500-12Y Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT)-
Survival Locator Beacon
The 500-12Y is Competitively Priced!
The PLB may be packed inside our FAA TSO Approved Life Rafts!
Full FAA and JAA Approvals in accordance with TSO C91a and C126, JTSO-2C91a and 2C126 COSPAS/SARSAT Approval 111, CAA Approval No. WR1029.
The Series 500-12 Personal Locator Beacons are simple, compact, lightweight units which can be used either manually or automatically via ejection seat harness. Fully compatible with the majority of search and rescue equipment including the COSPAS/SARSAT satellite based survivor location equipment.
The PLB is a one-piece unit with the transmitter housed in a reflective yellow molded thermoplastic case, which is designed such that the replaceable battery pack can be mounted within the overall package to form a smooth t non-slip hand portable unit. The design is such that easy replacement of the battery module (15 seconds) is possible during beacon operation. Full speech capability on 121.5 and 243 MHz together with an audible tone indicating live beacon transmissions. The unit is designed to last for up to ten years with the only maintenance being battery replacement every five years. The antenna (supplied) is capable of being attached directly to the PLB or remote through a cable assembly for operation in a dinghy.
*SOLD SEPARATELY WITHIN THE USA ONLY. MUST BE PURCHASED WITH A RAFT FOR ALL ORDERS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES.