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wireless utilities management
Raveon’s data radio products are well-suited for wireless meter reading, wireless SCADA and power grid management. VHF and UHF radio frequencies over very long range communication ability, and with the fastest transmit / receive turn around time in its class, hundreds of thousands of meters may be polled or report-in every day on a single radio channel. Wireless Telemetry systems use smart data radio modems and Commercial Gateways to manage Smart Grids in Smart Cities.

Features of Raveon’s Wireless Data Modems for the Smart Grid

  • Very long-rang wireless, 2-20 miles. No monthly fees.
  • Use your private network yourself.
  • RS232, RS422, digital, USB, and RS485 serial interface options.
  • Very economical solutions. Raveon has narrow-band radio modems for under $190.
  • Licence-free ISM band modems for under $50.
  • Easy to use with built-in smart radio modem. Data In = Data Out.
  • Works with MODBUS, DNP, and most serial SCADA protocols.
  • Internal ARM processor with spare resources to run custom applications and protocols.
  • 1/2-5 watts of RF output in the VHF(136-174MHz) and UHF(402-512MHz) bands. Other bands available.
  • Range of 1-10 miles urban, 5-50 miles rural, 10-120miles line-of-site.
  • Ultra-fast T-R switching time of 3mS
  • Store-and-forward repeater capability
  • Exceeding all FCC part 22 and 90 requirements.
  • Remote “Ping” capability
  • Low Latency Streaming.
  • If you want IoT connectivity or connections to your private network, we have a myriad of IoT features and options.

Products for the Wireless Smart Grid

M50 Daisy Wireless Modem

Raveons new Daisy radios are our smallest solution yet, for all your large scale operations. This new radio is perfect for tracking any number of items over as many locations as you can imagine, making it perfect for you to connect to the internet of things. The Daisy radio is our smallest model yet, making it perfect for daisy chaining your system together across any and all locations. The Daisy radio will also integrate flawlessly with your current Raveon M7, or M8 systems, so using it to improve your current solutions or expand operations is quick and easy.

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M7 Series UHF/VHF Wireless Modems

Long-range narrow-band UHF data radio modems. Exceeding all FCC part 22 and 90 requirements, it features: 1/2-5 watts of RF output in the 450-480MHz (other bands available), range of 5-50 miles, ultra-fast T-R switching time of 3mS, store-and-forward repeater capability, remote “Ping” capability, voltage, temperature, and current monitoring, and RS232/422/485 interfaces available. Perfect for SCADA, remote control, telemetry, mobile-data, and AVL applications. Also available is the M7 VHF wireless data modems, covering 136-155 and 150-174 MHz with range of 5-50 miles.

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Low-cost Embedded Wireless modems

rv-m3 model

Raveon has a number of VHF and UHF radio modules that are well suited for monitoring and controlling the smart grid.

Let us customize one of our designs to meet your system and cost goals.

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Tech Series Smart Radios

Raveon’s Tech Series radio modems have powerful protocols with many communication features and a myriad of Input and Output options.

Cigorn Wireless Gateway

radio to IP gatewayRaveon’s Cigorn Gateway is an easy to manage gateway/router. It is simple to deploy, data centric, and very bandwidth efficient. It dynamically assigns wireless bandwidth to operate even when 100% of the subscriber devices need to communicate. It provides a single interface to a wide-area network of radio modems.

Cigorn is optimized for applications such as meter-reading, utility-monitoring, and GPS tracking. The Cigorn Gateway is built using powerful computing hardware, feature-rich software, and sophisticated communication protocols. But because Giga-bytes of RAM are cheap, GHz processors are cheap, and Open Source Linux software is free and reliable, the Cigorn Gatway is more sophisticated than comparable systems, and yet costs very little to deploy.

Use Cigorn Gateways to consolidate all your wireless interfaces, modems, protocols, and links into one manageable device.

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RV-M6 Miniature VHF modem

The ultra-miniature M6 VHF radio modem can communicate over 3-10 miles.

Very small and very low-cost OEM modem. Put inside your meters or sensors to monitor them from miles away.


General Purpose Interfaces with SCADA and MODBUS protocol support.

Smart Radios with General Purpose Inputs and Outputs (GPIOs) can do complete solutions in remote areas.  These long-range Wireless SCADA devices have many RF options, and many IO options, and many features built in. They are reliable and secure.
Wireless smart modems can do many remote terminal functions without having to buy a remote terminal unit:

Read digital inputs (Switches, sensors, …)
Read analog signals ( Voltage, temperature, current, …)
Read pulsation (Count pulses, and report vibration rates, pulse rate, pulse counts)
Output Voltage (Turn a light, pump, valve, device,.. on or off).
Switch a Relay (Switch the relay to turn AC on/off or any other electrical device).

These products have a myriad of SCADA and Telemetry features.

Remote Zone Nodes for Complete Wireless Smart Systems

Raveon’s Remote Zone Node (RZN) is a SCADA and Telemetry node with general purpose control capability in a compact, cost-effective package.

RZN can switch on/off 8 AC and DC power outputs, and monitor up to four analog devices, 8 digital inputs, and 2 switch inputs.

Interfaces to it: Ethernet/IP using MODBUS-TCP, RS485 using MODBUS-RTU, and Narrow Band Wireless Modems using MODBUS.

This is a RTU and has many more IIoT and wireless features than most traditional RTUs.

RZN devices can mesh hundreds together to create complete Remote Networks to control thousands of things.

Meshing RZN to create your Smart Remote Network

The RZNs can Mesh Together. Control thousands of millions of things.

Your Master talks to one, and the RZN then meshes to as many as you would like.

Using narrow band Wireless Data Modems to mesh the network saves cost and covers 100+ square miles.

The Wireless Data Modems are an internal option to the Remote Zone Node (RZN)  SCADA RTU

The internal Real Time Clock timer is accurate and hand specify as precisely at a day, hour, minute, and second to activate. To create a New Network Event with TOAA technology using MODBUS commands see Creating Modbus Master Events.

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