5000W EIRP is an ideal power level for broadcasting to a large city, it can also typically reach up to 70 miles with excellent quality radios. With typical quality radios about half this range would be normal, say 35 miles. We can give more accurate predictions on range using satellite elevation data like this example on our Facebook page here
This bold looking 19 inch unit is made to last. Constructed from steel and power coated in black, it's here to stay. The internal boards and modules are no exception. Driven by the world renowned Veronica® PLL board to give super low noise and RF stable performance. The limiter and stereo coder can be completely disabled if you want to use an external processor such as Orban, Inovonics or PC generated MPX/RDS. More info on the 1000W Transmitter
In these systems the antenna is everything, you must treat the antenna like your best friend, even a brother (sister too! for the pc sensitive). The antenna just looks like lumps and rods of aluminum screwed together, and it is! but it is much more, the antennas length, shape, installation and height dictate if you signal is going to do tens of miles or less than one mile. The antenna is more important than the transmitter and amplifiers. This antenna system uses four folded dipoles optimally spaced to produce 9dBi of gain. Cut short, this multiplies the signal pointing to the horizon by 6.25 times resulting in 5kW EIRP transmission signal.
If you want to see your station name and more scrolling across the car radio display add the RDS Option, 'Add To Cart' rds-upgrade in the price panel.
This RDS Option is not just ordinary RDS, it is fully programmable dynamic RDS. This means the transmitter can be connected to a PC by a USB cable. The transmitters RDS circuit will pick the Artist and Song name from any folder on the PC disk drive. This folder is easy to set up in the DJ playout software, like Zara Studio etc. Detailed information HERE.
|1||FM Stereo Driver with Audio Processing|
|1||1000W FM Power Amplifier|
|1||LMR400/600 40m /131ft Cables|
|1||All Other Connecting Cables|
|4||Broadband High Power Folded Dipole Antenna with Tower Mounting Clamps and RF Splitters|
This package uses 130ft / 40mt of LMR400 antenna cable. The loss on this cable and plus the antenna gain actually results in an EIRP of over 5kW.
This graph is based on average customer reports in some directions. Basically this shows the typical ranges really ever recorded. Most of the reports were radio station listeners that phoned, texted, WhatsApp etc. into the radio station programs operated by our customers. Range is very difficult to predict as there are many factors that effect it. More info on FM Transmission Range
The FM signal starts in the internal Veronica PLL which produces the super low noise and highly stable FM signal. You can find more info on this at in our 1W Exciter (PLL driver). Then the internal stereo coder and audio processor boards provide a loud and crisp audio signal on the listeners radio. If your more of an expert, you can if you want use an external processor such as Orban, Inovonics or PC generated MPX/RDS, the limiter and stereo coder we supply can be completely disabled.
We hereby declare that this equipment complies with;
• ETS 300384 European Telecommunications Harmonised Standard when used with an audio compressor limiter supplied and tested by Aareff
• EN 301489-11 V1.3.1 (2006-05) EMC Electromagnetic Compatibility when used with 1 meter AC mains cord supplied. If the installation engineer needs to extend this cord, this and the audio input cable should be no more than 3 meters in length to remain in compliance with EMC directive.
• 2006/95/EC Directive (2006-12) LVD Low Voltage Directive.
Equipment compliance is possible using equipment from and in conjunction from other manufacturers, but since this is beyond the control of Aareff Systems, Aareff Systems cannot or be expected to guarantee compliance in this situation.
The following list are the FCC technical requirements for FM broadcasting. We confirm and verify that this transmitter complies with the technical requirements.
47 CFR Chapter I Federal Communications Commission sections:
• 73.1560, 2.1046 RF Power
• 73.1545, 2.1055 Frequency Stability
• 73.317, 2.1049 (e)(3) Emission Limitation, Emission Mask
• 73.317, 2.1057, 2.1051 Emission Limits, Spurious Emissions at Antenna Terminal
• 73.317, 2.1057, 2.1053 Emission Limits, Field Strength of Spurious Emissions
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