Copyright 2019 Aero Systems West, Inc.

Hardware manual here.

 

RFD900+ Updates:

  • Same form factor and main pins as compared to the original RFD900.
  • New LNA with higher gain and high IP3 for high interference environments.  Approx 1-2dB higher sensitivity compared to original RFD900.
  • Updated CPU with double the RAM and Flash compared to RFD900.
  • AES Hardware accelerated encryption support *software still in development for this *
  • Fully ESD protected + filtered - Every IO port is protected and filtered. Has passed preliminary CISPR 22 radiated emissions testing at an accredited test lab.
  • Thicker PCB for extra mechanical strength.
  • On board voltage regulation for all circuits compliant with FCC modular approval.

 

Features:

  • Long range >40km depending on antennas and GCS setup *80km demonstrated by Edge Research labs on a balloon !, 57km in India, on Dipoles.
  • 2 x RP-SMA RF connectors, diversity switched.
  • 1 Watt (+30dBm) transmit power.
  • Transmit low pass filter.
  • > 20dB Low noise amplifier, high IP3 (Updated on RFD900+)
  • RX SAW filter.
  • All I/O ESD protected and filtered (New on RFD900+)
  • Open source firmware SiK (V1.x) / tools, field upgradeable, easy to configure.
  • Multipoint software capability with MP SiK (V2.x)
  • Small, light weight.
  • Compatible with 3DR / Hope-RF radio modules.
  • License free use in Australia, Canada, USA, NZ

 

 Interfaces:

  • RF : 2 x RP-SMA connectors
  • Serial: Logic level TTL (+3.3v nominal, +5v tolerant)
  • Power: +5v, ~800mA max peak (at maximum transmit power)
  • GPIO: 6 General purpose IO (Digital, ADC, PWM capable). 

 

Specifications:

  • Frequency Range:  902 - 928 MHz (USA) / 915 - 928 MHz (Australia)
  • Output Power: 1W (+30dBm), controllable in 1dB steps ( +/- 1dB @=20dBm typical )
  • Air Data transfer rates: 4, 8, 16, 19, 24, 32, 48, 64, 96, 128, 192 and 250 kbit/sec ( User selectable, 64k default )
  • UART data transfer rates: 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600, 115200 baud  ( User selectable, 57600 default )
  • Output Power: 1W (+30dBm)
  • Receive Sensitivity: >121 dBm at low data rates, high data rates (TBA)
  • Size: 30 mm (wide) x 57 mm (long) x 12.8 mm (thick) - Including RF Shield, Heatsink and connector extremeties
  • Weight: 14.5g
  • Mounting: 3 x M2.5 screws, 3 x header pin solder points
  • Power Supply: +5 V nominal, (+3.5 V min, +5.5 V max), ~800 mA peak at maximum power
  • Temp. Range: -40 to +85 deg C, tested operational from -73 to +123 deg C.

 

Please contact us at sales@aerosystemswest.com to discuss non-standard or international shipping options.  Thank you.

RFD900+ Telemetry Modem

SKU: 1554756
$88.25Price