need to go.

On this episode, I communicate with Linda Berryman from AMSA (that’s the Australian Maritime Security Authority) in Canberra. 

We do a deep dive into Private Locator Beacons (PLBs), together with 2-way communication units (equivalent to Zoleo, InReach or SPOT trackers). And yep, we additionally speak in regards to the satellite tv for pc functionality with the iPhone 14 and another very thrilling know-how that’s simply across the nook.

Episode Hyperlinks

AMSA (Australian Maritime Security Authority) web site

In the event you by accident activate your beacon name: 1800 641 792

Different AMSA Contacts

Obtain AMSA’s useful PLB ideas and methods right here

Linda’s story takeaways

  • What’s AMSA and their position?
  • What’s a PLB (Private Locator Beacon) and the way do they work?
  • How is a PLB totally different from an EPIRB?
  • When ought to I take advantage of one? Press the button?
  • What’s a SEND gadget?
  • How is a PLB totally different from a 2-way satellite tv for pc communication gadget like InReach, Zoleo, Spot?
  • The right way to use and get the most effective consequence kind a PLB?
  • The right way to take care of your PLB?
  • What in regards to the iPhone 14 satellite tv for pc functionality? How does that evaluate to a PLB and a 2-way satellite tv for pc communication gadget?

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Episode transcript

Obtain the transcript right here

Due to

Sponsor // Paddy Pallin

Rescued Podcast foremost photograph // Ben Cirulis and fotografija.com.au

Nature SFX // freesound.org [Kangaroo Vindaloo and Monkey Pants]



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