The ACR TerraFix 406 is the first personal locator beacon (PLB) designed specifically for backcountry users. More compact than its predecessors, the ACR TerraFix 406 brings PLB technology into the hands of backcountry users at a realistic price and weight. This review offers several photos of the ACR TerraFix 406, with a summary of our first impressions, with detailed specifications and features.
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