Breitling’s Emergency chronometer, which recently gained FCC approval for sale in the United States, includes a personal locator beacon that meets Cospas-Sarsat standards.
The dual-frequency micro transmitter can send a distress signal to rescuers through the 121.5 MHz frequency and satellite transmissions through the 406 MHz frequency. The Emergency has a rechargeable battery that’s 1,000 times more powerful than the cells usually used in timepieces, according to Breitling. $15,825 to $18,910. Breitling USA, Wilton, Connecticut, (203) 762-1180. breitling.com
This article originally appeared in the September 2015 issue.