MAC-01/MAC-02 Mobile Activation Case

MAC-01/MAC-02 Mobile Activation Case

  • 30 Watt radio transceiver installed (VHF or UHF)
  • Federal Signal Modem-MSK universal transceiver
  • USB port and backup RS232 port for connecting toyour laptop
  • USB and RS232 serial cables
  • Bulkhead mounted female BNC antenna receptacle
  • Rubber duck antenna
  • Long-lasting rechargeable Li-ion battery with built-inbattery charger
  • Eight hour standby operation followed by one hourcontinuous radio polling operation without AC power,with radio at 10 Watts.
  • Ten foot male-male fused automotive accessory powercable to interface 12VDC automotive accessory powerreceptacle
  • AC power receptacle to charge internal battery withremovable AC power cable
  • Padded water-resistant backpack to store and carryMAC-01/MAC-02 and laptop computer*
*Laptop computer equipped with Federal Signal Commander software must be customer supplied.

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Federal Signal’s Mobile Activation Case (MAC) is a portable radio activation system that enables Federal Signal customers to activate their outdoor warning system using radio controls. The Mobile Activation Case comes in two versions, the MAC-01 supports VHF radio networks and the MAC-02 supports UHF radio networks. The MAC-01/MAC-02 is a portable, self-contained radio transceiver with Modem-MSK support, and battery backup. This solution includes a water-resistant backpack for storage, and cables to connect to a user supplied laptop. Federal Signal Commander software is required in order to activate the system.


  • Utilizes Kenwood NX-700/800 radio
  • Front access USB and RS232 ports for PC access
  • Front access Modem-MSK radio interface
  • Front access BNC antenna port
  • Rubber duck antenna standard, other options available
  • 120VAC or 12VDC power input (AC input required to charge battery)
  • 12V 5Ah Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Onboard 1.5 Amp battery charger
  • Operating temperature -30°C to +65°C
  • Humidity range 0-95% non-condensing
  • MAC-01/MAC-02 weight 12.5 lbs (5.7kg)
  • MAC-01/MAC-02 size (H x W x D) 4” x 10” x 13” (10cm x 25cm x 33cm)