Item #941878

Orion Electronic SOS Beacon/Locator Kit - 547

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Description

Beacon complies with all US Coast Guard requirements for "Night Vision Distress Signals" as found in the Code of Federal Regulations: 46 CFR 161.013. Flag complies with US Coast Guard Requirements in 33 CFR 175.130 for Daytime Signaling.

Features:

  • Flashes bright SOS distress signal in Morse Code
  • Duration: Flashes 2x longer than USCG continuous run-time requirement
  • Brightness: Maintains constant light intensity 2.5x longer than USCG requirement
  • Light source extends 4" above waterline increasing visibility
  • Waterproof easy and intuitive On/Off switch
  • SOLAS Grade reflective tape at waterline
  • Double O-ring closure
  • Multiple deployment options - floatable, handheld and hanging
  • Low battery indicator function - when turned on unit will quick flash for 5 seconds if batteries need replaced
  • Requires 2 D-cell batteries (not included)
  • Encapsulated micro processor electronics
  • High impact, high visibility orange ABS plastic unibody construction
  • Independently tested by US Coast Guard Approved Lab
  • Packed in a reusable storage container
  • USCG Approved orange distress flag (included)

Part Numbers for Orion Electronic SOS Beacon/Locator Kit - 547

Reviews

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Undependable in an emergency I purchased the beacon in January and stored it in the emergency compartment of the boat. I checked it to see if the batteries needed to be replaced in November (10 months later) and found it completely destroyed.
Date published: 2023-11-14
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