Part No: GDL-69

XM Broadcast Weather Remote Sensor Price includes basic harness for homebuilt/experimental aircraft. Certified/production aircraft price is from $5095 installed.

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GDL 69 SXM delivers SiriusXM satellite weather to your avionics display. For audio entertainment in the cockpit, the sound-enabled GDL 69A SXM also provides SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

Get Detailed Weather

This remote datalink receiver helps you make informed decisions based on the weather. With a subscription to SiriusXM Satellite Weather, GDL 69 SXM brings continuous, detailed weather information to GNS series navigators, GTN™ and GTN™ Xi series avionics, G1000® and G1000® NXi, G900X®, TXi series flight displays, G600, G500, G500H and GMX 200.

The SiriusXM network’s powerful satellites deliver seamless coverage at any altitude across the continental U.S. and its coastal regions as well as southern Canada. (See coverage map.) Choose from available SiriusXM Aviation weather packages that provide METAR data and animated NEXRAD imagery as well as current reports on precipitation, lightning, winds aloft, echo tops, turbulence, freezing levels, TFRs and more¹.

Listen to Satellite Radio

With a subscription, GDL 69A SXM delivers SiriusXM Satellite Radio to your aircraft. Enjoy a variety of continuous news, sports, music and entertainment programming anywhere nationwide. GDL 69A SXM interfaces with your cockpit audio panel control to play through the aircraft’s audio system.

The GDL 69 SXM provides satellite delivered SiriusXM Aviation weather to your avionics display. For the same weather capabilities plus audio entertainment in the cockpit, choose the sound-enabled GDL 69A SXM which also provides SiriusXM satellite-delivered entertainment. This remote datalink receiver helps you make informed, safe decisions based on the best weather information available. SiriusXM weather and audio is delivered using satellites, which provides coast-to-coast coverage at any altitude across the continental U.S. With a subscription to SiriusXM Aviation weather and a GDL® 69 SiriusXM brings continuous, detailed weather to Garmin certified avionics such as GTN™ 750/650 touchscreen navigator series, G500 TXi/G600 TXi touchscreen flight displays and integrated flight decks such as G1000®, G1000 NXi, G2000®, G3000®, G5000®, G900X®, G600, G500, G500H and GMX 200.

    • High-resolution NEXRAD weather data
    • METARs (in graphical or textual format)
    • TAFs
    • TFRs
    • Winds aloft (at altitude)
    • Echo tops Precipitation type (at surface)
    • Lightning Storm-cell data (size, speed and direction)
    • AIRMETs
    • SIGMETs
    • XM Radio with purchase of the GDL69A
    • High-resolution NEXRAD weather data (Up to 250 mile radius)
    • Graphic METARs
    • Textual METARs

    Whats in the box

    • GDL 69/69A datalink
    • Installation kit


    Dimensions: 7.20"D x 6.15"w x 1.05H
    Mounting: Mounting rack and hardware supplied
    Weight: 1.86 lbs, unit, 2.81 lbs unit and rack


    Temperature: -55ºC to +70ºC (Operating); -55ºC to +85ºC
    Humidity: 95% non-condensing
    Altitude Range: -15,00 feet to +55,000 feet
    Power Requirements: 9 to 33 Vdc input; 4.2 watts maximum

    Other Specifications

    Satellite receiver frequency: 2332.5 to 2345 MHz
    Downlink data rate: 38.4K bits per second
    Software Certification: RTCA DO-178B Levels B and D
    Environmental Certification: RTCA DO-160D
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