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How do the EPIRB models differ in Location Accuracy and Search and Rescue (SAR) response time?

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EPIRB SPECIFICATIONS
Model EPIRB
Frequency
in MHz
GPS? Category
Deployment
Activation Satellite Detectable? Location Accuracy/
How long until SAR
knows about me?*
Size Weight
Accuracy Time
SATELLITE2 406™
Category I
#2774
121.5/406 No Auto/
Manual
HRU
PN 9367
Manual &
Water
Yes 2 nm 1 hr 4.5x5.2x8.2in
(11.4x13x20.8cm)
213 lbs
(1 kg)
SATELLITE2 406™
Category II
#2775
121.5/406 No Manual Manual &
Water
Yes 2 nm 1 hr 4.5x5.2x8.2in
(11.4x13x20.8cm)
213 lbs
(1 kg)
RapidFix™ 406
Category I
#2776
121.5/406 NMEA 
0183
Interface
Auto/
Manual
HRU
PN 9367
Manual &
Water
Yes .05 nm 5 min. 4.5x5.2x8.2in
(11.4x13x20.8cm)
213 lbs
(1 kg)
RapidFix™ 406
Category II
#2777
121.5/406 NMEA 
0183
Interface
Manual Manual &
Water
Yes .05 nm 5 min. 4.5x5.2x8.2in
(11.4x13x20.8cm)
213 lbs
(1 kg)
GlobalFix™ 406
Category I
#2742
121.5/406 Integral Auto/
Manual
HRU
PN 9367
Manual &
Water
Yes .05 nm 5 min. 17.5x6.25x5.5in
(44.5x15.9x14cm)
4.5 lbs
(2.0 kg)
GlobalFix™ 406
Category II
#2744
121.5/406 Integral Manual Manual &
Water
Yes .05 nm 5 min. 17.5x6.25x5.5in
(44.5x15.9x14cm)
4.5 lbs
(2.0 kg)
GyPSI™ 406 PLB
#2790
121.5/406 NMEA 
0183
Interface
Manual
PLB/
Personal
Manual Yes .05 nm 5 min. 1.9x6.5x3.8in
(4.8x16.5x9.6cm)
17.6 oz
(499 g)
EPIRB SPECIFICATIONS (continued)      
Model EPIRB
Frequency
in MHz
Material Waterproof Battery Type + Battery
Operational
Life
Certification Accessories
SATELLITE2 406™
Category I
#2774
121.5/406 High impact polycarbonate
blend
to 33 ft
(10 m)
Lithium (5 year replacement life) 48 hours @ 
-40°C (-40°F)
Approved by COSPAS-SARSAT, 
FCC, USCG;
Complies with 
GMDSS, European MED
PN 9367
Hydrostatic
bracket
SATELLITE2 406™
Category II
#2775
121.5/406 High impact polycarbonate
blend
to 33 ft
(10 m)
Lithium 
(5 year replacement life)
48 hours @ 
-40°C (-40°F)
Approved by COSPAS-SARSAT, 
FCC, USCG;
Complies with 
European MED
PN 9430
LowPro2
Mounting
Bracket
RapidFix™ 406
Category I
#2776
121.5/406 High impact polycarbonate
blend
to 33 ft
(10 m)
Lithium 
(5 year replacement life)
48 hours @ 
-40°C (-40°F)
Approved by COSPAS-SARSAT, 
FCC, USCG;
Complies with 
GMDSS, European MED
PN 9367
Hydrostatic
bracket
RapidFix™ 406
Category II
#2777
121.5/406 High impact polycarbonate
blend
to 33 ft
(10 m)
Lithium
(5 year replacement life)
48 hours @ 
-40°C (-40°F)
Approved by COSPAS-SARSAT, 
FCC, USCG;
Complies with 
European MED
PN 9430
LowPro2
Mounting
Bracket
GlobalFix™ 406
Category I
#2742
121.5/406 High impact polycarbonate
blend
to 33 ft
(10 m)
Lithium
(5 year replacement life)
48 hours @ 
-40°C (-40°F)
Approved by COSPAS-SARSAT, 
FCC, USCG;
Complies with 
GMDSS, European MED
PN 9367
Hydrostatic
bracket
GlobalFix™ 406
Category II
#2744
121.5/406 High impact polycarbonate
blend
to 33 ft
(10 m)
Lithium
(5 year replacement life)
48 hours @ 
-40°C (-40°F)
Approved by COSPAS-SARSAT, 
FCC, USCG;
Complies with 
European MED
PN 9430
LowPro2
Mounting
Bracket
GyPSI™ 406 PLB
#2790
121.5/406 Fiber reinforced polycarbonate
blend w/resin tougheners
to 3.3 ft
(1 m)
Lithium
(5 year replacement life)
Over 24 hrs 
@-40°C (-40°F)
Approved by
COSPAS-SARSAT;
pending FCC approval ++
PN 2266
Gear Pouch
* Accuracy and times are published by COSPAS--SARSAT.
+ Batteries replaced at BRC, except where noted. Call 1-800-432-0227 for Battery Replacement Center (BRC) nearest you.
++ Approved for this use in selected countries.
Limited Warranty, all products:  5 years