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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Pilot Express is included.

Pilot Express

Pilot Preferred is included.

Pilot Preferred

Pilot Pro is included.

Pilot Pro


Help and Support

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Service Coverage Area

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

Canadian pilots, please visit us at siriusxm.ca/aviation

Need some extra assistance?

Call 1-855-796-9847 or email aviation.support@siriusxm.com 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 siriusxm.ca/aviation.