ebc 102

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Portable Rescue Beacon, only manually activated. Transmits on 121.5 & 243.0MHz. Pocket sized.

Product Manual

The EBC 102 is a personal downed-pilot locator transmitter intended for pocket, flight bag, or survival kit. This manually operated beacon supplements the FAA required automatically activated Emergency Locator Transmitter. The EBC 102 is slightly larger than a pack of cigarettes and weighs only 12 ounces. A permanently attached lanyard allows you to conveniently secure the unit to your belt, survival pack or life jacket loop during over-water flights. Its alkaline battery pack enables it to transmit continuously for 72 hours at 21°C. Battery replacement is easily done in the field without compromising the circuitry’s waterproof encapsulation.

The EBC 102 is designed to the same rugged environmental standards as the EBC ELT line. This small unit will withstand up to 1000 G’s of shock. It has a telescoping antenna for easy transportation and storage. The EBC 102 has an easily removed aluminum safety screw cap to eliminate inadvertent activations. This unit transmits simultaneously on both internationally recognized frequencies (121.5 & 243.0 MHz). A built-in test lamp allows you to check for proper operation.

The EBC 102 is FCC Type Accepted to Part 87 (25 KHz). The EBC 102 – peace of mind in the palm of your hand.


  • Size: 2.5″W x 1.25″D x 3.75″H
  • Weight: 12 ounces (including battery pack)
  • Case: Aluminum
  • Finish: Yellow baked enamel
  • Antenna: Telescoping


  • Small and lightweight
  • Solid state circuitry is encapsulated for complete waterproofing and shock resistance
  • Comes complete with hand-hold lanyard and battery pack
  • Built-in test light for checking power output, modulation and battery
  • Comes with aluminum screw cap for safe storage and transportation
  • Fire resistant


Range – Search Aircraft: Line of Sight
Operating Life: 72 hours @ 21°C
Operating Temperature: -20°C to +55C°
Battery: GS-21 alkaline
Shelf Life: 4 Years
Useful Life: 2 years or 1 hour of cumulative use
Frequency: 121.5 MHz and 243.0MHz simultaneously
Frequency Stability: +/- 0.005%
Modulation: Swept Tone 1600 Hz to 300 Hz, 2-4 times per second
Power: 75mW PERP on each frequency after 48 hours
Shock: Withstands up to 1000 G’s
Range – Satellite: 1200+ miles
Waterproof: Withstands 20 hours complete submersion in salt water



*Disclaimer: Distress signals on 121.5 or 243.0 Mhz are legal but in 2009 processing of the signals by Search and Rescue personnel was discontinued.