Garmin GTM 12, FM TMC traffic receiver
drive time, gas, and your sanity by adding traffic services to
your compatible Garmin.
Compact Design and Easy-to-install Antenna
Similar to the GTM 11, the GTM 12 is an
FM TMC (Traffic Message Channel) traffic receiver and antenna.
It receives digital information (where available) on traffic and
road construction tie-ups that your compatible Garmin unit uses
to offer an alternate route. The GTM 12 features a new compact
design and includes an antenna suction cup mount - making it easy
TMC data is available in a fast-growing number of cities throughout
North America and Europe, and gives prompt, accurate notification
of accidents, road construction, police, or emergency action,
etc. - so you can visually monitor traffic flow and, if necessary,
avoid traffic tie-ups.
Real-time Traffic Data
In most areas, depending on the service provider, TMC traffic
broadcasts are continuous - there's no waiting for scheduled traffic
news updates or random alerts. With the GTM 12, you see traffic
developments in real-time, as they happen, so you can make the
right decision sooner. The system alerts you when a traffic problem
is on your route and proposes an alternate route to avoid the
incident. Because traffic broadcasts are received via a "silent"
FM data channel, you can still listen to music or news programming
on your car radio without interference from incoming FM traffic
GTM 12 is a plug-and-play FM RDS-TMC receiver that does not require
The GTM 12 FM traffic receiver will come with a 15-month trial
subscription to Clear Channel TMC. To renew a subscription, visit
TMC Traffic Service section on the Garmin Web site (www.garmin.com).
more information on real-time traffic information for your Garmin,
see Garmin's Traffic
a fixed installation receiver is preferred, the GTM
10 Traffic Receiver is available.