The Plane Finder Radar is a high specification standalone ADS-B receiver with MLAT support.
The receiver is capable of tracking aircraft up to 250 miles away (depending on the antenna and antenna position). Tracked aircraft can be watched live on a map or list views via your computer.
The Plane Finder Radar is designed for plug and play use and includes Plane Finder 3D client pre-installed with additional port access for PlanePlotter, Virtual Radar Server (VRS) and third party software.
For a detailed specification please check out our Plane Finder Brochure
No. The system is a “black box” to ensure long term reliability and ease of use.
The receiver intergrates with Plane Finder’s MLAT servers supporting highly accurate positional data. Only GPS enabled receivers like the Plane Finder Radar and the Radarcape are supported by Plane Finder MLAT.
Any MLAT Positions calculated using other Plane Finder receivers in the area are displayed in the local client map view.
The system uses DHCP and is therefore Plug and Play on most home networks. For corporate networks and non-standard firewalls modification of the firewall is likely to be required.
No. The Plane Finder Radar has a single wired 10/100Mb Ethernet Port.
The system is auto-updated via Plane Finder servers.
The Plane Finder Radar is already supported by PlanePlotter and VRS connectiong via an open port. This port is also available for decoding by third party clients. Third party clients, or any other software, cannot be installed on the Plane Finder Radar itself.
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Yes. This can be arranged on request.
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