The JEM MCP provides an RF network interface for up to 3 client devices. The MCP is a data-approved half-duplex transceiver, designed to operate reliably in the most demanding environmental conditions, in mobile and fixed sites. The 9000 series MCP includes a range of remote diagnostics that can be accessed from both central and distributed sites. Operational statistics are also provided to effectively assist in isolating and identifying problems in the field. The enhanced radio features include on screen radio alignment, Received Signal Strength Indication (RSSI), and configurable 4800 or 9600 bit/sec RF data features.