Personal Location Beacons
PLBs are designed to be carried by individuals as a last resort safeguard against any life threatening incidents that may occur anywhere in the world. Whether alone or within a group, on holiday, at work, carrying out your sport or hobby, if you ever find yourself in a remote area, land or sea, without any other form of communication, a Fastfind PLB comes into its own. Once activated it transmits a unique identification signal via the international search and rescue satellite system operated by COSPAS SARSAT on 406 MHz. The signal is then quickly passed to regional search and rescue authorities who can rapidly get to the scene.
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. Check out the video below on how it operates.