Garmin GDL 69 GPS Receiver User Manual

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 Overview ................................................................................................................................................ 1
1.1 Introduction ................................................................................................................................. 1
1.2 Gather Information ...................................................................................................................... 1
2 MX20 - GDL 69 Series Activation ........................................................................................................ 2
2.1 Activation Steps........................................................................................................................... 2
2.2 Refreshing.................................................................................................................................... 4
2.3 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series ...................................................................... 5
3 G1000/G900X/G950 – GDL 69 Series Activation................................................................................. 7
3.1 Verify the Radios are Ready to be Activated .............................................................................. 8
3.2 Activating the Radio .................................................................................................................... 9
3.3 Verifying Subscribed Services .................................................................................................... 9
3.4 Refreshing.................................................................................................................................. 11
3.5 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series .................................................................... 11
4 GNS 430/530 – GDL69/69H Activation .............................................................................................. 13
4.1 Activation Steps......................................................................................................................... 13
4.2 Verify Signal Reception ............................................................................................................ 13
4.3 Verify XM Subscribed Services ................................................................................................ 14
4.3.1
Verify NEXRAD................................................................................................................. 15
4.3.2
Verify Graphical METAR .................................................................................................. 15
4.3.3
Verify Textual METAR ...................................................................................................... 16
4.3.4
Verify Wind ........................................................................................................................ 16
4.3.5
Verify Temperature/Dewpoints .......................................................................................... 17
4.4 Refreshing.................................................................................................................................. 17
4.5 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series .................................................................... 17
5 GNS 430W/530W – GDL 69 Series Activation................................................................................... 19
5.1 Activation Steps......................................................................................................................... 19
5.2 Verify Signal Reception ............................................................................................................ 19
5.2.1
Verify Textual METAR ...................................................................................................... 22
5.3 Refreshing.................................................................................................................................. 22
5.4 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series .................................................................... 23
6 GMX 200 - GDL 69 Series Activation................................................................................................. 25
6.1 Activation Steps......................................................................................................................... 25
6.2 Refreshing.................................................................................................................................. 27
6.3 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series .................................................................... 27
7 G500/G600 – GDL 69 Series Activation ............................................................................................. 29
7.1 Verify the Radios are Ready to be Activated ............................................................................ 30
7.2 Activating the Radio .................................................................................................................. 31
7.3 Verifying Subscribed Services .................................................................................................. 31
7.4 Refreshing.................................................................................................................................. 32
7.5 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series .................................................................... 32
8 GTN 625/635/650 and GTN 725/750 – GDL 69 Series Activation ..................................................... 33
8.1 Verify the Radios are Ready to be Activated ............................................................................ 35
8.2 Activating the Radio .................................................................................................................. 35
8.3 Verifying Subscribed Services .................................................................................................. 36
8.4 Refreshing.................................................................................................................................. 36
8.5 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series .................................................................... 37
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Figure 2-1.
Figure 2-2.
Figure 2-3.
Figure 2-5.
Figure 3-1.
Figure 3-2.
Figure 3-3.
Figure 3-4.
Figure 3-5.
Figure 4-1.
Figure 4-2.
Figure 4-3.
Figure 4-4.
Figure 4-5.
Figure 4-6.
Figure 4-7.
Figure 5-1.
Figure 5-2.
Figure 5-3.
Figure 6-1.
Figure 6-2.
Figure 7-1.
Figure 7-2.
Figure 7-3.
Figure 7-4.
Figure 8-1.
Figure 8-2.
Figure 8-3.
Figure 8-4.
Figure 8-5.
LIST OF FIGURES
Data Radio ID and Audio Radio ID Locations ......................................................................... 3
MX20 with Full Channel List ................................................................................................... 3
Activation Refresh Page ............................................................................................................ 4
Webpage Failure Message ........................................................................................................ 5
AUX - TRIP PLANNING Page ................................................................................................ 7
AUX-XM Information Page...................................................................................................... 8
AUX – XM Radio Page ............................................................................................................ 8
Lock Activation Screen ............................................................................................................. 9
Channel Listings Screen .......................................................................................................... 10
Data Link Menu Page .............................................................................................................. 13
Data Link Status Page ............................................................................................................. 14
Weather Page .......................................................................................................................... 15
Graphical METAR Page ......................................................................................................... 15
Textual METAR Page ............................................................................................................. 16
Wind Data Page....................................................................................................................... 16
Temperature/Dewpoints Page ................................................................................................. 17
XM Information Page.............................................................................................................. 19
XM Information Page Menu ................................................................................................... 21
Textual METAR Page ............................................................................................................. 22
Data Radio ID and Audio Radio ID Locations ....................................................................... 26
GMX 200 with Full Channel List ........................................................................................... 26
XM Information Page.............................................................................................................. 29
AUX – XM Radio Page .......................................................................................................... 30
Lock Activation Screen ........................................................................................................... 31
Channel Listings Screen .......................................................................................................... 32
GDL 69 Series Data and Audio Radio IDs on Status Page ..................................................... 33
Accessing GDL 69 Series Status Screen using „Music‟ Key .................................................. 34
Accessing GDL 69 Series Status Screen using „System‟ Key ................................................ 34
Lock Activation Page .............................................................................................................. 35
Channel Listing Screen ........................................................................................................... 36
Table 1-1.
Table 2-1.
Table 3-1.
Table 3-2.
Table 4-1.
Table 5-1.
Table 6-1.
Table 7-1.
Table 8-1.
LIST OF TABLES
Documents .................................................................................................................................. 1
MX20 Weather Products Available in United States ................................................................. 4
G1000/G900X/G950 Weather Products Available in United States ........................................ 10
G1000/G900X/G950 Weather Products Available in Canada ................................................. 11
Data Link Status ....................................................................................................................... 14
GNS 430W/530W Weather Products Available in United States ............................................ 22
GMX 200 Weather Products Available in United States ......................................................... 26
G500/G600 Weather Products Available in United States ....................................................... 30
GTN 625/635/650 and GTN 725/750 Weather Products Available in United States .............. 37
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1 Overview
1.1 Introduction
The term “GDL 69 Series” used throughout this document refers to the GDL 69, GDL 69A, GDL 69H,
and GDL 69AH.
Before the GDL 69 Series can be used, the unit must have services subscribed to and be activated by XM
Satellite Radio. This document will take you through the process. Please note that the GDL 69/69H is a
weather data link only. The GDL 69A/69AH is a weather data link AND audio receiver. This document
covers the GDL 69 Series - MX20 activation, the GDL 69 Series – G1000/G900X/G950 activation, GDL
69/69H – GNS 430/530 activation, the GDL 69 Series – GNS 430W/530W activation, GDL 69 Series –
G500/G600 activation, GDL 69 Series – GMX 200 activation, GDL 69 Series – GTN 625/635/650
activation and lastly the GDL 69 Series – GTN 725/750 activation. There is a separate procedure for each
type of installation. Before activating, the GDL 69 Series must be installed in accordance with the GDL
69/69A Installation Manual, P/N 190-00355-02 Rev E or later (STC Installation Manual) or the GDL 69
Series TSO Installation Manual, P/N 190-00355-07 Rev B or later.
It is essential to follow the activation instructions carefully, correctly, and completely. Improper
activation may result in an installation that receives an incomplete set of weather products, or an
installation that functions only part of the time.
1.2 Gather Information
Your GDL 69/69H or GDL 69A/69AH is shipped with one or two radio hardware identifications,
respectively (Radio IDs). These IDs serve as identification codes for your XM-equipped GDL 69 Series
and are needed in the activation process. The Audio ID is for the XM radio service, and the Data ID is for
the weather products. The GDL 69/69H will have a Data ID whereas the GDL 69A/69AH will have an
Audio ID AND a Data ID. The ID information is attached to the last page of this document. It is also
printed on a label on the back of the unit. Be sure to visit http://www.garmin.com and verify that you
have the latest revision of the documents listed in Table 1-1 that pertain to your equipment.
Table 1-1. Documents
Unit
MX 20 MFD
GNC 420(A)
GNS 430(A)
400W Series or 500W Series
GPS 400
GPS 500
GNS 530(A)
GMX 200
GDU 620
G900X
G950
G1000 Integrated Flight Deck
GTN 625/635/650
GTN 725/750
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MX 20 Pilot’s Guide
GNC 420(A) Pilot’s Guide and Reference
GNS 430(A) Pilot’s Guide and Reference
400W/500W Series Pilot’s Guide Addendum
GPS 400 Pilot’s Guide and Reference
GPS 500 Pilot’s Guide and Reference
GNS 530(A) Pilot’s Guide and Reference
GMX 200 Pilot’s Guide
G600 Pilot’s Guide
G500 Pilot’s Guide
G900X Pilot’s Guide
G950 Pilot’s Guide
G1000 Pilot’s Guide
GTN 625/635/650 Pilot’s Guide
GTN 725/750 Pilot’s Guide
Part Number
560-1026-( )
190-00140-20
190-00140-00
190-00356-30
190-00140-60
190-00181-60
190-00181-00
190-00607-02
190-00601-02
190-01102-02
190-00726-00
190-00870-( )
www.garmin.com
190-01004-03
190-01007-03
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NOTE
If your aircraft has not been powered on for an extended period of time your XM subscription
may have been automatically deactivated. In the event that this happens you will need to
refresh the unit. Refer to Section 2.2 (MX20), 3.4 (G1000/G900X/G950), 4.4 (GNS
430/530), 5.3 (GNS 430W/530W), 6.2 (GMX 200), 7.2 (G500/G600), 7.4 (GTN
625/635/650 and GTN 725/750) for the procedure on „Refreshing‟.
2 MX20 - GDL 69 Series Activation
The MX20 must be correctly configured to accept information from a GDL 69 Series, in accordance with
the MX20 Multi-Function Display Installation Manual, P/N 560-1025-( ).
2.1 Activation Steps
1. Make sure that the aircraft's XM antenna has an unobstructed view of the southern sky.
It is highly recommended that the aircraft be outside of and away from the hangar.
2. Hook up the aircraft to external power if available.
The complete activation process may take 45-60 minutes or more, depending on the demand on the
XM activation system.
3. Power on the avionics and allow the MX20 and GDL 69 Series to power up.
Do not power cycle the units during the activation process.
4. Verify that the yellow “GDL 69” failure flag is not displayed.
The absence of a failure flag confirms that the MX20 is communicating with the GDL 69 Series.
5. Go to the XM Activation Page.
a) Press the FN key until the FIS function is displayed. Press the FIS smart key.
b) Press the fourth smart key until STATUS is displayed.
c) Press the MENU/ENT key.
d) Press the line select key next to Products. Diagnostics and Start Diag will be displayed. (in
software version 5.5, Start Diag will not be displayed.)
e) Press the line select key next to Diagnostics.
f) Activation will be displayed.
6. To activate service, call XM at 1.800.985.9200.
When activating the data service, specify Aviator LT, Aviator, or Aviator Pro. XM service should
activate in 45 to 60 minutes. During the activation process the unit may display several different
activation levels. This is normal and should be ignored. When the service class (Aviator LT,
Aviator, or Aviator Pro) and all of the weather products for the class that you subscribed to are
displayed, press the Accept smart key. See Table 2-1 for weather products available for the MX20.
Wait 10 to 30 seconds to allow the GDL 69 Series to process the accept command and lock in the
activation.
NOTE
Make sure to be specific for requesting a DATA ONLY service under the Data Radio ID
and an AUDIO ONLY service under the Audio Radio ID. Most XM receivers in the
market have both audio and data services under one ID. The GDL 69 Series will not
function correctly with both an audio and a data service activated under one ID.
NOTE
During the activation process do not change channels or pages during this time.
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Audio Radio ID
Data Radio ID
Line Select Keys
Smart Keys
Figure 2-1. Data Radio ID and Audio Radio ID Locations
Figure 2-2. MX20 with Full Channel List
7. For GDL 69A/69AH units, the audio portion is activated independently from the weather. The
activations will not be simultaneous. Once the data channel is activated, bring up the XM Radio
page on the MX20. This can be accomplished by pressing the FN key until XM is displayed. Press
the XM smart key. A non-activated unit will display only channel 0 (Radio ID) and channel 1 (XM
Preview). An activated unit will display the full list of XM channels. Tune to channel 1, while
waiting for audio activation. Wait for the XM display to become populated with the XM channel list
(see Figure 2.2 above for an example of what this looks like).
8. Select an XM channel in order to lock in the radio activation.
Channels 0 and 1are free preview channels and should not be used for this procedure. Press the Chan
smart key and then press either the Up or Down Arrow key to select a new channel. Wait for the
channel to be displayed in the Active Channel box at the top of the XM display. The XM radio
activation is complete when the channel is displayed.
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Table 2-1. MX20 Weather Products Available in United States
Aviator Lite
(Aviator LT)
Subscription
Product
High Resolution NEXRAD Radar
Radar Coverage
Precipitation Type (at surface)
City Forcasts
TFRs
METARs
TAFs
County Warnings
Winds Aloft (at altitude)
Lightning
AIRMETs
SIGMETs
Echo Tops
Severe Weather Storm Tracks
Satellite Mosaic
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Aviator
Subscription
Aviator Pro
Subscription
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2.2 Refreshing
If the unit is not activated after one hour (1.5 hours for the GNS 430/530 and GNS 430W/530W) a
„refresh‟ may be needed. To accomplish this go to the website
https://care.siriusxm.com/retailrefresh_view.action as pictured below. Follow the instructions as described
on the website. If you are refreshing both the data (weather) package and the audio package, you‟ll have
to do the refresh steps twice.
Figure 2-3. Activation Refresh Page
After entering the radio ID, a success message or failure message will appear. Both are pictured below. If
a failure message is received, then the radio ID entered is not in the system or a refresh signal request has
already been entered into the XM system in the past 3 hours. Only one refresh signal can be sent over the
XM system in a given 3-hour period. Call XM to confirm the activation of the radio.
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Figure 2-4. Activation Request Sent Message
Figure 2-5. Webpage Failure Message
After either receiving a success message or resolving the issue with XM, try the activation steps in
Section 2.1 again. If you still are having trouble, call Garmin AT technical support.
2.3 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series
When the GDL 69 Series is not properly activated, in some cases it may be necessary to perform a full
deactivation and reactivation of the system in order to make it work properly. This procedure is
complicated and should never be attempted without the guidance of Garmin AT technical support
personnel. Please contact Garmin AT technical support using the telephone numbers listed at the front of
this guide.
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3 G1000/G900X/G950 – GDL 69 Series Activation
Prior to contacting XM, the GDU must be on and operational. For activation you will need your XM
Radio IDs and your billing information. Your Radio IDs can be found on the last page of this document.
If for some reason you do not have your IDs, you will be able to find your Radio IDs on the XM page in
the AUX group. The steps below will take you through the process.
1. Make sure that the aircraft's XM antenna has an unobstructed view of the southern sky. It is not
recommended for the aircraft to be in a hangar.
2. Hook up the aircraft to external power if available. The activation process may take 45-60 minutes or
more, depending on the demand on the XM activation system.
3. Power on the avionics and allow the G1000/G900X/G950 to power up.
4. Rotate the outer FMS knob clockwise until the AUX - TRIP PLANNING page displays.
See Figure 3-1.
Outer FMS Knob
Inner FMS Knob
Soft Keys
Figure 3-1. AUX - TRIP PLANNING Page
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5. Rotate the inner FMS knob clockwise until the AUX-XM INFORMATION page is displayed.
Press the INFO smart key to view your Audio Radio ID and Data Radio ID. See Figure 3-2 for
these locations.
6. A list of Weather Products will also be shown on the bottom half of the screen. Boxes filled in
green will correspond with the type of subscription you have access. For example, if the weather
subscription you have purchased allows NEXRAD, the box next to NEXRAD will be green.
Page Mode - Default INFO mode
Figure 3-2. AUX-XM Information Page
3.1 Verify the Radios are Ready to be Activated
The AUX - XM INFORMATION page has two modes, Radio Information and Radio Operation. The
page should default to INFO mode (if the radio is not activated). You will need to be on this page when
you call for activation. You can change modes with the RADIO/INFO soft keys. The INFO page should
look like Figure 3-2.
Pressing the RADIO smart key will display the AUX – XM RADIO page and will look similar to
Figure 3-3. If the radio is inactivated and working properly the G1000/G900X/G950 will display the
free-to-air channels, which are channel 0 (Radio ID) and channel 1 (XM Preview). If you can see the freeto-air channels and can hear channel 1, you are ready to activate your radios. Press the soft key under
INFO and the page will return to the INFO page.
Figure 3-3. AUX – XM Radio Page
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3.2 Activating the Radio
The G1000/G900X/G950 needs to be on the INFO page for activation. Call 1.800.985.9200 and the XM
operator will ask you for your Data Radio ID and Audio Radio ID (if applicable).
NOTE
Make sure to be specific for requesting a DATA ONLY service under the Data Radio ID
and an AUDIO ONLY service under the Audio Radio ID. Most XM receivers in the
market have both audio and data services under one ID. The GDL 69 Series will not
function correctly with both an audio and a data service activated under one ID.
Activation should begin once the XM operator has all your information. During activation the INFO
page will show the various Weather Products being activated. The activation process is not complete
until a valid service class is shown. Once activation has been completed, verify that the Service Class and
Weather Products shown are the services that you purchased. If you are satisfied that you received the
products you requested, press the soft key under LOCK. This will bring up a small inset window as
shown in Figure 3-4. Press the ENT key lock in your activation.
NOTE
During the activation process do not change channels or pages during this time.
Figure 3-4. Lock Activation Screen
3.3 Verifying Subscribed Services
When the data radio (weather receiver) has been activated, the subscription level will be shown in the
service class field. To see what products are available with your subscription level, see Table 3-1 or
Table 3-2. You can see that the activation was successful by pressing the soft key under RADIO. You
should see a complete listing of all the channels of your subscription as shown in Figure 3-5.
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Figure 3-5. Channel Listings Screen
Table 3-1. G1000/G900X/G950 Weather Products Available in United States
Product
High Resolution NEXRAD Radar
Radar Coverage
Precipitation Type (at surface)
City Forcasts
TFRs
METARs
TAFs
County Warnings
Winds Aloft (at altitude)
Lightning
AIRMETs
SIGMETs
Echo Tops
Freezing Level
Severe Weather Storm Tracks
Surface Weather Maps
Satellite Mosaic
AIREPs
PIREPs
Turbulence
Current Icing Product (CIP)
Supercooled Large Droplets (SLD)
Hurricane Track
Aviator Lite
(Aviator LT)
Subscription
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Aviator
Subscription
Aviator Pro*
Subscription
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*Available for units that have V9.10 software or later.
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Table 3-2. G1000/G900X/G950 Weather Products Available in Canada
Product
High Resolution NEXRAD Radar
Radar Coverage
METARs
TAFs
Canadian Weather Warnings
Winds Aloft (at altitude)
AIRMETs
SIGMETs
Surface Weather Maps
PIREPs
Aviator
Subscription
Aviator Pro*
Subscription
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*Available for units that have V9.10 software or later.
3.4 Refreshing
If the unit is not activated after one hour a „refresh‟ may be needed. To accomplish this go to the website
https://care.siriusxm.com/retailrefresh_view.action as explained in Section 2.2. When asked for the Radio
ID number on the website, enter the ID number of the service you are refreshing, either your audio
package or your data (weather) package. If refreshing both, you‟ll have the opportunity to „refresh
another XM radio‟. If you still are having trouble, call Garmin technical support using the telephone
numbers listed at the front of this guide.
3.5 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series
When the GDL 69 Series is not properly activated, in some cases it may be necessary to perform a full
deactivation and reactivation of the system in order to make it work properly. This procedure is
complicated and should never be attempted without the guidance of Garmin AT technical support
personnel. Please contact Garmin AT technical support using the telephone numbers listed at the front of
this guide.
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4 GNS 430/530 – GDL69/69H Activation
For activation you will need your XM Data Radio ID and your billing information. If your unit is a
GDL 69A/69AH, which comes with a Data Radio ID and an Audio Radio ID, only the Data Radio ID is
displayed on the GNS 430/530, since the GNS 430/530 does not support audio services. Your Data Radio
ID can be found on the last page of this document and on the 430/530 Data Link Status page
(see Section 4.2 below).
4.1 Activation Steps
1. Make sure that the aircraft's XM antenna has an unobstructed view of the southern sky. It is not
recommended for the aircraft to be in a hangar.
2. Hook up the aircraft to external power if available. The activation process may take 45-60 minutes or
more, depending on the demand on the XM activation system.
3. Power on the avionics and allow the GNS 430/530 to power up.
4. Call XM Satellite Radio 1.800.985.9200. The XM operator will ask you for your Data Radio ID.
NOTE
Make sure to be specific for requesting a DATA ONLY service under the Data Radio ID
and an AUDIO ONLY service under the Audio Radio ID. Most XM receivers in the
market have both audio and data services under one ID. The GDL 69 Series will not
function correctly with both an audio and a data service activated under one ID.
NOTE
During the activation process do not change channels or pages during this time.
4.2 Verify Signal Reception
1. Access the GDL 69/69H Data Link Status Page. This page can be found by rotating the outer knob
until the AUX menu page displays.
2. Rotate the inner knob until the DATA LINK page with the item DATA LINK STATUS is listed.
Figure 4-1. Data Link Menu Page
3. Press the CRSR knob. The first item on the page will blink. Turn either the outer knob or inner knob
clockwise until DATA LINK STATUS is blinking.
4. Press the ENT button. The following page will be displayed.
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Figure 4-2. Data Link Status Page
5. Refer to Table 4-1 to read the SAT ID/CONNECTIVITY information.
6. Verify radio IDs and signal quality is between 2 – 3. If signal quality is zero, check the antenna and
wiring.
Table 4-1. Data Link Status
SAT ID Field
„- -„
„XM‟
„X0‟, „X1‟, „X2‟, or „X3‟
„-0‟, „-1‟, „-2‟, or „-3‟
GDL 69/69H – 430/530 Series interface communications not yet established.
GDL 69/69H not yet communicating with internal satellite radio hardware (normal
during power-up).
„X‟ = Satellite radio service activated. Satellite signal quality is indicated by the
numbers 0, 1, 2, or 3; where 0=none, 1=poor, 2=good, and 3=excellent.
„-‟ = Satellite radio service is not activated. Satellite signal quality is indicated by
the numbers 0, 1, 2, or 3; where 0=none, 1=poor, 2=good, and 3=excellent.
Connectivity Field
“Searching...”
“Satellite in view”
No satellite is currently in view, signal quality is „0‟.
Indicates a signal quality between 1 and 3.
4.3 Verify XM Subscribed Services
The 430/530 supports the following weather services: NEXRAD, graphical METAR, text-based
METAR, Wind, and Graphical Temperature/Dew Point. These services are available only in the
United States. Verify included services by displaying them on the unit, if applicable. If signal quality is
between 1 and 3, but no data is displayed, contact XM Satellite Radio to verify subscription. Be sure that
the unit is updated with the most current software.
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4.3.1 Verify NEXRAD
To select the Weather Page from the Data Link Page:
1. Turn the large outer knob on the right and move through the Page Groups until the NAV Page
Group is selected.
2. Turn the small inner knob on the right until the Weather Page is selected. NEXRAD data is
displayed on the screen similar to Figure 4-3, if available. If no weather is in the area, look for
NEXRAD timer in the upper right corner to confirm delivery of NEXRAD.
Figure 4-3. Weather Page
4.3.2 Verify Graphical METAR
To display Graphical METARs on the NAV Weather Page:
1. Select the NAV Weather Page.
2. Press CRSR. The upper left hand corner field flashes.
3. Turn small right knob and select „METAR‟.
4.
Press CRSR. Graphical METAR data is displayed on the screen similar to Figure 4-4, if
available.
Figure 4-4. Graphical METAR Page
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4.3.3 Verify Textual METAR
To select the METARs Text Page:
1. Turn the larger outer knob on the right and move through the Page Groups until the AUX Page
Group is selected.
2. Turn the small inner knob on the right to the Data Link Page.
3. Press PUSH CRSR and turn small inner knob to highlight Request METAR, put in airport ID, then
go back and select Textural METAR. Turn small knob and select airport from list. Press ENT. The
airports are added to the list through the Request METAR page.
4. Press ENT. The Textual METAR Page is displayed for the airport you selected similar to Figure 4-5,
if available. You can enter a different identifier by highlighting „TEXTUAL METAR‟ and press
ENT. Turn the small right knob and scroll through the list of four letter identifiers.
Figure 4-5. Textual METAR Page
4.3.4 Verify Wind
To display wind data on the NAV Weather Page:
1. Select the NAV Weather Page.
2. Press CRSR. The upper left hand corner data field flashes.
3. Turn the small right knob and select „WINDS‟.
4. Press CRSR. The wind icons are displayed on the NAV Weather Page similar to Figure 4-6, if
available.
Figure 4-6. Wind Data Page
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4.3.5 Verify Temperature/Dewpoints
To display Temperature/Dewpoints on the NAV Weather Page:
1. Select the NAV Weather Page.
2. Press CRSR. The upper left hand corner data field flashes.
3. Turn the small right knob and select „TEMP/DP‟.
4. Press CRSR. The Temperature/Dewpoints are displayed on the NAV Weather Page similar to
Figure 4-7, if available.
Figure 4-7. Temperature/Dewpoints Page
NOTE
For all 400/500 Series: After verifying that all weather products have been received,
leave unit on for an additional 1.5 hours to allow subscription lock-in process to take
place.
4.4 Refreshing
If the unit is not activated after 1.5 hours a „refresh‟ maybe needed. To accomplish this go to the website
https://care.siriusxm.com/retailrefresh_view.action as explained in Section 2.2. When asked for the Radio
ID number on the website, enter the Data ID number and then follow the steps as outlined on the website.
If you still are having trouble, call Garmin technical support using the telephone numbers listed at the
front of this guide.
4.5 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series
When the GDL 69 Series is not properly activated, in some cases it may be necessary to perform a full
deactivation and reactivation of the system in order to make it work properly. This procedure is
complicated and should never be attempted without the guidance of Garmin AT technical support
personnel. Please contact Garmin AT technical support using the telephone numbers listed at the front of
this guide.
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5 GNS 430W/530W – GDL 69 Series Activation
For activation of a GDL 69/69H you will need your XM Data Radio ID and your billing information, and
for activation of a GDL 69A/69AH you will need your XM Data Radio ID, your Audio Radio ID and
your billing information. Your Data and Audio Radio IDs can be found on the last page of this document
and on the 430W/530W XM Information page (see Section 5.2 below).
5.1 Activation Steps
1. Make sure that the aircraft's XM antenna has an unobstructed view of the southern sky. It is not
recommended for the aircraft to be in a hangar.
2. Hook up the aircraft to external power if available. The activation process may take 45-60 minutes or
more, depending on the demand on the XM activation system.
3. Power on the avionics and allow the GNS 430W/530W to power up.
4. Call XM Satellite Radio 1.800.985.9200. The XM operator will ask you for your Data IDs.
NOTE
Make sure to be specific for requesting a DATA ONLY service under the Data Radio ID
and an AUDIO ONLY service under the Audio Radio ID. Most XM receivers in the
market have both audio and data services under one ID. The GDL 69 Series will not
function correctly with both an audio and a data service activated under one ID.
NOTE
During the activation process do not change channels or pages during this time.
5.2 Verify Signal Reception
1. Access the XM Information page. This page can be found by rotating the outer knob until the AUX
menu page displays.
2. Rotate the inner knob until the XM INFORMATION page is displayed.
Figure 5-1. XM Information Page
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3. If the GDL69 VER field displays “---“ then GDL 69 Series to GNS 430W/530W interface
communications are not yet established. Check the GDL 69 Series power, RS-232 configuration,
and/or wiring.
4. Verify DATA ID contains the eight character identification code.
5. Verify DATA SIGNAL quality is either “Weak” or “Strong”. If signal quality is “Antenna” or
“None‟, check the antenna and wiring.
6. If you have a GDL 69A/69AH, Verify Audio ID contains the eight character identification code.
Then verify that AUDIO SIGNAL quality is either “Weak” or “Strong”. If signal quality is
“Antenna” or “None‟, check the antenna and wiring.
7. SERVICE CLASS will initially read “DETECTING ACTIVATION”. After the your activation
request is completely processed by the XM activation system the service class field should change to
the class that corresponds to the service level that you requested. This value will either be Aviation
LT or Aviator.
For a list of weather products available for the service level you requested, see
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Table 5-1.
8. When the correct Service Class is being displayed, press the MENU key, select the “Lock Data Link
Activation” menu item by highlighting it and then press the ENT key. This locks your activation into
the GDL 69 Series.
Figure 5-2. XM Information Page Menu
NOTE
For all 400W/500W Series, verify that all weather products have been received. Leave
unit on for 1.5 hours to allow all weather products to be received. Do not change channels
or pages during this time.
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Table 5-1. GNS 430W/530W Weather Products Available in United States
Aviator Lite
(Aviator LT)
Subscription
Product

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



High Resolution NEXRAD Radar
Radar Coverage
Precipitation Type (at surface)
TFRs
METARs
TAFs
Winds Aloft (at altitude)
Lightning
Severe Weather Storm Tracks
Aviator
Subscription
Aviator Pro
Subscription

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
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
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5.2.1 Verify Textual METAR
To select the METARs Text Page:
1. Turn the larger outer knob on the right and move through the Page Groups until the WPT Page
Group is selected.
2. Turn the small inner knob on the right to the Textual METAR page.
3. Press PUSH CRSR and turn small inner knob to enter airport ID.
4. Press ENT. The Textual METAR Page is displayed for the airport you selected similar to Figure 4-5,
if available. You can enter a different identifier by highlighting „TEXTUAL METAR‟ and press
ENT. Turn the small right knob and scroll through the list of four letter identifiers.
Figure 5-3. Textual METAR Page
5.3 Refreshing
If the unit is not activated after 1.5 hours a „refresh‟ maybe needed. To accomplish this go to the website
https://care.siriusxm.com/retailrefresh_view.action as explained in Section 2.2. When asked for the Radio
ID number on the website, enter the ID number of the unit you are refreshing, either your audio package
or your data (weather) package. If refreshing both, you‟ll have the opportunity to „refresh another XM
radio‟. If you still are having trouble, call Garmin technical support using the telephone numbers listed at
the front of this guide.
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5.4 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series
When the GDL 69 Series is not properly activated, in some cases it may be necessary to perform a full
deactivation and reactivation of the system in order to make it work properly. This procedure is
complicated and should never be attempted without the guidance of Garmin AT technical support
personnel. Please contact Garmin AT technical support using the telephone numbers listed at the front of
this guide.
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6 GMX 200 - GDL 69 Series Activation
The GMX 200 must be correctly configured to accept information from the GDL 69 Series, in accordance
with the GMX 200 Multi-Function Display Installation Manual, P/N 190-00607-04 (or later).
6.1 Activation Steps
1. Make sure that the aircraft's XM antenna has an unobstructed view of the southern sky.
It is highly recommended that the aircraft be outside of and away from the hangar.
2. Hook up the aircraft to external power if available.
The complete activation process may take 45-60 minutes or more, depending on the demand on the
XM activation system.
3. Power on the avionics and allow the GMX 200 and the GDL 69 Series to power up.
Do not power cycle the units during the activation process.
4. Verify that the yellow “GDL 69” failure flag is not displayed.
The absence of a failure flag confirms that the GMX 200 is communicating with the GDL 69 Series.
5. Go to the XM Activation Page
a) Press the FN key until the FIS function is displayed. Press the FIS smart key.
b) Press the fourth smart key until STATUS is displayed.
c) Press the MENU/ENT key.
d) Press the line select key next to Products. Diagnostics and Start Diag will be displayed. (in
software version 5.5, Start Diag will not be displayed.)
e) Press the line select key next to Diagnostics.
f) Activation will be displayed.
6. To activate service, call XM at 1.800.985.9200.
When activating the data service, specify Aviator LT, Aviator, or Aviator Pro. XM service should
activate in 45 to 60 minutes. During the activation process the unit may display several different
activation levels. This is normal and should be ignored. When the service class (Aviator LT,
Aviator, or Aviator Pro) and all of the weather products for the class that you subscribed to are
displayed, press the Accept smart key. Wait 10 to 30 seconds to allow the GDL 69 Series to process
the accept command and lock in the activation. To see the available weather products for your
subscription level see Table 6-1.
NOTE
Make sure to be specific for requesting a DATA ONLY service under the Data Radio ID
and an AUDIO ONLY service under the Audio Radio ID. Most XM receivers in the
market have both audio and data services under one ID. The GDL 69 Series will not
function correctly with both an audio and a data service activated under one ID.
NOTE
During the activation process do not change channels or pages during this time.
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Table 6-1. GMX 200 Weather Products Available in United States
Product
High Resolution NEXRAD Radar
Radar Coverage
Precipitation Type (at surface)
City Forecasts
TFRs
METARs
TAFs
County Warnings
Winds Aloft (at altitude)
Lightning
AIRMETs
SIGMETs
Echo Tops
Freezing Level
Severe Weather Storm Tracks
Surface Weather Maps
Satellite Mosaic
Hurricane Track
Aviator Lite
(Aviator LT)
Subscription








Aviator
Subscription
Aviator Pro
Subscription





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Audio Radio ID
Data Radio ID
Line Select Keys
Smart Keys
Figure 6-1. Data Radio ID and Audio Radio ID Locations
Figure 6-2. GMX 200 with Full Channel List
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7. For GDL 69A/69AH units, the audio portion is activated independently from the weather. The
activations will not be simultaneous. Once the data channel is activated, bring up the XM Radio
page on the GMX 200. This can be accomplished by pressing the FN key until XM is displayed.
Press the XM smart key. A non-activated unit will display only channel 0 (Radio ID) and channel 1
(XM Preview). An activated unit will display the full list of XM channels. Tune to channel 1, while
waiting for audio activation. Wait for the XM display to become populated with the XM channel list
(see Figure 6-2 above for an example of what this looks like).
8. Select an XM channel in order to lock in the radio activation.
Channels 0, 1 are free preview channels and should not be used for this procedure. Press either the
Up or Down Arrow key and then press the SEL key to select a new channel. Wait for the channel to
be displayed in the Active Channel box at the top of the XM display. The XM radio activation is
complete when the channel is displayed.
6.2 Refreshing
If the unit is not activated after one hour a „refresh‟ may be needed. To accomplish this go to the website
https://care.siriusxm.com/retailrefresh_view.action as explained in Section 2.2. When asked for the Radio
ID number on the website, enter the ID number of the service you are refreshing, either your audio
package or your data (weather) package. If refreshing both, you‟ll have the opportunity to „refresh
another XM radio‟. If you still are having trouble, call Garmin AT technical support using the telephone
numbers listed at the front of this guide.
6.3 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series
When the GDL 69 Series is not properly activated, in some cases it may be necessary to perform a full
deactivation and reactivation of the system in order to make it work properly. This procedure is
complicated and should never be attempted without the guidance of Garmin AT technical support
personnel. Please contact Garmin AT technical support using the telephone numbers listed at the front of
this guide.
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7 G500/G600 – GDL 69 Series Activation
Prior to contacting XM, the GDU must be on and operational. For activation you will need your XM
Radio IDs and your billing information. Your Radio IDs can be found on the last page of this document.
If for some reason you do not have your IDs, you will be able to find your Radio IDs on the XM page in
the AUX group. The steps below will take you through the process.
1. Make sure that the aircraft's XM antenna has an unobstructed view of the southern sky. It is not
recommended for the aircraft to be in a hangar.
2. Hook up the aircraft to external power if available. The activation process may take 45-60 minutes or
more, depending on the demand on the XM activation system.
3. Power on the avionics and allow the G500/G600 to power up.
4. Rotate the large MFD knob clockwise to the first page of the AUX group. Rotate the small MFD
knob to the XM Information page. See Figure 7-1.
Figure 7-1. XM Information Page
5. A list of Weather Products will also be shown in the middle of the screen. Boxes filled in green will
correspond with the type of subscription you have access. For example, if the weather subscription
you have purchased allows NEXRAD, the box next to NEXRAD will be green. To see the weather
products available for each subscription level see Figure 7-1.
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Table 7-1. G500/G600 Weather Products Available in United States
Aviator Lite
(Aviator LT)
Subscription
Product
High Resolution NEXRAD Radar
Radar Coverage
Precipitation Type (at surface)
City Forecasts
TFRs
METARs
TAFs
County Warnings
Winds Aloft (at altitude)
Lightning
AIRMETs
SIGMETs
Echo Tops
Freezing Level
Severe Weather Storm Tracks
Surface Weather Maps
Satellite Mosaic
Hurricane Track








Aviator
Subscription
Aviator Pro
Subscription










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7.1 Verify the Radios are Ready to be Activated
If the radio is inactivated and working properly the G500/G600 will display the free-to-air channels,
which are channel 0 (Radio ID) and channel 1 (XM Preview). If you can see the free-to-air channels and
can hear channel 1, you are ready to activate your radios.
Figure 7-2. AUX – XM Radio Page
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7.2 Activating the Radio
NOTE
Make sure to be specific for requesting a DATA ONLY service under the Data Radio ID
and an AUDIO ONLY service under the Audio Radio ID. Most XM receivers in the
market have both audio and data services under one ID. The GDL 69 Series will not
function correctly with both an audio and a data service activated under one ID.
NOTE
During the activation process do not change channels or pages during this time.
The G500/G600 will need to be on the XM INFORMATION page of the AUX Group when you call for
activation.
Call 1.800.985.9200 and the XM operator will ask you for your XM Data IDs. Activation should begin
once the XM operator has all your information. During activation the XM Information page will show
the various Weather Products being activated. The activation process is not complete until a valid service
class is shown. Once activation has been completed, verify that the Service Class and Weather Products
shown are the services that you purchased. If you are satisfied that you received the products you
requested, press the soft key under LOCK. This will bring up a small inset window as shown in
Figure 7-3. Rotate the small MFD knob to YES and press the ENT key lock in your activation.
Figure 7-3. Lock Activation Screen
7.3 Verifying Subscribed Services
When the data radio (weather receiver) has been activated, the subscription level will be shown in the
service class field. See Figure 7-1. Rotate the large MFD knob to the XM Radio page. Press the CHand CH+ soft key to verify that the channel changes. You should see a complete listing of all the
channels of your subscription as shown in Figure 7-4.
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Figure 7-4. Channel Listings Screen
7.4 Refreshing
If the unit is not activated after one hour a „refresh‟ may be needed. To accomplish this go to the website
https://care.siriusxm.com/retailrefresh_view.action as explained in Section 2.2. When asked for the Radio
ID number on the website, enter the ID number of the service you are refreshing, either your audio
package or your data (weather) package. If refreshing both, you‟ll have the opportunity to „refresh
another XM radio‟. If you still are having trouble, call Garmin technical support using the telephone
numbers listed at the front of this guide.
7.5 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series
When the GDL 69 Series is not properly activated, in some cases it may be necessary to perform a full
deactivation and reactivation of the system in order to make it work properly. This procedure is
complicated and should never be attempted without the guidance of Garmin AT technical support
personnel. Please contact Garmin AT technical support using the telephone numbers listed at the front of
this guide.
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8 GTN 625/635/650 and GTN 725/750 – GDL 69 Series Activation
Prior to contacting XM, the GTN must be on and operational. For activation you will need your XM
Audio Radio ID, XM Data Radio ID and your billing information. Your XM Radio IDs can be found on
the last page of this document. If for some reason you do not have your IDs, you will be able to find your
Radio IDs on the GDL 69 Series Status page. The steps below will take you through the process.
1. Make sure that the aircraft's XM antenna has an unobstructed view of the southern sky. It is not
recommended for the aircraft to be in a hangar.
2. Hook up the aircraft to external power if available. The activation process may take 45-60 minutes or
more, depending on the demand on the XM activation system.
3. Power on the avionics and allow the GTN to power up in normal mode.
4. There are two ways to display the status and Radio IDs of the GDL 69 Series as shown in Figure 8-1.
One way is by touching the „Music‟ key on the Home page, followed by the „Status‟ key. See Figure
8-2. The other way is by touching the „System‟ key on the Home page, followed by the „External
LRUs‟ key and then the „More Info‟ key. See Figure 8-3.
Figure 8-1. GDL 69 Series Unit Data and Audio Radio IDs on Status Page
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Figure 8-2. Accessing GDL 69 Series Unit Status Screen using „Music‟ Key
Figure 8-3. Accessing GDL 69 Series Unit Status Screen using „System‟ Key
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8.1 Verify the Radios are Ready to be Activated
If the radio is inactivated and working properly the GTN 725/750 will display the free-to-air channels,
which are channel 0 (Radio ID) and channel 1 (XM Preview). If you can see the free-to-air channels and
can hear channel 1, you are ready to activate your radios.
8.2 Activating the Radio
NOTE
Make sure to be specific for requesting a DATA ONLY service under the Data Radio ID
and an AUDIO ONLY service under the Audio Radio ID. Most XM receivers in the
market have both audio and data services under one ID. The GDL 69 Series will not
function correctly with both an audio and a data service activated under one ID.
NOTE
During the activation process do not change channels or pages during this time.
The GTN will need to be on the GDL 69 or GDL 69A Unit Status page, as shown in Figure 8-1, when
you call for activation. Call 1.800.985.9200 and the XM operator will ask you for your Data Radio and
Audio Radio ID. Activation should begin once the XM operator has all your information. During
activation the Weather Products section of the Status page will show the various weather products being
activated. The activation process is not complete until a valid service class is shown. Once activation has
been completed, verify that the Subscription Level and Weather Products shown are the services that you
purchased. If you are satisfied that you received the product you requested, touch the „Menu‟ key. This
will bring up a small inset window as shown in Figure 8-4. Touch the „Lock Activation‟ key to lock in
your subscription.
Figure 8-4. Lock Activation Page
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8.3 Verifying Subscribed Services
When the weather receiver has been activated, the subscription level will be shown under Subscription
Level. A list of weather products will be shown. The legend in the bottom right corner displays the status
of the products. Products listed in green are products that are available. To see the weather products
available for each subscription level, see Table 8-1.
8.4 Refreshing
If the unit is not activated after one hour a „refresh‟ might be needed. To accomplish this, go to the
website https://care.siriusxm.com/retailrefresh_view.action as explained in Section 2.2. When asked for
the Radio ID number on the website, enter the ID number of the service you are refreshing, either your
audio package or your data (weather) package. If refreshing both, you‟ll have the opportunity to „refresh
another XM radio‟. If you still are having trouble, call Garmin AT technical support using the telephone
numbers listed at the front of this guide.
Figure 8-5. Channel Listing Screen
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Table 8-1. GTN 625/635/650 and GTN 725/750 Weather Products Available in United States
Product
High Resolution NEXRAD Radar
Radar Coverage
Precipitation Type (at surface)
City Forecasts
TFRs
METARs
TAFs
County Warnings
Winds Aloft (at altitude)
Lightning
AIRMETs
SIGMETs
Echo Tops
Freezing Level
Severe Weather Storm Tracks
Surface Analysis Weather Maps
Satellite Mosaic
AIREPs
PIREPs
SPC Aviation Weather Watches
Turbulence
Current Icing Product (CIP)
Supercooled Large Droplets (SLD)
SPC Day One Convective Outlook
SPC Mesoscale Discussions
Visibility
Hurricane Track
Aviator Lite
(Aviator LT)
Subscription
Aviator
Subscription
Aviator Pro
Subscription

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8.5 Deactivating and Reactivating the GDL 69 Series
When the GDL 69 Series is not properly activated, in some cases it may be necessary to perform a full
deactivation and reactivation of the system in order to make it work properly. This procedure is
complicated and should never be attempted without the guidance of Garmin technical support personnel.
Please contact Garmin technical support using the telephone numbers listed at the front of this guide.
190-00355-04
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IMPORTANT!
CONTAINS GDL 69 SERIES
INFORMATION
REQUIRED FOR XM SATELLITE RADIO
ACTIVATION
This document MUST be given to the aircraft
owner at time of delivery.
IMPORTANT!
CONTAINS GDL 69 SERIES
INFORMATION
REQUIRED FOR XM SATELLITE RADIO
ACTIVATION
This document MUST be given to the aircraft
owner at time of delivery.
PLACE
XM RADIO ID#
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