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Modern technology is of little use—the rock blocks signals from satellites to GPS devices, although radio beacons can sometimes be helpful.
Eddie Jacks, like most Tangier crabbers, had not fitted his boat with an emergency position-indicating radio beacon, or EPIRB, a device that automatically sends a satellite signal when a boat is in distress and pinpoints its location for rescuers.
The submarine also has an emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) and a satellite communications buoy that can be deployed if the vessel is in distress.
Before long Henry Ford’s engineers created the first radio beacon system for aircraft navigation.
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