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Opening the skyBeacon IOS App

Connecting to the skyBeacon app with an iPad or android device. Delete your current app if not recently downloaded to ensure the latest version is on your device. Don’t open the app once downloaded. Make sure to turn off the skyBeacon or tailBeacon. 1 Close all the apps that are running [...]


Compatible GPS Sources with AV-30

The AV-30's GPS interface is an optional RS-232 serial input that is compatible with the industry standard “Aviation” output provided by most panel-mounted GPS units, and NMEA serial interfaces provided by most hand-held GPS units. This is a text/binary protocol output by the GPS navigator that contains situational awareness information such as ground speed, [...]


ping200X TSO – Service Bulletin 3.4.0

In This Release: Legacy XP Transponder protocol support Products Affected:  ping200X – All TSO models Service Bulletin: TSO Service Bulletin ping200X Upgrade to 3.4.0 (PDF) 3.4.0 Software: ping200X UAV-1002723-001 Mod 0 POP Software Update to 3.4.0


ping200X TSO – Service Bulletin 3.3.1

In This Release: In cases where no callsign is provided at power up, ping200X utilizes the aircraft registration as the callsign. Implemented additional Apollo control message validity checks. Default emitter type set to “No Information”. If pressure altitude data isn’t received after 2 seconds, it is reported as “unavailable”. Support of additional Mode S GICB registers. DF17 extended [...]


SkyEcho Wi-Fi Firmware v2.38 Update (Latest Release)

Before you begin To connect to the SkyEcho 2, power on SkyEcho 2 and join a device to the wireless network SSID named SKYECHO-XXXX using the procedure for your device. This procedure is identical to joining any other public or private Wi-Fi on your chosen device.If you have configured your SkyEcho 2 to use [...]


App not connecting

Your phone uses WiFi to connect to the tailBeacon, and the phone is expecting to see internet there. Of course, there is no internet on the tailBeacon. In some instances, the phone will continue to search for internet over cellular data (iPhones in particular), which interferes with the WiFi connection to the skyBeacon. First, [...]


pingStation Version 1.1.12 Firmware Update

What's New in Version 1.1.12 Add reasonableness check to local and global CPR decodes How to update pingStation system software Download the latest pingStation firmware:  pingStation V1.1.12 The update process is started by launching http://###.###.###.###/update Choose the file to upload by pressing the “Choose File” button. Press "Upload" to start the upgrade process.  There [...]


SkyEcho Wi-Fi Firmware V0.2.33 Update

IN THIS RELEASE – Improves SkyEcho's Wi-Fi performance, and ensures CE/RED compliance – Improves battery life measurement – Changes the Configuration page to enable the setting of SDA value as permitted in the country of use.  In UK and Australia, the setting is defaulted to one (1) – Bug fix for incorrect GNSS altitude when viewing on [...]


What crimper should the installer use for the AV-30 install

We ship 20 NorComp contacts P/N:  170-002-170L002 These contacts/terminals are standard density D-SUB contacts.  Any compliant terminal may be used by the installer.  If the installer is already tooled for constructing D-SUB connectors, their existing tooling and terminals should snap right in.  The 15-pin connector we use is very common. If the installer does not [...]