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Radio Receiving Module


ARC-CPS2M Module with installed storage

ARC-CPS2M Module with installed storage

Typical configuration:


Module Provides:

Technical Specifications

Operating frequency range:
in basic configuration 20 – 3000 MHz
Extended design 0.009 – 3000 MHz
Number of receiving channels 1
Standing Wave Ratio (SWR) at antenna input with input resistance 50 Ohm 3 max.
Maximum allowable input voltage 130 dBµV
Sensitivity (with 3.125 kHz discreteness and 10 dB signal/noise ratio) 1 μV, max.
Noise figure (with preamplifier on) for unswitched inputs:
within 0.009 - 30 MHz range 12 dB, max.
within 20 - 3000 MHz range 12 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
Max. simultaneous bandwidth (bandpass) at ±3.0 dB variation 22 MHz, min.
Receiver tuning resolution 1 Hz
Single-signal spurious, Image and IF rejection 70 dB, min
Phase noise level of heterodyne when mistuning at 10 kHz
Within 0.009 - 30 MHz range -110 dBs/Hz, max.
Within 20 - 8000 MHz range -90 dBs/Hz, max.
Within 1000 - 3000 MHz range -85 dBs/Hz, max.
Input IP3, attenuation off
Within 0.009 - 30 MHz range -6 dBmW min.
Within 20 - 3000 MHz range -6 dBmW min.
Relative frequency instability of the built-in reference generator max. ±5×10-7
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 0.5 μV, max.
Demodulation types AM, FM, SSB, FT
Headphones socket yes
Panorama spectrum analysis rate when scanning over operating frequency range (with 12.5 kHz spectrum discreteness) 5 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)
Frequency band width for signal recording to internal storage (when available):
Within 2 MHz band 120 dB, min
Within 5 MHz band 60 dB, min
Within 10 MHz band 30 dB, min
Maximum I/Q bandwidth:
Continuous 5 MHz
Fragments 24 MHz
Control and I/Q output interface USB 2.0
External equipment control interface RS-485
DC supply voltage 10 - 15 V
Power consumption:
in basic configuration 15 W, max.
Extended design 17 W, max.
Dimensions, max.
in basic configuration 145×100×13 mm
Extended design 170×100×13 mm
in basic configuration 0.3 kg, max
Extended design 0.4 kg, max
Operating temperature range:
without built-in flash-drive -40°C … +55°C
with built-in flash-drive 0°C … +55°C
Relative humidity at 25°С max. 98%
Maximum altitude above-sea level 4500 m

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