Satellite 406MHz Epirb with GPS incl. manual bracket
Emergency Positioning Indicating Radio Beacon from Cobham Satcom.
Satellite distress beacons that operate in conjunction with the Cospas-Sarsat international satellite search and rescue system.
The EPIRBs are supplied with either a manual release bracket or with an automatic hydrostatic release bracket, which will automatically release the EPIRB in situation where the vessel is sinking.
This system locates beacons transmitting on the 406MHz frequency to within 5km (3nm). Once Search And Rescue (SAR) units are at the distress scene the beacon’s 121.5MHz homing transmitter and it’s high intensity xenon strobe light aid final location even in poor visibility.
• GMDSS compliant
• Global distress alerting
• Satellite location
• Small and lightweight
• Fully enclosed housing
• 5-year shelf life
• Built-in GPS