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GME – An Australian company taking the search out of Search and Rescue By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World Team, 7:32 AM Mon 13 Feb 2012
Having activated an Australian made GME 406 EPIRB and listened to the throb of an Australian Navy Seahawk as it approached in the darkness towards our stricken boat in huge seas in the 1998 Sydney Hobart race, this writer is very favourably inclined towards GME EPIRBS and these days even more so with GME producing EPIRBS with GPS. ...[more]

GME MT400 facilitates two rescues in one day! By GME Matthew Heap, , 2:27 PM Tue 24 Jan 2012
Fortunately the majority of Australian boaters take safety seriously, consequently the incidence of major marine accidents are relatively few and far between, so the events of January 18 2012 were extraordinary to say the very least. ...[more]

Goa Barges select GME VHF Radios for quality and reliability By GME, , 12:12 AM Tue 24 Jan 2012
Australian radio manufacturer, GME in association with Elektronik Lab India’s leading marine electronics distributor are delighted to announce the success of their joint bid for the supply, installation and maintenance of 100 plus GME GX-600 VHF radios to the Goa Ports Authority. ...[more]

GME EPIRB key element in dramatic Sydney rescue + Video By Matthew Heap, 4:01 PM Tue 10 Jan 2012
The 41’ steel hulled MV Intrepid was fishing approximately 7.5kms from Sydney’s famous North Head when the skipper noticed smoke billowing from the vessel’s engine compartment. Realising the boat was now listing severely and they were in serious trouble, the decision was made to active their GME MT400 Emergency Beacon and abandon ship,. ...[more]

Police nominate GME EPIRB as key element in dramatic Sydney rescue By Matthew Heap GME, , 12:37 PM Tue 10 Jan 2012
A ride in a NSW Water Police vessel was the last thing 11 year old Coffs Harbour mates Ryan Matthews and Riley Smiles expected when they set off with their fathers for a day’s boating off of Sydney’s Northern beaches last week. ...[more]

Did you know it was an Australian GME PLB that raised Rambler alarm? By Matthew Heap, 1:09 PM Mon 9 Jan 2012
The US-registered maxi, Rambler 100, with a crew of 21, had just passed the Fastnet Rock at around 6.30pm on August 15th when disaster struck. In relatively calm but foggy conditions, Rambler’s keel snapped, causing it to capsize within 15 seconds, throwing the entire crew overboard. Did you know that tragedy, was however prevented in the 2011 race by an Australian made GME PLB? ...[more]

New stainless steel antenna base and whips add to GME’s antenna range By Matthew Heap, , 9:40 PM Sat 12 Nov 2011
GME, Australia’s premier communications company, has again increased their already large marine antenna range with the introduction of the ABL016 Stainless steel Antenna base, and whips with stainless steel ferrules to suit. ...[more]

Leatherman Bonus Pack from GME By Matthew Heap, 11:25 AM Tue 1 Nov 2011
Two Iconic names GME and Leatherman join forces, offering a tremendous 'Bonus Pack' in the lead up to Christmas 2011. ...[more]

Marine radio Bonus Packs for GME By Matthew Heap GME, 5:41 AM Fri 29 Jul 2011
During the months of August and September, GME will have a couple of Marine radio bonus packs available, which offer great value to customers. ...[more]

Melbourne Boat Show comes in from the cold By Mark Rothfield, Newcastle , 10:55 AM Thu 9 Jun 2011
Some people still shudder at the memory of Melbourne Boat Show when it was held in the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens … shudder with cold that is. Held in the dark of winter, a frosty breeze would whistle through the halls and hardy punters would have to don their beanies and mittens to go and look at boats. ...[more]

GME heralds the amazing G-Com marine VHF handheld radio By Matthew Heap, 1:11 PM Wed 2 Mar 2011
GME, Australia’s leading marine electronics company, will shortly broaden their product portfolio with the introduction of the amazing G-Com GX660 marine VHF handheld radio. ...[more]

New G-Series Display range from GME By GME, 1:50 PM Mon 8 Nov 2010
2010 has been a very busy year for GME, and its marine division is proud to announce the release of the new fully featured G-Series range of marine displays offering exceptional value to customers who are wanting either a Combination unit (Chartplotter/Fishfinder), GPS Chartplotter or standalone Fishfinder. ...[more]

GME renews sponsorship commitment to CYCA Youth Sailing Academy By Jennifer Crooks, 12:20 PM Wed 20 Oct 2010
CYCA Youth Sailing Academy - GME renews their sponsorship - With over 50 years experience in the marine and electronic business, GME is regarded as the premium market leader of quality innovative electronic products. ...[more]

GME’s GPS EPIRB price breakthrough By Matthew Heap, GME, 12:58 PM Tue 17 Aug 2010
Back in 2004 Australia’s GME revolutionised the marine safety world with the award winning MT400 406 MHz EPIRB. The MT400 concept, evolutionary design and price point set a new standard in beacon design and became the benchmark to which all other manufactures aspired. ...[more]

GME Bonus Offer - Catch yourself a great Shimano deal By Matthew Heap, 10:26 AM Mon 8 Feb 2010
GME and Shimano have joined together to offer a great bonus. Purchase a GME GP450X marine GPS plotter during the months of February and March 2010, and via redemption you will receive a Shimano fishing pack that includes a Shimano Gold Series Graphite fishing rod, a Shimano Sienna Reel and an Enviro Man Bag Valued at $129.00. ...[more]

GME MT410G GPS PLB in NZ doctor’s prompt rescue By Media Services, 4:29 PM Thu 24 Jan 2008
It just goes to show that the old Boy Scout motto of “Be Prepared” is as relevant today as it was in 1908 when Baden Powell first coined the phrase. Just ask New Zealand doctor Colin Jones, who having recently received a GME Accusat® Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) as a Christmas gift. ...[more]

Garmin BlueChart® g2 Vision™ takes charts to the future By Kyle Matthews, 9:30 PM Thu 12 Jul 2007
Amazing developments in chart plotting. The Garmin BlueChart g2 Vision has set the industry standard in premier electronic chartplotter-based marine charting. Simply by plugging an optional g2 Vision SD card into your new Garmin chartplotter you can tremendously expand its full graphical capabilities. BlueChart g2 Vision SD cards enhance the preloaded maps on your chartplotter and add a whole new dimension of exceptional features. ...[more]

International approval for GME's MT410 PLBs By Taline Tateossian, 5:50 AM Tue 5 Jun 2007
Australia's GME innovative AccuSat™ Personal Locator Beacons receive COSPAS SARSAT approval. Utilising the same ground breaking Australian technology as the MT400 EPIRB, the MT410 and MT410G AccuSat™ Personal Locator Beacons are the latest exciting extension to GME’s growing family of innovative safety products. ...[more]

The Entertainer By Taline Tateossian, 6:18 AM Mon 21 May 2007
GME has been at the forefront of marine entertainment for more than twenty years, back in 1985 we pioneered the world’s first purpose built marine stereo – the GR924, an AM/FM Stereo cassette player. ...[more]

GME GX620 Hand Held VHF Marine radio By GME - Taline Tateossian, 10:18 AM Fri 18 May 2007
The new GME GX620 Hand Held Marine VHF radio offers boat owners and marine enthusiasts a substantially lower cost portable option without sacrificing features or compromising on quality. ...[more]

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