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406 MHz EPIRBs

 

GLOBALFIX™ 406

Manual Release EPIRB

406 MHz  EPIRB with Integral GPS Category II

  • Internal GPS engine allows faster 406 EPIRB location than standard, non-GPS-enabled models; can update position every 20 minutes
  • ew GPS engine provides faster aquisition time
  • EPIRB has Circuitry, Battery Voltage and GPS Acquisition Test features built in, or can be fully tested at a BRC (See Glossary-Full Functional Self-Test)
  • Patented proprietary electronics package for faster, more stable 406 frequency transmission
  • Field Programmable at BRC equipped with FPR-100, FPR-10
  • 48 hours operating life at -40°C (-40°F), allowing for monthly self-test for 5 years
  • Lanyard coil retained with all around cover for non-tangling deployment
  • Universal usage illustrations; English and French languages
  • Mounting Bracket included with EPIRB purchase
  • Transmits on 406 MHz (COSPAS-SARSAT) with your registered, unique, digitally-coded distress signal, and 121.5 MHz (SAR homing frequency)
  • Built-in strobe for enhanced location in poor visibility conditions
  • Single, three-position switch for easy test of battery, EPIRB and GPS operation. Steady green LED indicates unit has passed full functional EPIRB test. Flashing red LED indicates unit is "ON"
  • Can be manually activated; self-buoyant - no external float collar to lose
  • High impact plastic case designed to withstand exposure to UV rays, oil, sea water and raft packing
  • 5-year limited warranty
  • 5-year replacement life lithium battery

Size (including antenna): 17.5 x 6.25 x 5.5 in. (44.5 x 15.4 x 14.0 cm)
Weight: 4.5 lbs. (2.0 kg)

Material: High impact polycarbonate blend case/polyethylene bracket
Color: Hi-Viz Yellow/White bracket
Deployment: Manual Release
Operation: Lift switch up, slide left, push back and down fully, breaking tab; water activated when out of bracket
Waterproof: 33 ft (10 m)
Certification: COSPAS-SARSAT, FCC, USCG, European MED 
U.S. Patent Number U.S. Pat. No. 6,501,340
Limited Warranty: 5 years
Battery Type: Lithium - 5-year replacement life
Modulation: AM
Radiated Power: 5 watts +2dB (406 MHz) 50 mW +3dB (121.5)
Operating Life: 48 hours @ -40°C (-40°F)

Item # ACR 2744

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GLOBALFIX™ 406
406 MHz  EPIRB with Integral GPS Category I

Globalfix EPIRB Category 1

  • FastACQTM GPS engine acquires LAT/LON from a cold start better than normal GPS engines
  • 100 m (110 yds) GPS position accuracy, optimum allowed by COSPAS-SARSAT
  • Floats upright with high visibility built-in strobe
  • Transmits on 406 MHz (COSPAS-SARSAT) with your registered, digitally-coded distress signal, and 121.5 MHz (SAR homing frequency)
  • Automatically activated when out of bracket and in the water or manually activated
  • Only EPIRB available that provides a GPS acquisition test, a full functional self test of internal circuitry, and battery voltage test
  • High-impact polycarbonate case with non-tangling lanyard
  • Audio/visual indicators of active transmission
  • Class 1 battery for colder temperature operation; minimum 48 hrs @ -40oC (-40oF), 5 year replacement
  • Fully enclosed, high density, UV stabilized polyethylene bracket with hydrostatic release withstands extremely abusive environments

Size:  17.5 x 4.75 x 3.5 in (44.4 x 12.1 x 8.9 cm)
Weight:   2.3 lbs (1.04 kg)

Material: High impact polycarbonate blend case/polyethylene bracket
Color: Hi-Viz Yellow/White bracket
Deployment: Automatic, hydrostatic release 
Operation: Automatically deploys when water depth is approximately 13 ft (4 m) and begins transmitting
Waterproof: 33 ft (10 m)
Accessories: 9367 Hydrostatic Release kit, 1096 Battery Replacement Kit
Certification: Approved by COSPAS-SARSAT, FCC, USCG, Complies with GMDSS, European MED 
U.S. Patent Number U.S. Pat. No. 6,501,340
Limited Warranty: 5 years
Frequency: 406.028 MHz, 121.5 MHz
Battery Type: Lithium - 5-year replacement life (11-year storage life)
Modulation: AM
Radiated Power: 5 watts +2dB (406 MHz) 50 mW +3dB (121.5)
U.S. Patent No. 6,501,340
Patented proprietary electronics package provides greater frequency stability for most accurate position through the LEOSAR satellites FastACQ™ GPS is on for up to 25 minutes in the first 45 minutes of operation

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