PLEASE NOTE: All ACR units carried by GPS Central are encoded for Canada, can only be shipped to a Canadian address and must be registered with the Canadian Government: https://www.cbr-rcb.ca/cbr/
Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon for Boating
When you’re setting out on a boat adventure, it’s important to have safety equipment you can count on. Designed with high-efficiency electronics that are built for performance, the GlobalFIX V4 GP Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon or EPIRB provides the protection you can trust in an emergency situation. Should the unexpected happen, this EPIRB will relay your location to a vast network of search and rescue satellites, allowing local first responders to get you home more easily.
GlobalFIX V4 Radio Beacon Features
The GlobalFIX V4 emergency beacon is a full-featured EPIRB loaded with high-efficiency electronics for performance you can count on, including an internal 66 channel GPS for faster acquisition from a cold start. A protective keypad cover helps prevent false activation, and the all-new, user-replaceable battery pack has a 10-year replacement interval reducing the overall ownership cost and making replacement a breeze.
The GlobalFIX™ V4 has two functional self-tests to monitor the beacon’s transmission, power and battery performance, and GPS acquisition. Pair these tests with ACR’s 406Link.com optional testing portal (available for the Americas only) and receive satellite confirmation messages directly to your cell phone or email.
GlobalFIX V4 offers the very latest in marine electronic lifesaving technology:
- Highly visible LED strobe – Energy efficient
- Internal 66 channel GPS – Faster acquisition from a cold start
- High efficiency electronics – Performance you can count on
- User replaceable battery – 10 year battery life
- Professional grade design – Engineered, tested and built for years of use in harsh environments
- Simple manual activation – Keypad with protective cover to prevent false alarms
- It is mandatory that you register your EPIRB. It’s fast, easy and free. in CANADA: www.cbr-rcb.ca/cbr/
- When activated, the unique identification code in your EPIRB is linked to the registration database. This way, authorities can retrieve valuable information about you and your trip.