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The AquaFix™ Personal Locator Beacon or PLB transmits on 406 MHz via COSPAS-SARSAT satellite system with your registered unique, digitally coded distress signal and 121.5 MHz SAR local homing frequency.
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|Dimensions||6.50 × 8.50 in|
2797 / 2797.2 / 2797.4 / 2797.2NH / 2797.4NH
PLB-200 / PLB-201
1.74 x 5.71 x 3.03 in (4.4 x 14.5 x 7.7 cm)
Class 2 (non-hazmat) lithium batteries
Battery, Replacement Interval
Replacement due five (5) years from date of manufacture or after emergency use
WARRANTY LENGTH: 5 YEARS
This product is warranted against factory defect in material and workmanship for a period of 5 (five)* years from date of purchase or receipt as a gift. During the warranty period, ACR Electronics, Inc. will repair or at its option, replace at no cost to you for labor, materials or return transportation.
For further assistance, please contact our Technical Service Department:
ACR Electronics, Inc.
5757 Ravenswood Road Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-6645
Telephone: +1 (954) 981- 3333
Fax: +1 (954) 983-5087
This warranty does not apply if the product has been damaged by accident or misuse, or as a result of service or modification by other than the manufacturer. The COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY OTHER MATTER WITH RESPECT TO THIS PRODUCT, except as otherwise expressly stated in the previous paragraph. The Company shall not be liable for consequential or special damages. In order to place the warranty in effect, entirely complete the form in your account . Or you may fill out the registration card accompanying your product (if applicable) which must be returned to ACR Electronics, Inc. within ten days of purchas to the address above.
Q: Where can I purchase this product?
A: This Personal Locator Beacon has been discontinued. Click Here to view our latest Personal Locator Beacon product line.
Q: Where can I get the batteries replaced for this beacon?
A: Please use our dealer locator and be sure to use the Battery Replacement Center filter to find the closest location to you.
Q: Whats the difference between the AquaFix, AeroFix, and TerraFix Models?
The quick answer is color. Each model has a different color and product name to that was specific to the market the beacon was sold in. AquaFix = Maritime, TerraFix = Outdoor, AeroFix = Aviation.
Q: What do PLBs do?
Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) are distress radio beacons which transmit location information about individuals directly to Search and Rescue forces letting them know that the owner is in grave and imminent danger.
Q: Can 406 MHz beacons be used anywhere in the world?
Yes, 406 MHz beacons can be used anywhere in the world, including the Poles.
Q: When do you use a Beacon?
Most Search-and-Rescue (SAR) organizations instruct that beacons are satellite signaling devices of last resort, for use when all other means of self-rescue have been exhausted, where the situation is grave with imminent danger and the loss of life, limb, eyesight or valuable property will occur without assistance.
Q: How do I register my beacon?
406 MHz Beacons must be registered with the National Authority of the country you live in.
Step 1. Visit our Registration database to find the appropriate National Authority
Step 2. Register with your countries National Authority via Mail, Fax or for the fastest service register online.
Registration in the United States
The national authority that accepts beacon registrations in the United States is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Here are three easy ways to register:
1.) The fastest and easiest way to register is online at www.beaconregistration.noaa.gov . Recommended method. Verify and validate information before submitting.
2.) Mail the registration form with the pre-addressed, postage paid envelope to:
SARSAT BEACON REGISTRATION
1315 East West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Please print legibly.
3.) Faxing a registration is also acceptable. Fax the registration form to the fax number on the bottom of the registration form. To reduce the possibility of erroneous entry please verify legibility of information and validate information on form to UIN on beacon before faxing. Please print legibly and in BLACK ink.
All registration forms will be entered in the 406 MHz beacon registration database within 48 hours of receipt. The information you provide on the registration form is used for rescue purposes only.
A confirmation letter, a copy of the actual registration and a proof-of-registration decal will be mailed to you within two weeks. When you receive these documents, please check the information carefully to ensure that the information provided on the label agrees with the information on the beacon and then affix the decal to your beacon in the area marked \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\”BEACON DECAL HERE.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\” If you do not receive confirmation from NOAA in the expected timeframe, or if the information on the label is incorrect call toll free 1-888-212-7283 for assistance.
Registration outside of the United States
In countries other than the United States, 406 MHz beacons are registered with that country\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’s national authority at the time of purchase. The sales agent should have assisted you in filling out the forms and sending them to the country\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’s national authority. Alternatively, visit our Registration database or many countries allow online registration in the International 406MHz Beacon Registration Database (IBRD) at www.406registration.com.
To verify that the unit is properly programmed for your country, view the UIN label on the back of the unit. In the event that the beacon is not programmed for your country, the sales agent (if properly equipped) can reprogram the unit for the correct country.