sMRT SHIELD

sMRT SHIELD

Launching Summer 2024

The next generation 406MHz Personal Locator Beacon with Water Activation and Return Link Service(RLS)

The sMRT Shield with 406MHz and RLS technology, can be manually activated singlehandedly for worldwide detectability.

  • Global coverage with near real time detection and location
  • Multi-mode locating systems provide SAR assets with highly accurate position information
  • Multiple activation methods including water activation
  • Suitable for integration with a wide range of lifejackets
  • RLS Function provides the user with the comfort of knowing their distress message has been received
  • Multi-constellation positioning support means higher accuracy and faster time to first position fix
  • A small rugged construction ensures the PLB is suitable for use in the toughest outdoor environments
  • Suitable for users engaging in hiking, mountaineering, sailing, biking, and walking activites

The sMRT Shield has been developed to take advantage of the next-generation improvements to the MEOSAR system including the introduction of the new Return Link Service (RLS). The sMRT Shield features a dedicated indicator to inform the user their distress message has been received and give the user peace of mind that help is on the way.

The sMRT Shield is a 406 Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) developed in conjunction with the European GNSS Agency (GSA) for the recreational industry to help save lives at sea in case of a Man Overboard (MOB) situation.

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