pingUSB 2017-05-16T09:55:34+00:00

pingUSB ADS-B Receiver

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pingUSB is the world’s smallest, lightest and most affordable USB dual-band ADS-B receiver.  pingUSB provides high quality tracking data for use with software such as Virtual Radar Server and services including ADS-B Exchange.  Receiving and tracking ADS-B aircraft is now as simple as connecting a flash drive.



pingUSB is a USB interface version of our pingRX, an ADS-B receiver capable of detecting ADS-B equipped aircraft transmitting on both 1090 MHz and 978 MHz.  pingUSB easily integrates with Virtual Radar Server allowing identification and visualization of aircraft in realtime.  Low power consumption and a micro form factor make it ideal for almost any application.  Help support a larger community online by submitting your local pingUSB traffic to ADS-B Exchange.

pingUSB ADS-B Receiver traffic as displayed in Virtual Radar Server

Technical Specifications-Dimensions

Specification Value
Voltage/Power 5V/500mW
Size 34 x 19 x 8 mm
Weight 5 grams
Operating Temperature -40° to +80°C

Technical Specifications-Receiver

Specification Value
MTL 1090MHz –84dBm
Dynamic Range -81 to -0dBm
MTL 978MHz -93dBm
Dynamic Range -90 to -3dBm

Supported Interfaces

Interface USB Serial
Data Rate 57600 bps