The smallest and lightest Personal Location Beacon in the world The Fastfind standard 406MHz Personal Location Beacon has all the features of the Fastfind Plus but without GPS. The 406MHz frequency provides an alert signal to the rescue services within 90 minutes maximum, depending on satellite passes and gives a positional accuracy within 3nm. Once in the vicinity the 121.5MHz transmitter provides a signal for the rescue services to home-in on. This information is more than sufficient to enable rescue services to find a vessel or individual in distress particularly if equipped with flares and lifejacket light.
Weighs just 9 oz.
Global alert to Cospas-Sarsat satellites
121.5MHz homing frequency
Alert time within 90 minutes
Positional accuracy to within 3 m
Compact and stylish
Complete with lanyard and designer carry case
User replaceable battery packs (-4oF or -40oF)
The Fastfind Plus and Fastfind Personal Location Beacons feature the same advanced technology as found in the award winning Rescue and Precision 406 GPS EPIRBs. Designed using miniaturized components to fit into an aesthetically styled compact casing both versions employ a simple three-stage manual operation and feature user replaceable battery packs, which are available for use in temperatures of -4 and -40 degrees Fahrenheit. Carrying the Fastfind could not be simpler, there are a number of easy fixing options which either come as standard or as optional extras. Bother versions are supplied with a lanyard and designer carry case to enable the user to keep the PLB safely attached at all times. These latest advanced products from McMurdo/Pains-Wessex have been designed to provide recreational and professional boaters, aviators as well as outdoorsmen with the very best chance of being found without delay at sea in an emergency.
Global coverage the Cospas-Sarsat polar orbiting satellites
Geostationary coverage >75oN - 75oS
Comprehensive indication of operation
406 MHz transmission
GPS acquisition and fix status
Integral 12 channel parallel GPS receiver
GPS cold start time to fix typically less than 3 minutes
GPS transmitted position update rate every 20 minutes (as permitted by Cospas-Sarsat)
GPS reacquisition time, typically less than 60 seconds
Positional accuracy typically 98 feet
Time to alert, typically three minutes (via geostationary satellite)
Activation Method = Manual | Battery Replacement (Years) = NONE | Built-In Strobe = No | Category = PLB | Floats = Yes | Frequency = 406 | Cartography Type = No | Operational Life (Hours) = 48