AXP340 ADS-B Out Transponder
The AXP340 transponder is a panel-mounted Class 1 Mode S Level 2 Datalink Transponder, with support for 1090MHz Extended Squitter (ES), that meets all the current requirements for Mode S elementary surveillance transponders for both IFR and VFR flight. As a slide-in replacement for existing KT76A/KT78A transponders, the AXP340 is designed to easily upgrade existing Mode A/C equipment to Mode S, while adding additional functionality like a Direct-entry Numeric Keypad, Pressure Altitude & GPS Lat/Lon readout, Flight ID entry, one-touch VFR code entry, an easy-to-use Stop Watch Timer, Flight Timer, and Altitude Alerter.
Meeting the Mandate for ADS-B
The AXP340 also supports the latest Version 2 1090 MHz Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Extended Squitter, known as “ADS-B out”. Equipping with ADS-B Out will be required in most U.S. airspace by 2020. The AXP340, when linked to a suitable GPS receiver, transmits position information to appropriately equipped ground stations and other aircraft. This provides improved airborne surveillance, provides vital information for airport ground surveillance, and is a key feature of future airspace plans
The Mode S Advantage
The AXP340 delivers 240 Watts of transmitter power and responds to both legacy Mode A/C interrogations and to Mode S interrogations from both ground radar and airborne collision avoidance systems. In the Mode S environment, a Mode S interrogator can selectively address a single transponder. This allows accurate position plotting with lower reply rates, which in turn reduces frequency congestion and interference.
Your 1090Mhz ADS-B Solution
Coupled with any of Avidyne‘s SkyTrax600A ADS-B capable Traffic Advisory Systems, the AXP340 provides full ADS-B surveillance capability to meet the upcoming mandates for flight internationally and above and below FL180 in the U.S. The AXP340 transmits the required ADS-B Out signals including your aircraft’s GPS-derived position, along with ground track, ground speed, and altitude information. The SkyTrax600A provides ADS-B In, allowing you to receive the ADS–B signals from ground radar and from other 1090MHz ADS-B – equipped aircraft and display both ADS-B and non-ADS-B traffic simultaneously for optimal situational awareness and safety.
- Dimensions: 6.30″W x 1.57″H x 9.4″D (160 x 40 x 239 mm)
- Weight: 2.98 lbs (01.35 kg)
- Type: Class 1 Mode S Level 2 Datalink, Elementary Surveillance, Enhanced Surveillance
- Certification: TSO C112c, TSO C166b, ETSO 2C112b, ETSO C166b
- Compliance: ED73B, DO160E, DO178B level B, DO181C, DO260B, AC 20-165, ADS-B Out
- Power: 10 – 33 V; Idle: 0.22 A, Active: 0.45 A; 240W nominal at connector
- Environmental: -20 to +55 C, 35,000ft, No external cooling fan required.
Includes installation kit and mounting tray.
Antenna sold separately.