A compact Personal Locator Beacon which gives a GPS location when activated in the case of desparate emergency. Essential safety equipment for all off shore jetski fishermen & long distance riders. Free shipping nationwide.
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FAST FIND 220 PLB is a lifesaving beacon with buoyancy pouch included, designed for marine enthusiasts and adventurers.
The FAST FIND 220 PLB uses advanced technology packed into a simple, lightweight, palm sized unit. Using the dedicated 406MHz frequency, Fast Find 220 transmits your unique ID and precise GPS location to the global network of search and rescue satellites. Within minutes rescuers are alerted to your situation, and receive regular position updates. Finally, emergency services can home in on your beacons 121.5MHz transmission to ﬁnd you. Explore the world with peace of mind. If you ﬁnd yourself in a remote area without any other form of communication, activating your FAST FIND 220 will summon emergency assistance.
The 220 is subscription-free and does not rely on commercial call centres.
PLB's have already saved lives - including that of adventure rider Jeremy Burfoot when he and his crew attempted to ride from London to Sydney.... If they did not have their PLB's to activate the outcome would have been greatly different...
"Burfoot, Otulic and Donaghue began sinking when the jetskis' auxiliary bilge pumps failed in big seas. They set off two warning beacons to alert their base in New Zealand, who then contacted the water police in Greece.
The trio were floating in the stormy sea for about three hours before the Greek air force found them."
It is important, as a jet ski owner, to be responsible and be very aware that you are riding a motorised vehicle, and with that comes the fact that mechanical or electrical failure is inevitable at some point regardless of how new or reliable your craft is.
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