Multipurpose Radio for Railways. Construction and Applications

Date Added: Nov 2010
Format: PDF

Koliber is a modern solution for radio communication, designed exclusively for railway needs. The device works as a mobile set in double-cabin locomotives of all types and in any other rail vehicles. The stationary version of the radio is intended to work as a base station, operated by the railway dispatcher. This paper provides information on the construction and presents experience from the "Koliber" project: a modern multipurpose radio system for railways. The radio equipment is produced by Radionika Ltd., and was designed in cooperation with Department of Electronics, AGH University of Science and Technology. Discussed here are system architecture, technical and functional parameters, and innovative radio system applications possible thanks to its innovatory construction.