McMurdo Fast Find Ranger PLB with GPS
Ranger Personal Locator Beacon (PLB)
Compact and rugged 406 MHz GPS Personal locator beacon, designed specifically for the harsh outdoor environment. McMurdo Fast Find Ranger PLB is a lifesaving distress beacon with impact resistant rugged casing, designed especially for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers.
McMurdo Fast Find Ranger is a potential life saver; it is extremely compact and will slip into the smallest pocket or back pack compartment. You can set off on your daily stroll or in the most remote locations around the world, and be confident of being able to contact the world's professional search and rescue services. McMurdo Fast Find Ranger should be carried as a last resort safeguard against any life threatening incidents that may occur anywhere in the world.
The McMurdo Fast Find Ranger PLB uses advanced technology packed into a simple, lightweight, palm sized unit. Using the dedicated 406MHz frequency, RANGER 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 updates. Finally, emergency services can home in on RANGER's 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 McMurdo Fast Find Ranger will summon emergency assistance.
Once activated, the McMurdo Fast Find Ranger transmits a unique ID via the global 406 MHz search and rescue satellite network. The Rescue Co-ordination Centre (RCC) then forwards details of the emergency to the appropriate local Search And Rescue (SAR) services.The Fast Find Ranger features an inbuilt GPS receiver that can pinpoint your location to within a few metres and its 121.5 MHz secondary homing transmitter means that once SAR teams are in the vicinity they are able to home in on your exact location.The Ranger is subscription-free and does not rely on commercial call centers.
-6-year battery life
-Non-slip, impact resistant ruggerdised casing - Protection for harsh outdoor environments
-Retro reflective detailing
-GPS as standard across the range
-Lanyard and universal carry pouch included
-No Subscription and no call charges
*Not suitable for registration in Australia or NZ
-Activation Method: Manual