VHF/UHF Radio Modem Comparison

  NL6000 NL5500 NL5000
RF Power Output1-6 Watt1-6 Watt1-6 Watt
Frequency Stability1.5 PPM1.5 PPM1.5 PPM
Max Data Rate 6.25 KHzSpecial OrderSpecial Order4800 bps
Max Data Rate 12.5 KHz 12,000 bps 12,000 bps 9600 bps
Max Data Rate 25 KHz 22,000 bps 22,000 bps 19,200 bps
Bit Error Rate @ 12.5 Khz Channel Bandwidth 1x10-6 at .4μV
(12,000 bps) (-115 db)
1x10-6 at .7μV
(12,000 bps) (-110 db)
1x10-6 at .8μV
(9600 bps) (-109 db)
Bit Error Rate @ 25 Khz Channel Bandwidth 1x10-6 at .8μV
(22,000 bps) (-109 db)
1x10-6 at 1.0μV
(22,000 bps) (-107 db)
1x10-6 at 1.0μV
(19,200 bps) (-107 db)
Dimensions (L x W x H)
Weight
3.0" x 2.6" x 1.6"
6 oz
3.0" x 2.6" x 1.2"
6 oz
3.6" x 2.3" x 1.0"
6 oz
Forward Error Correction Reed Solomon Reed Solomon Reed Solomon