Posted by Chuck Tribolet on April 11, 2005 at 16:52:59:
In Reply to: Do your homework before you buy an EPIRB posted by 130 dive beginner on April 11, 2005 at 16:17:22:
406 MHz (which this one is) is the good frequency.
And it has a built-in GPS and transmits position.
And it has a 121.5 MHz Homing beacon. That's all
good. Chris' vendor doesnt brag about its waterproofness,
and a minimum of JIS-7 or IPX-7 (3', 30 minutes)
would be required to use it while bobbing on the
surface. I can't get into the McMurdo (mfg) website
(http://www.mcmurdo.co.uk/) to check.
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