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ARTIKUL-TAU2

Transportable Azimuth-Elevation Direction Finder

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Typical configuration:

ARTIKUL-TAU2 Direction Finder

ARTIKUL-TAU2 Direction Finder

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Direction Finder Provides:

Technical Specifications

Operating frequency range:
Basic 400 – 8000 MHz
Max. Configuration 20 – 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 0° - 60°
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. 15 µV/m (typical 7 µV/m)
Instrument azimuth DF accuracy (RMS) 1.5 max.°
Instrument elevation DF accuracy (RMS) 3 max.°
Types of recorded data Bearing, spectrum, time, signal sampling (I/Q)
Maximum I/Q bandwidth 24 MHz
Continuous recording time Depends on the storage volume
Antenna system single
Antenna system dimensions (diameter×height)
basic configuration 800×600 mm
complete configuration 1600×1200 mm
Weight of antenna system:
basic configuration 25 kg, max.
complete configuration max. 40 kg
DC power 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.) 120 W, max.
Operating temperature range -40°C … +55°C
Maximum altitude above-sea level 4500 m

Direction Finders