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Improving Streaming Mode Communication Range

For most applications, Raveon suggests operating the M7 VHF/UHF data radio modems in the “Packet Mode”.  In packet Mode, the radios verify the data is error-free using a 16-bit CRC.  They can be over-the-air Pinged.  The packets IDs and can be repeated.   But, in certain circumstances, such as when low-latency is required between transmit data […]

Filed under: Programming and Configuring, System Design | Posted on August 31st, 2013 by John Sonnenberg | No Comments »

RadioManager 5.8.1 Released

RadioManager 5.8.1 is now available for download! If you’ve installed RadioManager before, you already have all the dependencies and you can simply download the executable file and run it. If you are trying it for the first time, download the installer now! New Features 5.8.1 (January 2014) Bit Error Rate Testing Added Bit Error Rate Testing (BERT).  By […]

Filed under: Programming and Configuring, Release Notes | Posted on August 19th, 2013 by Adam Hickerson | No Comments »

Using a Macro File to Configure a Data Radio Modem

The terminal emulation program Tara Term is an easy-to-use terminal emulator, similar in function to HyperTerminal or Procomm.  But, Raveon finds it is easier to use, more reliable, and has better features.  One of its new features is the ability to process a “Macro File”.  It is a very handy program to communicate with a […]

Filed under: Programming and Configuring | Posted on August 24th, 2011 by John Sonnenberg | No Comments »

Automating Radio Modem Configuration

There are three common ways to program Raveon data radio modems with your particular paramters: Manually using a termal emulator such as HyperTerminal or Tera Term. Using a Raveon’s Windows-based graphical interface program called Radio Manager Automatically using a script processor such as Tera Term. Raveon’s Radio Managerprogram may be freely downloaded from Raveon’s web site […]

Filed under: Programming and Configuring | Posted on August 24th, 2011 by John Sonnenberg | No Comments »

Programming the M7 Data Radio Modem

All configuration settings in the M7 data radio modem are stored in non-volatile EEPROM memory inside of the M7.  The M7 has a “Command Mode” that allows the user to change various settings.  The M7 Technical Manual for the M7 details all of the commands and the setting they affect. The M7 modem may be […]

Filed under: Programming and Configuring | Posted on January 17th, 2011 by John Sonnenberg | No Comments »

MIMIC Wireless Remote Control for power and AC devices

To easily do Wireless Pump Control, AC light control, and many other remote control applications, Raveon has added a “MIMIC” mode to the M7 series of data radio modems. It works for not only wireless pump control, but also to remotely control most any electrical device that is turned on and off with a switch […]

Filed under: Programming and Configuring, SCADA and Telemetry | Posted on November 2nd, 2010 by John Sonnenberg | No Comments »

Lost Password

M7 series products with firmware version C0 or higher have the ability to password protect the user interface. If it is password protected, the radio will output a “password:” prompt when entering the command mode. When in the command mode, to enable the use of a password enter: Password xxxx Where xxxx is the 2-7 […]

Filed under: Programming and Configuring, Transponder Installation | Posted on October 4th, 2010 by John Sonnenberg | No Comments »