Envoy sets a new standard for HF radio – with second generation digital voice, software upgradability, remote IP control, multi-language User Interface and embedded modems options.
Codan’s Envoy HF Radio delivers reliable, clear, trouble free voice, messaging and data communications, without dependence on existing infrastructure. Envoy utilises Codan’s second-generation Digital Voice technology, providing outstanding voice clarity in conditions where competing HF radios fail to deliver.
A true software-defined radio (SDR), Envoy delivers new capabilities to the radio through software upgrades so you’ll always have access to tomorrow’s features today. No matter what your communication scenario, Codan has you covered with Envoy’s scalable mobile and base station solutions – all in one affordable platform.
Lower Overall Investment
Envoy HF Software Defined Radio platform, built the on latest-generation high-performance Digital Signal Processor (DSP), Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) and system on chip (SoC) technology, ensures that you can get tomorrows capabilities today. Envoy platform is fully software upgradable and is continuously supported by Codan via regular software releases with newly added features and system capabilities meaning that the radio product will be able to adapt to evolving user needs at minimum cost.
Efficiency and Flexibility of Operations
Excellent RF performance with the best receiver in industry, and capabilities including state of the art digital voice and high speed call linking protocols means that your communications will be successful in a broader range of conditions, more often. Being a truly IP-based radio, Envoy allows separation between the radio and up to four remote Control Points, providing flexibility in selecting a place for antenna installation.
Security of Operations
With a range of voice and data encryption options, the security of your information on air can be guaranteed. Envoy second generation Digital Voice coupled with AES-256 encryption provide superior and secure voice quality and data, even in the most challenging channel conditions. The innovative secure interoperability capability ensures that Envoy systems can be configured to operate seamlessly across HF networks using disparate encryption methods, a crucial capability in complex missions. Data application suites such as Codan Sprint and Codan Chat provide peer to peer text chat, email, and file transfer as well as email and phone SMS gateways, ensuring your mission data requirements can be fully met.
Reduced operator training
With a modern, icon-based full-colour user interface, USB SmartLoader, and intuitive programming, Envoy is easy to operate and minimises the need for training. Envoy User Interface supports English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, French, Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Pashto and Portuguese languages for display and data entry. Multi-language support also to send and receive messages in your native language over HF, SMS and satellite media via Codan Convoy remote radio management solution.
Codan Reliability and Support
With Codan’s highly trained, globally available service and support network you always have access to prompt and accurate assistance wherever you are located. Codan products have some of the best MTBF in the industry, resulting from almost 60 years of HF design experience with the Envoy radio built for maximum reliability in all conditions.
Envoy has a range of capabilities that provide customised solutions
The software-defined architecture enables you to download and upgrade new capabilities through software to ensure your investment is future-proof.
Second generation Digital Voice capability delivers clearly intelligible speech no matter the conditions, ensuring you’re always heard, loud and clear.
3G ALE provides quick linking and secure data exchange. A fully encrypted long-range solution for tactical data communications, optimised to perform in low signal to noise environments when 2G ALE fails.
HF Secure Interoperability
The secure interoperability feature enables you to configure the radio to automatically select the correct secure attributes when operating within networks that have disparate voice and/or data secure states.
A wide range of voice and data encryption options are supported including; AES-256, CES-128 and CIVS. KMS software can be used to generate secure key plans, alongside KFS or USB memory stick to key fill the radio.
Provides significant advantages for remote control, system expansion and multiple control point applications.
Icon-based user interface, USB SmartLoader and intuitive programming minimises the need for training and allows for easy operation.
Truly customisable communications solution, with the ability to support an unlimited number of additional languages. Supports: English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, French, Arabic, Dari, Pashto and Portuguese.
Data application suites such as Codan Sprint and Codan Chat provide broadcast and peer to peer text chat, email, and file transfer as well as email and phone SMS gateways, ensuring your mission data requirements can be fully met.
- Electrical and Mechanical
Tx: 1.6 to 30 MHz
Rx: 250 kHz to 30 MHz
- Power output 125 W PEP ±1 dB (two-tone or voice), user-programmable in 1 W steps (low/medium/high)
- Channels Up to 1000 entries
- Contacts Up to 500 entries
- HF networks Up to 20 entries
Input voltage range
13.8 V DC nominal, negative earth
Nominal operating range: 10.8 V to 15 V
Functional range: 9 V to 16 V
- Frequency stability ±0.3 ppm from –30°C to +60°C
Transmit: output power 100 W or 125 W, two-tone 9 A to 18 A [12.5 A] CW or average speech 8 A for battery life calculations
Receive: no signal < 0.5 A typical, 0.6 A maximum
- GPS NMEA0183 compatible GPS Receivers (optional)
- Programming TPS-3250 Radio programming software (Windows-based)
- Language support English, Spanish, Russian, French, Arabic, Dari, Pashto, Portuguese and Polish
- Compliance CE, FCC, IC, AS/NZS 4770:2000, AS/NZS4355:2006
Transmit: 1.6 to 30 MHz
Receive: 250 kHz to 30 MHz
- Modes Single sideband (J3E), USB/LSB, ISB (B7D or B2B) AM (H3E), CW (J2A, J2E), AFSK (J2B), FSK (J2D, F1B), Digital Voice and Data (G1D) (software defined)
- Power output 125 W PEP ±1 dB (two-tone or voice), user-programmable in 1 W steps (including Low/Medium/High presets)
- Duty cycle 100% Voice/Data with optional fan
- Receiver specifications
- Sensitivity 0.12 μV, –125 dBm for 10 dB SINAD
- Selectivity >70 dB at –1 kHz and +4 kHz ref SCF USB
- Transmitter specifications
- Spurious and harmonic suppression Better than <69 dB below PEP
- Intermodulation products 40 dB below PEP
- Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) CCIR compliant Selcall, FED-STD-1045 ALE, STANAG 4538 and JITC Certified MIL-STD-188-141B ALE
MIL-STD-188-110A/B, STANAG 4539, 75 to 19200 bit/s
Software robust low rate built-in modem CHIRP/QPSK, 2400 bit/s (up to 6000 bit/s using in-built compression)
- Selcall CCIR compliant Selcall
TWELP 2400 bit/s, 1200 bit/s, 600 bit/s
MELPe (STANAG 4591) 2400 bit/s, 1200 bit/s
CES-128, 97 x programmable 16-digit keys, 4-digit PIN (Voice only)
AES-256, 256 x programmable 256-bit keys (Voice/Data)
2210 RF Unit: 210 x 270 x 65 mm (8.3 x 10.6 x 2.6 in)
2220/1 Handset: 75 x 32 x 151 mm (3.0 x 1.3 x 5.9 in)
2230 Console: 190 x 228 x 79 mm (7.5 x 9.0 x 3.1 in)
2210 RF Unit: 2.8 kg (6.2 lb)
2220/1 Handset: 0.3 kg (0.7 oz)
2230 Console: 1.1 kg (2.4 lb)
USB (via Handset or Console)
Serial RS232 (supports NMEA-0183 GPS)
Ethernet (TCP/IP, supports remote control)
Auxiliary GPIO (audio in/out, PTT, RS232) on Envoy™ X2 model
- Temperature range –30 to +60°C; 95% RH maximum, non-condensing
- Environmental standards MIL-STD-810G (Dust, Shock, Vibration, Humidity, Fungus, Altitude)
Values noted are typical. Equipment descriptions and specifications subject to change without notice or obligation.
Envoy Base Station Solution
The Envoy base station solution consists of an Envoy radio (RFU), desk console, 3020 power supply, 411 Terminated Folded Dipole broadband antenna and cables. The Envoy is the only HF base system with a purpose-built smart desktop console that provides maximum operational flexibility and full remote control capability of all HF radios on your network. Quick to setup, an Envoy base station solution provide provides a rapid link into your HF communications network.
Envoy Mobile Solution
An Envoy mobile solution consists of an Envoy radio (RFU), handset (and cradle), speaker, vehicle installation hardware kit and cables. The antenna options for a mobile solution are the 3040 Automatic Tuning Whip or the 9300 Automatic Tuning Whip Antenna. The space saving design allows for the handset and radio to be mounted separately with a quick and easy install setup.
3046 HF Antenna Tuner
The 3046 is a low profile, 150 W HF antenna tuning unit designed to deliver high performance and reliability in the world's harshest environments.View product
3040 Automatic Whip
The Envoy becomes the ultimate mobile HF solution when combined with Codan’s low profile antenna, which offers lighting fast tuning in a compact design.View product
411 Terminated Folded Dipole
Codan's 411 Terminated Folded Dipole Antenna is a 2-wire antenna designed for broadband operation in fixed stations.View product
9300 Automatic Tuning Whip
Codan’s 9300 Automatic Tuning Whip Antenna is designed for superior performance and reliability in the most demanding mobile military operations.View product
9320 Automatic Tuning Whip
Codan’s 9320 Automatic Tuning Marine Whip Antenna is designed for maximum performance in marine conditions.View product
9390 Tuned Dipole
Codan's 9390 Automatic Tuning HF Dipole is ultra-compact and optimised for both short and long distance communications.View product
3048 Tuned Dipole Antenna
The 3048 Tuned Dipole is a HF antenna solution designed for base station use.View product
The Semi-Delta Antenna is an economical broadband base station antenna suitable for short to medium distance HF communications.View product
HF Advantages Over Satellite
Codan’s second generation Digital Voice and software defined radio platform elevates HF technology beyond the capabilities, availability and clarity of satellite phone communications.View solution
No Infrastructure Solution
A High Frequency (HF) network is the only communications solution that can provide support in places where communications infrastructure is either non-existent or severely damaged.View solution
Digital Voice Technology
With the arrival of Codan's second generation of Digital Voice technology and advanced signal processing, poor voice quality is becoming a thing of the past.View solution
Codan Digital Voice
Reliable, clear communication
|Channel Condition (SNR)||Analog Voice||Digital Voice||Non Real Time Digital Voice|
|2400 bps||1200 bps||600 bps||480 bps||300 bps|
|Good (+16 dB)|
|Average (+6 dB)|
|Poor (0 dB)|
|Very Poor (-3 dB)|
|Extremely Poor (-4 dB)|
|Unusable (-6 dB)|