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Personal Locator Beacon PLB FastFind Return Link

Designed to ensure the safety of outdoor activity enthusiasts, the FastFind Return link personal distress beacon makes it possible to send an emergency request for assistance via satellite communication. With notification of receipt by the emergency services.

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The FastFind Return Link PLB: the ideal rescue companion for adventurers


The FastFind Return Link PLB is a small device designed to assist individuals in emergency situations to report their position and request help. With its lightweight and compact design, the FastFind Return Link PLB is easy to take with you wherever you go.

Transmission 406 MHz
international distress frequency

Up to 72 canals
to receive and track GNSS GPS and Galileo satellites

PLB FastFind Return Link

Uses at Sea or MountainSatellite alarm button


It is equipped with an easily accessible alarm button that allows the user to quickly trigger a distress signal when needed.

Location in Remote AreasMulti-GNSS Compatibility


The FastFind Return Link PLB also features an integrated Multi-GNSS receiver compatible with GPS and Galileo satellite networks, which allows it to transmit an accurate geographical position along with the distress signal.

One of the main new features of the FastFind Return Link PLB is its ability to receive an acknowledgement signal from the Galileo SAR service when the distress signal is received by the mission control centers of the rescue service. This allows the user to know that their distress signal has been received and that rescue efforts have been initiated.

GNSS COSPAS-SARSAT PLB FastFind Return Link

Explore SafelyAn essential part of your safety equipment when participating in outdoor activities


The FastFind Return Link PLB is an essential rescue device for individuals who frequently travel in dangerous or remote environments. With its compact size, lightweight design, and Galileo SAR service acknowledgement capability, it is ready when needed.

The COSPAS-SARSAT dedicated search and rescue network allows for the transmission of distress signals via the international distress frequency of 406 MHz emitted by the beacon. Location information is then transmitted to competent search and rescue authorities who can deploy appropriate rescue teams to assist you on the ground, whether at sea or in the mountains. This allows rescuers to quickly and efficiently locate you, which can make all the difference in an emergency.

Only 164 g
essential safety equipment

Autonomy 5 years
standby battery availability

Minimum 35 hours
duration of distress signal transmission at 10°C

Always keep the beacon close at hand.

Hiking and other outdoor activitiesMake sure to always bring the FastFind Return Link personal distress beacon

The PLB (Personal Locator Beacon) should be brought with you during your outdoor activities, for example during your hikes so that you can activate the emergency signal in case of need. The PLB is designed to be easily carried with you due to its compact and lightweight design. It can be attached to your backpack or stored in a pocket of your gear. In case of emergency, you can activate the alert signal by pressing the easily accessible alarm button, which sends a distress signal to a network of search and rescue satellites.

Operational since 1984Benefit from the best search and rescue system

Today, the COSPAS-SARSAT satellite system is the best search and rescue system available, notably thanks to its new MEOSAR segment which includes the European/Galileo SAR. With extended geographical coverage, reliable temporal availability, high precision, and resilience in extreme conditions, this system is the reference for individual safety in the practice of a multitude of outdoor leisure or professional activities.

Compass

Quick and easy activation

The PLB can be activated quickly and easily by simply pressing a button, which can be very useful in an emergency situation.

Satellite

Fast distress signal transmission

The PLB quickly sends a distress signal to designated rescue centers, which can be crucial in emergency situations.

Battery

Battery saving

The PLB is designed to conserve battery life when it is not in use, ensuring that it is ready to be used in case of an emergency.

Globe

Works worldwide

The PLB is designed to work worldwide, which can be very convenient for people who travel a lot.

Calibration

Lightweight and Compact

The PLB is very lightweight and compact, making it easy to carry with you to ensure your safety.

Registration

Registration with local authorities

Register the PLB with local authorities, which helps to facilitate the rescue process in case of an emergency.

Compatibility

Compatibility with location systems

The PLB uses GNSS location systems from satellite networks to help rescue centers locate a person in distress more quickly.

Satellite

Resistant to Extreme Conditions

The PLB is designed to be resistant to extreme conditions, ensuring that it will function even in challenging situations.

Answer the call of natureThe FastFind Return Link PLB: an emergency solution in case of lack of phone network coverage

When you find yourself in an isolated or dangerous environment without network coverage, the FastFind Return Link personal distress beacon can be the only solution to call for help in case of emergency. The distress signal transmitted by the PLB is independent and does not require cellular network coverage to communicate an SOS alert to the Mission Control Centers (MCC) until the Maritime Rescue and Coordinating Center (MRCC). This means that even if you are not able to make a phone call, you can still call for help by activating the distress beacon.

In addition, the FastFind Return Link PLB is equipped with an integrated GPS + Galileo GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems: Satellite-based positioning system), which can provide a precise geographic location to the mission control centers for rescue operations. This means that help can be quickly dispatched to assist the person in distress, even in challenging environments with no network coverage.

The FastFind Return Link personal distress beacon is an essential tool for people who often travel in remote and isolated areas and may not have access to network coverage in case of emergency. Thanks to its autonomous distress signal and its ability to provide a precise geographic location, the PLB can help you quickly obtain rescue assistance when needed.

Intuitive useReport your emergency situation with the FastFind Return Link PLB: it's easy and quick

The FastFind Return Link PLB is an essential rescue tool to ensure your safety in case of emergency. Easy to use and at hand, it can be quickly and easily activated by pressing the power button. Its battery is reserved for use only in case of emergency, to ensure its availability when you need it most.

PLB FastFind Return Link

Équipez-vousBenefit from a free service


The use of the FastFind Return Link PLB is entirely free. Once you have purchased your beacon, you do not have any additional fees to use it. So you can focus on your safety without worrying about the costs associated with using satellite communication.

  • Free service
  • Free registration
  • No subscription
  • No additional fees

PLB User1Activation


Global coverage with COSPAS-SARSAT service

406 MHz international distress frequency

Once activated, the FastFind Return Link PLB sends a distress signal on the 406 MHz frequency, with device identification information as well as an accurate geographic position thanks to its integrated GPS + Galileo GNSS receiver.

Navigation system2Detection / Localization


The distress signal transmission is very fast, usually in just a few minutes.

European Galileo MEOSAR service

This distress signal is received by search and rescue mission control centers at sea and in the mountains, as well as by ground rescue services, who coordinate a rescue intervention to come to your aid.

Rescue teams3Intervention


Confirmation that your distress signal has been received and that the rescue teams are on their way.

RLS Return Link Service

This speed can be crucial in case of emergency. Thanks to the distress signal, search and rescue mission control centers can quickly locate the PLB and plan an effective rescue intervention to come to your aid.

The PLB FastFind Return Link is a reliable and valuable rescue tool for anyone traveling in the wild and natural spaces such as the countryside, mountains, deserts, etc. Compact, lightweight, and equipped with a Galileo SAR service acknowledgment, it is ready to assist you in case of need. Remember to keep it with you at all times and use it immediately in case of an emergency. With its ease of use and no subscription, you can focus on your adventures.

New
Return Link Service (RLS) acknowledgment functionality with the GNSS Galileo network

In addition to these essential rescue features, the PLB FastFind Return Link offers you an acknowledgment functionality through the Galileo SAR service, providing you with extra peace of mind in case of an emergency. When the distress signal is received by the rescue mission control centers, the PLB FastFind Return Link can receive an acknowledgment that results in the activation of a blue light on the device usually activated 10 minutes after activation.

The blue LED light indicates that the distress signal has been received and the user's location is known by professional rescue services.

GNSS

Receipt NotificationRescue Operation in Progress


This acknowledgement allows the user to know that their distress signal has been successfully received and that rescue operations have been initiated. This can be particularly reassuring in case of serious emergency situations, where imminent danger and quick rescue intervention are crucial. This should allow for better emergency situation management.

Organization and PlanningEmergency Situation Management


This feature of the PLB FastFind Return Link's SAR Galileo service is an additional asset to ensure user safety in case of need. The notification allows you to know that the distress signal has been successfully received and that rescue services are on their way.

Essential equipmentThe benefits of the FastFind Return Link personal distress beacon as a rescue tool

  1. Easy to use: The FastFind Return Link PLB is designed to be easily accessible and within reach. It can be activated quickly and easily with a simple push of the activation button.

  2. Rapid distress signal: Once activated, the FastFind Return Link PLB will transmit a distress signal on the 406 MHz frequency, accompanied by a data message containing information about the user and the device, as well as a precise geographical location thanks to its integrated GPS + Galileo GNSS receiver. The transmission of a distress signal by the FastFind Return Link PLB is very fast, usually taking only a few minutes.

  3. Confirmation of reception: The FastFind Return Link PLB also has a SAR Galileo service acknowledgment feature, which allows the user to receive confirmation when the distress signal is received by the rescue mission control centers. This provides additional peace of mind to the user, knowing that rescue has been triggered and a rescue operation is underway.

  4. Free service: The service associated with the use of the FastFind Return Link PLB is free, meaning you can focus on your safety without having to worry about additional costs.

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The FastFind Return Link personal distress beacon is a valuable rescue tool for people who frequently travel in dangerous or isolated environments. With its ease of use, quick distress signal transmission and confirmation of receipt, as well as its free service, it is ready to assist you in case of need.

Now AvailableEmbark on adventure without compromising your safety: the FastFind Return Link personal distress beacon always with you

A sturdy little distress beacon necessary for outdoor enthusiasts, where common communication means are uncertain, such as in open fields, forests, mountains, or at sea. In any environment where an incident and/or accident can become perilous, the FastFind Return Link proves to be the ideal companion.

Brand McMurdo
Reference PLB1002384

Data sheet

Feature Specification
Type of use Outdoor activities and nautical activities
Weight 164,00 grams (5,8 oz)
Height 112,00 mm
Width 50,00 mm
Depth 36,00 mm
Waterproof and submersion IPX8 standard 10 meters deep (pressure: 3 Bars) (for 5 minutes)
Buoyancy Category 2 does not float (keep in the optional floating case)
Battery Lithium Manganese
Battery usage Logged by microprocessor
Replacing the battery Service centre
Battery life (storage) 5 years
Activation Manual in 3 steps - Remove the antenna cover - Unfold the antenna - Press the ON button
Operating temperature -20 to +55 °C (-4 to + 131 °F)
Storage Temperature -30 to +70 °C (-22 to +158 °F)
Operating altitude 12,192 m (40,000 ft)
Signal transmission time 35 hours at +10°c (50°F), 24 hours at -20°c (-4°F)
Frequency 406.031 MHz (alert) / 121.5 MHz (homer)
Nominal power 5 W (alert) / 50 mW (homer) nominal
Exclusive identification number Factory programming
GNSS Receiver GPS + GALILEO, 72 channels, ceramic patch antenna
Tracking Flash Flash with SOS message in Morse code, 30 uses
Auto diagnostics Tests transmitters, battery and light
Coverage COSPAS-SARSAT international network
Standards COSPAS-SARSAT T.001/T.007 class2, ETSI EN 302152-1
RLS (ReturnLink Service) Signal Blue LED
Warranty 5 years with registration - (see user manual)