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RF232A RF Base Station

Overview

The RF232A serves as a link to field stations and repeaters at the base station for RF300-series radios.  The RF232A includes a 110/220 Vac-to-12 Vdc transformer, an RF95A modem, an RS-232 port, internal mounts for an RF300-series radio, and a 7026 cable.

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Detailed Description

The RF232A is used with our RF300-series radios. It resides at the base station computer, and serves as a link to field stations and repeaters. The RF232A includes a 110/220 Vac-to-12 Vdc transformer, an RF95A modem, an RS-232 port, internal mounts for an RF300-series radio, and a 7026 cable.

An RF300-series radio, antenna cable, and frequency-matched antenna are purchased separately. Access to ac power is required. The RF232A is intended for desktop operation; no mounts are required or supplied.

Specifications

Connection 25-pin RS-232 port (for connection to PC)
Operating Temperature -25° to +50°C
Weight 2.86 kg (6.3 lb) without radio

Compatibility

Computer

Computer must be IBM-PC compatible with an RS-232 serial port.

Radios, Radio Modems, and Radio Base Stations

The RF232A is backward compatible with existing RF systems and DRL RF systems; it is NOT compatible with RF310-series radios.

Compatible Transceivers Compatible Modems
RF300 - RF304
RF100
RF200
RF500M
RF95A
RF95

If RF232A modems are used in a network containing RF500M modems or RF500B base stations then the RF232A modems must use the -TD PROM; the dataloggers must also be PakBus (-PB) versions.

Datalogger Considerations

Compatible Contemporary Dataloggers

CR200(X) Series CR800/CR850 CR1000 CR3000 CR5000 CR7X CR9000X

Compatible Retired Dataloggers

CR500 CR510 CR10 CR10X 21X CR23X CR9000

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