FastFind Ranger PLB Personal Locator Beacon
FastFind Ranger PLB Personal Locator Beacon

McMurdo FastFind Ranger

Designed for outdoor enthusiasts and adventures, the McMurdo FastFind Ranger personal locator beacon has additional impact resistant rugged casing and additional rubber side grip panels to aid handling. Popular with hikers, and mountaineers the Ranger PLB comes with a carry pouch that can be fitted to belt or webbing. With global satellite coverage, six years storage life and a minimum 24h operational power, the Ranger is the ultimate survival tool for those heading to the great outdoors.


  • 406/121.5MHz PLB
  • Galileo & GPS GNSS receivers
  • Waterproof to 30ft
  • 6 year battery storage life
  • Self test facility with battery use indicator
  • No subscription
  • SOS Morse LED flash Light
  • Safe Slow Antenna
  • Rugged design

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Standards COSPAS-SARSAT T.001/T.007 class2, RTCM SC110 STD
11010.2, ETSI EN 302-152-1, AS/NZS 4280.2, NSS-PLB06
Sealing depth Immersion to 10m (30ft) for 5 minutes
Operating temperature -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 (optional buoyancy pouch available)
Battery type Lithium Manganese
Transmit duration > 35 hours @ +10ºC (50ºF), > 24 hours @ -20ºC (-4ºF)
Battery life (storage) 6 years from date of manufacture
Battery replacement . Service centre
Battery Use 406.037MHz (alert) / 121.5MHz (homer)
Power > 5W (alert) / > 50mW (homer) nominal
Unique ID Number Factory or dealer programmed
GPS Type 50 channel, ceramic patch antenna
Size (D x W x L) 36 x 50 x 112mm (1.42 x 1.97 x 4.41in)
Weight 164g (5.8oz)
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
Standard Compass Safe Distance 1m (3ft)