This is the ideal solution for long range telemetry or communications. Two RFD900x modems with antennas for all antenna ports.
The kit consists of:
RFD900x New Features:
Note: Not compatible with older modems
Software / GCS Support:
The software solution is an open source development called "SiK". It has been re implemented to suit the new processor architecture available on the 32bit ARM processor core.
A boot loader and interface is available for further development and field upgrade of the modem firmware via the serial port.
Most parameters are configurable via AT commands, Eg. baud rate (air/uart), frequency band, power levels.
Integrated support for configuring the RFD900 radios is supported by APM Planner.
The default settings are at 57600 baud, N, 8, 1, and 64k air data rate.
The RFD900x manual is here: RFD900x Manual
The RFD900x SiK software manual is here : RFD900x Peer-to-peer Manual
Software features include:
Frequency hopping spread spectrum (FHSS)
Transparent serial link
Point to Point, or Multipoint networking
Configuration by simple AT commands for local radio, RT commands for remote radio
User configurable serial data rates and air datarates
Error correction routines, Mavlink protocol framing (user selectable)
Mavlink radio status reporting (Local RSSI, Remote RSSI, Local Noise, Remote Noise)
Automatic antenna diversity switching on a packet basis in realtime
Automatic duty cycle throttling based on radio temperature to avoid overheating
The RFD900 is designed to be compliant with the following standards:
The modem is designed for system integrators who will integrate the modem into their own projects and product prototypes. The user is responsible for compliance with local regulations for radio transmitters.
This equipment is being sold under the FCC’s amateur radio rules. Operators must abide by all applicable laws and hold an amateur license to operate this equipment. Use of amateur equipment without a license or use of equipment on restricted frequencies could subject the operator to significant fines by the FCC. By purchasing this equipment, the user is agreeing that they understand these responsibilities and will operate the equipment legally. For information regarding obtaining an amateur radio license, please go to http://www.arrl.org/getting-licensed.
47 CFR 97.215(c) sets a 1 watt limit for amateur devices being used for telecommand. Devices over 1 watt output should not be used for telecommand of model aircraft.
The use and operation of this product in your country may require an amateur radio license, and some countries may forbid its use entirely. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure that the purchase and use of this product meets the requirements imposed by your government’s rules and regulations for RF devices. Do not purchase this product if you are unsure of the government requirements or are not able to comply with them. Ready Made RC, LLC cannot be held responsible for your actions if you purchase and/or use this product in violation of your government's regulations.