Harxon releases mini modem suitable for UAVs

July 25, 2016  - By
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Harxon has released a 900-megahertz modem designed for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) customers.

The HX-DU1018D is a miniature high-performance OEM 900-megahertz multi-frequency modem with advanced data-processing architecture, which can offer customer selectable ISM 900-megahertz or licensed 400-megahertz modes in the same module.

The HX-DU1018 features an extremely small footprint for tight integration and design flexibility.

The modem supports a transmission rate of 200 kilobits per second over narrow channel bands using digital signal processing technology. It comes with a development kit, which the company says makes it easy to install and operate.

Key applications

  • Automatic vehicle location.
Traffic monitoring and control.
  • Differential GPS navigation.
  • Water and wastewater management.
  • Irrigation control.
  • Oil and gas field monitoring.
  • Security system management.
  • UAV market.


  • Supports 400 megahertz or 900 megahertz bands.
  • Transmission rate: 200 kilobits per second.
  • Point to point, point to multipoint.
  • Frequency-hopping spread spectrum.
  • Low cost, high performance and high reliability.
  • Longer transmission distance over 50 kilometers in open air.
  • Adjustable transmit power 100 milliwatts to 1 watt.
  • High interference rejection.
  • Industrial temperature: negative 50 degrees Celsius to 80 degrees.

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