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rated 4 of 5 stars Lightweight, small, and has the reliability of ACR behind it (I trust ACR locators). The ACR ResQLink+ is a replacement for my old heavy ACR TerraFix 406 PLB. The ResQLink+ is 1/4 the size of the old PLB and about 1/6 the weight of the older model. I had to use my old old PLB when I tore my right quad tendon while hiking White Oak Canyon in Shenandoah NP. Help did not arrive until I reached the parking lot. I got help from some ice climbers and a father and daughter out for the day.   At that time,the… Full review


rated 5 of 5 stars I rate this PLB a full 5.0 as it has the strongest signal and over a 4-6 year period is less expensive then either the Spot 3 or the DeLorme. Ease of Use:   The ResQLink cannot be easier to use. One button to test. One button to call for help. Features:   Two button operation, easy to use Signal goes directly to Search and Rescue, rather then a call center Built-in strobe light Construction and Durability: - Well, I just purchased it, but it seems very well made Conditions: Took it into the Grand… Full review


rated 5 of 5 stars As a pilot and sailor I've used EPIRBs for many, many years.  Personal Locator Beacons (PLB) were introduced into the United States not too long ago and I immediately purchased an ACR Sarlink.  Now ACR has introduced the ResQLink PLB and this is a backpacker's dream. It's about the size of a flip model cell phone at 1.3" x 1.9" x 3.9" and it weighs a scant 4.6 ounces.  Due to space limitations let me just say that the beacon transmits to high and low satellites whose sole purpose is search and… Full review

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ACR designs and manufactures rescue beacons and survival gear.

ACR Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

ACR ResQLink is world's smallest personal locator beacon
ACR has released ResQLink, which it claims is the world's smallest 406 MHz personal locator beacon. The ResQLink's small and light waterproof package can be held in one hand and clocks in at less than four inches tall and 4.6 ounces in weight. Read more
August 5, 2011

Outdoor Retailer: Personal locator beacons in the backcountry
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February 8, 2010


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