Systems/Subsystems

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

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.

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.

Transmit/Receive Module for X-Band Phased Array Radar

Transmit/Receive Module for X-Band Phased Array Radar

Aselsan’s AS-TRM-Z-10W is a compact and lightweight transmit/receive module that features power and temperature monitoring, a 50 Ohm input/output impedance, high reliability, ruggedness, bias sequencing, and fast TX/RX switching.

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.

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.

Instrumentation Grade RF and Microwave Subsystems

Instrumentation Grade RF and Microwave Subsystems

SignalCore’s line for RF and microwave instrument-grade subsystems includes downconverters, upconverters, IQ transceiver cores, signal sources, and broadband distribution amplifiers. They can be used in a wide variety of applications, including telecommunications, broadcasting, aerospace, defense, and electronics manufacturing.

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.

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