Sidekick FM 24 Station Universal System
Part #01010-002-001


System Includes:



Ideal for commercial contractors, The Sidekick FM 24 Station Universal System is a portable professional-grade wireless irrigation system. The Sidekick Receiver is compatible with all 24VAC irrigation controllers outfitted with a Permanent Controller Connector (pig-tail) or Direct Controller Interface. Providing single station access to up to 24 stations. If more than 24 stations are needed pairing the Sidekick Transmitter with a Controller Specific Sidekick Receiver will increase station access to that of the controller. Transmitting at 2 Watts of power, the Sidekick FM 24 Station Universal System is capable of a range of up to 2 miles* without direct line of sight. The Sidekick is an invaluable tool for any irrigation professional.

Features and Benefits:

    • 1-year Warranty
    • Operates any 24VAC solenoid valve irrigation system
    • Proprietary PDTFM Transmission
    • Operates on one 9V Alkaline Battery
    • Self-resetting fuse in the receiver
    • 20-minute default shutoff
    • Touch-pad control with audible tactile response
    • Rugged construction
    • Water-resistant
    • Audible low battery indicator
    • Random access station operation

*The range of all radio products is dependent on local conditions and antenna selection/location.

System Includes:

  • Carrying Case
  • Sidekick FM Transmitter
  • Sidekick Universal 24 Station Receiver
  • One 24 Station Permanent Controller Connector (pigtail)
  • Two 8″ Whip Antennas
  • One Mag-Mount antenna with Coax Cable
  • One 8″ Tuned Antenna
  • One 9-Volt Alkaline Battery

Sidekick 24 Universal System v1

TRC Sidekick Manual

About Us:

Founded in 1982 under the name TRC Systems, the original product known as “RIC” was developed to fill the need for a more efficient method of servicing automatic sprinkler systems. The company changed its name to Remote Control Technology (RCT) in 1988. Then in 2005, RCT separated its irrigation division, TRC Irrigation Remotes. The companies sold in 2017 and as a result, reunited under the Remote Control Technology umbrella.

Today, Remote Control Technology, provides simple wireless solutions for control, automation, and telemetry in a variety of industrial applications. Applications include automated pump control, wireless tactical airfield lighting, remote temperature monitoring, and sprinkler control. Anything that is switched (e.g. On/Off, Up/Down) or sends and receives data can be done wirelessly.


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