Dual mode device that combines the tracking and two-way data communications of the Iridium® Network with the emergency locator services of the Cospas-Sarsat 406 MHz system.
As the first hand-held device that combines the global services of the Iridium® Short Burst Data (SBD), and Cospas-Sarsat 406 MHz networks, SARLink offers unprecedented capability within a single hand-held unit. The Iridium based features meet the requirements for Friendly and Blue Force Tracking, as well as two-way messaging services for command and control (C2). The 406 MHz Locator Beacon leverages the proven reliability of the Cospas-Sarsat Search and Rescue network used for personnel recovery operations worldwide.
+ IP67 rated (Protected from total dust ingress; Protected from immersion up to 1m in depth).
+ Additional environmental testing includes drop, vibration, bump, corrosion, and thermal shock.
+ Combines the ultra-low power consumption of the SHOUT ts with the PLB-375 Cospas-Sarsat 406 MHz beacon.
+ Incorporates two dedicated batteries; a rechargeable Lithium Ion for Iridium tracking, texting, and distress messaging, and a dedicated Lithium battery for the 406 MHz locator beacon (Compliant with Cospas-Sarsat standards).
+ In the event that the Iridium battery is depleted, the dedicated 406 MHz battery will provide an independent, 24 hours of distress messaging.
+ Truly global coverage compatible with Iridium Certus.
+ 256-AES encryption optionally available for Iridium communications (FIPS 140-2 Compliant).
+ High resolution resistive touch screen with a simple user interface.
+ A single charge can provide a position report every hour for up to two
months (~1,500 Reports).
+ Pre-programmed canned and free-text messaging options.