News & Information 2015

The New ARTEX ELT 345 is Ready for Flight

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ACR Electronics, Inc. has announced that the ARTEX ELT 345 (Emergency Locator Transmitter) has received its Cospas-Sarsat and FAA approvals and is now available for sale. The small form factor and light weight ELT 345 is the most competitively priced, high quality ELT on the market. The ELT 345 provides a quick-and-easy retrofit opportunity with flexible installation options such as a two-wire remote switch that does not require any aircraft power. Existing ARTEX ELT owners should know that the ELT 345 is backward compatible with legacy ARTEX remote switches. All of these options lead to cost savings and reduced installation times

Highlights of the ARTEX ELT 345 features and specifications:

  • Quick and easy retrofit for general aviation aircraft
  • Single antenna output for emergency transmission on both 406 MHz (Cospas-Sarsat) and 121.5 MHz local Search & Rescue) frequencies
  • Enhanced position accuracy within 100 meters through built-in GPS interface
  • Encoded digital message broadcasts aircraft identification/registration and provides access to owner/emergency contact details
  • New stainless steel mounting strap designed for increased stability in compliance with current FAA guidelines
  • Added functionality includes the ability to test the ELT with ARTEX’s proprietary online satellite confirmation testing service -
  • New hermetically sealed G-Switch for increased reliability
  • Includes the ELT 345 transmitter, dual band whip antenna, 2 wire remote switch, mounting tray and all required   hardware for less than $600
For more information on the ELT 345, or to learn more about other Artex products contact SEA at

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