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 5.6.2 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 RAy3 unit with firmware version 188.8.131.52 or later. The same application and same version of RayTools works also with all RAy2 units (with firmware version 184.108.40.206 or later).
RAy Tools version 2.xx or later is available for mobile operating systems Android (Google compatible devices) and iOS (Apple devices). All display sizes are supported on both operating systems. Android version can be downloaded from Google Play (https://play.google.com/store), iOS version is available for download on AppStore (https://www.apple.com/ios/app-store) or their local versions.
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 Apple, Google, Firebase or RACOM.
Any feedback for this application is welcome. Please contact us on
We would also like to hear from any who would like to become a beta tester of upcoming versions of RAy Tools.