FastFind Return Link

Our most advanced search and rescue beacon to date, the Return Link is the first distress beacon on the market that uses the Galileo powered ReturnLink Service (RLS), the FastFind Return Link PLB receives a signal in the form of a blue light, confirming the users 406 MHz distress alert has been received and location coordinates have been detected.


  • RLS: the first of a new range of SAR beacons that receive a reassurance signal confirming distress alert and location have been received by the search and rescue authorities
  • Multi Constellation GNSS: Building on Seas of Solutions leadership in innovative location detection technology, FastFind Return Link incorporates both Galileo and GPS GNSS services
  • Versatile clip attachment system: Belt, webbing strap and PFD compatible options supported.
  • Floats: with provided buoyancy pouch
  • Free to use: No subscription
  • Power Assurance: 5-year battery life
  • Waterproof: to 10m
  • Lights: Bright flashing attention signal, Morse code SOS flash pattern & RLS Reassurance blue flashing LED
  • Practical: Safe-Stow antenna, anti-tamper cover protected activation switch

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Standards COSPAS-SARSAT T.001/T.007 class2,
ETSI EN 302152-1
Sealing depth Immersion to 10 m (30 ft) for 5 minutes
Operating temperature -20 to +55 °C (-4 to + 131 °F)
Storage temperature -30 to +70 °C (-22 to +158 °F)
Altitude 12,192 m (40,000 ft)
Buoyancy Category 2, will not float (optional buoyancy pouch provided)
Battery type Lithium Manganese
Transmit duration > 24 hours @ -20 °C (-4 °F)
Battery life (storage) 5 years from date of manufacture
Battery replacement Service centre
Battery Use Logged by microprocessor
Transmitter Frequency 406.031 MHz (alert) / 121.5 MHz (homer)
Transmitter Power 5 W (alert) / 50 mW (homer) nominal
Unique ID Number Factory or dealer programmed
GNSS Receiver GPS(L1)+GALILEO(E1), 72 channel, ceramic patch antenna
Size (D x W x L) 36 x 50 x 112 mm (1.42 x 1.97 x 4.41 in)
Weight 164 g (5.8 oz)
Indicator Light High brightness LED signal light
RLS Light Blue LED
SOS flash light Morse code SOS flash pattern, 30 operations
Activation Manual, three stage
Self-test Tests transmitters, battery and light
Standard Compass Safe Distance 1 m (3 ft)
Warranty 1 year (+ 4 years with online registration)
Part Number 1002384 (FastFind Return Link PLB with Galileo/GPS GNSS
and RLS)