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|Operating Frequencies:||121.5 MHz +/-5KHz 406.0 to 406.1 MHz, Depending on Cospas-Sarsat TAC||Output Power:||406 MHz: 5W for 24 hours @-20°C to +55°C (-4°F - 131°F) 121.5 MHz: 100 mW min >50 hours @ -20C to +55C (-4°F - 131°F)|
|Output Connector:||BNC Female||Activation:||Automatic by 4.5 ft/sec (2.3 G) Primary G-Switch and Manual Activation|
|Battery:||6-year Lithium LiSO2||Temperature:||Operating: -20°C to +55°C Storage: -55°C to +85°C|
|Self Test:||G-Switch enabled 406MHz Power Antenna/Coax Connection Low Battery||Remote Control:||On/Arm/Test|
|Mounting hardware:||ELT 1000 Mounting Tray: P/N 8304||Other Parts:||Coax Cable Audio Buzzer (alerts ground crews of accidental activations) Remote Switch ACE Adapter Module (Optional for ACK retrofit)|
|Weight:||2.2 lbs (with tray)||Measurements:||ELT Transmitter with mounting hardware installed: 6.59"L x 2.86”H x 3.69”W|
|Part Number||ELT 1000 ELT Description:|
|8201||Beacon and Battery only|
|8202||Base Pack (Unit and Tray)|
|8203||Base Pack w/ Whip Antenna (110-773)|
|8204||Base Pack w/ Rod Antenna (110-338 or 110-338-01)|
|8205||ACE Base Pack w/ Whip Antenna (110-773)|
|8206||ACE Base Pack w/ Whip Antenna (110-773)|
|8207||Base Pack w/ Rod Antenna (8603)|
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Virtually all 406 MHz beacons incorporate a self-test mode of operation. Standard Self-Tests of beacons usually involve pressing a button or lifting a lever on the beacon and holding it for a few seconds. This usually results in the beacon flashing an LED or Strobe and/or creating an audible sound that indicates that the internal circuitry of the beacon is functioning correctly. You should always carefully follow the beacon manufacturer's instructions when carrying out a self-test as it is possible to get false results or inadvertently trigger a false alarm if perform the self-test incorrectly. If the beacon fails, then you should contact the beacon manufacturer or an appointed service agents for further advice and instructions.
Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) are distress radio beacons which transmit location information about aircraft directly to Search and Rescue (SAR) forces letting them know that the owner is in grave and imminent danger.
A UIN is a Unique Identifier Number that is programmed into each beacon at the factory. The UIN number consists of 15 digit series of letters and numbers that make up the unique identity of the beacon. The UIN is on a white label on the exterior of the beacon. The UIN is also referred to as the Hex ID.
You should check the local regulations of any place you plan to visit with your beacon. Some countries require you to have a radio license and some countries even have restrictions on the use of beacons. However, if it's a true emergency, then you should always activate your beacon.