Although primarily used by Pilots and Aircrew, Personal Locator Beacons are also used widely within maritime and land environments giving personnel the ability to send a distress alert from anywhere on the earth’s surface.
The Sarbe 6-406G Evo is a significant advancement in Personal Locator Beacon technology by ensuring that alerts contain accurate location information. The correct authority is quickly informed by the distress alert and can subsequently inform the rescue teams.
406 MHz global alerting
121.5 MHz and 243 MHz local homing
Automatic and manual operation
Activation Rotary Control switch, ‘G’-Switch, Saltwater
Waterproof to 10 m
Two way speech
Weight: 583 g including battery and Tx Antenna
Dimensions: H154 mm x W79 mm x D42 mm
Operational temp.: -20 °C to +55 °C
Storage temp.: -55 °C to +70 °C
Battery type: Lithium Manganese Dioxide
Endurance: Greater than 24hrs @ -20 °C
Battery life: 5 years
With GPS, the search area is reduced to just 0.03sq miles. The typical search area without GPS is 28sq miles