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Forum: ADS-B 06-07-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,651
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, 09:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,651
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, 05:05 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,448
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 04-08-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,824
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, 08:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 688
Posted By MartySantic
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Forum: ADS-B 08-02-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 28,443
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, 06:35 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 30,082
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 07-01-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,647
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 06-09-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,524
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 06-05-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,370
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 05-28-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By MartySantic
Please post the plans page number.

Please post the plans page number.
Forum: ADS-B 04-21-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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 03-26-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,554
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 03-25-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,554
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 02-03-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,469
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 02-02-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,599
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 01-24-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,127
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, 02:42 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 03:15 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 10:18 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 04:30 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 02:47 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
Posted By MartySantic
What FAR?? Would like to read it.

What FAR?? Would like to read it.
Forum: ADS-B 01-04-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 04:06 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 11:24 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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 12-18-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,717
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, 06:48 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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 12-16-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,447
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 12-11-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,587
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 12-02-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,859
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, 05:15 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
Posted By MartySantic
IF WHAT WORKS??

IF WHAT WORKS??
Forum: RV-12 12-02-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,859
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 12-01-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 33,243
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, 04:51 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 09:26 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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 11-23-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,982
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, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,699
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, 10:02 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 03:51 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 09:17 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 05:41 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 08:17 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 04:27 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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, 02:06 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,418
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 10-18-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 33,243
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 09-19-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 36,320
Posted By MartySantic
What is in Bag 2787?

What is in Bag 2787?
Forum: ADS-B 09-17-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,531
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, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,438
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 08-10-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,884
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.
Forum: RV-12 07-03-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,688
Posted By MartySantic
Also agree. Can fly under sport pilot privledges...

Also agree. Can fly under sport pilot privledges from civil dawn to civil dusk. (Sun in both cases is 6 degrees below the horizon.)
Forum: ADS-B 07-01-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,230
Posted By MartySantic
Thanks Neil!! The update process went...

Thanks Neil!!

The update process went flawlessly. Tried WiFi port 4000. Works fine, other apps now are able to connect to my Navworx ADS600-EXP. FANTASTIC! My suggestion, if you have multiple...
Forum: ADS-B 06-17-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,230
Posted By MartySantic
Mike, did you wait long enough for GPS lock? As...

Mike, did you wait long enough for GPS lock? As I recall, it took close to 10 minutes the first time I configured my 600EXP.
Forum: RV-12 06-12-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,748
Posted By MartySantic
Did the same. Well worth the cost. I can put a...

Did the same. Well worth the cost. I can put a short length of safety wire thru the socket head capscrew before installing. Can insert it and tighten using a long T-handle allen wrench thru the...
Forum: ADS-B 06-10-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,230
Posted By MartySantic
Bill, Version 5.3.1 iOS app for the iPhone/iPad...

Bill,

Version 5.3.1 iOS app for the iPhone/iPad is still available in the iTunes store. Is still st 5.3.1. Has NOT been revised to include 5.6.

QUESTION..... After loading 5.6 did you ERASE the...
Forum: RV-12 06-03-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,577
Posted By MartySantic
Looks GREAT!! And NO, I am NOT hoping for COLD...

Looks GREAT!! And NO, I am NOT hoping for COLD weather!!
Forum: RV-12 05-21-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,574
Posted By MartySantic
If the EGT temperature is spiking is most likely...

If the EGT temperature is spiking is most likely a bad connection at the spade lugs or the DB pins.
Forum: RV-12 04-16-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,655
Posted By MartySantic
Same as this?? See RV-12 SB 10-12-14.

Same as this?? See RV-12 SB 10-12-14.
Forum: RV-12 04-09-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,214
Posted By MartySantic
Which one are you looking for? The fuse holder...

Which one are you looking for? The fuse holder in the D-180 version (integral to the panel and may not be available separately), the fuse holder w/ the switches in the Skyview version, or the spare...
Forum: RV-12 03-19-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,898
Posted By MartySantic
VERY NICE!! Put it in storage. In a couple...

VERY NICE!! Put it in storage. In a couple hundred years it will be a collectors piece and worth millions!!
Forum: RV-12 03-09-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,246
Posted By MartySantic
Could you take a few photos and edit/circle the...

Could you take a few photos and edit/circle the areas of concern on the baggage floor and center section?
Forum: RV-12 03-07-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,061
Posted By MartySantic
Pulling the prop through to detect low...

Pulling the prop through to detect low compression can be/will be misleading, especially with a cold engine. The compression test is a must. Oil WILL get quite dark.
Forum: RV-12 03-07-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,590
Posted By MartySantic
Look at page 32-13 in the plans. All will be...

Look at page 32-13 in the plans. All will be very interested what the end of the cable and clevis looks like. Do you have the bolt, nut and cotter pin? Please post more photos after you open...
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