The McMurdo FastFind Personal Locater Beacon is an essential piece of equipment for anyone travelling to remote areas where communication is limited.

The FAST FIND 211 PLB transmits the two signals simultaneously, one to the subscription free global 406 MHz satellite system, and the other (121.5MHz) is to speed up the local recovery response process. Once activated, FAST FIND's signals will continue to transmit for at least 24 hours, at a powerful 5 watt output, the 406 MHz transmission ensures that a call for help gets through whatever the conditions.


  • Subscription free
  • No call charges
  • 5 year replaceable battery
  • Global 406MHz international messaging
  • 121.5MHz homing signal
  • 50 channel integral GPS
  • SOS Morse LED flash light
  • Simple 3 stage activation
  • Minimum of 24 hours continuous operation


Weight: 5.3 oz (150g)
Size: 34mm x 47mm x 106mm
Battery Life: up to 5 years

The Fast Find 211 is a 406 MHz Personal Location Beacon (PLB) that should be carried by individuals who are embarking on trips into areas around the world where there is little or no other form of communication or where other forms of communication are unlikely to work. The Fast Find acts as your personal Emergency Location Beacon, it is your last resort communication to the national and international search and rescue bodies and it should not be mis-used. The Fast Find is designed as a direct communication, to the 406 MHz Search and Rescue satellite system, its signal indicates that you are in need of urgent response and assistance.

Its small size belies its rugged construction and powerful output. There is no compromise. Once activated, the distress beacon will obtain a GPS position, send out a signal for help, and continue to transmit for at least 24 hours, at a powerful 5 watt output, ensuring that your call for help gets through whatever the conditions. The pocket sized beacon transmits at the press of a button, to alert search and rescue services to your plight. A built in strobe can be activated to automatically flash SOS to any response activity.

The Fast Find weighs just 5.3 oz (150g) and measures D 34mm x W 47mm x L 106mm. It is extremely sturdy and designed to cope with temperatures as low as -20°. The Fast Find’s battery is designed to run for a minimum of 24 hours at the end of 5 years after which it can be easily replaced at our service centre.

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