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Specifications Cellular (GSM) Cellular (GSM & CDMA) Radio
Why Use?
  • fits in a 2" (50 mm) well
  • low cost, simple to use
  • cellular coverage available
  • topography not suitable for radio
  • send data via email and SMS
  • cellular coverage available
  • topography not suitable for radio
  • send data over the Internet
  • smaller applications
  • closed loop network at any location
  • fits in a 4.5" (115 mm) well
System Differences
  • monthly carrier fees
  • no scheduling conflicts for data transmission
  • monthly carrier fees
  • no scheduling conflicts for data transmission
  • alarm notifications
  • free airtime, no long distance fees
  • you control the network
  • schedule data transmission times
  • relay stations to increase coverage
Suggested Applications
  • flood and stormwater management
  • watershed management
  • drought monitoring
  • flood and stormwater management
  • watershed management
  • drought monitoring
  • monitoring mine sites
  • agricultural studies
  • landfill supervision
  • golf course management
Remote Station Support
  • GSM cellular radio module
  • dynamic IP address
  • email address
  • GSM or CDMA IP enabled modem
  • dynamic IP address
  • 115200 bits/sec
  • 900 MHz radio
  • 9600 bits/sec
Home Station Support
  • email address
  • LevelSender PC Software
  • no extra hardware
  • static IP address
  • STS/RRL PC Software
  • no extra hardware
  • RRL Home Station radio with power source
  • STS/RRL PC Software
Datalogger Support Connect one Levelogger, or two using a splitter Connect up to four Leveloggers Connect up two Leveloggers, or up to four using a splitter
Data Transmission
  • sent as text to multiple email and an SMS recipient
  • data from each email/SMS saved as .xle file on the Home Station computer (exported using LevelSender Software)
  • saved in a database on the Home Station computer (.sqlite file). Database is appended as new data is received
  • saved in a database on the Home Station computer (.mbd file). Database is appended as new data is received
  • data can be exported using STS/RRL Software as .lev, .csv or .xle files
  • barometric compensation can be done using STS/RRL Software
Antenna Cellular SME Male Monopole 2dBi Dual Band Dipole 6" (15 cm) half wave, (2.1dBi) non-articulating
Typical Coverage     20 mile (30 km) line of site
Optional Antenna Quad Band, Omni Directional Quad Band, Omni Directional 5 dBi Omni Directional
Power 3 AA lithium batteries 12V 12-30 AHr deep-cycle, rechargeable sealed lead-acid battery recommended (not included) 6 AA lithium batteries
External Power and Charge Accessories None
  • Solar power connection package (for user supplied solar panel)
  • AC power/battery charger assembly
No Data Hosting Fees

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Remote Firmware Upgrade  

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Remote Diagnostic Reporting

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