2019 McMurdo Fast Find 220 Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) Review

The McMurdo Fast Find 220 Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) 91-001-220A

The FAST FIND 220 is small and light enough for you to carry on your person at all times. Using advanced technology, the FAST FIND 220 transmits a unique ID and your current GPS co-ordinates via the COSPAS-SARSAT global search and rescue satellite network, alerting the rescue services within minutes. Once within the area, the search and rescue services can quickly home in on your location using the unit’s 121.5Mhz homing beacon and flashing LED SOS light.


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Product Description

The compact FAST FIND 220 is quick and easy to activate, with a safe stow antenna which automatically deploys when the unit is activated. The battery enables it to operate continuously for a minimum of 24 hours. Waterproof to a depth of 10m, the FAST FIND 220 is also supplied with a flotation pouch, for easy retrieval.

Product Features:

  • 406/121.5MHz PLB
  • Easy to operate
  • No subscription needed
  • High brightness LED SOS light
  • Minimum 24hr continuous operation
  • 6 year battery storage life
  • Self test facility with battery use indicator
  • Supplied with flotation pouch

The Fast Find 220

Built-in GPS 121.5 MHz Homing Beacon Battery Transmit Time Battery Shelf Life Size Weight Waterproof Extras
Yes Yes 30 Hours 6 Years 5 x 5 x 3 inches 8 oz Yes  LED Strobe & Floatation Pouch