The em-trak SART100 is a IMO-SOLAS certified AIS search and rescue transponder. Engineered for complete reliability. SART100 can be stored for years and when needed can be instantly activated to transmit an emergency transmission, which all AIS equipped vessels, coast guard and aircraft will receive and pin-point your exact location.

The em-trak SART is ruggedized - IPx6, IPx7 and IPx8 and comes as a complete kit ready to go and can be stored away for many years ready for instant activation in the event of an emergency.


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The SART100 is a IMO-SOLAS certified AIS search and rescue transponder. Engineered for complete reliability, SART100 can be stored for years and when needed instantly activated to transmit an emergency transmission which all AIS equipped vessels and aircraft will receive and pin-point your exact location. SART100 is ruggedized and supplied with its own grab bag and quick release vessel bracket.
  • Features

    • IMO Solas Certified and Approved AIS SART
    • 5 years minimum maintenance free continuous standby
    • Easy to use in an emergency
    • Ruggedized, weather and waterproof to IP66, IP67 and IP68
    • Complete kit, inclusive of quick release mounting bracket and grab bag
  • Technical Specification

    Size – 381mm x 67mm max diameter
    Weight – 250g


    Power Supply – Internal Non-hazardous Lithium Battery with 5 Year Storage Life
    Power Consumption – Minimum 96 Hour Operating Time


    Transmitter – x 1
    Frequency – 161.975MHz and 162.025MHz
    Output – 1W EIRP

    GPS Receiver
    Channels – 50
    IEC 61108-1 – Compliant
    Cold Start Time – Typically <40 Seconds

    LED Indicator for Activation
    LED Indicator for Test Mode
    Indication of GPS Fix Status
    Activation Button Protected by Break Off Cover
    When Activated Reports Position 8 Times per Minute
    AIS Safety Related Message “SART ACTIVE”
    Transmitted Every 4 Minutes


    AIS Standards – IEC61097-14 Ed 1, AIS Search and Rescue Transmitter, ITU-R M. 1371-4, Universal AIS Technical Characteristics
    Environmental Standard – IEC60945 Edition 4
    GPS Performance Standard – IEC61108-1 IEC Standard, GPS Receiver Equipment


    Waterproof – IPx6 & IPx7, IPx8
    IEC 60945 – ‘Portable’ Category
    Operating Temperature – -20°C to +55°C


    CE Under Radio Equipment Directive (RED) For Europe
    IEC Class B ‘CS’ AIS Standard IEC62287-1 Ed 2

  • In The Box

    • 1 x AIS SART
    • 1 x Lanyard
    • 1 x Telescopic Mounting Pole
    • 1 x Mounting Bracket and Fixings
    • 1 x Kit Bag
  • Global Support & Warranty Service

    With em-trak you can buy with confidence. If you are unhappy with your new product for any reason, within two days of receipt and subject to the product and packaging being complete and undamaged, you may return it to us for a full refund.


    We are sorry, but we cannot accept the return of any product if you have not advised us in writing within 48 hours of receiving your em-trak product, or if it has been used and or damaged or if any of the package is incomplete. All em-trak products benefit from our three year global warranty.


    In the unlikely event of a problem, please contact our Customer Support department (24/7) at [email protected] and one of our experts will work with you to resolve your issue or arrange the repair or replacement of your em-trak product. The warranty is invalidated if the product has been incorrectly used, damaged or tampered.

  • Manuals & Downloads

Core technology


Core technology continuously developed and proven over many years guarantees you the very best AIS receive and transmit and GPS performance, coupled with the lowest power consumption of any comparable AIS transceiver.



Quality engineered and manufactured with the best components to provide years of continuous, maintenance free operation in even the most extreme environments – impervious and protected against the long-term effects of water, damp, shock, vibration and extreme cold and heat.



Guaranteed connectivity to any chart-plotter and PC/Phone/Tablet/Watch and navigation app. This ensures you are not limited to any display device or navigation application now or in the future and can maximise AIS related functionality such as weather, MOB, anti-collision, anchor safety, vessel tracking and more.  



With features such as FLEXI-FIT bracket, integrated GPS antenna, VHF antenna splitter and unlimited connectivity options such as NMEA2000 & 0183, Bluetooth & Wifi. em-trak AIS transceivers are easy to configure and install on any boat.  



em-trak transceivers are rigorously tested and certified for global regulatory compliance. This includes FCC, USCG, Canada and EU test and certification.


Warranty & support

em-trak transceivers are designed and engineered for a life time of reliable operation in even the most extreme environments. This is supported by our best in class global warranty program with 24/7 customer support