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The GME MT603FG (EPIRB) float free emergency beacon is water activated and has an integrated 66 channel GPS receiver.
NZ $999.00
The GME MT603FG EPIRB has international COSPAS-SARSAT approval and features the latest advances in emergency beacon technology.

As a category 1 EPIRB the beacon will automatically deploy from the supplied 'float-free' housing via a hydrostatic release unit at a depth of 1.5 - 4 metres. The emergency beacon may be manually removed from the housing to be activated or it can activate upon contact with water.

GME MT603FG EPIRB Features

  • Float-free activation - Hydrostatic release.
  • 66 channel GPS receiver.
  • Zero warm-up Digital Technology.
  • 48 hours minimum operating time.
  • High-intensity, solid state strobe light.
  • 121.5 MHz VHF homing transmitter.
  • COSPAS-SARSAT certified for worldwide operation.
  • MEOSAR-ready.
  • 6 Year warranty.
  • 6 Year battery life.

GME MT603FG EPIRB Specifications

Activated UHF (406) and VHF (home) complete with high intensity strobe and audible activation alert
Self test Comprehensive internal diagnostics with visual and audible operator feedback. UHF test message (inverted synchronisation compatible with portable beacon testers)
Activation Manually activated by user and automatic when deployed in water
Duration 48 hours minimum
Transmission 121.5 and 406 MHz distress signals commence 60 seconds after activation
Delay None required (due to digital frequency generation)
VHF 121.5 MHz; 50 mW ± 3 dB; swept tone AM
UHF 406.037 MHz; 5 W ± 2 dB PSK (digital)
Light 20 flashes/minute at > 0.75 cd effective intensity
COPAS-SARSAT Certified to C/S T.001 (Class 2, Category 1) requirements
Repetition period 50 s mean
Transport Class 9 dangerous goods
Replacement period Prior to expiry date marked on case
Replacement method Service centre, or factory only (non-user replaceable).
Chemistry LiSO2 (2.4 g lithium per cell)
Configuration 2 ‘D’ type cells
Operating 20˚C to +55˚C
Storage -30˚C to +70˚C
Weight 555 g (plus 1000 g for bracket)
Compass safe distance 0.8 m (incl. mounting bracket) from magnetic navigational device when inactive
Dimensions 155 (W) x 390 (H) x 110 (D) mm max. when stowed in bracket
Materials UV stabilised plastic chassis
Antenna Flexible self straightening stainless steel design
GPS type Internal 66 channel high performance receiver
GPS antenna Quadrifilar heliz antenna

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