Note: GXM 42 will not work within Canada unless you have a US Sirius subscription. US Sirius subscription requires a US postal address for activation.
The Garmin GXM 42 portable SiriusXM Aviation weather receiver that when paired with an aera 796 allows pilots to access new weather services made available by SiriusXM‘s enhanced satellite network.
The updated SiriusXM Aviation service gives pilots access to comprehensive weather products as they become available, allowing operators to make educated decisions in-flight as it relates to weather.
The GXM 42 is the latest addition to a vast lineup of weather antenna receivers to offer state-of-the-art SiriusXM Aviation information.
GXM 42 can also receive SiriusXM Satellite Radio for an additional fee.
The Garmin GMX 42 Sirius XM receiver is only designed to work in the United States.
The GXM 42 will only work approximately 30 miles south of the U.S. border.
Only the southernmost part of Canada close to the U.S. border.
Yes, you can buy the GXM 42 antenna to add XM weather to your 796 at any time.
No, only the 796 can display XM weather. If you remove the battery on your GPS and it says 795 then no. If it says 796, then it will work.
Yes, the GXM 42 antenna can be used with the 696.
Per the manufacturer, no, they are not compatible.