emergency transmitter

emergency transmitter

A radio beacon giving the location of a crashed aircraft. Also called an emergency locator. See emergency locator beacon.
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Must have an efficient emergency transmitter ELT permanently attached to the structure of the airframe.
Based on pings from its emergency transmitter, the other black box, the cockpit voice recorder, has also been spotted by the search teams, but has not yet been retrieved from the sea floor, said Mardjono Siswosumarno.
investigators said the only thing in the tail section with enough power to fuel a fire like that was the emergency transmitter.
The emergency transmitter is powered by a non-rechargeable lithium-manganese battery.
htm) investigating the fire aboard the Ethiopian Airlines 787 Dreamliner passenger jet at Heathrow airport are looking at the emergency transmitter as a potential cause of the blaze.
An emergency transmitter in the plane either was activated on impact or by someone on the plane, said Tom Peterson, aviation emergency services coordinator for the Washington Transportation Department.
Lone worker protection specialist SBES Ltd has achieved a world first in launching a personal emergency transmitter unit that is intrinsically safe and Ex rated for use in explosive atmospheres.
Lone worker protection specialist SBES Ltd has launched a personal emergency transmitter unit that is intrinsically safe and Ex rated for use in explosive atmospheres.
The first entry to the log reads: ``Distress message transmitted and reported on the emergency transmitter.
A distress call was received immediately after the crash from the emergency transmitter on the aircraft.
He is the only one on board who knows anything about electronics, small engines, or navigation; currently, he is tinkering with both the lifeboat's gasoline-powered motor that so far will not start and the small emergency transmitter that sustained water damage during the launch.
Brower's tiny emergency transmitter sent a distress signal that was picked up by a Russian satellite and relayed to a recently upgraded local user terminal in Fairbanks.
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