Wave Relay Man Portable Unit (MPU3)

Wave Relay Man Portable Unit (MPU3)
Wave Relay Man Portable Unit (MPU3) Wave Relay Man Portable Unit (MPU3) Wave Relay Man Portable Unit (MPU3)

The Wave Relay® Man Portable Unit Gen3 (MPU3) is an ultra-compact radio designed for body worn and custom built applications.

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  • Peer-to-Peer Mobile Ad Hoc Network (MANET)
  • Secure High Bandwidth Data
  • Transfers Data, Video, & Voice
  • Multiple Video Streams
  • Real-time Position Location
  • Push To Talk (PTT) Voice
  • Wave Relay® over IP (WRoIP)
  • 27Mbps Multicast Throughput
  • Cloud Relay™ Compatible

Wave Relay® is a Mobile Ad Hoc Networking System (MANET) designed to maintain connectivity on the move. It is a scalable,peer-to-peer network which provides data, video, and voice even inthe most challenging applications.With user throughput of 41MbpsUDP and 31.1 Mbps TCP, Wave Relay® provides a dynamic, reliable,and secure wireless networking solution beyond mesh.

The Man Portable Unit Gen3 Dual (MPU3) is a compact radio designed for installation or user-worn applications and available in single or dual radio modules. Seamless Layer-2 Ethernet connectivity facilitates plug-and-play operation of cameras, video encoders, IP sensors, and other devices. The device is easily integrated into avionics bays, vehicles, machinery and other third party systems.


Number of Radios 1 or 2
Modulations OFDM, DSSS, CCK
Channel Width 5, 10, 20 or 40 MHz
Throughput 41.1 Mbps UDP (20 MHz channel)
31.1 Mbps TCP (20 MHz channel)
27 Mbps Multicast Throughput
Radio (1) RPTNC Antenna Connector
GPS (1) SMA Connection
Size Single – 12.7 x 11.9 x 3.3 cm (5.0 x 4.7 x 1.3 in)
†Dual – 12.7 x 11.9 x 4.6 cm (5.0 x 4.7 x 1.8 in)
Weight Single – 408 g (0.9 lbs)
Dual – 544 g (1.2 lbs)
Security FIPS 140-2 Level 2
Power & Environmental
Power Consumption Single – Average 4.3 W
Peak 17.1 W
Dual – Average 5.7 W
Peak 25.2 W
RF Connector Single – 1x
Power Cable Optional 3-Pin to Power Supply
Power Supply 10-48 VDC via External 3-Pin Port or PoE
GPS Connector 1x SMA Female
Operating Temperature -40ºC to +85ºC (-40ºF to +185ºF)
Ingress Protection IEC 60529 IP67 Dust Ingress
IEC 60529 IP67 3m Immersion


Seamless layer 2 network connectivity
Industry leading Wave Relay MANET routing
802.11a/b/g AP compatible with MANET
Integrated serial-to-Ethernet capability
Cloud Relay
Dynamic Link Exchange Protocol (DLEP) Certified
IPV4 and IPV6 compatible
Integrated DHCP server
Advanced multicast algorithm
Integrated hardware cryptographic accelerator
FIPS 140-2 (Up to level 2)
Utilizes all Suite B algorithms
Active response to tamper
AES-CTR-256 with SHA-512 HMAC
Over the air re-keying
Native Voice Capability
Supports up to 16 channels of Push-to-talk (PTT) Voice
G.711 Codec with toll-quality radio
Secure web management interface
Network wide management and configuration functionality
Google Earth based network monitoring
Manufacturing & Warranty
Limited one year warranty
Monthly training classes available
Courses led by industry experts
ISO 9001:2008 certified
MIL-STD certified


 WR Pin#WR Frequency RangeWR Output Power
WR-RAD-02 907-922 MHz 28dBm/500mW
WR-RAD-03 2312-2507 MHz 28dBm/600mW
WR-RAD-04 2412-2462 MHz 28dBm/600mW
WR-RAD-09 5180-5320, 5500-5700, 5745-5825 MHz 28dBm/600mW
WR-RAD-12 2312-2507MHz 33dBm/2W
WR-RAD-14 1352-1387 MHz 27dBm/500mW
WR-RAD-15 4400-4800 MHz 25dBm/320mW
WR-RAD-16 4800-4985 MHz 26dBm/400mW


†Dual option can only use one 2 W radio module

*2 W module only available to government customers

* Technical Specifications quoted are qualified and verified but do not indicate the maximum performance limitations of the equipment. Specifications are subject to change without notice. E & OE Issue A