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ACR AquaLink Personal Locator Beacons

ACR AquaLink Personal Locator Beacons

Description

The ACR AquaLink broadcasts a unique registered distress signal that not only tells rescuers where you are, but who you are.

Features

  • No subscription fees
  • Floats
  • 121.5 MHz homing capability
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$401.00
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$373.28
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Send I'm OK Messages and GPS Location Maps. Increase the functionality of your PLB with optional 406Link.com non-emergency messaging service.
Head offshore with confidence. With three levels of integrated signal technology - GPS positioning, a powerful 406 MHz signal and 121.5 MHz homing capability - the AquaLink™ quickly and accurately relays your position to a worldwide network of Search and Rescue satellites, reducing search time and increasing your chances of survival. It's reliable signaling technology that has saved more than 25,000 lives since 1982.

The onboard GPS can fix your position to within 100 meters and then utilizes a powerful 406 MHz signal to relay your distress call to orbiting satellites. As local Search and Rescue is deployed, a separate homing signal and integrated LED strobe light guide rescuers to your exact location.

The AquaLink™ is small enough to be easily carried in a pack or pocket or can be worn on deck, at the helm, in quarters or on a life vest and will float if accidentally dropped overboard. Performing a full functional self test of the PLB's internal circuitry, battery voltage & power, and 406 MHz transmission gives you the peace of mind knowing your PLB will work the moment you need it to the most. ACR Exclusive: Built-in GPS acquisition test mode allows you to test GPS functionality up to 12 times over the life of the battery life.

Programmed for USA.

Notable Specifications:

Size: 2.25" x 5.88" x 1.49" (5.72 x 14.94 x 3.78 cm)

Weight: 9.1oz (257g) with lanyard

Battery: Class 2 (non-hazmat) lithium battery packs; 6 years from date of manufacture. 11 year storage

Material: Engineered polycarbonate blend
Color: High visibility ACR-treuse™
Deployment: Manual
Activation: Manual
Operation: 2 steps - deploy antenna, press ON button, giving clear view of sky
Waterproof: 16.40' (5 m) @ 1 hr., 33 ' (10 m) @ 10 min.
Factory tested: @ 70°F, exceeds RTCM waterproof requirements
Radiated Power: 6.3 W (406 MHz), 50 mW +/-3dB (121.5 MHz)
Operational Life: Exceeds required 24 Hours @ -4°F (-20°C)
Typical performance: 35 Hours @ -4°F (-20°C) Longer in higher ambient temperatures
Storage: -40°F to + 158°F (-40°C to +70°C)
Accessories: Attachment clip included
Certification: Cospas-Sarsat, FCC, Canada, R&TTE
Limited Warranty: 5 years
Lead Free: Yes

 

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