AIRAYA Releases 4.9GHz Public Safety Series WirelessGRID Bridges for Secure, High-Speed Multipoint and Backhaul Networks in New Homeland Security/Public Safety Band

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AIRAYA 4.9GHz public safety series of WirelessGRID bridges for secure, high-performance wireless multipoint and backhaul networks in new homeland security and public safety band receive FCC type-approval.

WirelessGRIDTM high-performance wireless bridges offer a rugged enclosure designs, and combine 4 operating bands (4.9, 5.2, 5.4, 5.8 GHz), with 4 channel size selections (5, 10, 20, 40 MHz) to optimize spectrum usage, maximize data throughput and increase system capacity.

Morgan Hill, Calif. May 2, 2005 – AIRAYA Corp., world-class developer of fast and affordable outdoor wireless multipoint and point-to-point bridges for high capacity public safety, service provider, education, government and enterprise networks, today announced that it is now shipping FCC type-approved 4.9GHz public safety outdoor bridges.

AIRAYA WirelessGRID bridges enable video, data, and voice services to be easily extended and integrated into areas where T1/E1 data links and IP landline solutions are not feasible or cost-prohibitive. Whether it’s a hotspot, a high-speed backhaul link, or a metropolitan multipoint network, WirelessGRID bridges enable rapid deployment of advanced video, data and IP voice.

“Our new 4.9GHz WirelessGRID products are designed to fulfill the need for secure, fast and affordable public safety wireless multipoint and backhaul solutions, and deliver significant performance and design advantages over competing solutions, while providing exceptional value to public safety agencies.” said Mike Nydam, President and CEO of AIRAYA.

"Public safety agencies require secure, reliable communications systems due to the important and often dangerous nature of their workers' jobs. Each event a police, fire or other agency responds to could be mission-critical, even life-threatening," said Craig Barratt, president and chief executive officer of Atheros Communications. "The new public safety products AIRAYA is introducing take advantage of the 4.9GHz band to deliver robust connectivity for a variety of essential digital services. We're pleased to be providing the wireless silicon for these solutions, which can economically deliver next-generation wireless communication and networking capabilities over wide areas, thereby helping to better safeguard people and property."

Product Details

WirelessGRID point-to-multipoint bridges for 4.9GHz public safety networks

WirelessGRID point-to-multipoint products come in base station, repeater, or subscriber unit configurations, and are offered as separate components for wireless network builders.

AI108-4958-BSU-PS Outdoor base station (BSU) w/150ft. remote power/signal cable, 1 x N-type female connector

AI108-4958-OSU-PS Outdoor subscriber unit w/150ft. remote power/signal cable, 21 dBi antenna.

AI108-4958-SU-PS Indoor subscriber unit w/25ft. RF cable, 21 dBi outdoor antenna

AI108-4958-ON2-PS Outdoor base station/repeater w/150ft. remote power/signal cable, 2 x N-type female connectors

WirelessGRID outdoor backhaul bridge kits for 4.9GHz public safety networks

Outdoor backhaul bridge kits are offered as complete kits for rapid deployment. Each kit includes two outdoor units, two indoor units, and all the cabling and mounting hardware needed to quickly establish a WirelessGRID link between two locations.

AI108-4958-O-050-PS Outdoor backhaul kit with 50 ft remote power/signal cables. 21 dBi antennas

AI108-4958-O-150-PS Outdoor backhaul kit with 150 ft remote power/signal cables. 21 dBi antennas

AI108-4958-O-300-PS Outdoor backhaul kit with 300 ft remote power/signal cables. 21 dBi antennas

AI108-4958-ON-150-PS Outdoor backhaul kit with 150 ft remote power/signal cables. N-type female connector, No antennas

WirelessGRIDTM indoor backhaul bridges/kits for 4.9GHz public safety networks (for use with outdoor antennas and RF cables)

Indoor backhaul bridges for use with outdoor antennas and RF cables are offered as complete kits for rapid deployment, or as separate components for wireless network builders. Indoor backhaul kits include two indoor bridge units, two outdoor antennas, and the cabling and antenna mounting hardware needed to quickly establish a WirelessGRID link between two or more locations.

AI108-4958-Kit-PS Complete backhaul kit. Includes 2 AI108-4958-1-PS’s

AI108-4958-1-PS AI108-4958-N, 25 ft RF cable, 21 dBi antenna w/mounting bracket

AI108-4958-N-PS Radio bridge only. N-type female connector, no antenna, no cable

Pricing and Availability

Pricing for WirelessGRIDTM products can be found in the online ordering guide located on our website at:

WirelessGRIDTM bridges operating in 4.9 GHz are available now and shipping to public safety agencies.


AIRAYA Corp is a privately held company based in Morgan Hill, California. The company’s mission is to provide fast and affordable outdoor wireless bridges for the broadband wireless marketplace. Our portfolio includes a complete line of high-performance indoor and outdoor 4.9GHz -5.85GHz wireless multipoint and backhaul (point-to-point) bridges and accessories for connecting IP networks at distances up to 30 miles. AIRAYA outdoor wireless bridges are installed in thousands of networks in more than 30 countries worldwide. For more information, visit the AIRAYA web site at, email [email protected] or call toll free 1.866.2AIRAYA (1.866.224.7292).


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