RFMW announced design and sales support for a VHF Data Exchange System module from CML Microcircuits. The VDES1000 module is a complete marine VHF Data Exchange System Software Defined Radio solution. Implemented using state-of-the art technology provides a very tight integration, with industry leading high performance and unsurpassed flexibility in a very small form factor. The module provides out-of-the box high performance, a fully compliant multi-channel AIS Class-A, ASM, VDE transceiver and is highly flexible. The VDES1000 module integrates an isolated power supply, high-power amplifier, low noise amplifier, digital baseband processing and protocol handler for AIS, ASM and VDE and is designed for easy addition to an existing housing, enabling a speedy development cycle to end product. Future proof to accommodate evolving VHF Data Exchange System standards, the module is fully upgradeable via software updates.
VHF Data Exchange System Module: VDES1000