When interrogated by radar, this unit transmits 12 intense radar screen blips, greatly enhancing search and rescue efforts. In fact, a Search and Rescue Transponder is mandatory for all commercial vessels that must conform to GMDSS, and any vessel carrying more than one life raft. The exclusive ACR test mode provides visual/audible feedback confirming operational status.
Tron SART20 is designed for use in search and rescue (SAR) operations. A radar transponder gives the location for any nearby vessel and aircraft with X-band radar. Radar transponder is designed for use in lifeboats and liferafts. Easy mounting in bulkhead bracket onboard the vessel, easy to release and activate in an emergency situation. Various installation devices available as options. MED and other approvals available. Mandatory carriage equipment for all ships of 300 gross tonnage and upwards, according to SOLAS III/6.2.2, III/26.2.5 and IV/7.1.3.
Once activated the McMurdo S4 Rescue SART may be suspended inside the survival craft or mounted in an elevated position using the integrated extending pole.
- Buoyant and waterproof to 10m
- Compact, lightweight and rugged
- Meets IMO and GMDSS standards
- LED and buzzer indicates operation
- Inbuilt test facility
- Integral lanyard
- Over 96hrs operation in standby mode
- Replaceable 5 year battery pack
- Mounting options – internal/external