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ARTIKUL-H1

Manpack Automatic Direction Finder

Purpose:

Typical configuration:

Carrying frame to mount equipment of ARTIKUL-H1 with AS-H2 Antenna System and the direction finder with AS-HP1 Antenna System in manpack operation mode

Options

Features:


Examples of deployment of ARTIKUL-H1 Direction Finder on a vehicle and fixed workstation are presented in pictures.

ARTIKUL-H1 in mobile operation mode

ARTIKUL-H1 in the mobile operation mode, antenna system is inside the luggage box

ARTIKUL-H1 at a temporary workstation

ARTIKUL-H1 at a temporary workstation

Direction Finder Provides:

Technical Specifications

Operating frequency range 1.5 – 8000 MHz
Single-channel dynamic range (with attenuators) 110 dB, min
Intermodulation free dynamic range (3rd and 2nd order) 75 dB, min
Attenuators 0 - 30 dB, incr 1 dB
Maximum simultaneous bandwidth:
Within 1.5 - 5 MHz range 1 MHz
Within 5 - 25 MHz range 2 MHz
Within 25 - 110 MHz range 5 MHz
Within 110 - 220 MHz range 10 MHz
Within 220 - 8000 MHz range 24 MHz
Receiver tuning resolution 1 Hz
Panorama spectrum analysis rate when scanning over operating frequency range (with 12.5 kHz spectrum discreteness) 15 GHz/s, min
Minimum duration of detected single signal 1 µs
DF method Correlative interferometer
Operating azimuth range 0° - 360°
Operating elevation range Not specified
Processed signal spectrum width Arbitrary
Maximum simultaneous DF bandwidth 24 MHz
Single-channel direction finding rate, min 100 bearing/s
Processed single signal minimum duration 1.5 ms
DF field sensitivity, max.
Within the range from 1.5 to 30 MHz (AS-HP-HF) 15 µV/m (typical 9 µV/m)
within 20 - 110 MHz (AS-HP5) 10 µV/m (typical 6 µV/m)
within 110 - 3000 MHz (AS-HP5) 8 µV/m (typical 4 µV/m)
within 110 - 3000 MHz (AS-HP1) 8 µV/m (typical 4 µV/m)
within 3000 - 8000 MHz (AS-HP2) 15 µV/m (typical 5 µV/m)
Instrument azimuth DF accuracy (RMS):
Within the range from 1.5 to 30 MHz (AS-HP-HF) 5 max.°
within 20 - 110 MHz (AS-HP5) 5 max.°
within 110 - 3000 MHz (AS-HP5) 2.5 max.°
within 110 - 3000 MHz (AS-HP1) 4 max.°
within 3000 - 8000 MHz (AS-HP2) 5 max.°
Types of recorded data Bearing, spectrum, time, signal sampling (I/Q)
Maximum I/Q bandwidth 40 MHz
Continuous recording time Depends on the storage volume
Antenna system dimensions (diameter×height)
AS-HP-HF 465×170 mm
AS-HP1 465×115 mm
AS-HP2 350×190 mm
AS-HP5 580×250 mm
Weight of antenna system:
AS-HP-HF max. 6.2 kg
AS-HP1 3 kg, max.
AS-HP2 3 kg, max.
AS-HP5 max. 8.5 kg
Weight of Receiving and Processing Unit 7 kg, max
Continuous run-time of internal battery 4 hour, min
DC supply voltage 10 - 32 V
Power supply by AC network (when power supply unit included) 90-250 V
Power consumption without auxilary devices (controller, AWS etc.) 50 W, max.
Operating temperature range -40°C … +55°C
Maximum altitude above-sea level 4500 m

Typical curves of RMS and DF sensitivity vs. frequency

Name of technical mean (antenna system) DF RMS (degree) vs. frequency (MHz) DF sensitivity (μV/m) vs. frequency (MHz)
AS-HP-HF
AS-HP5
AS-HP1
AS-HP2

Weights and Dimensions of AS-HP Antenna Systems

*Antenna code Exterior Operation modes Operating frequency range, MHz Weight, kg Dimensions
(diameter×height), mm
AS-HP-HF Mobile,
Mast mounted
1.5 – 30 6,2 465×170
AS-HP1 Manpack,
Mobile,
Mast mounted
110 – 3000 2,7 465×135
AS-HP2 Manpack,
Mobile,
Mast mounted
3000 – 8000 2,2 345×155
AS-HP5 Mobile,
Mast mounted
20 – 3000 5 580×250

Direction Finders