Semtech Corp., Camarillo, CA, offers the SX1212 UHF transceiver and SX1213 UHF receiver designed for wireless alarm, security, and sensor networks in home automation and automated meter reading applications. the SX1212 single-chip transceiver operates in the 300–510 MHz range with a 2.5 mA (typ.) receive current. The SX1213 single-chip receiver has the same frequency range and the same receive current level. Both devices incorporate a baseband modem with data rates up to 200 Kbps; all major RF communication parameters are programmable and most of them are dynamically set. The devices support both FSK and OOK modulation.