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Author: AE

The ground breaking Fast Find Ranger is a stylish and versatile 406MHz GPS emergency beacon set to become a must-have safety device for anyone venturing into the outdoors. With GPS as standard to enable a typical position accuracy of +/-62m, the Ranger is a lightweight, compact device, designed to fit into small pockets or backpack compartments. It features new contemporary styling, with retro reflective detailing for improved visibility in low light, a six year battery storage life and non-slip, impact resistant ruggedised casing providing ultimate protection in harsh outdoor environments.

Waterproof to 10 metres and able to operate in temperatures as low as -20°, once activated, using a simple three-stage activation function, the Ranger will transmit continuously for a minimum of 24 hours at a powerful 5 watt output. The beacon is also small in size weighing just 150g and measuring D34mm x W47mm X L106mm, and features a LED flash light to assist with rescues at night or during limited visibility.

McMurdo is a world leading producer of  Emergency Positioning Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs),  Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs), Search and Rescue Transponders (SARTs), NAVTEX and VHF Radios for the maritime and leisure markets, including shipping, yachting,  and outdoor adventure pursuits.  The high quality product range is manufactured in the UK utilising the very latest technology available, and in partnership with the world’s safety regulatory organisations.

For more information about the McMurdo Fast Find, click here.

The Fast Find Ranger PLB is priced at SRP £225.  However, two lucky ABRs will each win one for free.  To be in with a chance to win, simply answer the following question:

What does PLB stand for?

As usual, send your answers by email to abeer@adventurepublishing.co.uk

The closing date for this competition is Thursday 29th August 2013 and the lucky winner will be announced on this website on Monday 2nd September 2013, so good luck and watch this space!

Please note, ABR Online competitions are only open to members of the ABR Magazine website and UK residents only.  If you are not already a member and wish to sign up, simply click on the box entitled ‘Register’ at the top right hand of this page. The winner will be chosen randomly from all correct entries received and the Magazine’s decision on all matters related to the competition is final.