This great sonar ranger from Devantech offers a wide range from 3cm to 3m. For further range see the SRF08. The SRF04 is interfaced using the one output line to ping the sensor and an input line to read the echo.
The MaxBotix low voltage MB1010 LV-MaxSonar-EZ1 offers very short to long-range detection and ranging, in an incredibly small package with ultra low power consumption. The MaxSonar-EZ1 detects objects from 0" to 254".
This is the SRF05 Ultrasonic ranger made by Devantech. The Ultrasonic detector can detect from ~4 inches to ~13 feet.
900 MHz 3 dBi Rubber Duck Antenna - SMA Male Connector
900 MHz Rubber Duck Antenna - Male Type F