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ARTEX G406-4 ELT WITH WHIP ANTENNA

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Overview

The Artex G406-4 transmits on all 3 emergency frequencies (121.5/243.0 and 406 MHz). The ELT automatically activates during a crash and transmits the standard swept tone on 121.5 and 243.0 MHz. The G406-4 also transmits a 406.025 MHz encoded digital message to the Cospas/Sarsat satellite system, which allows for rapid identification and reduces Search and Rescue response time. The G406-4 has been tested to meet the rigorous requirements of TSO C126 including 500 G shock, 1000 pound crush as well as flame and vibration tests. The G406-4 is available for use with Artex's low cost whip antennas or a sturdy fiberglass rod antenna. The G406-4 also may be interfaced with the Artex ELT/NAV Interface which enables latitude and longitude data to be transmitted as part of the 406.025 MHz message. The G406-4 is value priced to meet your ELT needs.

406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitter (Type AF ELT) Cospas/Sarsat Approved, FAA TSO C126 Approved, ETSO-2C126 Approved

Specifications

  • Operating Frequencies: 406.025 MHz 2 kHz Biphase L (16K0G1D) 121.5 & 243.0 MHz 0.005% (A3X)
  • Output Power: 406 MHz; 5 W 2 dB (520 ms / 50 sec) for 24 hours @ -20 C, 121.5/243.0 MHz: 100 mW min (+20 dBm for 50 hours @ -20 C)
  • Output connector: BNC Female (121.5/243 MHz); TPS Female (406 MHz)
  • Activation: Automatic by 4.5 ft/sec G-Switch or Manual
  • Battery: 5 year Lithium (LiMnO2, solid cathode)
  • Operating Temperature: -20 C to +55 C
  • Storage Temperature: -55 C to +85 C
  • Self Test: G-Switch enabled, 406 MHz Power, Antenna/Coax Connection, Position Data Present, Low Battery
  • Remote Control: ON/OFF/RESET
  • Antenna: Rod (110-320) (<350 KTS)
  • Whip Antenna Configuration requires use of 2 antennas: Whip (110-324) (121.5/243 MHz <250 KTS) and Whip (110-329) (406 MHz<250 KTS)
  • Mounting Hardware: Mounting Tray 452-3074, Protective Top Cover P/N 452-3073, End Cap P/N 452-3072
  • Other Parts: Coax cables, Buzzer (to alert ground crews of accidental activation)
  • ELT Transmitter Weight: 3 LB 5.8 oz Max (1.53 Kg)
  • Mounting Tray Weight: 7 oz (200 g)
  • Protective Top Cover Weight: 6.7 oz (190 g)
  • End Cap Weight: 3.8 oz (108 g)
  • Total Weight: 2.02 Kg
  • ELT Transmitter with Mounting Hardware Installed Measurement: 11.74" (298mm) L x 3.90" (99mm) H x 3.82"( 97mm) W
  • Part Numbers: G406-4: 453-5012 (Transmitter Only)

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