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PilotAware Version(20200906) License Expires(20250211)

_ ____Interface____ ______________________Status______________________
PLATFORM Model B Pi 3, 9 (stretch)/4.14.79-v7+
DATE Fri Oct 2 14:48:50 2020
UPTIME 14:48:50 up 0 days 02:51, Load 0.58:0.52:0.47
STATUS Volt=Warning Freq=OK Thro=Warning Temp=49.9/49.4 EM=0 SG=0
1090 Connected RX=373946(+46)
P3I Connected UP=0.34% DN=1.19%
Barometer Connected (Auto) QNH=992mb QNE=824ft GNSS=236ft
GPS RX=82722(+16) Fix="GPS fix" Mode="3D" Sat=7(use)/12(view)

The PilotAware Version;

The first item of information on the 'Home' page is the software version that the PilotAware unit is running. The software releases are named after the date it was published.

Example: 20200906 = 6th September 2020.

If you require more information on updating the PilotAware software, please see the 'Software update' section of the knowledge base.

License Expires;

The 'License Expiry' field indicates whether the PilotAware is either licensed or unlicensed.

If the Rosetta unit is unlicensed, then the text 'Licence Expired' will appear in this field. This will require a valid licence key to be inserted into Rosetta to activate the unit.

If the Rosetta unit is licensed, then the 'license expiry' field will provide you with an expiry date. It uses the naming convention as the software version above, once the expiry date is reached, a new license key is required for continued operation.

If you require a license key, please follow the appropriate link.

Registering Rosetta

License Renewal

Interface and Status;

The interface and status page gives the operator an advanced view as to Rosetta's current status. This page is purely for use by our customers who require technical information, and it can also help us troubleshoot issues you may be experiencing.

HOST-ID: This shows the MAC Address of the Rosetta unit. The MAC Address is linked to your unique licence key.

PLATFORM: At the centre of Rosetta, is a microcomputer. The platform recognises the microcomputer being used and adapts the software to ensure that the correct functions are being utilised. The kernel currently being used by Rosetta is displayed

DATE: This shows the current date and time using the following date convention. (Day) (Month) (Date) (HH.MM.SS) (Year)

ETHO-IP: This is the IP address of Rosetta if a wired Ethernet link is being utilised.

WLAN-IP: This is the Rosetta's Wireless IP address. This should only be

UPTIME: This shows the amount of time that the unit has been running since reboot or last power-up.


Voltage shows the fidelity of the voltage applied at the input of the Rosetta. Options are;

    OK       All working correctly.

    Warning  There has been a momentary historic low voltage, now OK

    Error     There is a persistent low voltage.

Frequency shows the status of the computer clock frequency. Options are;

    OK      All working correctly

    Warning The clock frequency has been reduced in the past but is now OK

     Error    The clock frequency is currently reduced to limit computer load and heating.

Throttle shows the processor compensation for a voltage or temperature problem

     OK    All working correctly

     Warning The processor has been throttled in the past due to high temperature or low voltage.

     Capped  The processor is currently throttled due to a temperature or voltage problem.

Temperature shows the current core temperature. Max permissible temperature is 85 degrees, before throttling may occur.

CLIENTS: This shows the number of mobile devices connected to PilotAware. There is no fixed limit to the number of devices you can connect to PilotAware.

1090: This displays the quantity of 1090MHz packets received by Rosetta since the initial startup. (Number of packets received since the last refresh)

P3I: The percentage of PilotAware transmissions being undertaken. Maximum transmission = 10%.

BAROMETER: This gives the various outputs from Rosetta's onboard barometer working to local pressures.

GPS: GPS information packets received, type of fix Satellites detected and used. Normal use is 4+ satellites for a good fix. This may not happen indoors or without a good view of the sky.

Status Colours;

The 'Home' page includes a colour coding system to display the status of the PilotAware unit. It can also help with diagnosing system faults.


🟩 Indicates that 1090MHz packets are being received. 

🟨 Indicates that 2 seconds have passed without receiving packets.

🟥 Indicates that no packets have yet been received.


🟩 Indicates the bridge is transmitting and receiving.

🟥 indicates that the radio is inoperable. Rosetta's radio also requires a GPS location, please check that the GPS status light is Green. Also, check how many messages have been sent (Tx) or received (Rx). This will give a clue to any miss-operation. Normally there will be considerably more (Tx) than (Rx) messages recorded.


🟩 Indicates that the barometer is providing Rosetta with pressure data.

🟥 Indicates that the barometer is inoperable, this is usually due to no lack of GPS data.


🟩 Indicates that the GPS is using a minimum of 5 satellite.

🟨 Indicates that a GPS module has been detected but a location fix cannot be established. The make sure the PilotAware has an unobstructed view of the sky in order to get a location lock.

🟥 Indicates that the GPS is unavailable. Check that the GPS has a good mechanical and therefore electrical connection.

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