MicroLink 2×2 MIMO Data Link2019-04-28T11:47:50-06:00

MicroLink 2×2 MIMO Data Link

Overview

MicroLink is an aviation grade, miniature, 2X2 Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output (MIMO) data link radio specifically designed for long range, robust, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) telemetry data links. Ideal for size, weight, power and performance sensitive applications, MicroLink operates in the 902-928MHz license free ISM band.

uAvionix MicroLink 2x2 MIMO data link

Features

  • 2X2 MIMO radio architecture for true diversity

    • Path (spatial) Diversity
    • Frequency Diversity
    • Polarization gain
  • Dynamic Medium and Multiple access, time and position synchronized, to support 100’s of simultaneous links

    • Adaptive time and frequency spreading
  • Global Positioning System (GPS) Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) link synchronization

  • Dual Ping008 L-Band radio SOCs

  • MMCX dual antenna connectors

  • Status, integrity and health monitoring
  • Environmental RTCA/DO-160G

  • Software RTCA/DO-178C Level C

  • Complex Hardware RTCA/DO-254 Level C

Regulatory

  • FCC 47 CFR Part 15.247 ID 2AFFTC2XISM

Mechanical Specification

Technical Specifications

Specification Value
Input Power 4-6V

1.7W Peak

Size 31x26x9mm
Weight 16 grams
Operating Temp -45 to 70°C

Radio

Band 902-928MHz ISM Band
Architecture 2×2 MIMO
Transmit Power 1W (4W EIRP)
Spreading Code and Frequency
Bandwidth 200kHz
Receiver Sensitivity
User Receiver -118dBm
Control Receiver -121dBm
Doppler Capture Range ±16kHz

Interfaces

User
Data rate 57600bps
Protocol Binary, Transparent
Control
Data rate 115200bps
Protocol GDL90+
Timing/Position
UTC 1PPS Time Pulse
Position UBX / NMEA 0183 115200bps
Environmental
DO-160G Temperature Cat B2

Electrical Specification

User Interface
Pin Type Physical Port
1 5V 5V Out
2 RXD IN Telem
3 TXD OUT Telem
4 RXD IN GPS
5 PPS IN 1PPS
6 GND
Timing/Position, Control Interface
Pin Type Physical Port
1 5V 5V OUT
2 RXD IN GPS
3 UTC IN 1PPS
4 RXD IN Control
5 TXD OUT Control
6 GND

Mating Connectors: JST GHR-06V-S

Typical Configuration

Documentation

Download the Data Sheet