SAR-126 VHF Direction Finder


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Features & Benefits

  • Offers direct access to international distress frequencies or auto-scanning/alert on these frequencies
  • Offers direct access to manual/preset user frequencies in the whole VHF band
  • Ability to home onto a user's manual/preset channel in VHF band while still monitoring international distress frequencies
  • Antenna modulation of 108 to 174 MHz (AM/FM) Cospas-Sarsat (PM)
  • Embedded receiver: 108-174 MHz, 406 MHz to 25 kHz channel spacing
  • Bearing accuracy of <3 (F/B axis) <10 (other bearings)
  • Bearing output: ARINC-407 (3 wires synchro XYZ) and ARINC-429
  • Heading input: ARINC-429 or ARINC-407





15,000 FH ARW 35°C



8,800 FH ARW 35°C

Physical Specs


Width: 146mm

Height: 65mm

Length/Depth: 120mm

Weight: 0.75kg


Width: 315mm

Height: 90mm

Weight: 2.98kg



Input Power:

28 VDC 410 mA


Input Power:

28 VDC 350 mA



Operating Temperature: -15°C to +70°C

Storage Temperature: -55°C to +85°C

Altitude: 35,000 ft. max

Humidity: 95%


Operating Temperature: -55°C to +70°C

Storage Temperature: -55°C to +85°C

Altitude: 35,000 ft. max

Humidity: 95%




Typical System

Main Components

TypePart #DescriptionShipset #
SAR-126597-2255-001Direction finder processor and antenna1
BC-126597-2256-001Control unit (red 28 Vdc)
BC-126597-2256-101Control unit (white 5 Vdc)1
BC Connector Kit222-3018-623
ANT Connector Kit222-3022-045

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