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ARGAMAK-VM0, ARGAMAK-VM1

External Radio Receiving Units

Purpose:

Typical configuration:

ARGAMAK-VM0

ARGAMAK-VM0

ARGAMAK-VM1

ARGAMAK-VM1 with antennas

Options:

Features:

Technical Specifications

Operating frequency range: 0.009-8000 MHz
Maximum allowable input voltage 130 dBµV
Noise figure (with preamplifier on) for unswitched inputs:
within 0.009 - 3000 MHz range 12 dB, max.
within 3000 - 8000 MHz range 16 dB, max.
Single-signal dynamic range, taking into account the gain control at resolution not exceeding 16 kHz (with a spectrum discreteness of 3.125 kHz) 110 dB, min
Intermodulation free dynamic range (3rd and 2nd order) at resolution not exceeding 16 kHz (with a spectrum discreteness of 3.125 kHz) 75 dB, min
Attenuation 0 - 30 dB, incr 1 dB
IF-input 70 MHz
Max. simultaneous bandwidth (bandpass) at ±3.0 dB variation:
Within 0.009 - 30 MHz range 1 MHz, min.
Within 20 - 110 MHz range 5 MHz, min.
Within 110 - 220 MHz range 10 MHz, min
Within 220 - 8000 MHz range 24 MHz, min
Within 8000 - 18000 MHz range 24 MHz, min
Additional analog bandwidth 0.5 MHz
Receiver tuning resolution 1 Hz
Single-signal spurious, Image and IF rejection:
Within 0.009 - 3000 MHz range 80 dB, min
Within 3000 - 8000 MHz range 70 dB, min
Phase noise level of heterodyne when mistuning at 10 kHz
Within 0.009 - 30 MHz range -100 dBs/Hz, max.
Within 20 - 8000 MHz range -95 dBs/Hz, max.
Within 1000 - 3000 MHz range -85 dBs/Hz, max.
Within 3000 - 18000 MHz range -80 dBs/Hz, max.
Input IP2, attenuation off
Within 0.009 - 30 MHz range 30 dBmW min.
Within 20 - 3000 MHz range 40 dBmW min.
Within 3000 - 8000 MHz range 30 dBmW min.
Input IP3, attenuation off
Within 0.009 - 30 MHz range 0 dBmW min.
Within 20 - 3000 MHz range 0 dBmW min.
Within 3000 - 8000 MHz range 0 dBmW min.
Relative frequency instability of the built-in reference generator
When no GNSS-based synchronization max. ±5×10-7
When GNSS-based synchronization max. ±5×10-10
Typical retuning time 2000 µs
Parameters of external reference generator input:
Frequency 10 MHz; 12,8 MHz
Level 0±3 dBm
Demodulator bandwidth 250 kHz, 100 kHz, 50 kHz, 12 kHz, 6 kHz
Receiver sensitivity in AM mode 1.5 μV, max.
Receiver sensitivity in FM (narrow) mode 0.8 μV, max.
Demodulation types AM, FM, SSB, FT
Maximum panorama spectrum analysis rate (with 12.5 kHz spectrum discreteness) 10 GHz/s
Minimum duration of single signal detected within simultaneous bandwidth (receiver tuning frequency doesn't change) 1 µs
Types of recorded data Spectrum, time, signal sampling (I/Q)
Continuous recording time Depends on the storage volume
Maximum I/Q bandwidth 24 MHz
I/Q output interface Ethernet 1G
Control interface Ethernet 1G
External equipment control interface RS-485
DC supply voltage 10 - 32 V
Power consumption:
ARGAMAK-VM0 50 W
ARGAMAK-VM1 30 W
Dimensions, max.
ARGAMAK-VM0 300×300×150 mm
ARGAMAK-VM1 270×200×145 mm
Weight:
ARGAMAK-VM0 8 kg, max.
ARGAMAK-VM1 6 kg, max
Operating temperature range:
ARGAMAK-VM0 -40°C … +55°C
ARGAMAK-VM1 0°C … +45°C
Relative humidity at 25°С max. 98%
Maximum altitude above-sea level 4500 m
Degree of protection with pluggable connectors connected
ARGAMAK-VM0 IP67
ARGAMAK-VM1 IP52

Digital Radio Receivers