WiNRADiO WA-0871 8-channel Digital Radio Decoder

The WiNRADiO WA-0871 8-channel Digital Radio Decoder is an extension unit that provides hardware codecs for up to 8 (optionally 16) channels of digital transmissions. All decoder channels are accessible over a single USB interface which is also used to power the decoder unit.

WA-0871 8-channel Digital Radio Decoder

 Supports up to 8 (optionally 16) decoding channels
 Seamless integration into multichannel system
 Supports DMR/MOTOTRBO, dPMR, D-STAR, NXDN
 Low power consumption (powered directly from USB port)
 Intelligent management of free voice codec channel assignment
 Automatic digital transmission type detection
 Recording, playback and logging capability
 Digital transmission parameters decoded
 Support for voice traffic on both inbound and outbound channels
 Transmission type indication
 Support for 2 TDMA channels on a single frequency
 Networking version of application software available
 


The DRD (Digital Radio Decoder) uses an AMBE+2 vocoder for voice decoding. The WiNRADiO DRD Demodulator/Decoder plugin is used to receive digital transmissions with a codec employed to produce decoded audio from the transmission. This device provides the necessary codecs to decode up to 8 (optionally 16) digital transmissions simultaneously.

The WiNRADiO DRD can be used on systems with a single receiver, or up to 8 receivers. It is especially suitable for multichannel systems (like the WiNRADiO MS-8118).

The WiNRADiO DRD makes it possible to demodulate, decode, analyze and monitor DMR/MOTOTRBO, dPMR, D-STAR and NXDN digital signals (excluding encrypted types) using the WiNRADiO WR-G39DDC and WR-G315 series of receivers. The screen shot here shows the G39DDC version of plugin where a separate window is spawned. With the G315 version, the plugin is embedded within the main application window. The decoder supports the voice traffic on both inbound and outbound channels, displays digital transmission parameters and supports a secondary transmission channel if 2 TDMA channels on a single frequency are being transmitted.

Under a multichannel environment, the WiNRADiO DRD comes with a transparent software management system that assigns free channels to the DRD upon request. When the channel is no longer used, the decoder can release it, making it available for another decoder or transmission.

Technical Specifications
Interface USB 2.0
Digital Modes DMR/MOTOTRBO, dPMR, D-STAR, NXDN
Receivers supported receivers are G39DDC and G315 in single and multichannel configuration
Power < 500 mA (powered over the USB port)
Dimensions 19" rack-mount
Height: 44.5 mm (1.75")
Depth: 203 mm (8")
Weight 1450 g (51.15 oz)

Specifications are subject to change without notice due to continuous product development and improvement.

System requirements:

 PC with 2 GHz quad core CPU or faster
 One free USB 2.0 or 3.0 socket
 Windows 7, 8 or 10