All-In-One, Digital + Analog Base/Repeater


Second Generation Plug and Play Repeater Includes NXDN™ Simulcast Compatibility

Digital / Analog / NXDN™ repeater or base station to help grow all of your communication needs.

Built with the latest IDAS™ UR-FR5300 series repeater module, the CY-5300 series adds simulcast to the list of optional configurations. With the internal BBU capable 112/220V AC power supply, system deployments are easier with the all-in-one repeater/base station. It maintains the bold and robust 19” rack mountable CY series chassis.

Internal Configurations

Save rack space from expensive external accessories with the CY5300 series internal configurations. Choose from three internal options: RX pre-selector installed, notch duplexer installed, or the notch duplexer and RX pre-selector installed.

Auto Battery Backup

The auto battery backup feature provides continued operation during unexpected power outages. When the power supply detects a sudden loss of A/C input power, it auto reverts to battery backup mode. When A/C power is restored, the power supply powers the repeater and recharges the battery. Battery not supplied.

IDAS™ Simulcast Systems

Installing the optional UC-FR5300 board, CF-FR5300 (SC) card, and the UX-241 GSNSS antenna enables simulcast, which increases coverage and eliminate dead spots. IDAS™ Simulcast transmits digital repeater signals and GNSS synchronization signals on the same frequency to reduce signal loss in overlapping signal areas. Simulcast automatically selects the best signal by each repeater to distribute and retransmit. Compared to conventional multi-site systems, all NXDN™ compatible IDAS™ radios do not have to scan, vote or roam.

Trunking Options

Simulcast Conventional

Increase range in difficult RF environments with Simulcast Conventional. Simulcast Conventional uses one frequency for a for all subscriber units. The one frequency keeps signals strong in overlapping areas, this also eliminates the need for scanning, voting, and roaming. The UC-FR5300 board and CF-FR5300SC card are required to work with simulcast, simulcast only works with the CY5300.

Multisite Conventional

Inserting the CF-FR5000 02 card into the UC board, the UC and repeaters increase their capabilities to include multisite conventional operation. Multisite conventional systems connect conventional repeaters using an IP network to merge geographically distributed repeaters and operate them as one, or allow UHF and VHF repeaters to share traffic in a crossover configuration. This is ideal for operations that can merge multiple talk sites into one. Industries such as construction, mining, education, transportation and logistics would benefit.

Multisite conventional systems are possible with IDAS LINQ. Choose from the following configurations: LINQREPEAT, LINQREPEAT+, LINQVOTE, and LINQVOTE+.

LINQ Repeat

LINQ Repeat – multicast repeaters
Two or more conventional repeater connect via an IP network to create a multicast system that expands the coverage beyond a single repeater. In this case, the mobile subscriber radio transmits its uplink to the green repeater. The green repeater transmits the downlink on its own frequency while sending the signal to the orange and blue repeaters over IP. Those repeaters transmit their downlink on their unique frequencies thus ensuring the signal reaches all subscriber radios in the system.

LINQ Repeat+

LINQ Repeat+ – multicast repeaters with subscriber voting
An optional configuration of LINQ Repeat with the added function of subscriber voting and signal beaconing. In this case, the mobile subscriber radio and repeaters function just as the LINQ Repeat system would where a mobile subscriber radio passes traffic through a repeater to other subscribers in the system. In the background, subscriber voting and beaconing enable the mobile subscriber to listen for the beacon from each repeater to determine which has the strongest signal. Once determined, the mobile subscriber radio switches to that channel for traffic uplink/downlink transmissions. The mobile subscriber radio ignores the downlinks from other repeaters while continuing to listen for the beacons.


LINQ Vote – single repeater with system receive voting
One transmitting repeater and two or more receive-only repeaters (voting receivers) make up LINQ Vote. LINQ Vote is useful when mobile or portable radio uplinks cannot reach back to the transmitter/repeater, but the transmitter downlink can reach the desired coverage area. In this case, there are two voting receivers and the mobile subscriber radio uplink signals. The voting receivers send the signals over IP to the transmitter and selects the strongest signal to transmit in the downlink.

LINQ Vote+

LINQ Vote+ – multicast repeaters with system receive voting and subscriber voting
This system has at least two transmitters and two voting receivers with the addition of subscriber voting and beaconing. In this case, there are two transmitters and three receivers. Two of the receivers sense the mobile subscriber radio uplink signal which they send over IP to the two transmitters. Each transmitter selects the strongest signal to transmit as downlink. In the background, the mobile subscriber radio listens for the beacon to select the transmitter with the strongest downlink as its uplink channel.

LINQ Simulcast

LINQ Simulcast – simulcast repeaters with signal comparator voting
Two or more repeaters operate on the same downlink and uplink frequency pair make up a simulcast system. No system voting or subscriber voting is necessary. In this case, the mobile subscriber radio sends traffic over a common uplink frequency to any repeater within range. Each repeater sends its uplink traffic to the central comparator to select the strongest signal. With the aid of GPS and NTP timing synchronization, the comparator sends the traffic signal and timing information to each transmitter for downlink at a specific time to ensure good performance in the overlap areas.

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Single Site Trunking

Installing and programming a UC-FR5300 board into the CY5300 repeater can transform the CY5300 from a conventional repeater into a trunked repeater system for a single site. Any IDAS™ subscriber digital radios are ready to operate on conventional or trunked digital radios for easy configuration choice. Single Site Trunking is ideal for a large area of operation with multiple groups and users.

Multi-site Trunking

The UC-FR5300 board and CF-FR5000MT card in a repeater can be configured to a voting receiver, which is best for radios that cannot reach transmitters in areas of poor coverage. Once a signal is received at the voter, it is then transferred via IP to the repeater which then transmits the strongest signal. Voting allows the extension of indoor or underground communication which would benefit industries such as education, healthcare and hospitality.

No Control Channels

All channels are available for both voice and data. Load more subscriber units onto your system.

Seamless Roaming

Turn on the radio and drive. No channel changing required. MultiTrunk allows plenty of coverage area. Coverage varies, depending upon system design.

Local, Regional or National

Sites can be adjacent to create a large regional trunked system or separated by great distances for operations that are large and geographically dispersed.

Local, Regional or National

Connect a high number of users within the confines of a tall building or large campus.


Other Features

  • Three shielded data ports for networking gear or trunking bus connections
  • Silver plated "N"–type bulkhead RF connectors for antennas
  • Terminal screw connector for easy external battery connection
  • Built-in grounding stud
  • DB-25 connector for external equipment interface
  • Heavy duty, temperature controlled 80 CFM cooling fan


CY5300 CY6300

Frequency coverage

136–174 MHz

400-470 MHz
450-512 MHz
Number of channels 32 channels / 1 zone
Type of emission 16K0F3E (25 kHz)
11K0F3E (15 kHz)
8K50F3E (12.5 kHz)
4K00F1E/F1D (6.25 kHz)
Power supply requirement 13.6 V DC nominal
Current drain (approx.)
Tx 15.0A maximum (at 50W)
8.0A maximum (at 50W)


1.9A /500 mA (Maximum audio /Standby (Fan OFF))
Antenna impedance 50Ω
Operating temperature range -30 °C to +60 °C
-22 °F to +140 °F

CY5300 / CY6300 UR-FR5300 / UR-FR6300
Dimensions (W x H x D) 482.6 × 57.15 × 311.15 mm,
19 × 5.25 × 12.25 in
176 × 60 × 194 mm,
6.9 × 2.4 × 7.6 in
CY5300 / CY6300 Chassis UR-FR5300 / UR-FR6300


6.57 kg
14.5 lbs
2.1 kg
4.6 lbs
Output power (Hi, L2, L1)     50W, 25W, 5W
Frequency stability ±1.0 ppm or less
±0.1 ppm or less (corrected using GNSS)
Spurious emissions     80 dB typ.
0.25 µW (≤; 1 GHz), 1.00 µW (> 1 GHz)
Max. frequency deviation Digital ±1.203 kHz - 1.471 kHz (EN301 166) ±5.0 kHz / ±2.5 kHz (25 kHz / 12.5 kHz)
Analog ±5.0 kHz / ±4.0 kHz / ±2.5 kHz (25 kHz/20 kHz/12.5 kHz)
CY5300 CY6300
FM Hum and Noise     83 / 77 dB typ.
(25 / 12.5 kHz)
72/67 dB typ.
(25 / 12.5 kHz)
Residual modulation (With CCITT filter)     82 / 82 / 79 dB typ.
(25 / 20 / 12.5 kHz)
76 / 74 / 71 dB typ.
(25 / 20 / 12.5 kHz)
Audio harmonic distortion     0.9% typ.
(AF 1 kHz 40% deviation)
0.8% typ.
(AF 1 kHz 40% deviation)
1.1% typ.
(AF 1 kHz 40% deviation)
0.8% typ.
(AF 1 kHz 40% deviation)
FSK Error 0.6% typ
CY5300 CY6300
Sensitivity Digital (1% BER) –4.0 dBµV (0.32 µV) emf typ. –3.5 dBμV (0.33 µV) emf typ.
Analog (12 dB SINAD) –119 dBµV (0.25 µV) typ. –117 dBm, (0.32 µV) typ.
Analog (20 dB SINAD) –4.0 / –4.0 / –1.0 dBµV emf typ.
(25 / 20/ 12.5 kHz)
–3.0/–3.0/0.0 dBµV emf typ.
(25 / 20 / 12.5 kHz)
Adjacent channel selectivity Digital 66 dB typ. 63 dB typ.
Analog     85 / 80 dB typ. (25 / 12.5 kHz)
84 / 83 / 78 dB typ. (25 / 20 / 12.5 kHz)
80 / 56 dB typ. (25 / 12.5 kHz)
78 / 78 / 74 dB typ. (25 / 20 / 12.5 kHz)
Spurious response rejection
Digital 87 dBµV emf typ.
85 dBµV emf typ.
Analog 85 dB typ.
81 dB typ.
84 dB typ.
81 dB typ.
Intermodulation rejection
Digital 78 dBµV emf typ.
78 dBµV emf typ.
Analog 81 / 81 dB typ. (25 / 12.5 kHz)
75 / 74 / 73 dB typ. (25 / 20 / 12.5 kHz)
80 / 80 dB typ. (25 / 12.5 kHz)
74 / 74 / 73 dB typ. (25 / 20 / 12.5 kHz)
Audio output power 3.9W typ. (at 5% distortion with 4Ω load)

Measurements made in accordance with TIA-603 (for Analog FM). All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Catalogs / Brochures

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