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SYSTEMS/SUBSYSTEMS APPLICATION NOTES

  • GPS Receiver Testing

    Spectracom’s GPS constellation simulators, models GSG 54, 55, and 56 can easily simulate the leap second event of June 30, 2012. A typical test takes less than 35 minutes to set up and run.

  • Introduction to the DER2018 FFT EMI Receiver
    Introduction to the DER2018 FFT EMI Receiver

    Download this application note to learn more about design considerations for FFT EMI receivers, windowing, overlapping windowing, EMI receiver requirements, and more.

  • GPS, Glonass, Galileo Receiver Testing Using A GNSS Signal Simulator
    GPS, Glonass, Galileo Receiver Testing Using A GNSS Signal Simulator

    Testing global navigation satellite system (GNSS) receivers can be done easily, reliably and cost-efficiently by using the R&S®SMBV100A vector signal generator. This GNSS simulator can generate GPS, Glonass and Galileo signals for up to 24 satellites in real time. This application note explains how to perform automated receiver tests using the R&S®SMBV100A. The presented tests include TTFF, sensitivity, and location accuracy measurements, moving receiver and interference tests, and many more.

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SYSTEMS/SUBSYSTEMS PRODUCTS

6 GHz RF Vector Signal Transceiver: NI PXIe-5644R

6 GHz RF Vector Signal Transceiver: NI PXIe-5644R

Vector Signal Transceivers combine a vector signal generator and a vector signal analyzer with FPGA based real time signal processing and control. The NI PXIe-5644R RF Vector Signal Transceiver from National Instruments offers operation in the 65 MHz to 6 GHz frequency range, 80 MHz instantaneous bandwidth, and 24 channels of high speed digital I/O up to 250 Mbit/s. It’s used to test wireless and cellular standards.

Transmit/Receive Module for Phased Array Radar

Transmit/Receive Module for Phased Array Radar

This rugged and liquid cooled transmit/receive module features high reliability, integral digital control and messaging, an integral power supply, low receiver noise figure, an integrated solid-state high-peak power pulsed amplifier, GaN-based power pallets, and more. It’s been designed to operate in an active phased array radar system and operates in the 2.9-3.3 GHz frequency range.

DVB Satellite Receiver: R&S® AVG050

DVB Satellite Receiver: R&S® AVG050

This  system has two compact DVB-S and DVB-S2 satellite demodulators that are able to receive up to two satellite feeds containing transport streams. Encryption decoding is made possible via two CI (common interface) slots which can accommodate several different conditional access modules so that two different encryption methods can be done simultaneously.

2x2 RF Agile Transceiver: AD9361

2x2 RF Agile Transceiver: AD9361

Because of its programmability and wideband capability, the AD9361 RF agile transceiver by Analog Devices is particularly ideal for point-to-point communication systems, femtocell/picocell/microcell base stations, and in general-purpose radio systems. The device covers the 70 MHz to 6.0 GHz range and is comprised of integrated frequency synthesizers and an RF front end.

Air Cooled Transmitters: TMU9/TMV9

Air Cooled Transmitters: TMU9/TMV9

Rohde & Schwarz’s TMU9 and TMV9 air cooled transmitters feature exceptional efficiency, unique variability, a small footprint, easy handling, and outstanding reliability.

Multichannel Low-Power Transmitter R&S MLx

Multichannel Low-Power Transmitter R&S MLx

The R&S®MLx Multichannel Low-Power Transmitter optimizes DVB-T/DVB-T2 network coverage and integrates up to six transmit channels in one system. A flexible transmitter configuration makes it an ideal transmitter for areas without specific broadcasting infrastructure, or for installation in the smallest of outdoor enclosures. Its 250 mm depth makes it the most compact transmitter on the market today.

Digital Frequency Discriminators/Instantaneous Frequency Measurement Receivers

Digital Frequency Discriminators/Instantaneous Frequency Measurement Receivers

These Digital Frequency Discriminators (DFDs) and Instantaneous Frequency Measurement Receivers (IFMs) are ideal for electronic countermeasures, signal intelligence, radar warning receivers, the capture of signal RF pulse events, and identification of frequency agile radar.

Transmit/Receive Module For Monopulse Radar

Transmit/Receive Module For Monopulse Radar

The AS-TRM-Ku-10W is a compact and lightweight transmit/receive module that features high reliability, a rugged design, power and temperature monitoring, 50 Ohm input/output impedance, bias sequencing, fast TX/RX switching, and more. Each transmit chain and receive chains consist of a high-Q cavity bandpass filter, an LNA, and a limiter. This transmit/receive module is well suited for monopulse radar applications. For specifications and a mechanical outline, download the datasheet.

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