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RTK Setup: Radio Configuration

 

When configuring your radios you must also check your base station settings. Confirm the baud rate matches your radio setting of 57600. 

    To reset or reconfigure your RTK radios, complete the following steps:
  • Download and extract SikRadio Program
  • Plug-in the first radio into the computer using a USB cable.
  • Open SikRadio program
  • Select the established COM port. It is usually the second port if you have only the radio plugged in.
  • Set Baud rate to 57600
  • Select Load Settings
    • Note: If you get the following error message, refer to the troubleshooting steps below:
      image-Apr-29-2021-10-32-04-18-PM
  • Select “Reset To Defaults”
  • Once all the fields are populated, confirm they match the following: 
    • Baud: 57
    • AirSpeed: 64
    • Min Freq: 902000 (only if using 915Mhz radios)
    • Mavlink: RawData

915Mz Telemetry Radio Settings

  • Select “Save Settings”
  • Once done saving, unplug the first radio and plug in the second radio.
  • Repeat steps 2-7 for the second radio.
  • Unplug the second radio once finished

Troubleshooting

  • Set Baud rate to 38400
  • Select "Reset to Default"
    • Note After resetting to default you may see this error message:
      image-Apr-29-2021-10-32-04-18-PM
    • If so,  hit the OK button on the message and change the baud rate in the ComPort section at the top of the window to 57600
  • Select "Load Settings"
  • Once all the fields are populated, confirm they match the following: 
    • Baud: 57
    • AirSpeed: 64
    • Min Freq: 902000 (only if using 915Mhz radios)
    • Mavlink: RawData
  • Select “Save Settings”