When everything fails
When confronted with a crisis, VarAC stands as the sole platform offering a complete and all-encompassing emergency communications solution.
VarAC takes on the responsibility of efficiently delivering your critical messages, allowing you to concentrate on effectively managing the crisis at hand.
VarAC features & values for EmComm
under poor conditions
Low power? Small antennas? Bad location? Portable setup? VarAC has got you covered. VarAC is built from the ground up for QRP operations with challenging SNR levels. Even at -22dB, VarAC is still able to maintain a link and decode incoming traffic.
VarAC, powered by the VARA protocol, offers the fastest data transfer rates for HF/VHF/UHF, surpassing any other on the planet:
HF: 1500 Bps (500Hz BW) / 7050 Bps (2300Hz BW)
V/UHF FM 13,000 Bps (Narrow BW) / 25,000 Bps (Wide BW)
100% rock solid
QSB? Noise? No problem. With VarAC, you can have full confidence that your messages will be delivered using the VARA ARQ mode, ensuring 100% certainty.
Spread the word fast
Send messages to individuals or groups in one transmission, propagate broadcasts through digipeater chains for wider reach, and enable group chat among EmComm operators.
Triggered by tags
Ensure widespread awareness of an incident with just one transmission by sending agreed-upon keywords to trigger visual and sound alerts throughout your entire EmComm chain.
Reach the unreachable
Looking to convey an important message without a direct connection? VarAC can assist you in locating the appropriate intermediaries who can effectively deliver your message.
Manage your alerts
A consolidated interface that presents a comprehensive display of incoming alerts originating from various sources such as beacons, data feeds, broadcasts, and CQs. Simply click on an alert to initiate a seamless and user-friendly response.
Using multiple channels
Eliminate the hassle of tracking frequency lists. With VarAC, all EmComm operators can tune in to a single frequency. Leveraging VarAC's slot-based technology, multiple links can occur simultaneously, and VarAC automatically controls your VFO for seamless operation.
Track your EmComm team
Ensure constant availability and reachability of your team with VarAC beacons. Utilize beacons as a keepalive mechanism to confirm presence and track propagation among EmComm operators.
And relay notifications
Effortlessly send VarAC Mails (Vmails) to individuals or groups. Benefit from smart relay notifications that promptly alert EmComm operators about pending messages awaiting retrieval.
For Forms, Images & more
VarAC offers lightning-fast file transfers, enabling quick sharing of compressed images, documents, and forms. You can accomplish this swiftly, even with unattended EmComm stations.