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Old 01-18-2022, 09:14 AM
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Default Transponder antenna for ADSB IN and OUT

Hello All,
I cant think of any reason a conventional L band, DME/transponder, antenna would not work for adsb in and out. Like a KA60. Am I wrong ?

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Old 01-18-2022, 09:23 AM
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Thumbs up TED antenna

ADSB-In
Works good, last long time! $24.99
https://www.ebay.com/itm/TED-BNC-104...-127632-2357-0
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Old 01-18-2022, 09:30 AM
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Should work just fine...
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Old 01-18-2022, 09:39 AM
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Most transponder / DME antennas of any make and model work just fine. If you go with UAT out I would encourage a "UAT" tuned antenna from the likes of DeltaPop or TED. If you are buying then why not. If you already have a used TXP antenna then use that.
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Old 01-18-2022, 11:48 AM
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Delta Pop units worked just fine for me.
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Old 01-18-2022, 01:20 PM
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The Comant CI-105 is a 'wide band' antenna and recommended for UAT receive/Xpdr frequencies (960-1090).
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Old 01-18-2022, 06:30 PM
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Default ADS-B Antenna

Ditto on the Delta Pop antennas. They have tested better than some others.
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Old 01-18-2022, 06:42 PM
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Thank you everyone for your input.

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Old 01-18-2022, 07:27 PM
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Just check the frequency requirements of what the antenna is connecting to. I found my traditional pole antenna was fine for ADS-B out......but ADS-B in required a lower frequency to work well. The KA60 might encompass the full frequency requirement....but I don't recall at the moment. I just bought a rami AV-74.
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