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RDi 20 - Technical Specifications

Oct 14, 2019

Static RDS Capabilities

PIProgram Identification
PSProgram Service
AFAlternative Frequency List
DIDecoder Identification
MSMusic/Speech Flag
TPTraffic Program Flag
PTYProgram Type "RBDS"
PTYNProgram Type Name
RTRadio Text
ECCExtended Country Code

Dynamic RDS Capabilities

CTTime and Date
DPSDynamic Program Service
RTRadio Text
RT+Radio Text Plus (JumpGate Hardware Required)
TATraffic Announcement Flag
TDCTransparent Data Channel
IGGeneric Insert Group

RDS/MPX Output

ConnectorUnbalanced, BNC female
Impedance50 ohms
Load> 500 ohms
Mode/BypassSide-chain or loop-through operation (rear panel selectable) Loop-through includes passive (relay) bypass on fault or power fail
RDS WaveformDSP synthesized (100% digital signal generation)
Sample Rate171 kHz DAC (three times the carrier frequency)
Carrier57 kHz center frequency
Stability+/- 3 Hz over temperature when free-running (no pilot)
Bandwidth+/- 2.4 kHz from center frequency (cosine filter)
Spurious Signals> 80 dB down with RDS signal at maximum
Level-60 to 0 dB in 0.5 dB steps (4 to 4096 mVpp)
Phase+/- 180° in 2° steps

Control Interfaces

Front PanelConfiguration of static parameters by front panel menu system
ConsoleFront panel D9F DCE (RS232, 115200, 8N1, fixed)
RS232/422Rear panel (one D9F DCE, three D9M DTE, 300 to 115200 selectable)
EthernetRear panel RJ45, 10/100 auto-negotiating
TelnetMirrors front panel console operation (authenticate by user/password)
UDPMirrors rear panel 232/422 operation (authenticate by source IP address)
GPIORear panel terminal block, one form C relay, four ground contact inputs

Hardware Description

Physical1 RU (1.75” x 19” x 11”), 6lbs
PowerFiltered IEC inlet, 115/230V selectable, 47-63Hz, 17VA nominal

All Specifications Subject to Change Without Notice

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