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McMurdo Fastfind 220 PLB GPS EPIRB

Supplier McMurdo

Price: £149.99 (£179.99 inc. VAT)

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McMurdo FAST FIND 220 PLB is a lifesaving beacon with buoyancy pouch included, designed for marine enthusiasts, aviators and adventurers.

The FAST FIND 220 PLB uses advanced technology packed into a simple, lightweight, palm sized unit. Using the dedicated 406MHz frequency, Fast Find 220 transmits your unique ID and precise GPS location to the global network of search and rescue satellites. Within minutes rescuers are alerted to your situation, and receive regular position updates. Finally, emergency services can home in on your beacons 121.5MHz transmission to find you.
Explore the world with peace of mind. If you find yourself in a remote area without any other form of communication, activating your FAST FIND 220 will summon emergency assistance.

The 220 is subscription-free and does not rely on commercial call centres.


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 mins
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 center
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 (5.4oz)
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