McMurdo PLB Fastfind 220 GNSS Personal Locator Beacon
McMurdo PLB Fastfind 220 GNSS Personal Locator Beacon

McMurdo FastFind 220

The FastFind 220 is the world’s first Galileo-enabled Personal Location Beacon (PLB), a personal safety device designed to alert search and rescue services and allow them to quickly locate you in the event of an emergency, on land or sea.


  • 406/121.5MHz PLB
  • Galileo & GPS GNSS receivers
  • No subscription fees
  • Simple three-stage activation incorporating;
    • Safe-stow antenna
    • AAD (Accidental Activation Deterrent)
    • DADS (Discreet Antenna Deployment System)
  • 6 year battery storage life*
  • Minimum 24hr continuous operation
  • Self test facility with battery use indicator
  • Floats with buoyancy pouch (included)
  • Waterproof to 10m
  • SOS Morse code LED flashlight

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Standards Cospas-Sarsat T.001/T.007 class2, RTCM
11010.2, ETSI EN 302152-1,, AS/NZS 4280.2, NSS-PLB11
Sealing depth Immersion to 10m (30ft) for 5 mins
-20 to +55ºC (-4 to +131ºF)
Storage temperature -30 to +70ºC (-22 to +158ºF)
Altitude 12,192m (40,000ft)
Buoyancy Category 2, will not float (keep in buoyancy pouch provided)
Battery type Lithium Manganese
Transmit duration > 24 hours @ -20ºC (-4ºF)
Battery life (storage) *6 years from date of manufacture
Battery replacement Service centre
Battery Use Logged by microprocessor
Frequency 406.031 MHz (alert) / 121.5 MHz (homer)
Power 5W (alert) / 50mW (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) 34 x 47 x 106mm (1.34 x 1.85 x 4.17in)
Weight 152g (5.36oz)
Indicator Light High brightness LED signal light
SOS flash light Morse code SOS flash pattern, 30 operations
Activation Manual, three stage
Self-test Tests transmitters, battery and light
Warranty 1 year (+ 4 years with online registration)
Part Number 91-001-220A-C FastFind 220