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Extracts from 406 MHz PLB user manuals:

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McMurdo "Fastfind" PLB; Kannad "Safelink Solo" PLB


User manual extract - McMurdo and Kannad PLB (.PDF)

Turning the beacon ON

Turning the beacon OFF

Step by step diagram of turning on the McMurdo and Kannad PLBs Step by step diagram of turning off the McMurdo and Kannad PLBs

PLB Indicator light sequences

Diagram showing the McMurdo and Kannad PLB indicator lamp sequences



KTI "Safety Alert SA2G" PLB


User manual extract - KTI SA2G (.PDF)

Turning the beacon ON

Turning the beacon OFF

  1. Slide red protective cover down to expose the Red button (retain the red cover).
  2. Slide antenna end-piece forward to remove it from the recessed area on top of the beacon.
  3. Unwrap the antenna and adjust the antenna so that it stands upright.
  4. Press and hold the Red button until Green light starts to flash, and then release the button.
  5. Place or hold beacon in a clear area.
  1. Slide red protective cover back over the Red button to prevent reactivation of the beacon (secure with tape if necessary).
  2. Press Blue "Test" button until the strobe light ceases flashing.
  3. Wrap antenna around the beacon to its original position and secure the end of the antenna in the recessed area on the top of the beacon.



GME "MT410G Accusat" PLB


User manual extract - GME PLB (.PDF)

Turning the beacon ON

Turning the beacon OFF

Step by step diagram of turning on the GME PLB Step by step diagram of turning off the GME PLB

Once activated

Once activated, the MT410G PLB will 'beep' and pulse the light approximately 20 times per minute.

When the beacon has acquired a GPS position and is transmitting the location and distress signal, the PLB will 'beep' and pulse the light rapidly for 6 seconds.

The MT410G PLB will then continue to 'beep' and pulse the light approximately 20 times per minute.



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