NavWorx, Inc. now has available its ADS600-series receivers providing display of TIS-B traffic and FIS-B weather information. The ADS600 line of Universal Access Transceivers (UAT) are designed to capture and display broadcast information from Air Traffic Control, enhancing situational awareness for pilots and improving air traffic safety. The NavWorx receivers operate off a network of ADS-B transmitters currently being installed by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Recently, DOT plans full deployment of ADS-B in the Gulf of Mexico by December 2009.
NavWorx was formed in 2007 to develop affordable solutions for the expanding NextGen air transportation system. A core component of the NextGen system is ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast), a combination ground- and aircraft-based satellite communications tracking network. NavWorx’s ADS600 equipment was designed to meet FAA TSO-C154c, the Technical Standard Order defining UAT ADS-B equipment operating on the 978 MHz frequency. The NavWorx ADS600 is available in a remote-mount or portable unit.
ADS-B technology has been in development for more than 10 years. It is presently available in Alaska, along the Ohio River valley, in the Northwestern U.S., and along the U.S. eastern seaboard, as well as other locations worldwide. The system will be expanding to cover the entire U.S.
For more information: 888-628-9679 or NavWorx.com.
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