ENOS in application at German SAR

ENOS in application at German SAR
 

 

German SAR, "Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger/DGzRS"

and scuba diving magazine TAUCHEN tested ENOS-System in the Baltic Sea

 

 
In cooperation with German SAR / DGzRS German magazine TAUCHEN has initiated a trial to test ENOS under realistic circumstances in the Baltic Sea.
The result impressed all participants: The ENOS-System functioned perfect and errofr-free, the alert was transmitted 6.5 Nautical Miles..
 
Abstract of the article: TAUCHEN, issue 09/2009, pages 92-98, page 98
Please find below the complete German article
... was a good chance to test the "ENOS"-System in a einem simulated rescue operation.
That's why I am drifting in the open Baltic Sea. Since approximately 30 minutes I hold a yellow, activated beacon above the surface.  ...  Minutes become longer and longer, waves swashing my face.
Finally: The boat "Werner Kuntze" arise at the horizon and take me onboard. My colleague and technical journalist Thomas Christ gave a briefing about the receiving unit to rescue guy Jens Lüdemann who has guided the captain to my location according to the data displayed on the screen.
Lüdemann is enthusiastic: "Everything is clearly displayed. Even the relative speed over ground of the boat heading to the diver was shown."
And Thomas Christ adds: "The alert was received as we still were laying in the port of Langballigau."
This is a distance of 6.5 Nautical Miles, with a land tongue inbetween!
Conclusion of the trial: "ENOS"-System has functioned reliable ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
All photos: Magazine TAUCHEN, photographer: Thomas Christ
We deeply appreciate to all participants who have enabled the trial. Many thanks to German SAR, DGzRS, Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger and scuba diving magazine TAUCHEN, who has initiated this event. Here, we specifically appreciate to the journalists Mr. Christoph Brix, who acted as "casualty" and his colleague Thomas Christ, who made all photos.