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McMurdo FastFind 220 PLB

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McMurdo Fast Find™220 Personal Locator Beacon  
   
Satellite 406 MHz   COSPAS-SARSAT PLB with Integral GPS
    Model # 91-001-220A
    by Survitec Survival Products

The NEW McMurdo Fast Find™ 220 Satellite 406 MHz PLB Personal Locator Beacon with Integral GPS by Survitec Survival Products.

Survitec Survival Products is proud to announce the amazing new McMurdo Fast Find™ 220 Personal Locator Beacon (PLB): the most compact, waterproof and versatile 406 MHz emergency location beacon available on the market today. FAST FIND is manufactured by McMurdo, producers of emergency locator beacons for more than 20 year, has used the latest developments in electronic design to produce its newest PLB. Like many other search and rescue agencies around the world, the US Coast Guard has long been familiar with McMurdo's range of emergency locator beacons.

Fast Find™ 220 is an essential piece of life-saving equipment, weighing in at just 5.4 oz (150g) and having the size of an average mobile telephone (actual dimensions being 1.34" x 1.85" x L 4.17") it will slip into the smallest pocket or backpack compartment. The user can activate it in the most remote locations around the world: on land, at sea or in the air, and can be confident of being able to contact the world's professional search and rescue services directly if they are to encounter a possibly life-threatening situation.

The McMurdo Fast Find™ 220 406 MHz PLB Personal Locator Beacon does NOT float !  For flotation the Fast Find™ 220 must be held in the Flotation Pouch provided.

Fast Find™ 220 comes equipped with an integral 50-channel GPS system and complies with rigid federal and international standards. It operates on the global COSPAS SARSAT 406MHz search and rescue satellite communication system, so a call for help will be acted upon...and fast. The Fast Find™ 220 is subscription FREE and does not rely on any commercial call centers.

Fast Find™ 220 transmits two signals simultaneously: a global 406 MHz signal and a 121.5MHz local signal. Once activated, Fast Find's™ signals will continue to transmit for at least 24 hours, at a powerful 5 watt output, the 406 MHz transmission ensures that a call for help gets through, no matter what the conditions. Fast Find™ also includes a unique flashing SOS LED light to further assist in speeding up the user's recovery time during night rescues.

FastFind™ will operate in temperatures as low as -20°c and its integral battery has a user storage life of 6 years, so there's no need for frequent battery changes or re-charging.

Put a FastFind™ in your pocket, and get found fast.

Download the manufacturer's complete product literature: click here . ( Please note, this is a larger document and may take a short time to download. It is a complete brochure and worth the wait ).

To view the manufacturer's video "Using Your Fast Find 220": click here .

Product Features:

  • Designed for marine enthusiasts and adventurers
  • 6 year battery life
  • Safe stow antenna
  • Floats with buoyancy pouch (pouch & lanyard included)
  • Transmits on 406 and 121.5 MHz
  • Global emergency alerting via COSPAS-SARSAT satellite

Product Specifications:

Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .COSPAS-SARSAT T.001/T.007 class2, RTCM SC110 STD

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11010.2, ETSI EN 302-152-1, AS/NZS 4280.2, NSS-PLB06

Sealing depth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Immersion to 10m (30ft) for 5 minutes

Operating temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -20 to +55ºC (-4 to +131ºF)

Storage temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -30 to +70ºC (-22 to +158ºF)

Altitude . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12,192m (40,000ft)

Buoyancy . . . . . . . . . . . . .Category 2, will not float (keep in buoyancy pouch provided)

Battery type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lithium Manganese

Transmit duration . . . . . . . . . .> 35 hours @ +10ºC (50ºF), > 24 hours @ -20ºC (-4ºF)

Battery life (storage) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 years

Battery replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Service centre

Battery Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Logged by microprocessor

Frequency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 406.037MHz (alert) / 121.5MHz (homer)

Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..> 5W (alert) / > 50mW (homer) nominal

Unique ID Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Factory or dealer programmed

GPS Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 channel, ceramic patch antenna

Size (D x W x L) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 x 47 x 106mm (1.34 x 1.85 x 4.17in)

Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152g (5.36oz)

Indicator Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . High brightness LED signal light

SOS flash light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Morse code SOS flash pattern, 30 operations

Activation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Manual, three stage

Self-test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tests transmitters, battery and light

Standard Compass Safe Distance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1m (3ft)

This PLB will not float unless held in the buoyancy pouch provided. A PLB is not an ELT or an EPIRB and does not meet the regulatory requirements for an ELT or an EPIRB.

International Customers Please Note: NOAA ( USA ) recommends registration of a 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacon in the country of residence and / or country where the designated emergency contacts reside to avoid a potential language barrier problem. All EPIRBs and 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacons sold by OceanMedix.com LLC are default programmed by the manufacturer and coded for registration in the United States with NOAA. Please contact OceanMedix.com LLC with regard to the availability of devises programmed and electronically coded for registration in all other countries, as some restrictions may apply. A PLB or EPIRB once re-programmed / country coded for a country other than the USA may not be returned for a refund.

NOTE: Due to restrictions imposed by the manufacturer, Emergency Electronic Products  may not be returned for a refund once the box has been opened.

If you have any questions concerning this product, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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