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The GME MT403 emergency beacon with 406 MHz water and manual activation has worldwide coverage and position location accuracy to within 5 kms.
NZ $549.00
The GME MT403 EPIRB has a stable transmitted signal for fast response time and a unique digitally coded message provides Search and Rescue authorities with information about the country of beacon registration and identification of the boat in distress.

An auxiliary homing transmitter is also included in the beacon to allow Search and Rescue to home in on the distressed beacon.

GME MT403 EPIRB Features

  • In built self test with audio / visual alert.
  • COSPAS-SARSAT worldwide operation.
  • Meets ACOSPAS-SARSAT worldwide operation.
  • Meets AS/NZ 4280.1:2003 standards. C/S T.001/007.
  • Microprocessor based design, delivers unparalleled performance and value
  • Antenna deploys automatically when the unit is removed from the quick-release mounting bracket.
  • Zero warm-up Digital Technology.
  • Automatically activates on immersion in water (when removed from the bracket) or can be activated manually if desired.
  • High intensity solid state strobe.
  • 6 Year battery life.
  • 6 Year GME Warranty.
  • Rugged lightweight easy-to-mount compact design.

GME MT403 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 or automatically activated 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 406.028 or 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) requirements
Standards and approvals IEC 61097; IEC 60945; AS/NZS 4280.1; ETSI EN 300 066
Repetition period 50 s mean, digitally generated randomization
Replacement period Prior to expiry date marked on case.
Replacement method Service centre, or factory only (non-user replaceable).
Chemistry LiMnO2 (0.49 g Lithium per cell)
Configuration 5 parallel packs each of 2 series cells
Operating 20˚C to +55˚C
Storage -30˚C to +70˚C
Weight 555 g (plus 98 g for bracket)
Compass safe distance 0.7 m (inc. mounting bracket) from magnetic navigational device when inactive
Dimensions 102 (W) x 260 (H) x 83 (D) mm max. when stowed in bracket
Materials UV stabilised plastic chassis
Antenna Flexible self straightening stainless steel design

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