A Personal Locator Beacon When All Else Fails

Press Release
Sunday, August 12, 2012

McMurdo Fast Find 220 Personal Locator Beacon, a poweful direct method of alerting SAR authorities.

The McMurdo Fast Find 220 is able to alert search and rescue authorities where no other forms of communication are available, using the 406 MHz search and rescue satellite communication system, COSPAS SARSAT. It 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”. A LED flash light assists with rescues during limited visibility or at night.

The Fast Find 220 PLB has no subscription charges and is available from $299 with a flotation pouch, lanyard and universal carry pouch included.
 


 

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