MSN 1816 (M+F) 406 MHz Beacons: registration requirements

Mandatory registration of all 406 MHz beacons (EPIRB or PLB) carried on UK registered ships.

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MSN 1816 (M+F) Mandatory registration of emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs)

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This notice replaces MSN 1732 (M+F) and MGN 302 (M+F)

Notice to all:

  • owners
  • masters
  • skippers

of vessels that carry EPIRBs.

Published 1 August 2007