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.

  • GDL90 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

Specification Value
Input Power 11-34V (3S-8S LiPo)

1.5W Continuous On/Alt.

4W Peak (8ms maximum)

Size 47x54x9mm
Weight 50 grams
SIL/SDA 3/2
Operating Temp -45 to 70°C
Transponder
MTL 1030MHz -74dBm ±3dBm
1090 Transmit Power 250W Nominal
Altimeter
Range -1000 to 60,000ft

Interfaces

Control
Baudrate 1200-2Mbps
Protocol UCP
Position
Baudrate
Protocol MAVLINK
Options
1030/1090MHz Transponder Antenna

Electrical

Pin Type Physical Protocol
Black 22AWG Aircraft Ground
Red 22AWG Aircraft Power
Orange 24AWG AP RXD UCP
Gray 24AWG AP TXD UCP
White 24AWG RXD MAVLINK

Environmental

Condition DO-160G Category
Temperature 4.0 B2
Temperature Variation 5.0 B
Humidity 6.0 A
Operational Shock 7.0 B
Vibration 8.0 Type 5 level M
Waterproofness 10.0 S
Magnetic Field 15.0 Z
Power Input 16.0 BX
Voltage Spike 17.0 B
AF Conducted Susceptibility 18.0 B
Induced Signal Susceptibility 19.0 AC
RF Susceptibility 20.0 TT
RF Emissions 21.0 B
Lightning Induced Transient Susceptibility 22.0 A2G2L2
ESD 25.0 A