ELT 345 Standard Kit | 23in Whip Antenna, Standard Remote Switch

$754.87 excl. Vat

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SKU: 8102-ELT Category: Tags: ,


The ARTEX ELT 345 transmits on 406 MHz and 121.5 MHz frequencies and can provide position accuracy with an optional GPS input thanks to the built-in GPS navigational interface. GPS data is embedded from the first emergency transmission and provides Search and Rescue personnel with the aircraft location, within 100 meters, in less than a minute.

This unit can be activated manually with (remote switch or ELT switch) or automatically (the G-switch detects a 2.3G or greater impact). Once activated, the ELT 345 transmits a 406 MHz signal with the beacon’s unique registration information and embedded GPS coordinates to the closest search and rescue agency via the Cospas-Sarsat satellite system. The beacon also transmits a 121.5 MHz homing signal to assist search and rescue to pinpoint the aircraft’s GPS location.

The ELT 345 provides a quick-and-easy retrofit opportunity with flexible installation options (standard or slim style two-wire remote switch). The ELT utilizes the same RF output using only one coax cable to transmit both 406 MHz and 121.5 MHz signals through either a 15- or 23-inch whip antenna. The ELT’s built-in navigational interface does not require aircraft power to operate—which results in lower installation costs—and the stainless steel mounting bracket supplied with the unit has a multiple hole mounting pattern to accommodate legacy footprints.

The ELT 345 Standard Kit includes a 23.4-inch black whip antenna, standard 2-wire remote switch, 6-year lithium battery (LiMnO2), buzzer, mounting tray, 6 ft BNC to BNC coax cable, and install kit.

  • Automatic Fixed (AF) Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT)
  • FAA TSO Approved
  • Designed for a quick and easy first-time or retrofit installation in experimental and general aviation aircraft
  • Installation kit included
  • Stainless steel mounting bracket has multiple hole pattern configurations to match legacy ARTEX ELTs as well as ACK, Kannad or AmeriKing ELTs
  • Single antenna output for emergency transmission on both 406 MHz (Cospas-Sarsat) and 121.5 MHz (local Search & Rescue) frequencies
  • Optional enhanced position accuracy within 100 meters through a built-in GPS interface (NMEA 0183 or RS 232)
  • Hermetically sealed G-Switch for increased reliability
  • Test the ELT and installation with a satellite-based online confirmation test via ARTEX’s proprietary satellite testing service 406Test.com

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 6.4 × 2.96 × 3.78 in


2 lb

6.4 x 2.96 x 3.78 in
(transmitter with mounting hardware installed)

Operating Frequencies:
121.5 MHz ± 6.075 kHz (Emission Designator 3K20A3X)
406.040 MHz ± 1 kHz (Emission Designator 16K0G1D)
Depending on Cospas-Sarsat TAC

Output Power:
406 MHz: 5W for 24 hr @ -20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 121°F)
121.5 MHz: 50 mW for 50 hr @ -20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F)

Output Connector:
BNC female

automatic by 4.5 ft/sec (2.3 G ) primary G-Switch and manual activation

6-year, Lithium LiMnO2

Temperature Certified to:
Operating: -20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F)
Storage: -55°C to 85°C (-67°F to 85°F)

Self-test checks:
G-Switch enabled, 406 MHz and 121.5 MHz power, NAV system, low battery

Remote control:

Standard 2-Wire Remote Switch (2.00 x 1.30 in)
23.4-inch Black Whip Antenna
Audio buzzer (alerts ground crews of inadvertent activations)
Mounting tray
6′ BNC to BNC coax cable

Cospas-Sarsat, FAA TSO, Industry Canada



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