Update SkyEcho 2 Transceiver Software2019-02-08T15:50:08-06:00

Update SkyEcho 2 Transceiver Software

Before you begin

  1.  Download the latest transceiver software for SkyEcho 2
    SkyEcho 2 Transcevier v.2.6.6
    2.6.6 Released 2/8/2019 
         Improved heading calculation at low ground speeds
         Properly indicate NO DATA condition in GDL90 ownship for horizontal velocity, 
         vertical velocity and heading when data is invalid
         Fix for occasional loss of GPS fix on boot
    2.6.4 Released 12/24/2018
         Corrects reception of certain 1090ES messages

Connect to the SkyEcho 2

  1. 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.
  2. If required, enter uavionix as the WPA password for the secure Wi-Fi network, then tap join. Note: The No Internet Connection message is normal when connected to SkyEcho 2.
  3. Open any browser on your computer/mobile device that is connected to your SkyEcho 2 via the Wi-Fi link and type 192.168.4.1 in the address bar.

The following landing page should load:

Update the Transceiver Software

While connected to the SkyEcho Wi-Fi as directed above:

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to 192.168.4.1
  2. Click on the “ADS-B Version” Update Link:
  3. Select Choose File
  4. Browse to the previously downloaded file
  5. Select Open
  6. Select Update
  7. After the process completes the SkyEcho 2 will restart and return to the .  You may need to reconnect to the SkyEcho Wi-Fi.
  8. Verify the firmware update has completed and the new version (2.6.6) is listed on the SkyEcho 2 status page at 192.168.4.1

Enable FLARM RX (Optional)

While Connected to the SkyEcho Wi-Fi as directed above:

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to 192.168.4.1
  2. Select SkyEcho Settings
  3. Locate the receiver settings in the top right hand section of the configuration table.  Select FLARM
  4. Select Update

FLARM reception must be supported by your Electronic Flight Bag to receive visual and or audible alerts.  Review your EFB documentation and support for more information.

Additional support is available via email support:

Send an email to support@uavionix.com