Garmin SERVICE BULLETIN NO.: 1442 Rev A

GWX 70 FPGA Version 1.2 for Non-GX000 Integrated Flight Deck Installations Only

PRODUCTS AFFECTED

All GWX 70 Weather Radar systems with FPGA version 1.1 (or earlier) and interfaced to a G500, G600, GTN 7XX, GMX 200, or other 3rd party flight display systems are affected by this bulletin.

The current GWX 70 FPGA version can be viewed using the GWX 70 Install Tool (refer to the MODIFICATION INSTRUCTIONS section of this bulletin) or on the display of G500, G600, and GTN 7XX units.

PURPOSE

GWX 70 FPGA Version 1.2 fixes the potential GWX 70 power amplifier failure problem described in Garmin Service Advisory 1433.

NOTE

This bulletin also includes instructions for loading GWX 70 Software Version 2.20, previously covered in Garmin Software Service Bulletin 1410.

DESCRIPTION

This modification consists of accessing the Dealer Resource Center of the Garmin website and uploading GWX 70 system software version 2.20 and new GWX 70 FPGA version 1.2 to the GWX 70.

COMPLIANCE

Recommended. Garmin recommends the incorporation of this Service Bulletin and the next scheduled service interval.

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35 years component-level Aviation/Electronics repair/Avionics retrofit experience. FCC General Radiotelephone with Ship Radar. Navcom-Audio, Transponder-Pulse-Radar, Autopilot expertise. IT Administration since 1983. Private Pilot since 1986. CAD designer since 1990. FAA Certified Repair Station Chief Inspector since 1994. Started 3 Avionics Shops. College: Business Administration/Marketing. Motorcycle enthusiast. 6 year USAF Veteran, Ground Radio Equipment Technician (30474, E-5). WordPress novice.

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