ACR ResQFix 406

The ACR ResQFix 406 GPS Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is 35% smaller than previous PLBs, and has a streamlined case that easily fits in your pocket.
ACR ResQFix Personal Locator Beacon
  • Attachment clip allows PLB to be mounted a PFD
  • Comes with a floatation pouch
  • Can be worn using included bungee lanyard
  • Cons

Category II - manually activated

Typical operating life is 40 hours.
Integrated GPS receiver.
Used by professional rescue organizations.
Guide Review - Marine Electronics Review: ACR ResQFix 406 Personal Locator Beacon

The ACR ResQFix 406 GPS PLB transmits an emergency signal with your unique digitally encoded distress message on 406MHz via COSPASSARSAT satellites for a minimum of 24 hours. The internal GPS acquires your position with 100 meter accuracy, sending your position along with your digitally encoded distress signal to rescue officials within minutes, cutting down the time to rescue drastically.