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GME MT603FG 406MHz EPIRB - GPS & Float Free/Manual Activation

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  • GME 406MHz GPS EPIRB - Float Free Activation
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 Product Description

Introducing the all-new MT603FGAUS Float-Free, water-activated, GPS-equipped Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) from GME. The MT603FG is the most advanced MEOSAR-ready 406MHz digital EPIRB on the market today. 

  • Designed, engineered, and manufactured in Australia, the MT603FG has obtained international Cospas-Sarsat approval. Boasting the latest advances in emergency beacon technology, the MT603FG ensures the safety of your vessel and crew in emergency situations, regardless of your location.
  • The MT603FG is a Category 1 EPIRB, which means the unit will automatically deploy from the supplied ‘Float-Free’ housing via a hydrostatic release unit at a depth of 1.5 – 4 meters, with the beacon activating upon contact with water. The EPIRB may also be manually removed from the housing and activated by the user.
  • The MT603FG features an integrated 66 channel GPS receiver, delivering greater position accuracy and faster location fix than previous models. Boasting zero warm-up digital technology, the MT603FG acquires and transmits accurate latitude/ longitude and personal identification information to rescue authorities as soon as possible. In combination with a high-intensity, solid-state strobe light, and auxiliary 121.5MHz VHF homing transmitter, the MT603FG is the ultimate in emergency beacon technology.
  • 6 Year warranty
  • 6 Year battery life

In the Box:

  • MT603G Class 2 406MHz EPIRB
  • Quick-release mounting bracket (Category 2)
  • Mounting hardware
  • Instruction manual
Activated UHF (406) and VHF (homer) complete with high-intensity strobe and audible activation alert.
Self Test Comprehensive internal diagnostics with visual and audible operator feedback. UHF test message (inverted synchronization compatible with portable beacon testers)
Activation Manually by operator and automatic when deployed in water
Duration 48 hours minimum
Transmission 121.5 and 406 MHz distress signals commence 60 seconds after activation
Delay None required (due to digital frequency generation)
VHF 121.5 MHz; 50 mW ± 3 dB; swept tone AM
UHF 406.037 MHz; 5 W ± 2 dB PSK (digital)
Light 20 flashes/minute at > 0.75 cd effective intensity
COPAS-SARSAT Certified to C/S T.001 (Class 2, Category I) requirements
Repetition Period 50 s mean
Transport Class 9 dangerous goods
Replacement Period Prior to expiry date marked on case
Replacement Method Service center or factory only (non-user replaceable)
Chemistry LiSO2 (2.4g Lithium per cell)
Operating -20˚C to +55˚C
Storage -30˚C to +70˚C
Weight 555g (plus 1000g for bracket)
Compass Safe Distance 0.8m (inc. mounting bracket) from a magnetic navigational device when inactive
Dimensions 155 (W) x 390 (H) x 110 (D) mm max. when stowed in the bracket
Materials UV stabilized plastic chassis
Antenna Flexible self straightening stainless steel design
Type Internal 66 channel high-performance receiver
Antenna Quadrifilar helix antenna


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