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GXM™ 42

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Garmin 42

Garmin GXM™ 42

Get SiriusXM Aviation weather to help you make informed, timely decisions based on the best information available. Plus you can enjoy SiriusXM’s satellite-delivered entertainment with this receiver with a subscription to SiriusXM Aviation and audio services. SiriusXM weather and audio is delivered using satellites, which provides coast-to-coast coverage at any altitude across the continental U.S. To set up, simply position the antenna and then connect it to your compatible device and subscribe to the SiriusXM services of your choice. Satellite entertainment is available at a discount when you add it to your Aviation subscription. GXM™ 42 SXM receiver is compatible with aera® 510, aera® 560, aera®796 and GPSMAP® 696.

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SiriusXM Aviation service is available in the continental United States, southern Canada and coastal regions.

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Call 1-855-796-9847 or email for personalized help with SiriusXM Aviation. You can also log in to your account if you have account specific issues.


How can I temporarily suspend service if I won’t be flying for a while (due to winter weather, maintenance, other)?

You can suspend your SiriusXM Aviation Weather service at no cost for up to 6 months when you are not using it by calling 1-800-985-9200 and asking to suspend.

Are there any long-term subscription requirements for SiriusXM Aviation Weather service?

You can subscribe monthly to SiriusXM Aviation service or annually. The SiriusXM Aviation subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your...

How often is the SiriusXM Aviation Weather data updated?

SiriusXM Aviation data service elements are updated at multiple rates. Dynamic elements like radar and lightning are updated every 2.5 minutes (twice as fast as ADS-B), while other more stable data...

I live/fly in Canada - where can I purchase SiriusXM Aviation weather service?

SiriusXM Aviation coverage area includes southern Canada. Canadian residents can subscribe to SiriusXM Aviation at

OFFER DETAILS:  The SiriusXM Aviation subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates. Fees and taxes apply. Please see our Customer Agreement for complete terms and how to cancel, which includes calling us at 1-800-985-9200. All fees, content, and programming are subject to change.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The SiriusXM Service may include traffic, weather and other content and emergency alert information and data. Such information and data is not for "safety for life," but is merely supplemental and advisory in nature, and therefore cannot be relied upon as safety critical in connection with any aircraft, sea craft, automobile, or any other usage. Service not available in AK or HI.