Sirius Signal Field Study Helps Save the SOS Signal Used for Maritime Emergencies

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/29/19 Danielle Doyle 888.526.0005 danielle@siriussignal.com The Sirius Signal team worked with USCG representatives to conduct studies researching the best colors and sequences to use when summoning help in a maritime emergency. Their findings resulted in new carriage requirements and regulations. San Diego, CA — After 100 years, the marine SOS […]

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The Real Cost of Improper Flare Disposal

Do you know that 30 million flares will expire in the next 3 years? Do you know that, of these 30 million flares, only 9% are disposed of properly, with the rest being illegally set off, thrown in household garbage or even tossed directly into the very waters on which we boat (research provided by […]

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How Flares Contaminate Ground Water with Perchlorate

The improper disposal of flares contaminates groundwater with a toxic chemical called perchlorate. When people are exposed to high levels of perchlorate, the chemical can interfere with the body’s ability to absorb iodine and therefore has a negative impact on thyroid function. The thyroid gland produces hormones that regulate a person’s metabolism including heart rate, […]

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