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.
Designed to be stored in a liferaft or as a carry off device and stored in a quick release carry off bag, the rugged S5 Smartfind is buoyant and waterproof to a depth of 10m. When activated, the S5 transmits an alert message to trigger an alarm on all AIS equipped vessels within VHF range. The in-built GPS provides accurate location information for rescuers, enabling them to quickly locate you.
- High visibility and buoyancy
- Easy to operate and deploy
- Mount or pack inside liferaft
- Shoulder strap to aid carrying in emergency evacuation
- The non-hazardous battery
- 6 year battery storage life
- 96 hours of continuous transmission