Here, ready for instant lighting, was gathered a huge pile of dry branches, while from a lofty pole which they had set in the ground there floated an improvised distress signal
fashioned from a red undershirt which belonged to the mate of the Kincaid.
The Avoir disappeared off the town of Motobu in northern Okinawa after sending a distress signal
during Typhoon Sinlaku, the season's 16th typhoon, which battered much of Okinawa's main island and its vicinity, the officials said.
LAST WORDS: ``Mayday,'' the internationally known distress signal
for ships and crews in trouble, is a fitting title for a series of notorious ocean disaster stories on National Geographic Channel's ``Mysteries of the Deep.
An emergency 911 button on the wristwatch can send a distress signal
to the Digital Angel Call Center, which then notifies local EMS authorities.
Once activated, it broadcasts an internationally recognised distress signal
on the Cospas/Sarsat-compatible frequencies of 121.
And it seems that plants are able to distinguish which insects are nibbling on their leaves and give off the proper distress signal
to attract that insect's natural enemy.
Spokesman for the Health Ministry Ashraf al-Qudra launched a distress signal
over the looming crisis, urging all concerned parties to immediately intervene so as to restock Gaza's hospitals with the necessary fuel needed to operate the power generators, PIC reported.
During his police arraignment, during which he stood, head bowed, in a hooded raincoat, Lee was asked by TV reporters why passengers had been ordered to remain in their seats and cabins for more than 40 minutes after the ferry first sent a distress signal
just before 9:00am on Wednesday.
A rubber dinghy carrying 123 migrants - 107 men and 16 women - sent out a distress signal
Monday morning to the Port Authority of Palermo, the Italian Coast Guard said.
THE man who picked up the distress signal
from the Titanic over his amateur radio from his garden shed in Pontllanfraith has inspired a new stage drama.
The distress signal
prompted a search involving 13 forest rangers, who were initially unable to reach Skalak due to lake-effect snows, Litwhiler said.
A rudimentary distress signal
, such as an SOS in Morse code, on a narrow frequency band might be easier to extract from the radio clutter than a plea for help spoken in words.