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ARTEX ME406/P ELT WITH PORTABLE ANTENNA

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Part# 11-14462
MFR Model# 455-6615

Overview

The Artex ME-406 is a single-output Emergency Locator Transmitter, the Artex ME406P utilizes the same RF output to transmit 121.5 and 406 MHz emergency signals to the Cospas/Sarsat satellites. The ELT automatically activates during a crash and transmits a continuous swept tone of 121.5 MHz. During activation, the 406 MHz transmitter sends an encoded 5-watt signal every 50 seconds for 440 milliseconds to alert Search and Rescue.

Should circumstances require a move to a more protected or accessible area, the wrap-around auxiliary antenna allows continued transmission of the distress signal, after removing the ELT from a downed aircraft.

Learn How A Rescue Works

A lanyard connected to the ME406P allows the user to secure the ELT to a person or object in order to avoid loss or potential damage to the unit.

ARTEX ELTs are the choice of general aviation aircraft including Cessna, Piper, Cirrus, Beechcraft, Diamond, and Quest.

Compatibility Simplifies Installation

The mounting tray of the ME406P series is compatible with all previous models of Artex 406 MHz ELTs, as well as the ELT-200 series, Pointer Model 3000, Narco and ACK E-01 ELTs.

Specifications

  • Operating Frequencies: 406 MHz 1 kHz Biphase L (16K0G1D), 121.5 MHz 6 KHz
  • Output Power: 406 MHz: 5 W (440 ms / 50 sec) for 24 hours @ -20 C to +55 C, 121.5 MHz: 100 mW min for 50 hours @ -20 C to +55 C
  • Output Connector: BNC Female
  • Activation: ME406 - Automatic by 4.5 ft/sec (2.3 G), Primary G-Switch or Manual
  • Battery: 5 year Lithium (LiMnO2)
  • Temperature: Operating: -20 C to +55 C
  • Storage: -55 C to +85 C
  • Self Test: G-Switch enabled, 406 MHz Power, 121.5 MHz Power, Antenna/Coax Connection, Low Battery
  • Remote Control: ON/ARM/RESET
  • Antenna: ME406 for fixed wing applications; Whip (110-773) (< 200 KTS).
  • Mounting Hardware: Mounting Tray P/N 452-3034
  • ELT Transmitter Weight: 1.85 lbs (833 g)
  • Mounting Tray Weight: 3.52 oz (100 g)
  • Total Weight: 2.05 lbs (933 g)
  • ELT Transmitter with Mounting Hardware Installed Measurements: 6.59" (167 mm) L x 2.86" (73 mm) H x 3.69" (94 mm) W

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