SCADA is an acronym which stands for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition. It may be used for a variety of applications where work processes, voltages, load, alarms, fluid levels, wireless remote control or telemetry is required. This control may be one-way or two-way and may have tones or data of varied bandwidth based on the processes being monitored or controlled. A number of control schemes may be used, some proprietary.
There are several VHF high band telemetry frequencies for non-federal users:
Additional frequencies may be used for SCADA including:
SCADA can also operate on trunked radio system talkgroups, cellular, PCS and other wireless or wire networks.
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