McMurdo Fast Find 220 PLB

Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2012

At 2012 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 25-29, Booths 52, 152, 206 and 313, Bahia Mar


McMurdo, a business unit of the Orolia Group (NYSE Alternext Paris- FR001050105 – ALORO) will feature the new Fast Find 220 Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) in the Bahia Mar Yachting Center booths of four of its US dealers – Lifeline Inflatable Service (booth 52), Crook and Crook (booth 152), Langer Krell (booth 206) and Electronics Unlimited (booth 313) - at the 2012 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, October 25-29.


The McMurdo Fast Find 220 is a powerful distress beacon providing a direct method of alerting search and rescue authorities where no other forms of communication are available, using the 406 MHz search and rescue satellite communication system, COSPAS SARSAT. The beacon also transmits a 121.5MHz homing signal.


Waterproof to 10 meters and able to operate in temperatures as low as -4°, once activated the 220 will transmit continuously for a minimum of 24 hours at a powerful 5 watt output. The compact beacon weighs just 5.4oz and measures 1.34” x 1.85” x 4.17”. An LED flash light assists with rescues during limited visibility or at night. The Fast Find 220 PLB has no subscription charges and includes a flotation pouch, lanyard and universal carry pouch.


For more information about the McMurdo Fast Find 200 PLB and other McMurdo emergency location products, visit Lifeline Inflatable Service (booth 52), Crook and Crook (booth 152), Langer Krell (booth 206) or Electronics Unlimited (booth 313) at the 2012 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show or www.mcmurdomarine.com.

 

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