EPIRB3, Cat II, manual release, with programming

Item number 1159719

The new Ocean Signal EPIRB3 is a full featured 406 MHz global rescue beacon that comes with a manual release bracket and packs a host of features into a compact modern design which includes AIS technology.

  • AIS distress alert
  • Return Link Service (RLS)
  • Mobile connectivity utilizing Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • 10 year battery life
  • 48+ hours operational life
  • Fast accurate positioning with 72 channel GPS
Full description

Full description

AIS provides local rescuers precise and reliable information on the current beacon position, thereby speeding rescue operations. Additionally, Return Link Service (RLS) comforts those who activate the beacon by confirming that their distress message has been received. The inclusion of Near Field Communication (NFC) capability allows use of a smartphone app to monitor the EPIRB’s battery and other functions ensuring it is working properly. With its slim design and advanced features, the EPIRB3 is ideal for a variety of mariners whether they are cruising the med, heading out through the straights for a passage, fishing, working, or sailing offshore.


  • 406MHz Transmitter

Transmit Power (EIRP): 12W

Frequency: 406.031 MHz ±1KHz

Modulation: Phase ±1.1 Radians (16K0G1D)

Encoding: Biphase L

Rate: 400 bps

  • AIS Transmitter

Transmit Power (EIRP): 1Watt±3dB

Frequency: 161.975/162.025MHz ±500Hz

Baud rate: 9600baud

Synchronisation: UTC

Messages: Message 1 (Position), Message 14 (Status)

Repetition interval: 8 messages/minute - Message 14 sent twice every 4 minutes

121.5MHz Transmitter

  • Visible Strobe and Night Vision Lights

  • Battery

Operating Time: >48Hours @ -20°C

Battery Replacement Period: 10 years

  • GNSS Receiver


Other version:

1159593 - EPIRB3 with manual release, without  programming