ADS-B Transceivers, Receivers and Navigation Systems for Drones

uAvionix Corporation
uAvionix

ADS-B Sense and Avoid Solutions for UAS

uAvionix is a manufacturer of lightweight, low footprint ADS-B solutions for small drones. Our products allow customers to safely and reliably operate unmanned aircraft in civilian airspace.

ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast) technology helps aircraft operators sense and avoid possible collisions. ADS-B has been mandated by the FAA for all aircraft in the U.S. National Airspace by 2020.

ADS-B Receivers

Our ADS-B receivers provide real-time situational awareness to UAS autopilots and ground personnel.

pingRX ADS-B Receiver

PingRX

pingRx is the smallest and lightest ADS-B receiver in the world. Weighing in at just 1.5 grams and measuring 32mm x 15mm x 3mm, pingRX is a low-footprint, highly affordable sense-and-avoid solution for unmanned aircraft.

pingRX is capable of detecting commercial aircraft threats on 1090 MHz and 978 MHz frequencies within a 100 statute mile radius in real time. It also features direct MAVLink integration with the widely-used Pixhawk UAV autopilot module and open-source APM Mission Planner application.

Voltage/Power 4-6V/150mW
Size 30x15x3mm
Weight 1.5 grams

pingRX ADS-B Receiver

pingStation Dual-Band Network-Ready ADS-B Receiver

pingStation ADS-B Receiver

The pingStation dual-band, network-ready ADS-B receiver that can detect ADS-B equipped aircraft on 1090MHz and 978MHz, within a 150-mile radius in real time. It can be permanently mounted outdoors and can be used in harsh environmental conditions – the Power-Over Ethernet (POE) interface is enclosed in an IP67 rated protective enclosure.

pingStation provides ground, surface, or low-altitude ADS-B surveillance within line of sight of the antenna, with range dependent upon the output power of the transmitting ADS-B transceiver.

Voltage/Power 44-57V / 500mW
Size 4.75”X2.0”X3.25” (box)
9.5” (antenna)
Weight 340 grams

pingStation Dual Band ADS-B Receiver

pingUSB Dual-Band ADS-B Receiver

pingUSB

pingUSB is a USB interface version of the pingRX dual-band ADS-B receiver. Featuring an integrated antenna and a Micro-USB connector, pingUSB provides accurate, high-quality tracking data for ground-based identification and visualization of aircraft in real time.

pingUSB easily integrates with software such as Virtual Radar Server and services including ADS-B Exchange.

Voltage/Power 5V/500mW
Size 34x19x8mm
Weight 5 grams

pingUSB Dual Band ADS-B Receiver

ADS-B Transceivers

Our ADS-B transceivers allow UAS to transmit key identification and flight information to nearby aircraft and ground stations in real-time.

ping2020 ADS-B Transceiver

Ping2020

ping2020 is an FCC-approved miniaturized full-range ADS-B transceiver. Weighing 20 grams and measuring 25mm x 39mm x 12mm, ping2020 incorporates a dual ADS-B receiver and an ADS-B UAT transmitter.

ping2020 is capable of detecting commercial aircraft threats on 1090 MHz and 978 MHz frequencies within a 100 statute mile radius in real time. It meets the Minimum Performance Standards of DO-282B Class A1S, and can be paired with our pingNAV Navigation Source for a complete plug-and-play ADS-B solution.

Voltage/Power 6-29V/500mW
Size 25x39x12mm
Weight 20 grams

ping2020 ADS-B Transceiver

ping2020i ADS-B Transceiver, with Integrated GPS Source and Barometer

ping2020i integrated ADS-B GPS & Baro

ping2020i combines the ping2020 ADS-B transceiver with the FYXnav GPS navigation source and an integrated barometer. This all-in-one ADS-B solution is easy to install and integrates with Pixhawk Autopilot and DJI drones.

Voltage/Power 6-29V/500mW
Size 25x41x12mm
Weight 25 grams

ping2020i integrated ADS-B GPS and Baro

ping1090 ADS-B Dual Link Transceiver

ping1090

ping1090 is the world’s smallest and lightest full range, dual link ADS-B transceiver. Weighing just 20 grams, it provides a ‘Sense and Avoid’ solution for drones operating in the national airspace.

Incorporating both ADS-B-In and ADS-B-Out, ping1090 detects commercial aircraft threats on 1090 MHz and 978 MHz frequencies within a 100 statute mile radius in real time. It meets the Minimum Performance Standards of DO-282B Class A0, and can be paired with our pingNAV Navigation Source for a complete plug-and-play ADS-B solution.

Ping1090 is the first and only approved ECD (Electronic Conspicuity Device) for use on sUAS in the UK.

Voltage/Power 6-29V/500mW
Size 25x39x12mm
Weight 20 grams

Ping1090 ADS-B Dual Link Transceiver

ping1090i ADS-B Transceiver, with Integrated GPS Source and Barometer

ping1090i integrated ADS-B GPS & Baro

ping1090i combines the ping1090 ADS-B transceiver with the FYXnav GPS navigation source and an integrated barometer. This all-in-one ADS-B solution is easy to install and integrates with Pixhawk Autopilot and DJI drones.

Voltage/Power 6-29V/500mW
Size 25x41x12mm
Weight 25 grams

ping1090i integrated ADS-B GPS and Baro

Mode S Transponders

Our Mode S Transponders enable UAS to communicate with air traffic control and manned aircraft.

ping200S Mode C/S Transponder

ping200s

Ping200S is the world’s smallest, lightest, most affordable and FCC-approved full range Mode C and Mode S ADS-B transponder. At just 73 grams, it implements ‘Sense and Avoid’ for Drone operations in the national airspace. ADS-B out on 1090MHz. No deviations from the Minimum Performance Standards of DO-181E Level 2els Class 1 and DO-260B Class B1S 250W nominal output power.

Input Power 11-33V via the Power Adapter
Size 91x57x17mm
Weight 73 grams
Altimeter Range -1000 to 80,000ft

ping200S Mode C Transponder

ping200Si ADS-B Transponder, with Integrated GPS Sensor and Barometer

ping200Si integrated ADS-B transponder GPS & Baro

This system combines the ping200S ADS-B transponder with an integrated, high integrity WAAS GPS sensor and a precision, temperature controlled, barometric pressure sensor with accuracy beyond 80,000ft. The ping200Si can be quickly and easily deployed on commercial UAS platforms.

Input Power 11-33V Direct
Size 91x57x19mm
Weight 80 grams

ping200Si integrated ADS-B transponder GPS and Baro

ping20S Mode S ADS-B Transponder

ping20s Transponder

Weighing just 15 grams, the Ping20S is the world’s smallest, lightest and most affordable 20W Mode S ADS-B transponder. It allows unmanned aircraft to respond to Mode S radar interrogations by ATC and TCAS, and also transmits ADS-B on 1090MHz.

Input Power 11-16V Direct
Size 25x40x13mm
Weight 15 grams

ping20s Mode S ADS-B Transponder

GPS Position Sources

Our GPS navigation sources provide accurate position data to ping ADS-B transceivers and transponders.

FYXnav GPS Navigation Source

FYXnav GPS Navigation Source

FYXnav is the world’s smallest and lightest TSO CERTIFIED navigation source. It combines a high precision WAAS GNSS sensor with an integrated RAIM processor, for reliable navigation in challenging environments. FYXnav features advanced satellite error detection and correction as well as jamming and spoofing detection.

Paired with our ping transceivers, it forms a highly accurate and reliable complete ADS-B solution for unmanned aircraft operations below FL18,000ft.

Voltage/Power 4-6V/500mW
Size 42x18mm
Weight 27 grams

FYXnav GPS Position Source

FYXnav-B GPS Navigation Source

FYXnav-B GPS Position Source

FYXnav-B is a high-integrity GPS navigation source with an integrated barometer. It combines a high precision WAAS GNSS sensor with an integrated RAIM processor, for reliable navigation in challenging environments. FYXnav-B features advanced satellite error detection and correction as well as jamming and spoofing detection and the integrated high-resolution barometer provides pressure altitude information for use with the Ping ADS-B family.

Voltage/Power 4-6V/500mW
Size 42x18mm
Weight 27 grams

FYXNav-B GPS Navigation Source

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