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Old 05-26-2019, 11:15 PM
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The skybeacon installed in my 9A works perfectly. Seems like a nice solution.
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Old 05-27-2019, 09:46 AM
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I put the tail beacon on mine last year. Working fine so far.
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Old 06-28-2019, 07:45 AM
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I really wish I could use the Tail Beacon in my 8, but I want to be able to fly down to Mexico, and it doesn't seem like these will meet those requirements. :-/
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Old 07-24-2019, 09:34 PM
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Just heard from a friend that the SkyBeacon and TailBeacon are going to be updated to 1090ES sometime in the future!! Apparently there will be updates available for existing units as well.
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Old 07-25-2019, 07:32 AM
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Default I thought the 1090 ES "Out"

came from the transponder---my uavionix Echo does 978 out but will "receive" 978 or 1090.


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Edit --- Just read the later posts --- will be interested to see the cost and "available" date.
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Old 07-25-2019, 02:39 PM
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That's quite a mixedmessage rumor.

UAT out is 978mhz.

Mode C, S, ES, ETC out is 1090.

Maybe uAvionix is planning on building a transponder?
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Old 07-25-2019, 02:41 PM
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Maybe uAvionix is planning on building a transponder?
https://uavionix.com/products/echoesx/
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Old 07-25-2019, 06:33 PM
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Thank you, now it makes sense.
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Old 07-25-2019, 07:07 PM
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Just heard from a friend that the SkyBeacon and TailBeacon are going to be updated to 1090ES sometime in the future!! Apparently there will be updates available for existing units as well.
Don't let the facts get in the way of a good rumor.

"As on the skyBeacon, the new X model will fit on a wingtip and replace nav or nav/strobe assemblies already in place. Each module includes a WAAS GPS position source, 1090 mHz Mode S transponder, a barometric altimeter, and LED position and strobe lights."

Notice the last sentence in the press release: "Certification is "expected" in 2021".

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Old 07-26-2019, 01:12 AM
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Well.. the info came from Paul at Uavionix at Oshkosh..
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