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ARTIKUL-S

Fixed Direction Finder

Purpose:

Antenna system of ARTIKUL-S Direction Finder

Antenna system of ARTIKUL-S Direction Finder

Typical configuration:

Options:

Structural Diagram of ARTIKUL-S Direction Finder

Structural Diagram of ARTIKUL-S Direction Finder

Features:

Direction Finder Provides:

In case of joint operation, the direction finders provide:

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
Maximum panorama spectrum analysis rate (with 12.5 kHz spectrum discreteness) 20 GHz/s
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 1.5 - 20 MHz range 15 µV/m (typical 10 µV/m)
Within 20 - 3000 MHz range 6 µV/m (typical 2 µV/m)
Within 3000 - 8000 MHz range 15 µV/m (typical 10 µV/m)
Instrument azimuth DF accuracy (RMS):
Within 1.5 - 20 MHz range 5 max.°
Within 20 - 3000 MHz range 2 max.°
Within 3000 - 8000 MHz range 3 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 single
Antenna system dimensions (diameter×height) 2110×2820 mm
Weight of antenna system:
For operating frequency range of 20 – 3000 MHz max. 40 kg
For operating frequency range of 1.5 – 8000 MHz 50 kg, max
DC supply voltage 10 - 32 V
Power supply by AC network (when power supply unit included) 90-250 V
Power consumption (without axillary devices) 120 W, max.
Operating temperature range -55°C … +55°C
Maximum altitude above-sea level 4500 m

Typical curve of DF RMS vs. frequency

Typical curve of RMS vs. frequency (MHz) for ARTIKUL-S

Typical curve of DF field sensitivity vs. frequency

Typical curve of DF sensitivity (μV/m) vs. frequency (MHz) for ARTIKUL-S


Direction Finders