Artex Personal Locator Beacon
The ARTEX PLB can be operated with a single hand in even the most challenging situations. A simple spring-loaded flap covers the activation button preventing inadvertent use and the integrated ultra-bright strobe light ensures maximum visibility. Antenna deployment is achieved simply with only a gentle pull necessary to facilitate release.
Whatever your adventure, whether in the air, at sea, or on land, the ARTEX PLB provides the reassurance that emergency services can be alerted, and rescue can be facilitated, by the mere press of a button.
Artex Emergency Locator Transmitter
The ARTEX PLB works with the only officially recognized worldwide dedicated search and rescue satellite network (operated by Cospas Sarsat). As this satellite network is funded by governments, there are NO CHARGES to use this service in the event of an emergency.
When activated, the ARTEX PLB transmits your position and your ID to a Rescue Coordination Center via satellite link. Rescue services nearest to you are promptly notified of your emergency and initiate the Search & Rescue process.
Artex PLB Accessories
The ARTEX PLB features a unique mounting clip and a flotation pouch: The PLB can be firmly attached to the pouch with the provided lanyard to enable it to float.
- Small & lightweight—only 4.09 oz
- Fast GPS acquisition
- High intensity strobe
- 406 MHz connection
- 7-year battery life
- 121.5 MHz locator signal
- Dimensions: 2.1 x 1.3 x 3 in (51 x 32.5 x 77 mm)
- Battery: Class 2 (non-hazmat) Lithium Batteries - Replacement every 7 years
- Battery Operation Life: Exceeds required 24 hours @ -4°F (-20°C)
- Storage Temperature: -30°C to 70°C (-22°F to 158°F)
- Operating Temperature: -20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F)
- Color: Orange
- Activation: Manual
- Operation: 2 steps: deploy antenna and press ON button in clear view of the sky
- Waterproof: 15m @ 20°C
- Approvals: FCC, RED
- Warranty: 7 years
- Accessories: Flotation Pouch, Mounting Clip, Lanyard
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