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Today sees the unveiling of the ground breaking new FAST FIND Satellite Personal Location Beacon (PLB) range , the most compact, waterproof and versatile 406 MHz emergency location beacon available on the market today.
FAST FIND is a potential life saver, weighing in at just 5.3 oz (150g) and with dimensions of D 1.34”(34mm) x W 1.85” (47mm) x L 4.17”(106mm) it will slip into the smallest pocket or back pack compartment. The user can set off in the most remote locations around the world, on land, at sea or in the air, and be confident of being able to contact the world’s professional search and rescue services directly if they are unlucky enough to encounter life threatening situations.
FAST FIND complies with tough federal and international standards. It operates on the global COSPAS SARSAT 406MHz search and rescue satellite communication system, which is supported by international government search and rescue authorities around the world, so a call for help will be acted upon and fast. The FAST FIND is subscription free and does not rely on commercial call centres.
There are two models in the FAST FIND PLB range, the standard FAST FIND 200 or FAST FIND 210 with integral 50-channel GPS. Budget conscious users will find the standard model powerful and reliable with their 121.5MHz homing capabilities but for a little extra you can benefit from the GPS models which pinpoint your exact location for extra speedy rescue.
The FAST FIND models transmit two signals simultaneously, one to the subscription free global 406 MHz satellite system. The other (121.5MHz) is a homing signal designed to speed up the local recovery response process . 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 whatever the conditions.
FAST FIND also includes a unique SOS LED flash light facility which is manually activated to further assist in speeding up the users recovery during night time rescues.
FAST FIND will operate in temperatures down to -20°c and its integral battery has a user storage life of 5 years, so there’s no need for constant battery changes and re-charging. At only $300.00 plus tax for the FAST FIND Model 210 (including GPS) there’s nothing else to pay - no subscriptions, no network or call charges!
FAST FIND is manufactured by McMurdo, who have produced emergency location beacons for more than 20 years. The company has used the latest developments and improvements in electronic design and manufacturing to produce it’s latest world beating personal location beacon.
Like many other search and rescue agencies around the world, US Coastguard aircraft and ships have long been familiar with McMurdo’s range of emergency location beacons and have the technology to home in on FAST FIND’s signals fast.
FAST FIND must be registered with NOAA by the user at the time of purchase. This enables the Search and Rescue authorities, through the unique coded characteristics of the transmitted signal, to identify the owner of the FAST FIND and further important information such as next of kin and contact details which can be vital to speeding up the necessary rescue response by the authorities.
Professional rescue bodies and government agencies such as the US Coast Guard and NOAA recommend carrying a 406MHz beacon. So put a FAST FIND in your pocket before you leave home. Get found with FAST FIND.
This device has not been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. This device is not and may not be offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.