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Old 03-27-2017, 02:57 PM
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Just a quick FYI.

I recently did the SV-GPS-2020 upgrade from Dynon. I had my GPS-250 on a small shelf under the cowl. I figured I would start there and try it first with the new one. Everything seems to be working fine with the 2020 in that location so far.
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Old 03-27-2017, 06:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Toobuilder View Post
Thanks for that Walt. The "no coiling" was a very specific admonition from my avionics guy, now that I think about it.
GPS20A also has this minimum coax length, and also allows the cable to be coiled. The GPS antenna is installed dorsally on the rear fuselage just abaft of the canopy (canopy slides over it when opened.) The GPS20A is mounted to the rear baggage compartment upper wall. There is a backup GPS antenna for the G3X mounted on the glare shield. The second G3X display and the GDL39R GPS receivers are not connected to antennas.
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Old 03-31-2017, 07:35 AM
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Default what we did.

We just put it on top of the front baggage skin, about half way in the middle of the door length and maybe an inch or more behind the door hinge. Your eye will not see it there while in flight, there is very little drag at that location, it is out in the open for best reception and it is not in the engine compartment in the way, heat or oil.
Just what we did and clad we did. Yours, R.E.A. III #80888
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Old 03-31-2017, 04:44 PM
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Default Easy...peasy

I slapped mine on the glare shield, sprayed it with a coat of flat black, and can honestly say I never notice it. Was super easy to install. One less thing to work around during your oil filter change.
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