tailBeacon ADS-B Out Transmitter by uAvionix

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Product ID: 2836A

The tailBeacon replaces your aft aircraft position light with a simple solution to become ADS-B Out compliant. Remove your old position light and install the new tailBeacon in the same location. It reuses the existing power and ground to your current position light. Two screws, two wires, and an easy setup app are all it takes for most installations. Works with any mode C or mode S transponder.

Features:

  • 978 UAT transmitter with a specially designed blade antenna. The design m...
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The tailBeacon replaces your aft aircraft position light with a simple solution to become ADS-B Out compliant. Remove your old position light and install the new tailBeacon in the same location. It reuses the existing power and ground to your current position light. Two screws, two wires, and an easy setup app are all it takes for most installations. Works with any mode C or mode S transponder.

Features:

  • 978 UAT transmitter with a specially designed blade antenna. The design minimizes installation error and antenna placement issues.
  • A built-in WAAS GPS provides compliant position data for ADS-B transmission. No additional wiring or external GPS antenna mounting is required.
  • The integrated altitude encoder does not require connection to the aircraft static pressure system. The tailBeacon continuously calibrates the integrated altitude encoder for correspondence with the aircraft transponder’s altitude encoder.
  • LED Nav light provides the required white light for the tail.
  • Easy configuration - the tailBeacon mobile application allows installers to easily configure the ICAO address, emitter type, and more by accessing the aircraft registration information stored online. No cables required.

 

Works with Your Existing Mode C or S Transponder

tailBeacon works with any existing transponder. uAvionix’s patented power transcoder technology seamlessly communicates with your existing transponder, any transponder, over your aircraft’s electrical system. tailBeacon and skyBeacon are the only UAT ADS-B Out devices on the market that work with Mode S transponders.

 

Remain Anonymous

Just because you are ADS-B equipped, doesn’t mean you want to be tracked. With tailBeacon’s Anonymous Mode, your aircraft identification remains hidden from the ADS-B Out signal while squawking 1200. Anonymous Mode keeps the skies safe while protecting your privacy.

 

SpecificationValue
Input Voltage11-31V DC
Operating Drive3 watts
Size92x43x73mm
Weight70 grams
SDA/SIL2/3
Operating Temp-45 to 70°C
978MHz UAT Transmitter
Power ClassificationDO-282B Medium Power
WAAS GPS
Tracking-166dBm
Reacquisition-160dBm
Cold Start-148dBms
LED Position Light
ColorAviation White
Intensity40 candelas
Wi-Fi Configuration
Physical802.11b/g/n
App CompatibilityiOS, Android
Power TranscoderDecodes Mode A, C and S via Power Transcoder

 

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Would You Recommend?
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Tail Beacon Review
I installed the Tail Beacon is a very short time and the setup was a breeze. I then executed the verification flight and all couldn't be better. It IS as they say it is.
November 15, 2019
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1 month ago
Would You Recommend?
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Easy installation. Easy set up. Haven’t yet verified performance.
Very easy installation.
Very easy installation.
November 4, 2019
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Very pleased with this item
Very easy to install and worked perfect the first time. The light is very bright. I am very pleased
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October 3, 2019
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Is this the TSO version for certified aircraft?
Matthew on Oct 14, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it is for certified aircraft.
I have seen the date in which the tail beacon will be available change a few times. What are the chances it will be changed again? As the deadline nears, I’m being forced to seek other options.
Manuel G on Sep 15, 2019
BEST ANSWER: As we understand it the Tailbeacon received the STC from the FAA. The date may change again depending on when we can receive the unit.
You site list a ship date of August 15th. uAvionix site says TSO has been obtained but no shipments will take place until STC is obtained. No estimated date is available for STC. what do you know that uAvionix doesn't?
A shopper on Aug 1, 2019
BEST ANSWER: This is a date that uAvionix supplied to its venders.
The current ship date is Sept 20th... just wondering how accurate this is right now?
A shopper on Sep 3, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The date is supplied by the manufacturer. This date is subject to change.
Please re-do the copy on this ad. The light is white, not red, and it’s a steady white nav light, not a strobe. OK, here’s your question: who wrote this piece of sloppiness?
A shopper on Jul 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Thank you. I will have the copy changed.
Will this fit a piper tri pacer ?
Gary G on Dec 2, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Please go to www.uavionix.com and download the mount template. It should fit.
Will this fit on any aircraft? I have a 1968 Piper Cherokee 235.
Blair L on Nov 25, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will fit the Cherokee, I would recommend that you go to avionix.com and download the template to ensure that it will fit.
Can I use it on a Robinson R44 helicopter?
Greg B on Nov 23, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the manufacturer has documentation on their website.
will a Narco AT-150 transponder work with the tailbeacon if it has Mode C encoder?
A shopper on Oct 27, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will work with tailbeacon.
Are there any anti-theft screws on this unit? Seems like it would be easily stolen.
A shopper on Oct 13, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Not that I am aware of.
Do I need a mechanic to install this, or can I do it myself?
Andrew J on Oct 10, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it requires an A&P to install on certificated aircraft.
Will this ADSB (Out) Tailbeacon be transferable (programmable) if reinstalled from one aircraft to another?
w s on Oct 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I would recommend contacting the manufacturer at www.uavionix.com.
Is the tail beacon both 12 and 24 volt?
A shopper on Oct 3, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it will work with both systems.
Does ATC receive the altitude on the tail beacons GPS or the altitude from the transponder?
A shopper on Sep 28, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The tailbeacon has a pressure sensor and encode built into the unit.
will it fit a seneca 2 PA34-200T the tail beacon ?
A shopper on Aug 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Please go to www.uavionix.com and download the template.
The features say this product provides “the required red light for the wingtip” - wrong. It provides the white light for the tail?

Goes on to say “bright LD strobe light for anti-collision” - wrong. Tailbeacon has no strobe feature?
Chad T on Jul 31, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We have corrected the copy.
Would this item work inside a fiberglass wingtip or tail fairing. If you didn't want the nav light?
Kit F on Jul 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The unit needs a clear view of the sky and ground. I would recommend contacting uavionix.com
Does this device replace the beacon located on the top of the Dakota Rudder? OR the left Wing Tip Red Marker and Strobe light?
Sportys-Gerry on Jul 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: This replaced the white strobe on the back of the tail.
Is this the certified aircraft version of TailBeacon that we’ve been waiting for? (No experimental)
CaptAL on Jul 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The TailBeacon is TSO'd but has not received STC.
Please confirm that tailBeacon has an integrated WHITE Nav light, neither a red nav light or a strobe? I believe that is on the SkyBeacon (wingtip placement) only.
A shopper on Jul 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It is white light.
Hello, this works for a Cirrus SR22TN 2007?
Roberto D on Jul 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I would recommend that you go to the manufacturer's website www.uavionix.com and download the mounting template for the Tailbeacon to ensure that it will fit.
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