Rather than spot i was thinking these ARC
Transmits on 406 MHz via the COSPAS-SARSAT satellite
system with your registered unique, digitally coded distress
signal and 121.5 MHz (SAR local homing frequency).
Onboard 12 channel parallel GPS
acquires then transmits LAT/LON when the unit is activated, dramatically saving valuable time for your distress
message to reach local rescue centers and providing rescue agencies with your exact position to within 110 yards (100 meters).
Smallest and most functional PLB available; can be easily carried in a pack or pocket; small enough to be worn by skiers, hikers, hunters, kayakers, climbers, pilots or any outdoor enthusiast.
Lanyard and removable holster provide functionality and allow for multiple mounting options on backpack, belt, webbing and life vest.
Full functional self test of internal circuitry, battery power, 406 MHz transmission
, and GPS acquisition.
Flat, stainless steel antenna
wraps compactly around the unit for easy stowage; is easily positioned when needed.
Exceeds RTCM waterproof requirements.
Size: 1.4 x 5.85 x 2.21 in (3.6 x 1.49 x 5.6 cm)
Weight: 10 oz (283g) with lanyard
Waterproof: 5m (16 ft) @ 1 hour, 10 m (33 ft) @ 10 min., factory tested @ 21°C (70°F). Exceeds RTCM waterproof requirements.
Operational Life: In excess of 24 hours @ -20°C (-4°F) longer in higher ambient temperatures
36 hours @ -20°C (-4°F)
20 hours @ -40°C (-40°F)
Battery Type: Class 2 lithium battery packs, (non-hazmat), min. transmit 24 hrs @ -20°C, 5 year replacement life (11 year storage)
Temperature: -40°C to +70°C (-58°F to +158°F)
Radiated Power: 5 watts ± 2dB (406 MHz) / 50 mW ± 3dB (121.5 MHz)
Material: Engineered polycarbonate blend
Color: Hi-Viz ACRtreuse
Operation: 2 steps: deploy antenna
, press ON button, giving clear view of sky
Accessories: PLB holster, GPS interface cable
: COSPAS-SARSAT, FCC, Canada
Limited Warranty: 5 years
It is mandatory that you register your PLB. It's fast, easy and free.
Does an epirb do anything else?