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Wireless Data Radio Transceiver

Wireless Data Radio TransceiverRaveon's RV-M5 FireLine series of data radio modems are a high-speed FCC refarming compliant data radio designed for telemetry, wireless data, GPS, and remote control applications.   

The RV-M5 series of radio modems are the easiest to use, most versatile, and most reliable data radio modems available.  It is the only modem that supports BOTH Streaming Data and Packetized Operation.  RS232 is standard, and RS485, RS422, and Ethernet IO are options.

Over-the-air remote diagnostics and modem management allow users to monitor system performance from any FireLine modem in the system.

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  • Integrated radio and modem
  • 19200 bps in 25kHz9600 bps in a 12.5kHz channel.
  • Very Small size. Very low power. (<100mA while receiving)
  • RS232 standard, Ethernet, RS485 and RS422 options available.
  • Outstanding Range. 5-30 miles typical.
  • Easy to use, yet fully programmable.
  • Real-time streaming data or Packetized operation - user configurable.
  • Each modem is store-and-forward repeater capable.
  • Automatic key-on-data operation.
  • Utilizes AT commands to configure
  • Sophisticated built-in diagnostics AND remote diagnostics.
  • 32 bit CPU with base-band Digital Signal Processing for exceptional sensitivity
  • Low-power modes for extended operation off of batteries or solar power.
  • Programmable serial port baud rates, and flow-control.
  • Automatic error correction
  • Built-in automatic status monitoring of modem performance and DC input voltage.
  • Compatible with MODBUS and DNP-3.

Transmitter Specifications

  • RF Power Output 2 watts
  • Maximum Duty Cycle 10% max. @ 2W
  • Frequency Deviation ± 2.25kHz
  • Occupied bandwidth 11 kHz
  • TX Spurious outputs < -70dBc
  • Occupied Bandwidth Per FCC
  • FCC Emissions Designator 11K0F1D,

Receiver Specifications

  • RX sensitivity (.001% BER)
    9600bps < -107dBm
    2400bps < -114dBm
    1200bps < -119dBm
  • RX selectivity -50dB
  • RX intermodulation rejection -65dB at 2400bps

Interface Specifications

  • Serial Inter face Port
  • Connector Type DB-9
  • Voltage Levels RS-232 or CMOS std.
  • RS485 or RS422 optional
  • RX and TX data Transparent Async
  • Word length 7 or 8 bits
  • Format N, O, or E
  • Modem handshake signals RTS, CTS, CD
RV-M5-U(datasheet) UHF narrow-band high-power data radio modem, 2 watts, RS232  I/O.  FCC approved for parts 22 and 90.

RV-M5-V(datasheet) VHF narrow-band high-power data radio modem, 2 watts, RS232 I/O. FCC parts 22 and 90 compliant. FCC approval pending.

RV-M5-M(datasheet) Unlicensed MURS band data radio modem, 2 watts, RS232 I/O. FCC parts 95 compliant. FCC approval pending.

RV-M5-X(interface) FireLine data radio modem, RS232 I/O, for use with external radio transceiver.

Programming Software:

Radio Manager (download)   Radio Manager is a Windows XP/Vista software application that is used to configure Raveon's radio products.  It is compatible with all Raveon models, and provides configuration management, as well as programming assistance, diagnostic information, and a helpful "band scope" feature.  More...

User Manuals and Documentation:

RV-M5-V and RV-M5-U (.pdf) User manuals are available on-line.  Click on this link to the left to download a pdf of the technical manual for the RV-M5-V and RV-M5-U series of modems.

RV-M5-M (.pdf) MURS Band User manuals are available on-line.  Click on this link to the left to download a pdf of the technical manual.

Remote Management (pdf)  Built into all FireLine modems, is a set of unique remote management and diagnostic capabilities. FireLine users are able to remotely read network statistics, configuration, and operating conditions of any FireLine modem in the system.

FireLine Competitive Features (pdf)  Document AN125 describes the unique features of the FireLine wireless modem.  Some of the FireLine's features are available in other company's products, but no other wireless modem on the market has as rich and complete set of a feature as Raveon's FireLine.

CAD Drawings:

FireLine.dwg (.pdf) FireLine housing drawing in CAD format.


Part Number Description

DC Power Cord 

DC Power Cord. Note: Each RV-7 comes standard with one power cord included with each unit.




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