NOAA satellites picked up a distress signal
from a PLB near Greeley Point, Wyoming, when a hiker experienced an allergic reaction.
The distress signal
showed the plane was at 5,000 feet in an abnormal situation," Vidalies said.
Greek vessels rushed to give assistance after picking up its distress signal
, the coastguard added.
The track led to a small chemical ship in the bay, and as soon as the lifeboat passed by the ship the signal direction flipped towards the vessel, con-firming it as the source of the distress signal
In addition to monitoring distress signals
, the MOC broadcasts weather reports twice a day at 7am and 7pm which can be accessed by all regional shipping.
The new app is called Distress Signal
, and is being marketed as an ideal companion for British people travelling to foreign countries.
Cub, I was taught flying it upside-down distress signal
and Does anyone know indeed was, true?
EDS: UPDATING WITH DISTRESS SIGNAL
FROM 2ND BRITON)
There is a certain protocol for using this distress signal
, which I've illustrated in an example below.
But the Ministry of Defence later said the aircraft had been scrambled when a helicopter transmitted the emergency distress signal
The ferry was sinking and a distress signal
was sent via satellite.
ANKARA, Jan 14, 2011 (TUR) -- A Turkish frigate which received a distress signal
from a Danish ship Wednesday night 200 nautical miles offshore Oman, rushed to rescue the ship.