ADSB options

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ADSB options

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What are my adsb options for a DA20? It has a 530 non-waas and a gtx330.
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Re: ADSB options

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Mine was similarly equipped. Swapped the GTX330 for a 335, which included a separate WAAS antenna that the shop mounted so as to mirror the existing bracketing for / placement of the original GPS antenna (in the empennage aft of the primary cargo shell).

The original altitude encoder was left orphaned up front with the newer one added elsewhere behind the panel.

No ADS-B in with the 335, of course, but the setup at least retains the TIS traffic that was there before. I'll do ADS-B in with one of the portable devices, eventually.

Overall a clean install. Had I been paying attention to the 530 -> 530W upgrade path that's available when it was far cheaper than it is now, I might have done that and paired it with a 330 -> 330ES upgrade (or a 345 if ambitious). Alas.
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