Conditions for Radio Modems Operation

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7. Conditions for Radio Modems Operation

7.1. Important Notifications

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RACOM reserves the right to make changes in the technical specification or in this product function or to terminate production of this product or to terminate its service support without previous written notification of customers.

Conditions of use of this product software abide by the license mentioned below. The program spread by this license has been freed with the purpose to be useful, but without any specific guarantee. Under any circumstances the author or another company or person is not responsible for secondary, accidental or related damages resulting from application of this product.

The producer does not provide the user of any kind of guarantee containing assurance of suitability and usability for his application. Products are not developed, designed nor tested for utilization in devices directly affecting health and life functions of persons and animals, nor as a part of another important device, and does not provide of guarantees if the company product has been used in these aforementioned devices.

 

RACOM Open Software License

Version 1.0, November 2009
Copyright (c) 2001, RACOM s.r.o., Mírová 1283, Nové Město na Moravě, 592 31

Everyone can copy and spread word-for-word copies of this license, but any change is not permitted.

The program (binary version) is available for free on the contacts listed on http://www.racom.eu. This product contains open source or another software originating from third parties subject to GNU General Public License (GPL), GNU Library / Lesser General Public License (LGPL) and / or further author licences, declarations of responsibility exclusion and notifications. Exact terms of GPL, LGPL and some further licences is mentioned in source code packets (typically the files COPYING or LICENSE). You can obtain applicable machine-readable copies of source code of this software under GPL or LGPL licences on contacts listed on http://www.racom.eu.

 

7.2. Conditions of Liability for Defects and Instructions for Safe Operation of Equipment

Please read these safety instructions carefully before using the product:

  • Liability for defects does not apply to any product that has been used in a manner which conflicts with the instructions contained in this operator manual, or if the case in which the radio modem is located has been opened, or if the equipment has been tampered with.

  • The radio modem can only be operated on frequencies stipulated by the body authorised by the radio operation administration in the respective country and cannot exceed the maximum permitted output power. RACOM is not responsible for products used in an unauthorised way.

  • Equipment mentioned in this operator manual may only be used in accordance with instructions contained in this manual. Error-free and safe operation of this equipment is only guaranteed if this equipment is transported, stored, operated and controlled in the proper manner. The same applies to equipment maintenance.

  • In order to prevent damage to the radio modem and other terminal equipment the supply must always be disconnected upon connecting or disconnecting the cable to the radio modem data interface. It is necessary to ensure that connected equipment has been grounded to the same potential. Before connecting the supply cable the output source voltage should be disconnected.

  • Only the undermentioned manufacturer is entitled to repair any devices.

7.3. Product Conformity

Hereby, RACOM s. r. o., declares that this RE400 radio modem is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/ES. This equipment therefore bears the CE marking. The warning exclamation mark in the circle marks the radio modem as class 2 equipment denoting radio equipment with possible limitations or with requirements on authorisation to use radio equipment in certain countries.

CE sign

Fig. 7.1: CE sign

RE400 consistency declaration

Fig. 7.2: RE400 consistency declaration

7.4. Limitations of Use

The RE400 radio modem has been developed for the frequency range 370 to 470 MHz. Specific frequencies are used for each country or region. A radio modem user must keep in mind that this radio device cannot be operated without the permission of the respective local radio spectrum administrator who provides a specific frequency for use and issues the appropriate permission for this. The RE400 radio modems can be used in the following countries either based on a general permission agreement or on frequencies requiring a licence for operation. Country codes according to ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 standard: AT, AU, BE, BR, BG, CA, HR, CZ, CY, DK, EE, FI, FR, DE, GR, HK, HU, IS, IE, IT, LV, LT, LU, MY, NL, NO, PL, RO, SG, SI, ZA, ES, SE, CH, GB and US.

[Important]Important

Users of radio modems in North America must be aware that because the 406.0 – 406.1 MHz frequency range is reserved only for the government the use of radio modems on these frequencies is strictly forbidden without proper permission.