Tuesday, May 10, 2016
YARD Stick One
YARD Stick One (Yet Another Radio Dongle) comes with RfCat firmware installed, courtesy of atlas. RfCat allows you to control the wireless transceiver from an interactive Python shell or your own program running on your computer. YARD Stick One also has CC Bootloader installed, so you can upgrade RFCat or install your own firmware without any additional programming hardware.
One ANT500 telescopic antenna – a 50 ohm antenna suitable for radio frequencies between 75 MHz and 1000 MHz.
3d printed case specific to the YARD Stick One.
YARD Stick One has several features not previously seen in CC1111 dongles:
*half-duplex transmit and receive
*official operating frequencies: 300-348 MHz, 391-464 MHz, and 782-928 MHz
*unofficial operating frequencies: 281-361 MHz, 378-481 MHz, and 749-962 MHz
*modulations: ASK, OOK, GFSK, 2-FSK, 4-FSK, MSK
*data rates up to 500 kbps
*Full-Speed USB 2.0
*SMA female antenna connector (50 ohms)
*software-controlled antenna port power (max 50 mA at 3.3 V)
*low pass filter for elimination of harmonics when operating in the 800 and 900 MHz bands
*GoodFET-compatible expansion and programming header
*GIMME-compatible programming test points