Earlier this month, Velocity announced the new 20 watt version of the ADS-B Squid, specially designed for ground vehicles and equipment for airports.
The Velocity ADS-B Squid is one of the smallest ADS-B vehicle transceivers on market and has been developed for vehicle tracking. The device operates on 1090MHz and allows to receive and transmit ADS-B data with 20 Watt output power, ensuring reliable reception of the target signal. The transceiver does not require external devices to operate but can be provided with a situation map as a part of the Velocity A-SMGCS system.
The Velocity ADS-B Squid is equipped with a high quality multi-GNSS receiver that provides accurate location detection. The squid comes in two different version, permanent and portable in quality housing that protects the equipment and provides ESD protection guarantee high resistance of the device to work in difficult conditions. The Velocity ADS-B Squid is a cost effective ADS-B in/out transceiver that enhances airport security and helps preventing runway and taxiway incursions that are an ever increasing threat to aviation safety.
A permanent and portable version is available and antennas can be delivered in different colors according to the client’s request. The portable version comes with a magnetic mount, allowing for instant deployment on i.e. construction, maintenance or other kind of visiting vehicles at the airport.