406 Mhz ELT

Start on January 1st, 2009 406 MHz is the only emergency frequency that will be avaliable in Brazil. Trom this date forward al ELT (Emergy Locator Transmitter) used in Brazilian aircraft must transmit simulteneously on frequencies 121.5 and 406 MHz.

The 406 MHz ELT tranmits a digital signal (identification) via satallite, facilitating search and rescue operations.

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