QPX1-173-5-12K5

2 Watt Multi-channel VHF Transceiver

The QPX1 transceiver module offers a 2 watt RF output VHF radio link, in a robust aluminium extruded casing. This unit is ideally suited to applications where existing lower powered transceivers.

Description

FCC Part 90 Compliant QPX1 Transceiver

The QPX1 transceiver module offers a 2 watt RF output VHF radio link, in a robust aluminium extruded casing. This unit is ideally suited to applications
where existing lower powered transceivers provide insufficient range. The QPX1 is a multi-channel, narrowband design, suitable for licensed and unlicensed
VHF allocations, FCC part 90 operation, and the 2M amateur band. QPX1 is also know as QPX.

Features

  • Conforms to ETSI EN 300 220-3 and EN 301 489-3
  • High performance double superhet PLL synthesizer
  • Data rates up to 5 kbps for standard module
  • Usable range over 10km
  • Feature-rich interface (RSSI, CD, analogue and digital baseband)
  • Incorporate a 1200baud dumb modem
  • Re-programmable via RS232 interface

Applications

  • Amateur radio
  • MURS units
  • Industrial telemetry and telecommand
  • High-end security systems
  • APRS systems
  • Vehicle data up/download
  • ROV/machinery controls

MURS (Multi Use Radio Service) 0.1 – 2 Watts Unlicensed MURS Radio modules

FCC permits upto 2 Watts on Unlicensed MURS VHF band which provides significantly longer operating range compared to 1W 900MHz Frequency Hopping modules.

http://wireless.fcc.gov/services/index.htm?job=service_home&id=multi_use

151.820 MHz

151.880 MHz

151.940 MHz

154.570 MHz

154.600 MHz

One of our customers observed up to 3 nautical miles range with 0.5Watts and upto 10 nautical miles with 2Watts radios.

FCC permits both Remote Control and Telemetry operation on MURS band.

http://wireless.fcc.gov/services/index.htm?job=operations&id=multi_use#PermissibleCommunications

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2009-title47-vol5/pdf/CFR-2009-title47-vol5-part95.pdf

SHX1 and QPX1 transceivers also have 1200 baud radio modem feature.

More details on MURS.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-Use_Radio_Service
http://home.provide.net/~prsg/murs_faq.htm

Downloads & Datasheets

  1. Full Specs PDF

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