406 MHz ELT

406 MHz ELT

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Manufacturer: ARTEX

ME406 Emergency Locator Transmitter for Helicopters

The ME406HM is a single output ELT designed for helicopters that uses 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. In the event of an emergency, the ELT activates and transmit a continuous swept tone of 121.5 MHz while the 406 MHz transmitter sends and encoded 5-watt signal to the Cospas-Sarsat Satellites every 50 seconds for 440 milliseconds.


  • Automatic Fixed Emergency Locator Transmitter beacon
  • 5-Axis G-Switch for helicopters
  • Fixed wing and helicopter applications
  • Enclosed in an impact resistant plastic casing
  • Single antenna output for both 121.5 and 406 MHz frequencies
  • Worldwide coverage
  • 6-year, LiMnO2 battery life (replacement battery part No. 455-0012)
  • TSO C126, ETSO 2C126, Cospas/Sarsat, and Transport and Industry Canada approved

This variant of the ME406 ELT (EDMO# 455-6606) includes:

  • ME406HM ELT transmitter
  • Rod antenna (110-338)
  • Remote switch (455-6169)
  • Mounting tray (452-3034)
  • Buzzer (452-6505)
  • Battery (455-0012)
  • Coax cable (611-601304)
  • Install kit (455-7423)
  • Install/operation manual

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