TA50 - Compact GPS Antenna

TA50 – Compact GPS Antenna

This space saving WAAS antenna is perfect for gliders and light sport or experimental aircraft where mounting options are limited and space is tight. The TA50 GPS Antenna is small, easy to stow and built for aviation use. It has been developed to provide trouble free operation  with the TN72 GPS Position Source.

The TA50 comes complete with a secure and reliable QMA connector – this plugs straight into a TN72 GPS unit. Using a TA50 antenna and a TN72 together is a cost effective way to turn your Trig Mode S transponder into an ADS-B Out device. Use the TA50 as part of your ADS-B solution to get all the benefits of greater visibility and safety.

The TA50 is an uncertified product, the TA70 certified GPS is best suited to Part 23 aircraft, where a conventional dorsal antenna is required.

  • Optimised for use with Trig GPS Position Source equipment
  • Lightweight and simple to install – plug and play
  • Weatherproof – allows external fixture

Compatible Trig products

The TA50 can be paired with the  TN72 GPS receivers.

Product Design

When the antenna is mounted within the cockpit, GPS visibility is required. The TA50 is weatherproof so can be used for external use and internal use. Each antenna comes with a simple installation guide and fixing kit.

Product / Model  Cable Length    Sales Part Number 
TA50  100cm/39 inches 02171-00
TA50  300cm/118 inches 02172-00
Product / Model  TA50 
Frequency: 1575.42 MHz ±3 MHz
Antenna Gain: > 1 dBic
VSWR: 1.5:1.
Filtering: -20 dB minimum @ ±50
Noise Figure: 1.5 dB Max.
Gain: 26 dB
DC Power Requirement: 3 to 5 VDC
Temperature: -40º C to +85º C
Cable Length: 100cm/39 inches 300cm/118 inches


What's in the box

  • Trig wiring harnesses ship ready to use.
  • All Trig products come with a two year warranty, starting from the day of installation

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Trig TA50 certified?
No, the Trig TA50 is not EASA or FAA certified.