RAy Tools is a stand alone application designed to perform link management, is optimised for use on mobile devices with smaller displays and especially in challenging conditions.
RAy Tools supports the following functions:
Can be used in conjunction with all RACOM microwave products and compatible antennas. Available parameters to input that affect link budget are:
Ray Tools calculation outputs are:
The calculation assumes a
clear line of sight and makes no allowance for precipitation. A
more accurate calculation can be performed using the tool
available on RACOM web pages (see
|Antenna Alignment Tool is accessed using this menu. See Section 7.6.2, “Live data” for description.|
Links to web management of RAy unit. User authentication is required.
|This item shows the application version and its Release notes.|
If gloves are used it is strongly recommended to activate smartphone option for “work in gloves”, which increase the sensitivity of touch screen display (quite common option for modern smartphones).
RAy Tools application version 2.xx requires RAy2 unit with firmware version 184.108.40.206 or later.
RAy Tools version 2.xx for Android is available on Google Play. Versions for other operating systems will follow later on.
RAy Tools application contains an automatic crash report feature; Firebase tool is used to report the crash. Any data transmitted is for the exclusive use of RACOM developers to analyse the problem. It will not be used in any other way by Google, Firebase or RACOM.
Any feedback for this application is welcome. Please contact us on
You can also communicate your ideas directly with RACOM product management on email address:
We would also like to hear from any who would like to become a beta tester of upcoming versions of RAy Tools.