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Trigger Types

Applications

Size (in inches
Form Factor unless indicated
otherwise)

Weight

Additional Features

Semiconductor, cellular testing PXI
and radio communication;
high accuracy spectral and I/Q
measurements

8.5x 4.0x5.1 (3.6 GHz),
8.5x5.6x5.1(14 GHz)

5.2 lb (3.6
GHz), 7.3 lb
(14 GHz)

RF list mode; RF record and playback; peerto-peer streaming; flexible software; phasecoherent analysis; support and services.

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Radio monitoring, interference
detection, spectrum regulation

PXI

8.5x7.4x5.1

9.3 lb

RF list mode; RF record and playback; peerto-peer streaming; flexible software; phasecoherent analysis; support and services.

Free run, video,
external

Spectrum analysis,
interference analysis, full
2-port vector network
analysis, cable and antenna
testing, measurement of
electromagnetic fields

Handheld

7.6 x 11.8 x 2.7

3 kg

High sensitivity (< -141 dBm (1 Hz), with
preamplifier < -161 dBm (1 Hz)); 20 MHz
demodulation bandwidth for analyzing LTE
signals; low measurement uncertainty (< 1 dB).

External, IF power,
video

Phase noise, noise figure,
AM/FM/PM modulation
measurements,
scalar network analysis

Benchtop

7.5 x 17.1 x 18.1

14.6-17 kg

Emulation mode for many obsolete spectrum
analyzers; removable hard-drive optional.

External, IF power,
RF power, video

Phase noise, noise figure,
AM/FM/PM modulation
measurements, distortion
analysis

Benchtop

7.7 x 16.2 x 16.4

9.5-11.1 kg

Touch screen operation via block diagrams
or standard hard- and soft-keys; emulation
mode for many obsolete spectrum analyzers;
removable hard drive standard.

External, IF power,
Phase noise, noise figure,
RF power, video; freq. AM/FM/PM modulation
mask trigger
measurements,
vector signal analyzer
applications for single carrier
and OFDM signal

Benchtop

7.7 x 16.2 x 20.3

12.8-14.3

Real-time mode with persistence spectrum,
gapless spectrogram; touch-screen operation
via block diagrams or standard hard- and softkeys.

External, IF power,
RF power, video,
frequency mask
trigger (with realtime
option)

Phase noise, noise figure,
pulse measurements,
transient analysis, AM/FM/PM
modulation measurements,
Realtime, Group delay, VSA
for single carrier and OFDM
signals

Benchtop

9.4 x 18.1 x 19.8

18-20 kg

Multi-view function for parallel operation of
different applications; multi-standard radio
analyzer for analyzing signal interactions, Realtime mode with persistence spectrum, gapless
spectrogram; touch-screen operation via block
diagrams or standard hard- and soft-keys,
emulation mode for legacy analyzers.

IF power, external,
internal timebase

Spectrum management,
radar and EW operations,
EMI diagnostics, radio
communications

Portable

10 x 13 x 5.8

12.2 lb

DPX spectrum - up to 10,000 FFT's per
second; hot-swappable batteries, mapping/
GPS; integrated mapping, direction finding,
triangulation; signal classification based on
frequency, bandwidth, and shape of signal of
interest.

Triggers available
using RF channel as
the source - power
level, sequence (opt.),
pulse width (opt.),
timeout (opt.), runt
(opt.), logic (opt.)

EMI diagnostics and
troubleshooting, radio
communications, debug
of designs with integrated
wireless radio

Benchtop

9 x 17.3 x 5.8

11 lb

Spectrum analyzer with a built-in oscilloscope;
time correlated analog, digital and RF signal
acquisition in a single instrument.

Power, external, freq.
edge, freq. mask,
DPX density, runt

Radar and EW design
and operations, spectrum
management, EMI diagnostics
and troubleshooting, radio
communications

Benchtop

11.1 x 18.6 x 20.9

64.7 lb

DPX spectrum - 390,625 FFT's per second
updated in real time, variable RBW from 1 Hz to
10 MHz; swept DPX across the entire 26.5 GHz
of instrument.

Power, external, freq.
edge, freq. mask,
DPX density, runt

Radar and EW design
and operations, spectrum
management, EMI diagnostics
and troubleshooting, radio
communications

Benchtop

11.1 x 18.6 x 20.9

58 lb

DPX spectrum - over 290,000 FFT's per
second updated in real time, variable RBW from
1 Hz to 10 MHz; swept DPX across the entire 20
GHz of instrument.

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JED - June 2014

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - June 2014

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
World Report
50 Years of Airborne SIGINT
ACE Program Lays Out Plans for New EW Capabilities
Technology Survey: Spectrum Analyzers
EW 101
NAWCWD Hosts 43rd Annual Collaborative Electronic Warfare Symposium
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - June 2014 - cover1
JED - June 2014 - cover2
JED - June 2014 - 3
JED - June 2014 - 4
JED - June 2014 - 5
JED - June 2014 - The View From Here
JED - June 2014 - 7
JED - June 2014 - Conferences Calendar
JED - June 2014 - 9
JED - June 2014 - Courses Calendar
JED - June 2014 - 11
JED - June 2014 - From the President
JED - June 2014 - 13
JED - June 2014 - 14
JED - June 2014 - The Monitor
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JED - June 2014 - 19
JED - June 2014 - World Report
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JED - June 2014 - 50 Years of Airborne SIGINT
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JED - June 2014 - ACE Program Lays Out Plans for New EW Capabilities
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JED - June 2014 - 36
JED - June 2014 - Technology Survey: Spectrum Analyzers
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JED - June 2014 - EW 101
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JED - June 2014 - NAWCWD Hosts 43rd Annual Collaborative Electronic Warfare Symposium
JED - June 2014 - AOC News
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JED - June 2014 - 56
JED - June 2014 - Index of Advertisers
JED - June 2014 - JED Quick Look
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