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Forum: ADS-B 02-12-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,978
Posted By MartySantic
What is the version number of the beta update...

What is the version number of the beta update that uAvionix is sending nowadays. I installed echoUAT-system-3.29.uav and echoUAT-transceiver-2.4.42-20W.uav quite a few months ago. Wonder if they...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-28-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By MartySantic
No faster than the recommended 30 seconds. Even...

No faster than the recommended 30 seconds. Even with that speed, trim control is VERY VERY sensitive.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-08-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,940
Posted By MartySantic
Have used that trickle charger since the original...

Have used that trickle charger since the original RV-12 battery was installed. Has been going strong after 9+ years. Have it plugged in continuously when the temperatures are below about 50 degF or...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-29-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 39,982
Posted By MartySantic
Smile Send me a PM with your e-mail and will e-mail the...

Send me a PM with your e-mail and will e-mail the ADS-600EXP installation manual with the pinouts.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-13-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,936
Posted By MartySantic
I was under the impression that Rotax cancelled...

I was under the impression that Rotax cancelled their requirement to replace the fuel hoses. See Rotax SI-912-022. Anyone?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-06-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By MartySantic
All manuals are available on www.rotax-owner.com

All manuals are available on www.rotax-owner.com
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 39,982
Posted By MartySantic
Transponder info (squawk code, IDENT and mode...

Transponder info (squawk code, IDENT and mode info) from the Garmin GTX-327 transponder and altitude info from the Dynon D-180.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 39,982
Posted By MartySantic
Ignore my previous post with my Echo UAT...

Ignore my previous post with my Echo UAT settings. I went to the hangar, attached the app and read my settings. These are for the echoUATmux harness for Navworx with the heatshrinked I/O chip near...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 39,982
Posted By MartySantic
Think the 327 RS-232 IN is set to ICARUS ALT,...

Think the 327 RS-232 IN is set to ICARUS ALT, RS-232 OUT is set to REMOTE. Does your 327 show Pressure Altitude? If so, your RS-232 IN set correctly.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 39,982
Posted By MartySantic
There was 1 sheet of paper that came with the MUX...

There was 1 sheet of paper that came with the MUX cable that listed the settings to be used that differed from the Echo UAT manual.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-04-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 39,982
Posted By MartySantic
Yes, the MUX cable (with the chip heatshrinked on...

Yes, the MUX cable (with the chip heatshrinked on the connector), available from uAvionix, is required to hardwire the altitude signal from the Dynon and the transponder info from 327 to feed the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-03-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 39,982
Posted By MartySantic
Don't understand why many resist hardwiring to...

Don't understand why many resist hardwiring to the rear connector on the GTX-327 transponder. Eliminates any errors or problems associated with sniffing. It is NOT hard to do. Albeit, you have to...
Forum: ADS-B 08-07-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,978
Posted By MartySantic
uAvionix is working on the issue, BUT, needs more...

uAvionix is working on the issue, BUT, needs more data from users. When I talked to them at Airventure, they indicated they received ONE dataset that contained disappearing targets. And the dataset...
Forum: ADS-B 06-07-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,978
Posted By MartySantic
Bob, The only item I could find via a search is a...

Bob,
The only item I could find via a search is a bandpass filter. How would a simple bandpass filter help. Does nothing to prioritize traffic. Is there some other product? Do you have a link?
Forum: ADS-B 06-04-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,978
Posted By MartySantic
uAvionix EchoUAT and Disappearing Targets

A few locally, and a few in Texas have experienced targets that disappear and sometimes reappear randomly. Anyone else experiencing the same? Anyone know if uAvionix is working on this issue?
Forum: ADS-B 04-28-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 37,490
Posted By MartySantic
Has anyone heard from uAvionix? Would sure be...

Has anyone heard from uAvionix? Would sure be nice, if uAvionix would provide an update as to whether they are working on a software update for the UAT to address the concerns that Tim Olson has...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-08-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,231
Posted By MartySantic
Suggest giving JetGuy a call and spending a few...

Suggest giving JetGuy a call and spending a few days in TX.
Forum: ADS-B 10-21-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 807
Posted By MartySantic
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Deleted by user.
Forum: ADS-B 08-02-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 36,674
Posted By MartySantic
Neil, Did you ever solve the issue with periodic...

Neil,
Did you ever solve the issue with periodic altitude dropouts?
Forum: ADS-B 07-14-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,011
Posted By MartySantic
Navworx MUST let the EXP owners what will be...

Navworx MUST let the EXP owners what will be happening whether or not there is an additional cost for an approved GPS source or not. Otherwise in the experimental community Navworx is burnt toast. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-01-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,473
Posted By MartySantic
Staked out the usual campsite yesterday, Camp...

Staked out the usual campsite yesterday, Camp Scholler opening day (Friday morning). I'm ready! If you need any repairs/tools or assistance, come and see our chapter at the Repair Barn between...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-09-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By MartySantic
Abby's carpets for the RV-12 S-LSA fit the E-LSA...

Abby's carpets for the RV-12 S-LSA fit the E-LSA very well. 2 pieces on each side between the floorboard angle. Very happy. They do not slip.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-05-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,613
Posted By MartySantic
Or had the D-180 operating on the backup battery...

Or had the D-180 operating on the backup battery (cause I bumped the button while getting in) with the avionics switch off. Don't ask how I know!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-28-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By MartySantic
Please post the plans page number.

Please post the plans page number.
Forum: ADS-B 04-21-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Or more importantly, does 5.7.1 change the SIL...

Or more importantly, does 5.7.1 change the SIL value?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-26-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,820
Posted By MartySantic
Dan, May I ask where you have your fuel pressure...

Dan,

May I ask where you have your fuel pressure alarm set at? Back in 2011, Van's solution to the fuel pressure issue, reported by many, was to set the "red-yellow" alarm point at 0.7 psig. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-25-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,820
Posted By MartySantic
Many of us have seen decreasing fuel pressure on...

Many of us have seen decreasing fuel pressure on climb out. Many have seen decreasing fuel pressure when descending from high altitudes.

Search this forum and you will find a number of threads...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-03-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,794
Posted By MartySantic
When I built, I was wary of EVERY missing hole. ...

When I built, I was wary of EVERY missing hole. INVESTIGATE before proceeding! The holes were punched for a purpose. This must be stressed to all that build the RV-12. AND, it has been said MANY...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-02-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,289
Posted By MartySantic
Ha, ha!! Your idea.... YES. Your simple $10...

Ha, ha!! Your idea.... YES. Your simple $10 implementation... Hmmm, not even close!!
But seriously, happy that Van's is offering the AOA option. Another tool to add some safety margin.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-24-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,334
Posted By MartySantic
Are the AWG wire sizes and circuit board traces...

Are the AWG wire sizes and circuit board traces current capabilty sufficient? If so, sounds like a nice solution.
Forum: ADS-B 01-18-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Keep in mind, many book a cruise 10-12 months...

Keep in mind, many book a cruise 10-12 months before to get a good price and the most desirable cabin. Might have happened.....
Forum: ADS-B 01-17-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
So...... Still do not understand the problem. ...

So...... Still do not understand the problem. Is it the GPS chip (as was dismissed by a previous poster), detection of bad data, something else or a combination of these and other issues? Sure...
Forum: ADS-B 01-12-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Having a Hard Time Understanding

Per the FAA webpage, ADS-B Out will be required in the following airspace:

Class A, B, and C airspace
Class E airspace areas at or above 10,000 ft MSL over the 48 states and DC, excluding airspace...
Forum: ADS-B 01-10-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
I was under the impression that the initiation of...

I was under the impression that the initiation of an ADS-B out transmission packet required a ping from ATC. As opposed to an asynchronous mode where the ADS-B out transmission is made at an...
Forum: ADS-B 01-10-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
What FAR?? Would like to read it.

What FAR?? Would like to read it.
Forum: ADS-B 01-04-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Has anyone tried to visit Navworx in Rowlett, TX?

Has anyone tried to visit Navworx in Rowlett, TX?
Forum: ADS-B 01-03-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Anyone have any idea of the accuracy/inaccuracy...

Anyone have any idea of the accuracy/inaccuracy of the TSO'd GPS chip vs. the non-TSO'd GPS chips. Are we talking a few inches, a few feet, a hundred feet or a mile. My iPhone shows my position...
Forum: ADS-B 01-03-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Appears you have to be a member to access the...

Appears you have to be a member to access the forums.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-18-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 18,694
Posted By MartySantic
Yep, cover 1/3 of the oil radiator and 1/2 of the...

Yep, cover 1/3 of the oil radiator and 1/2 of the water radiator and fly. Adjust as necessary. Did that for a couple of winters, then.... installed the oil thermostat and the "Bender baffle". A...
Forum: ADS-B 12-18-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Anyone have any idea why Bill Moffit waited till...

Anyone have any idea why Bill Moffit waited till a day or two before the AD comments were due to post his rebuttal?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-16-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,592
Posted By MartySantic
Are a number of articles on the Reiff website...

Are a number of articles on the Reiff website that support leaving the system plugged in 100% of the time. The Aviation Consumer article specifically addresses condensation and corrosion.

From the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-11-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,110
Posted By MartySantic
X2 on the BatteryMinder. Ensure you get the...

X2 on the BatteryMinder. Ensure you get the model for the RV-12 AGM battery. Here is one of their models. Is 1.5 amp, so you can't run the Skyview forever, but, will keep the battery...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-02-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,183
Posted By MartySantic
Here is link to our installations.... John...

Here is link to our installations.... John installed both the blender, the thermostat and the pre-heater first!! I was the second...
Forum: ADS-B 12-02-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
IF WHAT WORKS??

IF WHAT WORKS??
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-02-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,183
Posted By MartySantic
A bunch of us have been very happy with the Reiff...

A bunch of us have been very happy with the Reiff preheat system.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-01-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 36,366
Posted By MartySantic
Is that Bob B. ?? Your retrofit/install is...

Is that Bob B. ?? Your retrofit/install is FASCINATING!!
Forum: ADS-B 11-30-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
I found and downloaded a copy of the RTCA...

I found and downloaded a copy of the RTCA document on the web. If ya think you can decipher it, PM me with your e-mail address and will send you the .pdf. Is 700+ pages.
Forum: ADS-B 11-28-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Have been patiently waiting to see how Navworx...

Have been patiently waiting to see how Navworx will address the ADS600-EXP. (Model ADS600-EXP P/N 200-8013). Have seen nothing from Navworx regarding the EXP. The Navworx website home page only...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-23-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,469
Posted By MartySantic
Another hint, if the Bender damper is...

Another hint, if the Bender damper is installed.....
Change the yellow band CHT setpoint to show a yellow CHT at 210 degF. Makes it noticeable.
Forum: ADS-B 11-22-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,361
Posted By MartySantic
Ya think it will be ANY different? Still...

Ya think it will be ANY different? Still wondering why the ADS600-EXP is NOT mentioned.
Forum: ADS-B 11-22-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story...

https://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?newsId=21154&omniRss=press_releasesAoc&cid=102_P_R
Forum: ADS-B 11-18-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Your point is well founded. PLEASE post as an AD...

Your point is well founded. PLEASE post as an AD comment on the FAA website!
Forum: ADS-B 11-18-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
My Navworx AD Response

I am listing my response here and soliciting ALL to submit a comment on the FAA website.

https://www.regulations.gov/docketBrowser?rpp=50&so=DESC&sb=postedDate&po=0&dct=PS&D=FAA-2016-9226

The...
Forum: ADS-B 11-10-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
I too do not understand the response. Are the...

I too do not understand the response. Are the policies and performance requirements different for experimental aircraft vs. certified?

Would sure like to see someone state the facts so I can...
Forum: ADS-B 10-25-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Meaningless?? Thought he mentioned his NEW...

Meaningless?? Thought he mentioned his NEW ADS600-EXP unit had a new model number, not covered by the proposed AD?? As such, would be VERY interested in the SIL transmitted. Yes, I very much...
Forum: ADS-B 10-25-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Please let us know what SIL is reported on your...

Please let us know what SIL is reported on your 1st FAA ADS performance report. https://adsbperformance.faa.gov/PAPRRequest.aspx
Forum: ADS-B 10-22-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 212,039
Posted By MartySantic
Sure would be nice if Bill at Navworx or Neil...

Sure would be nice if Bill at Navworx or Neil (AllThumbs) would respond here on VAF and let the RV community know what is REALLY happening.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-18-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 36,366
Posted By MartySantic
Very neat Tony. Please post your progress at all...

Very neat Tony. Please post your progress at all steps!!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-19-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 38,200
Posted By MartySantic
What is in Bag 2787?

What is in Bag 2787?
Forum: ADS-B 09-17-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,600
Posted By MartySantic
An item to check. Request an FAA ADS-B...

An item to check. Request an FAA ADS-B compliance report for one of your recent flights. On the first page of the report, under "Operational Analysis Overview" it will tell you if the FAA thinks...
Forum: ADS-B 08-29-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,213
Posted By MartySantic
Resolved yet? I have been seeing similar with...

Resolved yet? I have been seeing similar with the D-180, GTX327 and Navworx ADS600-EXP. After requesting the detailed dataset from the FAA, the BaroAlt will drop to zero or a negative altitude...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-10-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,981
Posted By MartySantic
Find the photo in YOUR Dropbox folder. Right...

Find the photo in YOUR Dropbox folder. Right click on the file and select "Copy Dropbox Link"

Paste the link into your VAF message.
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