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Artex 453-6603 Model ME406 406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitter
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Artex 453-6603 Model ME406 406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitter

Part#: 453-6603
Our Price (Each): $1,083.29
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  • (SDS) Safety Data Sheet Information
    Code: UN3090 | Class: 9 | Group: II - Details |
    (SDS) Safety Data Sheet: MSDS1
    CA Prop 65 WarningWarning: This product may contain a chemical known by the State of California to cause health issues. Details found here
    The Artex 453-6603 ME406 ELT is a single output ELT, utilizing the same RF output and only one coax cable to transmit a 406 MHz emergency signal to the Cospas/Sarsat satellites and a local 121.5 Homing signal. 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 to the Cospas-Sarsat Satellites every 50 seconds for 440 milliseconds to alert Search and Rescue.

    The mounting hardware for the ME406 Series is compatible with all previous models of Artex 406 MHz ELT Products, as well as the ELT-200 Series, ACK, Pointer Model 3000 and Narco ELTs. Current owners of Artex 2-frequency TSO C91a ELTs can re-use the remote switch in the cockpit, as well as the wiring harness from the cockpit to the ELT. This greatly reduces installation costs.
    Product Details
    Country of Origin: USA
    UOM : Each
    Pack Quantity : 1
    Shipping Weight : 5 pounds
    Manufacturer P/N : 453-6603
    ECCN : 7A994
    Schedule B Code : 8529.90.4740
    Disclaimer: While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure all information on this website is accurate, and Styles Logistics, Inc. do not assume responsibility for any errors or omissions. All specifications, illustrations, data and prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Model: ME406
  • Antenna Options Available:
    Rod: 110-338
    Whip: 110-773
  • Operating Frequencies: 406 MHz, 121.5 MHz +/- 5 KHz
  • Output Power:
    406 MHz: 5 W (440 ms/ 50 sec) for 24 hours @ -20°C to +55°C
    121.5 MHz: 100 mW minimum for 50 hours @ -20°C to +55°C
  • Output Connector: BNC Female (406 MHz & 121.5)
  • Activation:
    Automatic by 4.5 feet per second (2.3 G) Primary G-Switch
    or Manual Activation
  • Battery: 6-year Lithium (LiMnO2, solid cathode)
  • Temperature Certified to:
    Operating: -20°C to +55°C
    Storage: -55°C to +85°C
  • Self Test:
    G-Switch Enabled
    406 MHz Power
    Antenna/Coax Connection
    Low Battery
  • Remote Control: ON/ARM
  • Weights (with tray): 2.05 lbs (933 g)
  • Measurements (with mounting hardware):
    6.59” (167 mm) L
    2.86” (73 mm) H
    3.69” (94 mm) W

  • Certifications
    TSO C126
    ETSO 2C126
    Cospas/Sarsat Approved
    Transport & Industry Canada Approved
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