GDL 69 is a remote datalink receiver that delivers XM WX Satellite Weather™ to a variety of Garmin navigation systems. For audio entertainment in the cockpit, the sound-enabled GDL 69A also provides XM Satellite Radio.
Get Detailed Weather
GDL 69 helps you make informed, safer decisions based on the weather. With a subscription to XM WX Satellite Weather, GDL 69 brings continuous, detailed weather information to the 400 and 500 series navigators, G1000, G900X, G600 and GMX 200.
Data is provided through XM Satellite Radio's XM WX Weather Service using location-specific WxWorx information. XM's two powerful S-band geostationary satellites, positioned over the east and west coasts, deliver seamless, near real-time coverage at any altitude across the continental United States. The weather suite's high resolution color graphics provide detailed NEXRAD and METARs data, as well as current reports on precipitation, lightning, winds-aloft, echo tops, TFRs and more.
Listen to Satellite Radio
With an additional monthly service fee, GDL 69A delivers XM Satellite Radio to your aircraft. Enjoy a wide variety of continuous news, sports, music and entertainment programming anywhere nationwide. GDL 69A interfaces with your cockpit audio panel control to play through the aircraft’s audio system.
GDL 69: Taking weather awareness to new heights.
- XM Radio
- High-resolution NEXRAD weather data
- METARs (in graphical or textual format)
- Winds aloft (at altitude)
- Echo tops
- Precipitation type (at surface)
- Storm-cell data (size, speed and direction)
- Dimensions: 7.20” D x 6.15” W x 1.05” H
- Weight: 1.86 lbs. unit, 2.81 lbs. unit and rack
- GDL 69A datalink
- Installation kit