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The range of Simrad EG70 and EP70 EPIRBs are available in both float-free and manual release versions. All models in the range meet IMO SOLAS requirements and can be offered with the latest GPS-technology as an option.
The Simrad EG70 range of Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB) are designed to be used as a primary alarm for vessels in distress, and when activated transmit the ID of the ship in distress. The unique high-intensity LED built in to the top of the antenna ensures optimal visibility in the toughest conditions.
Their small and compact, totally sealed, and tamper proof design make these models the ultimate solution to meet the growing demand for smaller size EPIRBs. The Simrad EG70 meets IMO SOLAS requirements and can be offered with the latest GPS-technology as an option, and with float-free or manual release options.
The EG70 features a 22 channel GPS receiver to provide fast and accurate position data. Once activated, the distress signal is picked up almost instantly by satellites. The gives rescuers a greatly reduced search area of just a few square meters and enhances your chance of survival.
The Simrad EG70 AUTO model is buoyant, and is designed with a hydrostatic mechanism to automatically release and activate in case of an emergency where the EPIRB and its bracket is submerged into the sea.
The Simrad EG70 MAN operates as a manual EPIRB, by manually releasing from the bracket and activating.