Technical Means for Radio Monitoring

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Manpack Radio Monitoring and Direction Finding Measuring System


Search for radio emission sources with ARC-NK5I

Measuring of radio signal parameters with ARC-NK5I

Typical configuration:

ARC-NK5I Handheld Measurement System with measurement antenna and a Smartphone

ARC-NK5I Handheld Measurement System with measurement antenna and a Smartphone as a control and display unit



Technical Specifications

Operating frequency range:
Basic configuration 9 kHz - 3 GHz
with ARC-KNV3M 9 kHz - 8 GHz
Intermodulation free dynamic range (3rd and 2nd order) 75 dB, min
Receiver tuning resolution 1 Hz
DF operating frequency range:
Basic configuration 300 kHz - 3 GHz
with ARC-KNV3M 300 kHz - 8 GHz
DF method Amplitude
DF sensitivity (20 - 3000 MHz) 3 - 15 µV/m
Signal level evaluation limits (with attenuators) -30 - 110 dBµV
Load recording duration (when storage is available) Depends on the storage volume
Registered parameters Amplitude-Frequency-Time
Panorama spectrum analysis rate when scanning over operating frequency range (with 12.5 kHz spectrum discreteness) 5 GHz/s, min
Receiver sensitivity 0.8 - 1.5 µV
Types of recorded data Signal, time, frequency
Maximum simultaneous bandwidth 24 MHz
Maximum I/Q bandwidth:
Continuous up to 5 MHz
Fragments Up to 22 MHz
Frequency band width for signal recording to internal storage (when available):
Within band up to 2 MHz 120 minute, min
Within 5 MHz band 60 minute, min
Within 10 MHz band 30 minute, min
Decoding service information of digital communications network signals GSM, UMTS, LTE, 5G, CDMA (IS-95, cdma2000, EV-DO), TETRA, DECT, DMR, dPMR, NXDN, APCO P25, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee
Continuous battery run-time 4 hour, min
DC supply voltage 10 - 32 V
Voltage of AC power supply 90 - 250 V
Receiver dimensions 110×60×245 mm
Overall dimensions of the operating set including carriage means 400×300×150 mm
Handheld antenna system weight (with smartphone) 1 kg, max
Weight of radio receiver max. 1.7 kg
Operating set weight (with single antenna) 3.5 kg, max.
Weight of complete set 10 kg, max
Operating temperature range when using rugged Tablet PC as control and display unit -20°С – +45°C

Other technical specifications corresponds to parameters of ARGAMAK-M Digital Measuring Radio Receiver.

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