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Telemetry Radio Base Station - Europe (RLRTM869BS)

A high-power radio capable of transmitting RS232 serial data. Operating at a frequency range between 869.4125 and 869.6375 MHz, the radios can be used with a Base Station throughout Europe to provide DGPS corrections to a VBOX unit.

Package Contents
No. of items Product Code Description
1 YM6501 Base Station Transmit Radio Module
1 RLACS142-VAR VBOX Base Station Antenna (Variable) – 5m
Note: If you need improved range, you can order a Mast Mount Option (RLACS153-VAR) separately.


Input Voltage 6 to 30 V DC
Radio Transmission Power
  • 10 mW
  • 20 mW
  • 50 mW
  • 100 mW
  • 200 mW
  • 500 mW
Base Station Duty Cycle < 10%
Carrier Frequency 869.40 to 869.65 MHz
Radio Data Rate 19,200 bit/s
RS232 Data Rate 300 to 38,400 bit/s (configurable)
Approvals Complies with the following international standards: EN 300 113-2 (Annex A), EN60950 (Safety), EN 301 489 (EMC), FCC CFR47 section 90


Module Dimensions 88 mm x 49 mm x 9 mm
Weight 50 g
Operating Temperature - 30 °C to + 65 °C
Storage Temperature - 40 °C to + 80 °C


Transmission Range
Difficult environment
(e.g. buildings, reinforced concrete)

400 m (1,300 ft)

Open environment with antennas at ground level
(e.g. vehicle roofs)
1,000 m (3,200 ft)
In view with Base Station antenna at height
(e.g. building roof)
5,000 m (16,400 feet)
Note: Obstacles such as walls and trees can greatly affect the range.
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