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Garmin GDL69/69A XM Weather Downlink System

Garmin GDL69/69A XM


Part Number: 010-00326-01



Premier Avionics is an Garmin GTN650 and G600 Demo Dealer

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GDL 69 delivers XM WX Satellite Weather to your navigation system. For audio entertainment in the cockpit, the sound-enabled GDL 69A also provides SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

Get Detailed Weather

This remote datalink receiver helps you make informed, safe decisions based on the weather. With a subscription to XM WX Satellite Weather, GDL 69 brings continuous, detailed weather information to the GNS series navigators, GTN series avionics, G1000®G900X®G600 and GMX 200.

Data is provided using location-specific WxWorx information. XM's 2 powerful S-band geostationary satellites, positioned over the east and west coasts, deliver seamless coverage at any altitude across the continental U.S. 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 a subscription, GDL 69A delivers SiriusXM Satellite Radio to your aircraft. Enjoy a 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.

XM Satellite Weather


Dimensions: 7.20” D x 6.15” W x 1.05” H
Mounting: Mounting rack and hardware supplied
Weight: 1.86 lbs. unit, 2.81 lbs. unit and rack


Temperature: -55° C to +70° C (Operating)
-55° C to +85° C (Storage)
Humidity: 95% non-condensing
Altitude range: -15,000 ft. to +55,000 ft.
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 Level D
Environmental Certification: RTCA DO-160D

System includes:

  • GDL 69/69A datalink
  • Installation kit

Features available may vary with display unit capabilities

Requires subscription to XM WX Satellite Weather and SiriusXM Satellite Radio (69A)

Package contents may vary per version. See Premier Avionics for more information.

Part Number
GDL 69 data link receiver system, with install kit
GDL 69A data link w/audio infotainment system, with install kit

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