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UK-based McMurdo, a manufacturer of emergency equipment, has introduced a new family of EPIRBs that combines multiple frequencies into a single EPIRB product.

The SmartFind and Kannad SafePro distress beacons can support each of the four frequencies used in the search and rescue process: 406MHz and 121.5MHz for beacon transmission; GNSS for location positioning; and AIS for localized connectivity. This multiple-frequency capability ensures better positioning accuracy, greater signal reliability and, ultimately, accelerated rescue.

The EPIRBs are designed to be compatible with MEOSAR, the next generation of the Cospas-Sarsat international search and rescue satellite system. When fully deployed, a MEOSAR-compatible beacon can be located with an accuracy of location within 328 feet (100m) 95 percent of the time – and within 5 minutes of distress signal activation.

For more information, visit mcmurdomarine.com

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