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Kestrel system

The Kestrel family of products are the next generation of the original OTS – Orienteering Telemetry System – radio controls. For over 10 years of service the OTS-controls proved themselves to be invaluable and reliable workhorses. Kestrels extend the capability, practicality and range of OTS .


Key Kestrel Features

  • Ideal for commentary pre-warning controls within 2km of the receiving unit, or in areas where there is no mobile phone coverage
  • Flexible interface suitable for most FSK voice radios and Motorola’s GP300 radio
  • 1Mb of flash message storage memory
  • Three RS232 serial interfaces, one of which is RS422 enabled
  • Acts as transmitting and receiving unit
  • Li-Ion rechargeable battery pack for extended battery life, charged via USB connector
  • Fully waterproof construction
  • Compatible with both autosend control and autosend download formats from SportIdent
  • Compatible with standard online controls from EMIT
  • Compatible with all other hardware from GPProjects
  • Available with SportIdent SRR module
  • Can be used as a merge unit


Kestrel technical spec document
KESTREL user guide v3