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by clouddodger
Sat Jun 25, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: Sport SX
Topic: XGPS-170
Replies: 1
Views: 4384

XGPS-170

Can the bluetooth function in the Sport SX be used to connect to the XGPS-170 or any other ADSB receiver?
by clouddodger
Fri May 22, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Autopilot
Topic: keying the Com radio disengages the Auto Pilot
Replies: 6
Views: 18774

Re: keying the Com radio disengages the Auto Pilot

Well this has been a real challenge, but it now works correctly! I woke up one night and and realized that if it only failed in the air it must be something with the alternator. The Jabiru charges mainly at higher rpm. I applied ferrites to the cable from the alternator and the ground cables at the ...
by clouddodger
Sat Mar 28, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: Autopilot
Topic: keying the Com radio disengages the Auto Pilot
Replies: 6
Views: 18774

Re: keying the Com radio disengages the Auto Pilot

An Update on the problem; I have since moved the comm antenna cable from the floor of the cabin to the bulkhead and this made the greatest improvement. It is much better, but not perfect. I have also added ferrites to the servo cables, the ground lead from the engage/disengage switch, the comm anten...
by clouddodger
Fri Jan 30, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: Autopilot
Topic: keying the Com radio disengages the Auto Pilot
Replies: 6
Views: 18774

Re: keying the Com radio disengages the Auto Pilot

Thanks for the quick feedback. The info in the Jabiru aircraft manual appears to be what I was looking for. The lightning is a fiberglass craft and the antenna is glassed to the right bulkhead just behind the baggage compartment. I will inspect the coax for any issues. The ferrite chokes I have are ...
by clouddodger
Thu Jan 29, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Autopilot
Topic: keying the Com radio disengages the Auto Pilot
Replies: 6
Views: 18774

keying the Com radio disengages the Auto Pilot

I recently made a flight using the AP and when i keyed the mike to report my position the AP disengaged. I have since made some tests and found on the lower channels it,s consistent, and intermittent on the upper channels. I obtained some rf chokes but really don' t know where to best apply them. Th...