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ELINT RECEIVERS
MODEL

RECEIVER TYPE

OPERATING
FREQ.

INST.
BANDWIDTH

INSTALLED
SENSITIVITY

TOTAL DYNAMIC
RANGE

INST. DYNAMIC
RANGE

SUPPORT DF

Thales Aerospace Systems; Elancourt, France; +33-1-34-81-95-96; www.thalesgroup.com
ARTICA

Superhet, digital

0.1-18 GHz (K
band option)

500 MHz

*

> 60 dB

*

Phase

Naval ELINT payload

Superhet, digital

0.5-18 GHz (K
band option)

0.5 and 1 GHz

*

> 60 dB

*

Amplitude, phase

Land-based ELINT
sensor

Superhet, digital

0.5-18 GHz (K
band option)

0.5 and 1 GHz

*

> 60 dB

*

Amplitude

Thales Defence Mission Systems; Crawley, Sussex, UK; +44-1293-580000; www.thalesgroup.com
Rhodium

Channelized

0.5-18 GHz

500 MHz

*

> 60 dB

*

Sector only

Caesium

Channelized

0.4-40 GHz

1 GHz

*

> 60 dB

*

Amplitude DF

Carbon

Superhet, digital

0.5-18 GHz

500 MHz

*

70 dB

*

Amplitude DF

Graphite

Digital

0.4-40 GHz

2 GHz

*

~60 dB

*

Amplitude DF

Diamond

Digital

0.1-40 GHz

> 2 GHz

*

~60 dB

*

Phase DF

Ultra Electronics - TCS; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; +1-613-592-2288; www.ultra-tcs.com
xLR-501

Superhet, digital

0.5-40 GHz

500 MHz

-80 dBm at 2
GHz
-90 dBm at 18
GHz

> 85 dB below 2
GHz
> 90 dB above 2
GHz

> 50 dB below 2
GHz
> 60 dB above 2
GHz

High gain spinning
DF antenna;
rotation speed up
to 200 rpm

xLR-510

Superhet, digital;
channelized,
interferometer

0.5-18 GHz

500 MHz

-90 dBm

> 95 dB below 2
GHz
> 100 dB above 2
GHz

> 60 dB below 2
GHz
> 70 dB above 2
GHz

Interferometer.
DF accuracy
better than 1° rms

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46

S U R V E Y K E Y - C O M I N T/ D F R E C E I V E R S
MODEL
Product name or model number
REC TYPE
Receiver type
* DDR = direct digital receiver
* DF = direction-finding
* dig = digital
* HF = high frequency
* IF = intermediate frequency
* LAN = local area network
* nband = narrowband
* PLL = phase-locked loop
* RF radio frequency
* SDR = software-defined radio
* superhet = superheterodyne
* wband = wideband
OP FREQ
Operating frequency in kHz, MHz or GHz.
INST BW
Instantaneous bandwidth (if different
from operating frequency)

TYP INST SENS
Typical Installed Sensitivity
* RBW = resolution bandwidth
* SINAD = signal-to-noise-and-distortion
* SNR = signal-to-noise ratio
DYN RANGE
Total dynamic range
* AGC = automatic gain control
* SFDR = spur-free dynamic range
MOD TYPES
Modulation types it can process
* AM = amplitude modulation
* BFSK = binary frequency shift keying
* BPSK = binary phase shift keying
* CDMA = code division multiple access
* CPM = continuous phase modulation
* CW = continuous wave
* DBPSK = differential binary phase
shift keying
* DF = decision feedback
* DQPSK = differential quaternary phase
shift keying
* DSBSC = double sideband-suppressed
carrier
* EVDO = evolution-data optimized

* FM = frequency modulation
* FSK = frequency shift keying
* GMSK = Gaussian filtered minimum
shift keying
* GSM = global system for mobile
* I/Q = in-phase/quadrature
* ISB = independent sideband
* LSB = lower sideband
* MQAM = multilevel quadrature amplitude modulation
* MSK = minimum shift keying
* OFDM = orthogonal frequency-division
multiplexing
* OOK = on/off key
* OQPSK = offset quadrature phase shift
keying
* PAM = pulse-amplitude modulation
* PM = phase modulation
* QAM = quadrature amplitude
modulation
* QPSK = quadrature phase shift keying
* SQPSK = staggered quadrature phase
shift keying
* SSB = single-sideband
* USB = upper sideband
* VSB = vestigial sideband


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - November 2017

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
World Report
Forecast: Future of DIRCM
Sensor Fusion for 4th Gen Fighters
Technology Survey: ELINT Receivers
54th Annual AOC International Symposium and Convention Guide
EW 101
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - November 2017 - intro
JED - November 2017 - cover1
JED - November 2017 - cover2
JED - November 2017 - 3
JED - November 2017 - 4
JED - November 2017 - 5
JED - November 2017 - The View From Here
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JED - November 2017 - Conferences Calendar
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JED - November 2017 - Courses Calendar
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JED - November 2017 - From the President
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JED - November 2017 - insert1
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