The ADS-B standard frequency for most of the world (all but the U.S.) is 1090Mhz. In the U.S. 1090Mhz as well as 978Mhz is used. SkyEcho transmits and receives on 1090Mhz.
Yes! SkyEcho has built-in Wi-Fi hotspot that allows you to connect and display nearby traffic on a compatible app. SkyEcho uses a common interface format called GDL 90. As of now (Nov 2016), SkyDemon, Foreflight, Avare, Naviator, iFly 740 and FltPlan Go are a few of the compatible applications. If you are a developer and [...]
Yes. Any aircraft equipped with ADS-B IN capability can see you. This includes other EC devices as well as installed avionics, and other third party systems such as the Garmin GDL39, PilotAware and Flarm.
Yes ATC can see you if you are transmitting within range of an ATC ADS-B ground station radio.
EC systems are designed for aircraft to aircraft visibility. An EC device will not meet standards to allow you to enter controlled airspace of a class in which a transponder is mandatory or a Transponder Mandatory zone (TMZ). In addition, EC device transmission must be deactivated when used in an aircraft with an Extended Squitter (ES) [...]
Configuration is accomplished by an internally hosted web page. See the Installation and Users Guide for further instructions. In order to display local traffic and a moving map, you will need to pair with a compatible EFB
If you are moving from one aircraft to another of similar size and type, you should not have to change anything. However other configuration fields exist for type of aircraft (light, glider, rotorcraft, etc.) as well as aircraft size, etc. EC devices are intended for voluntary carriage on registered and non-registered UK Annex II aircraft, [...]