RD98X - Powerful Digital Repeater

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RD98X - Powerful Digital Repeater

RD98X Higher Efficiency, Richer Experience

  • Smart Digital-Analog SwitchRD98X Switch Repeater
  • Outstanding Heat Dissipation

As a professional repeater built to the DMR standard, RD98X integrates user concerns and actual requirements. Powerful digital feature, remarkable service quality and considerate ergonomic design - It will refresh your communication experience!


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RD98X Applications

Product Features

Smart Digital-Analog Switch
This repeater supports digital and analog modes. It can smartly select the right one based on the type of received signal, allowing you to enjoy digital delights with ease.

Advanced TDMA Technology
The application of Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) technology greatly enhances spectrum efficiency, which allows twice the user compared with that of traditional FDMA. Obviously, this can not only save your cost in base station and frequency license, but also relieve the pressure of increasing shortage in spectrum resources.

Outstanding Heat Dissipation
The unique cooling design combining a built-in heat pipe and a temperature- controlled fan ensures quick heat dissipation, enabling the repeater to work normally even with full power.

Handy Management Service
With the management software, you can remotely monitor and diagnose a repeater. In addition, you can either record or play back the audio freely in digital mode.

Innovative LED Design
The innovative LED and the 2.0" HD color display delivers to you the repeater status clearly, as well as a pleasing visual experience.

Accessory Expansion
RD98X supports third party to develop accessories expansion via front and rear port of the Repeater. This is achieved via the signal streaming and pin control through the repeater ports.


Main Functions

Repeater Diagnostic And Control (RDAC)
RD98X supports Remote (via IP port to connect to internet) and Local diagnostic (via USB) PC applications to monitor, diagnose and control the repeater status, thus increasing the maintenance efficiency. Hytera's developed RDAC is able to support multiple master network connections to allow radio administrator to monitor multiple radio network upcoming on-line!

Dual Slot Digital Audio Streaming
RD98X supports streaming of both the voice slots via the rear port accessory pins, allowing third party for capability expansion.

Analog Digital Auto-switch
RD98X supports Analog and Digital channel auto switching, allowing efficient frequency sharing between Analog and Digital users during the digital migration.

IP Multi-site Connect
RD98X supports network interconnect via the IP port of repeater to form a private radio network, allowing wide area coverage to meet dispersed locations data and voice communications.

50W High Power
RD98X supports maximum repeating power of 50W, and thus increasing the system coverage with lesser setup equipments.

16 Channels
RD98X supports maximum of 16 channels, allowing efficient radio network control at different scenarios. The channel change can be performed either via RDAC PC tools, via the repeater's front panels channel knob and via the channel steering from the repeater's rear port.

Analog/Digital Operating Mode
RD98X supports Analog and Digital operating modes.

Analog/Digital Back-to-Back Interconnect
RD98X supports different operating mode of Analog and Digital to interconnect for voice cross patch, allowing Analog users to communicate to the Digital users and vice versa. This has allowed the smooth migration for Analog users to the digital world!

Analog Repeater Knockdown
RD98X supports repeater knockdown, when activated via the repeater's rear accessory pin, will disable the transmit path of the repeater.

Multi CTCSS/CDCSS Decode
RD98X supports decoding up to maximum of 16 CDCSS/CTCSS in Analog channels, allowing repeating of different Analog voice users from various groups.

Analog Scan
RD98X supports Analog voice and signaling scan, allowing repeating of different Analog voice users from various groups.

Repeater Access Management
RD98X supports radio users access control to the repeater, allows better security to prevent un authorized users from accessing the radio network.

Analog/Digital Telephone Interconnect (via DTMF signaling)
RD98X supports simplex voice communications between radio and telephone users. It allows a radio user to make a telephone call; or a telephone user to make either a Group or Private call to radio users.This feature utilizes the Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Analog Phone Patch boxes and a Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS) line to connect the Repeater to the Corporate Office Phone System (PBX) or Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN).

Continuous Wave Identification (CWID)
RD98X supports Analog transmission of the repeater identification in Morse code format.



Frequency Range UHF1:400-470MHz; UHF2:450-520MHz
UHF3:350-400MHz; VHF: 136-174MHz
Channel Capacity 16
Channel Spacing 12.5kHz/20kHz/25kHz
Operating Voltage 13.6V±15%
Current Drain Standby <1.0A
Transmit <11A
Frequency Stability ±0.5ppm
Antenna Impedance 50Q
Duty Cycle 100%
Dimensions (H X W X D) 88x483x366 mm
Weight 8.5 kg
LCD Display 220 x 176 pixels, 262000 colors; 2.0 inch, 4 rows
Sensitivity Analog 0.28pV (12dB SI NAD); 0.22 pV (Typical) (12dB SI NAD) 
Digital 0.3pV/BER5%
Adjacent Channel Selectivity 
65dB @ 12.5kHz; 75dB @ 20/25kHz
65dB @ 12.5kHz; 75dB @ 20/25kHz
75dB @ 12.5/20/25kHz
70dB @ 12.5/20/25 kHz
Spurious Response Rejection 
80dB @ 12.5/20/25 kHz
80dB @ 12.5/20/25 kHz
Hum and Noise 40dB @ 12.5kHz
43dB @ 20kHz      45dB@25kHz
Rated Audio Power Output 0.5W
Rated Audio Distortion ≤ 3%
Audio Response +1 to -3dB
Conducted Spurious Emission <-57dBm
RF Power Output 1-50W
FM Modulation 11K0F3E @ 125kHz; 14K0F3E @ 20kHz; 16K0F3E @ 25kHz
4FSK Digital Modulation 12.5kHz Data Only: 7K60FXD;
12.5kHz Data & Voice: 7K60FXW
Conducted / Radiated Emission -36dBm <1GHz;-30dBm >1GHz
Modulation Limiting ±2.5kHz @ 12.5 kHz;
±4.0kHz @ 20kHz;
±5.0kHz @ 25kHz
FM Hum & Noise 40dB @ 12.5kHz; 43dB @ 20kHz; 45dB @ 25kHz
Adjacent Channel Power 60dB @ 12.5kHz; 70dB @ 20/25kHz
Audio Response +1 to -3dB
Audio Distortion ≤ 3%
Digital Vocoder Type AMBE++, SELP, NVOC, COMM
Digital Protocol ETSI-TS102 361-1, -2, -3
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature -30°C to +60°C
Storage Temperature -40°C to +85°C

All Specifications are tested according to applicable standards, and subject to change without notice due to continuous development


Standard Accessories

Power Cord

Optional Accessories

RD98X Accessories

RD98X - Powerful Digital Repeater