Alps Channel-E is an Emergency Search and Rescue (SAR) radio channel only used in the Alps mountain border region around Switzerland and France, where Mountain SAR and ski patrols monitor this emergency VHF channel.
- Squelch Function
- TOT(Time-out Timer)
- VOX Function
- Battery Save Function
- Low Battery Prompt
- Key lock
- Frequency Hopping
- Voice Companding
- Main Mode
(Channel) frequency mode:
(Canal E) 161.300000 MHz FM Simplex PL=123Hz Survival
Note: Always transmit PL =123 Hz tone on Channel E.
The emergency radio channel (161.300 MHz) can be used by anyone throughout Switzerland in the event of an emergency, and emergency assistance can be directly requested on this frequency.
“If you wish to use your emergency radio in the Haute-Savoie region or in the Aosta Valley, it must emit a 123.0 Hz tone squelch (PL tone or CTCSS). You will not be able to contact the local rescue services in these areas without tone squelch.”
Rega and KWRO/OCVS, are some of the organisations partly responsible for monitoring emergency radio coverage on Channel E (Canal E).
|Product Type||Alps Channel-E emergency radio|
|Battery Capacity||Li-ion 1100mAh|
|Working Voltage||DC 3.7V|
|Weight (Include battery)||90g|
|Modulation||16K F3E / 11K F3E|
|Maximum Frequency Deviation||1≤5KHZ / ≤2.5KHz|
|Remanent Radiation Mode||≤7uW|
|Modulation Distortion||≤5% (300-3000Hz)|
|RF Sensitivity||≤0.25uV / ≤0.3uV|
|Audio Frequency Power||≥200mW|
|Adjacent Channel Selectivity||≥65dB|
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