Artex C406-1 ELT Complete System | Blade Antenna



The Artex C406-1 ELT was designed to meet the rigorous requirements of TSO C126 and to pass the toughest safety tests. In the event of a crash, the Artex C406 ELT will automatically transmit a 406 MHz digital message to a worldwide network of satellites, allowing first responders to quickly and accurately identify the incident location, reducing the search and rescue response time.

Artex C406-1 ELT operates on 121.5, 243, and 406 MHz frequencies and features a single BNC output with an automatic G-switch for fixed-wing aircraft operations.

Artex C406-1 ELT complete system includes the C406-1 ELT unit, mounting tray, covers, buzzer, remote switch, coax cable, and Artex 110-340 Tri-Band ELT antenna.

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Estimated delivery: July 18th - July 23rd
Part Number: 455-5015 Category:

Artex C406-1 ELT Complete System Features

  • Operates on 121.5, 243, and 406 MHz frequencies
  • Worldwide coverage
  • RF output
  • Rod, whip, and blade antenna compatible
  • Compatible with an aircraft navigation system with an optional interface
  • Automatic or manual activation
  • 5-year lithium battery
  • Self-tests: G-Switch Enabled, 406 MHz Power Antenna/Coax Connection, Position Data Present, and Low Battery

The complete system kit – PN 455-5015 – includes:

  • C406-1 ELT
  • Lithium battery
  • Install kit (455-7421)
  • Mounting tray (452-5050)
  • Top cover (452-3052)
  • Mounting cap (452-5052)
  • Buzzer (130-4004)
  • Remote Switch/Install kit (455-6196)
  • Tri-band blade antenna (110-340)
  • Coax cable

Additional information

Weight 3.16 lbs
Dimensions 11.74 × 3.9 × 3.82 in

TSO C126
ETSO 2C126
Cospas/Sarsat Approved
Transport & Industry Canada Approved

Operating Frequencies

406 MHz, 121.5 MHz, 243 MHz ±0.005% (A3X)

Ouput Power

406 MHz: 5 W +/- 2 dB (520 ms / 50 sec) for 24 hours @ -20°C, 121.5/243.0 MHz: 100 mW minimum (+20 dBm) for 50 hours @ -20°C

Output Connector

BNC Female (121.5/243.0/406 MHz)


Automatic by 4.5 feet per second (2.3 G) Primary G-Switch or Manual Activation


5 year Lithium (LiMnO2, solid cathode), Replacement Battery Part No. 452-0133

Certified Temperatures

Operating: -20°C to +55°C, Storage: -55°C to +85°C

Self Tests

G-Switch Enabled, 406 MHz Power, Antenna/Coax Connection, Position Data Present, Low Battery



Artex C406-1 ELT Complete System

Artex C406-1 ELT Complete System | Blade Antenna


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