It may not be the most attractive looking thing....(inappropriate thoughts to yourself please!).....but who cares what it looks like, if it can save your life!
Brand New from McMurdo, this handhelf AIS Beacon locates those crew members or passengers who have fallen overboard, quickly and efficiently.
Here is some technical info that you may be interested in reading:
- Manually activated personal safety device to aid recovery of persons in difficulty
- Transmits GPS target tracking information over AIS
- Unique serialized ID
- Small and light for unobtrusive carriage
- Waterproof, buoyant and fully submersible to 60 meters
- Flashing LED light
- Minimum 24 hour continuous operation
- 5 year battery storage life
- Smartfind S10 AIS Beacon is activated to attract attention.
- A unique alert is transmitted to all AIS enabled equipment within a 4 mile Radius (typical).
- AIS equipment displays the alert icon
- Precise target survivor information including GPS position becomes viewable when the chart plotter/ECDIS cursor is positioned over the alert icon.
- This information provides exact location, range and bearing to person(s) in need of assistance.
These are a brand new product, so buy yours from Marinestore now!