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Flashcards in Sonar Locating Beacon (SLB) Deck (10):
1

What is the SLB?

Self contained unit
No external power required
Self initiating in water depth between 4.5 and 9m

2

What is its max operating depth?

1097m

3

What type of battery is installed?

Lithium/Sulphur dioxide.

4

What does the beacon comprise of?

Transducer
Electronic Unit
Pressure Switch
Battery Pack

5

How is testing carried out?

Pushing the actuator button. (only during routine test procedures)

6

When does the pressure switch operate?

65 kN/m squared.

7

What frequency does it transmit?

9.5 kHz every 1.7 sec.

8

Where is the beacon?

Front of spar S1354A (aft sponson spar)

9

How often is a functional test required?

26 weeks

10

What is the battery life?

156 weeks.