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Receiver RX-C

Advanced HF link receiver with synthesizer tuner, network connectivity and HVA support

The RX-C is a dedicated HF link receiver that supports all Datawell Waverider buoys fitted with the standard HF transmitter. The RX-C supports both the “HXV” format and the “HVA” transmission formats. The HXV format is used by all buoys, except the DWR4 (/ACM) buoy which uses the HVA format.

In the RX-C, a programmable digital frequency synthesizer makes it possible to manually select the reception frequency in 100 Hz steps. This allows reception of any frequency between 25.5 and 35.5 MHz by the touch of a button. Additionally, up to 6 frequencies can be stored into the internal preset memory.

Frequency range 25.5 to 35.5 MHz (35.5 to 45.0 MHz on request)
PPL synthesizer tuning
Usable sensitivity -116 dBm (0.5 µV)
Dynamic range > 60 dB
Receiver bandwidth 1.2 kHz
Link bit rate 81.92 bits per second, 2FSK modulation (HXV mode)
163.84 bits per second, 4FSK modulation (HVA mode)
Compatibility Directional Waverider MkI, MkII, MkIII, DWR-G, WR-SG and DWR4 (/ACM)
Display 2 × 20 character liquid crystal display with backlight
Network RJ45 10BASE-T Ethernet
Serial output 3-wire RS-232, 9600 bits per second
AC power (standard) 100 to 240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 3.4 W avg. / 5.0 W max.
DC power (optional) 10 to 18 VDC, 3.0 W avg. / 4.5 W max.
Temperature range -10 to +50 °C
Relative humidity 10 to 80% (non condensing)
Weight (desktop) 1.8 kg
Weight (19″) 2.3 kg
Dimensions (desktop) 230×100×200 mm (W×H×D)
Dimensions (19″) 482×88×200 mm (W×H×D) 2U (rack size)


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