47 CFR § 95.2903 - Definitions, PLBs and MSLDs.
§ 95.2903 Definitions, PLBs and MSLDs.
Identification code. An identification code issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish a unique identification for each PLB.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The U.S. Government Agency that is the United States Program Manager for the 406 MHz COSPAS/SARSAT satellite system.
Maritime Survivor Locating Device (MSLD). A device intended to aid in the location of persons in the water.
Personal Locator Beacon (PLB). A small portable transmitter, compliant with all of the rules in this subpart, that is intended to provide individuals in remote areas a means to alert others of an emergency situation and to aid search and rescue personnel to locate those in distress.