McMurdo Fast Find PLB
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The Fast Find is a 406 MHz Personal Location Beacon (PLB) that should be carried by individuals, who are embarking on trips into areas around the world where there is little or no other forms of communication or where other forms of communication are unlikely to work. The Fast Find acts as your personal Emergency Location Beacon, it is your last resort communication to the national and international search and rescue bodies and it should not be mis-used. The Fast Find is designed as a direct communication, to the 406 MHz Search and Rescue satellite system, its signal indicates that you are in need of urgent response and assistance.
Its small size belies its rugged construction and powerful output. There is no compromise. Once activated, the distress beacon will send out a signal for help, and continues to transmit for at least 24 hours, at a powerful 5 watt output, ensuring that your call for help gets through whatever the conditions. The pocket sized beacon transmits at the press of a button, to alert search and rescue services to your plight.
The Fast Find 210, like the Fast Find 200 is a powerful 406 distress beacon. However, the 210 also has a built-in integral 50-channel GPS for additional pinpoint location, further speeding up time of location.
The 210 transmits the two signals simultaneously, one to the subscription free global 406 MHz satellite system, and the other (121.5MHz) is to speed up the local recovery response process. Once activated, FAST FIND's signals will continue to transmit for at least 24 hours, at a powerful 5 watt output, the 406 MHz transmission ensures that a call for help gets through whatever the conditions.
FAST FIND also includes a unique SOS LED flash light facility which is manually activated to further assist in speeding up the users recovery during night time rescues.
FAST FIND will operate in temperatures down to -20°c and its integral battery has a user storage life of 5 years, so there’s no need for constant battery changes and re-charging.
Fast Find Satellite PLB Range Features
Subscription free and no call charges
5 Year replaceable battery
406 Mhz international messaging and 121.5 MHz homing signal
SOS Morse LED flash light
50 channel intergral GPS version available
Simple three-stage activation
minimum of 24 hours continuous operation
This unit will need to be registered & licensed with OfCOM, https://services.ofcom.org.uk/