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TerraFix 406 GPS I/O Emergency BeaconWeekender Medical Kit

TerraFix 406 I Emergency Beacon

Connect this PLB to your GPS with a data cable to transmit a 5 watt message with your unique ID (UIN) so rescuers can verify your identification and track where you are for worldwide rescue!

ACR: TerraFix 406 GPS I/O:

This model interfaces with an external GPS via data cable;activate the beacon and TerraFix acquires GPS coordinates through your personal GPStransmitting a 5 watt message with your unique ID (UIN) so rescuers know who you are and where you are worldwide!

The only difference between the I/O model and the I model is that the I model does not have a built in GPS, so you must connect it to your GPS to send your location:

  • The ' I ' model attaches to your GPS with a data cable for lat/long transmission to a rescue crew
  • It transmits a 5 watt distress message with your personal information
  • When the GPS coordinate is incorporated in the first transmission, your emergency can be routed immediately to the closest rescue
  • agency as quickly as 3 minutes
  • Position accuracy is within 100 meters (110 yards)
  • A two-button activation design helps prevent false alarms. A red LED flashing light indicates the PLB is transmitting to LEOSAR satellite system and green LED flashing indicates GPS Lat/Long are being transmitted to GEOSAR stationary satellites
  • There are battery testing options for power, GPS data confirmation, and internal circuitry
  • This unit exceeds RTCM waterproof requirements for Category 1 buoyancy (tested to 5 meters) and floats
  • ACR beacons are used extensively by the U.S. military and Coast Guard, NATO Special Forces and Arctic explorers!!

Responsible Use Guide: A PLB is a satellite signaling device of last resort, for use when all other means of self rescue have been exhausted, where the situation is grave and imminent and the loss of life, limb, eyesight or valuable property will occur without assistance. 

your beacon online at: or fax the form found on this website at: (301) 568-8649. For any other registration questions, call: 1-888-212-SAVE (7283). Make sure to update each time you travel by including the number of people in your party, any significant medical conditions of those on board or other information that would aid rescuers in the event of an emergency.

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