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Clean the switch end of the beacon with a soft cloth and mild detergent, then dry thoroughly with a clean cloth.

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Nominal Pulse Train will operate for a minimum of 30 days after being immersed in the water. Any situation that could possibly crush orpenetrate the case of the beacon should beavoided.

This beacon contains a lithium battery and may be considered hazardous waste. Measure the battery voltage.

For nonrecorder aircraft installations the recommended schedule is every six months. Reason for the return. For DK Series beacons if the battery voltage is below the minimum acceptable voltage remove the beacon from service and contact Dukane Corporation for instructions. It can be detected at a range of to yards to meters. The beacon location should minimize the probability of physical damage to the device during water impact. Charles, IL 9.


Section v, Maintenance dk100/dk130, General – Dukane DK120 User Manual

Slip the retainer straps of the mounting kit over the ends of the beacon. Installation should be made to a substantial structural member, but kept as simple as possible and must not weaken the structural member.

Insert the ends of the retainer straps through the 0. Not less than 0. The signal is coupled to a piezo-ceramic transducer ring. Clean the threads, O-ring groove in the body and the threads on the cover by wiping them thoroughly with solvent.

Rotate the beacon in the mount so that the beacon replacement date can be read. Be sure access to the securing plate end is available for future beacon installation and removal. Observe dukanf required as shown in Figures 11 and12, and in established tool and maintenance clearances. The Overhaul Program consists of: The beacon is operable at the given minimum acceptable voltage.

The beacon should be mounted horizontally with the switch end forward, if possible. Observe the clearances required as shown in Figures 5 and 6, and in established tool and maintenance clearances. It can be detected at a range of to yards to meters with N30A5 series of Locator.


The water switch should dukaen cleaned when dirt or dust becomes apparent.

DK120/90 – Recorder Beacon

Tell us about it. Position mounting kit carefully to avoidinterferencewith other dkane. See Sections V and VI. Test the beacon as outlined in Section IV toinsure operation prior to installation. Collect account number for shipping carrier, if applicable. Connect test leads as shown in Figure 22 andcheck for current leakage between battery andbeacon body.

Dukane DK Specifications |

Observe the clearances required as shown in Figures 5 and 6, andin established tool and maintenance clearances. The beacon requires NO battery maintenance. The beacon will withstand depths to vukane, feet meters. The breakaway torque is usually high so spanner wrench should be held firmly in contact with battery end cover in order to prevent damage to wrench holes.

Page 20 of 24 N. If vertical mounting is employed, mount switch down to reduce accumulation of grease, dirt, and water on the switch end of the beacon.