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FlightAware Pro Stick Plus Blue

Quick Overview

FlightAware has revolutionized the world of USB SDR ADS-B Receivers with the FlightAware Pro Stick and Pro Stick Plus, high-performance USB R820T2 software defined radios (SDR) with a built-in RF amp for maximum ADS-B/MLAT performance.

The Pro Stick Plus adds a built-in 1090 MHz bandpass filter for increased performance and range of reception in areas with moderate RF noise as is typically experienced in most urban areas.

$44.95

Availability: In stock

Product Description

A High Performance USB SDR ADS-B Receiver for PiAware.
FlightAware has revolutionized the world of USB SDR ADS-B Receivers with the FlightAware Pro Stick and Pro Stick Plus, high-performance USB R820T2 software defined radios (SDR) with a built-in RF amp for maximum ADS-B/MLAT performance. The first of its kind, FlightAware’s Pro Stick is compatible with PiAware or any other device that supports USB RTLSDR receivers, and is less expensive than any other RTLSDR USB receiver in the world.

The Pro Stick Plus adds a built-in 1090 MHz bandpass filter for increased performance and range of reception in areas with moderate RF noise as is typically experienced in most urban areas.

The Pro Stick and Pro Stick Plus are roughly the size of a traditional USB stick and require no external power. There are no moving parts.

Pro Stick Features

  • Higher Performance for ADS-B and MLAT
    • 20-100% range improvement vs traditional USB SDR sticks
    • R820T2 SDR combined with FlightAware RF Amplifier (USB powered)
    • Native SMA connector yields reduced loss due to antenna cabling/adapters
  • Easier to Setup
    • SMA F connector for easy connectivity to high-performance antenna
    • No MCX adapters required
    • No external amplifier required
  • Less Expensive
    • 30% less than alternative receivers
    • Lower shipping costs due to no unnecessary parts (e.g., remote control)

Pro Stick Specifications

  • Chip: R820T2
  • Amplifier: 19dB with 0.4dB noise figure and OIP3 +39dB
  • TCXO: 0.5 ppm
  • Power Draw: 300mA
  • Weight: 17g / 0.6oz
  • Dimensions: 95mm x 32mm x 13mm
  • Antenna Port: SMA female (requires SMA antenna cable and optionally N-male adapter for large antenna)
  • Range: Over 275nm/500km depending on installation quality
  • Performance: 20-100% range improvement for Mode S message vs traditional RTL SDR
  • Computer: Raspberry Pi 3 running PiAware recommended

Additional Information

Weight 5 g