Radio Internet-Protocol Communications Module (RIC-M)


The RIC-M is an external after-market protocol converter allowing Conventional Motorola ASTRO base stations and other related equipment to be interconnected using Internet Protocol.

Designed for use in State, Local and Federal First Responder, Public Safety and Law Enforcement radio systems. Developed by Christine Wireless, Inc., the product is under contract to and licensed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.


  • Elimination of expensive and hard to get copper telephone circuits to interconnect Conventional Motorola ASTRO system
  • Allow addition of non-Motorola base stations and other equipment into a Conventional Motorola ASTRO system
  • Location of elements of a Conventional Motorola ASTRO system to diverse locations
  • Use-Motorola Dispatch Consoles with a Conventional Motorola ASTR TN system
  • Applicable Products; Quantar™, GTR-8000™, PDR-3500™, ASTRO-TAC 3000™, DIU- 3000™ and TXM 2000™


    • Digital Project 25 voice (Encrypted and unencrypted)
    • Analog Voice (4 wire E&M)
    • Confirmed and Unconfirmed Project 25 data including Over-the-Air-Rekey (OTAR)
    • Virtual Com port for remote Radio Service Software (RSS) application via Internet Protocol
    • Remote Control of connected equipment
    • Conventional Control and Signaling (TSBKs)
    • Authenticated Remote Firmware Update via Internet Protocol
    • Connects to Conventional Motorola ASTRO™ system elements with and without 24” board.
    • Interconnects via Internet, private intranet, satellite, cellular and Virtual Private
    • Web-based (browser) setup and monitoring



RADIO INTERNET-PROTOCOL COMMUNICATIONS MODULE (RIC-M) External after-market protocol converter Developed by Christine Wireless, Inc. Manufactured and sold by ACG Systems. more »

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