GXM 42 SXM

Learn more about Garmin’s portable SiriusXM aviation receiver.

Call 1-844-823-0843 or subscribe online.

GXM 42 SXM

Learn more about Garmin’s portable SiriusXM aviation receiver.

Call 1-844-823-0843 or subscribe online.

Hardware overview

About the Garmin
GXM 42 SXM receiver

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.

Visit Garmin to purchase a Garmin GXM 42 SXM receiver

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.

For warranty and additional information, visit garmin.com

SiriusXM Aviation Packages Compatibility

Pilot for ForeFlight

Pilot Preferred

Pilot Pro

Get a $200 Rebate

With the purchase and subscription activation of an eligible aviation weather receiver.

Get a $200 Rebate

With the purchase and subscription activation of an eligible aviation weather receiver.

Help and Support

Send a Refresh Signal

Haven’t flown in a while? We can send a “wake up” signal to your hardware.

Refresh your hardware

Service Coverage Area

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

Explore the coverage map.

Need some extra assistance?

Call 1-844-823-0843 or email aviation@siriusxm.ca for personalized help with SiriusXM Aviation. You can also log in to your account if you have account specific issues.

Frequently Asked Questions
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 1-844-823-0843 and asking to suspend.

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 elements are updated every 60+ minutes.

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

No. You can subscribe on a month-to-month basis. SiriusXM will bill your credit card monthly in advance, and you may cancel your subscription at any time. There will be a $25 activation fee when you reactivate your service. We also allow customers to “seasonally suspend” service at no charge for up to 6 months.

How much does SiriusXM Aviation weather cost per month?

There are 3 Subscription Service Plan Tiers ranging from $29.99/month to $99.99/Month, plus any applicable activation fee or taxes. You can pay monthly, or annually. The SiriusXM Pilot for ForeFlight service plan is $39.99/month plus any applicable activation fee or taxes.