Garmin® Offers New Worldwide Weather Pricing and Position Reporting Service

  Garmin® Offers New Worldwide Weather Pricing and Position Reporting Service

Business Wire

LAS VEGAS -- October 22, 2013

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global
leader in satellite navigation, today announced new and simple worldwide
weather pricing plans as well as a new position reporting service, both
utilizing our global connectivity services. These services offer pilots
seamless access to weather products around the world and supply position
information to both owners and operators, ultimately increasing safety and
situational awareness.

“The new, straightforward worldwide weather pricing plans offer owners and
operators predictability of their month-to-month service charges and provides
pilots confidence knowing they’ll have access to valuable weather information
when they need it most,” said Carl Wolf, Garmin’s vice president of marketing
and sales. “Customers told us they wanted a completely integrated position
reporting service with the Garmin avionics they already have and we listened,
delivering the capabilities they need for their operations in a completely
integrated package.”

Customers may select from two worldwide weather plans based on their flying
needs. For those with moderate flight activity, a package that offers a set
number of weather requests for a single monthly price is available and for
owners and operators flying more frequently, a larger package encompassing
more weather requests, offers pilots an additional option. These plans also
contain monthly fees as well as any airtime charges associated with the
weather requests for an easy-to-understand price. All-inclusive plans start at
$100 ^ a month^1. Existing customers can continue to use their existing plan
or rollover their account to either of the new, simplified plans at any time.

Position reporting services offer owners and operators information that may be
important for business and personal purposes. Using their Garmin Flight Deck
or avionics, pilots may choose how frequently they wish to send a position
report, to be displayed by a provider such as For example,
helicopter operators can schedule position information to be automatically
sent to operations/ground crews during their missions. Position reporting can
also assist fleet operators, flight schools, and others on the ground to
better track and manage their aircraft.

To take advantage of these new plans and service as well as other global
connectivity services, customers need a GSR 56® Iridium datalink transceiver^2
and a compatible display using the latest software.The GSR 56 is currently
compatible with the GTN™ series, G500™, G600™, G500H™ flight displays, select
G1000®/G950™-equipped aircraft, and G900X™ flight decks for experimental
aircraft, with futureavailability in selectG2000™, G3000™, and
G5000™-equipped aircraft.

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Garmin’s aviation business segment is a leading provider of solutions to OEM,
aftermarket, military and government customers. Garmin’s portfolio includes
navigation, communication, flight control, hazard avoidance, surveillance, and
other products and services that are known for innovation, reliability, and
value. For more information about Garmin’s full line of avionics, go to, and

About Garmin

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), the
global leader in satellite navigation. Since 1989, this group of companies has
designed, manufactured, marketed and sold navigation, communication and
information devices and applications – most of which are enabled by GPS
technology. Garmin’s products serve automotive, mobile, wireless, outdoor
recreation, marine, aviation, and OEM applications. Garmin Ltd. is
incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the
United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit
Garmin's virtual pressroom at or contact the Media
Relations department at 913-397-8200. GTN, G500, G600, G500H, G950, G900X,
G2000, G3000, and G5000 are trademarks and Garmin, GSR 56, and G1000 are
registered trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

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Notice on Forward-Looking Statements:

This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Garmin Ltd. and its
business. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations. The
forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not
occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and
unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting Garmin, including, but not
limited to, the risk factors listed in the AnnualReport on Form 10-K for the
year ended December 29, 2012, filed by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange
Commission (Commission file number 0-31983). A copy of such Form 10-K is
available at No
forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Forward-looking statements speak
only as of the date on which they are made and Garmin undertakes no obligation
to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a
result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

^1For piston aircraft and does not include one-time activation fee.

^2 In some cases a GDL 59 may be required, please check with the aircraft
manufacturer for complete details


Garmin International Inc.
Jessica Koss, 913-397-8200
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