ping200X

Transponder and ADS-B for Unmanned Aviation Systems (UAS)

Overview

Ping200X is a complete system designed to meet the Transponder and Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) requirements for operating Unmanned Aviation Systems (UAS) in controlled airspace.

The system is fully configurable as any combination of Mode A, Mode C, Mode S transponder and Extended Squitter ADS-B transmitter and includes a barometric sensor with accuracy beyond 60,000ft.

FAA TSO Certification Pending

  • FAA TSO-C88b internal altitude sensor

  • FAA TSO-C112e Level 2els, Class 1 Mode S transponder

  • FAA TSO-C166b Class B1S Extended Squitter transmitter

  • Fully configurable as Mode A/C only, Mode S only, ES only, Mode AC + ES, Mode S + ES and Mode AC + S + ES

  • Waterproofness to DO-160G category S

  • Meets the U.S. ADS-B Out equipment performance requirements of 14 CFR 91.227

  • Static pressure sensor accurate to 60,000ft.

  • uAvionix Control Protocol ownship and altitude packets

  • SMA 1030/1090MHz Antenna Connector

Conformity

  • RTCA DO-181E Level 2els, Class 1

  • RTCA DO-260B Class B1S

  • RTCA DO-178C Level C

  • RTCA DO-254 Level C

  • RTCA DO-160G

Regulatory

  • FAA transmit license – manned aircraft and unmanned aircraft operating above 500ft AGL

  • FCC 47 CFR Part 87 ID 2AFFTP200S

Mechanical Specification

Documentation and Support

Technical Specifications

SpecificationValue
Input Power11-34V (3S-8S LiPo)

1.5W Continuous On/Alt.

4W Peak (8ms maximum)

Size47x54x9mm
Weight50 grams
SIL/SDA3/2
Operating Temp-45 to 70°C
Transponder
MTL 1030MHz-74dBm ±3dBm
1090 Transmit Power250W Nominal
Altimeter
Range-1000 to 60,000ft

Interfaces

Control
Baudrate1200-2Mbps
ProtocolUCP
Position
Baudrate115200bps
ProtocoluAvionix OEM Protocol
Options
1030/1090MHz Transponder Antenna

Electrical

PinTypePhysicalProtocol
Black22AWGAircraft Ground
Red22AWGAircraft Power
Orange24AWGAP RXDUCP
Gray24AWGAP TXDUCP
White24AWGRXDuAv OEM

Environmental

ConditionDO-160GCategory
Temperature4.0B2
Temperature Variation5.0B
Humidity6.0A
Operational Shock7.0B
Vibration8.0Type 5 level M
Waterproofness10.0S
Magnetic Field15.0Z
Power Input16.0BX
Voltage Spike17.0B
AF Conducted Susceptibility18.0B
Induced Signal Susceptibility19.0AC
RF Susceptibility20.0TT
RF Emissions21.0B
Lightning Induced Transient Susceptibility22.0A2G2L2
ESD25.0A