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A distress beacon is a probe or other type of beacon that is used to send a distress call. Starships, outposts, and other installations may resort to using a distress beacon in case their emergency systems go offline. One such installation equipped with a beacon was the Federation Embassy on Qo'noS. Theirs was called the "Flare" (DS9 - The Left Hand of Destiny novel: Book One)