echoUAT Support Articles

I have the GRT SafeFly2020 and echoUAT combo with a GRT EFIS and my PAPR has lots of errors

If you get SIL, SDA and NIC errors on your PAPR it is likely that the GRT is not set up properly. Make sure these values are entered in the GRT under General settings/TT22/echoUAT:   GRT EFIS TT22/EchoUAT Settings: DU-SF Communication (Status) Verify “Yes” SF-echoUAT Communication Verify “OK” Remote Status Verify “OK” External GPS Communication [...]

2020-05-26T15:57:43-06:00May 26th, 2020|

I am not seeing my flights on FlightAware or Flightradar24 or there are only partial sections of the flight displayed

Flightradar24 and FlightAware are predominately 1090mhz reporting sites. They get their flight data from their own network of 1090 receivers, not from the FAA. The skyBeacon, tailBeacon, and the echoUAT are all on the 978mhz (UAT) frequency. They are working on getting more stations with 978mhz reporting but it will be pretty hit and miss [...]

2020-05-20T12:07:11-06:00May 20th, 2020|

echoUAT Transponder Threshold Adjustment

Adjusting the threshold value on the echoUAT can improve the performance of the transponder monitor.  uAvionix does not recommend changing the value unless directed to do so by uAvionix. The threshold value adjusts the sensitivity of the echoUAT transponder monitor.  Higher values reduce sensitivity, lower values increase sensitivity. To modify the threshold value perform the following steps: [...]

2020-05-04T17:33:44-06:00May 4th, 2020|

Update echoUAT Wi-Fi software

 Download the latest Wi-Fi software for EchoUAT EchoUAT Wi-Fi Software Connect your PC to the Echo Wi-Fi by connecting to the Ping-XXX network and if required enter the passphrase uavionix (all lowercase). Open a web browser and access the EchoUAT at http://192.168.4.1/update If the page does not load confirm you are connected to the EchoUAT Wi-Fi. Click Choose [...]

2020-05-04T17:33:44-06:00May 4th, 2020|

Update echoUAT transceiver software

 Download the latest transceiver software for EchoUAT Echo Transceiver software version:2.4.43 2.4.43 Released 4/9/2019 Fixes to optimize performance in high traffic enviroments 2.4.15 Released 1/22/2018 Properly displays invalid baro altitude as "--" instead of zero in the mobile application 2.4.14 Released 1/19/2018 Changes TIS traffic handling to resolve traffic 'flashing' on some displays Connect your [...]

2020-05-04T17:33:44-06:00May 4th, 2020|

Update echoUAT system software

 Download the latest software for EchoUAT Echo software version: 3.26 3.26 Released 3/13/2018 When echoUAT configuration is set by GRT EFIS use EFIS baro output even when control source is transponder monitor. 3.23 Released 1/19/2018 Invalid or undetected baro now displays as "--" instead of "0" in echo mobile application 3.22 Released 1/1/2018 Corrects incorrect [...]

2020-05-04T17:33:44-06:00May 4th, 2020|

echoUAT Transponder Threshold Adjustment

Adjusting the threshold value on the echoUAT can improve the performance of the transponder monitor.  uAvionix does not recommend changing the value unless directed to do so by uAvionix. The threshold value adjusts the sensitivity of the echoUAT transponder monitor.  Higher values reduce sensitivity, lower values increase sensitivity. To modify the threshold value perform the following steps: [...]

2020-04-23T10:18:16-06:00April 22nd, 2020|