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BUS STRUCTURE

RECEIVER
CHANNELS

POWER (W)

SIZE
(HxWxL inches/cm)

WEIGHT
(lb/kg)

*

1-4

< 80W

19 in. VME rack, 2U per
channel

< 12 kg

Integrated LOs and reference source; modular
structure allows up to 4 phase and amplitude matched
channels to be integrated into the same VME rack.

*

2-6

< 80W

3/4 ATR

< 23 kg

Integrated LOs and reference source; modular
structure allows up to 6 phase and amplitude matched
channels to be integrated into the same 3/4 ATR
chassis.

*

1-Jan

15W

140 x 89 x 22 mm

280 g

Very small form factor w/ integrated digitization, LO;
can be ganged together to form contiguous wide
bandwidths. Higher or lower RF i/ps can be used.

External: Ethernet;
Internal: I2C, MLVDS,
FAST BUS

1

65W max.

1.74 x 19.0 x 24.0 in., 1U
19 in. rack mount

25 lb. / 11.4
kg

Very low group delay variation, low phase noise,
built-in IF DLVA with coax output, fully preselected
front-end.

External: Ethernet;
Internal: MLVDS, I2C,
FAST BUS

4

107W max.

Five 6U single slot VME
modules,9.17 x 6.3 x 0.8
in. IEEE std. 1101.2

9.02 lb. /
4.1 kg

Harsh environment channel operation modes, 1)
stacked, four common LO for DF interferometer, 2)
four overlapped increased IBW, 3) 4 independent agile
channels; optional RF front-ends.

USB

1

6 W typ.

3.6 x 2.7 x 1.9 in.

13.2 oz

Miniature wideband phase-coherent tuner front-end

USB

1

5.6 W

6.3 x 3.8 x 0.68 in.

8.1 oz

wideband tuner front-end

USB or RS232C

1

8W

0.75 x 2.34 x 3.7 in.

4.3 oz

Phase noise at 10kHz offset better than -100dBc/Hz
for receive frequencies up to 3500MHz. -97dBc/Hz or
better 3501 to 6000MHz.

FEATURES

OTHER ABBREVIATIONS USED
* opt = option/optional
* dep = dependent
* config = configuration
* wband = wideband
* nband = narrowband
* < = greater than
* > = less than

* min = minimum
* max = maximum
* deg = degree
* freq = frequency
* Indicates answer is classified, not releasable or no
answer was given.

FEBRUARY 2018 PRODUCT SURVEY:
SOFTWARE-DEFINED RADIOS (SDRS) FOR
EW, SIGINT AND CYBER APPLICATIONS
This survey will cover software defined radios
for electronic warfare (EW), cyber attack and
signals intelligence (SIGINT) applications. Please
e-mail JEDeditor@naylor.com to request a survey
questionnaire.

Survey intro continued from page 49
a new frequency and for it to be stable at that frequency. Note that a long tuning time before the LO is stable
means that in a scanning receiver all that time is wasted
because the receiver is basically unable to perform its
function during this tuning time. A tuner that has fixed
LOs would have faster tuning times.
The RF to IF Gain column defines how much gain is
achieved from the input to the output of the tuner.
In some cases, this gain is controllable in steps. The
Gain Control column defines the amount of resolution
that can be controlled in each step. The total dynamic
range defines the lowest input level to highest input
level the receiver can process without creating spurious information. Noise Figure (NF) defines the RF Tuner's performance. It is a measure of the impact to the
Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) cause by the components
in the tuner. The lower the NF the better the systems
total performance.
Our next survey, which will appear in the February
2018 JED, will cover software defined radios for electronic warfare (EW), cyber attack and SIGINT applications.

The Journal of Electronic Defense | December 2017

Provision for optional external 10MHz frequency
reference.

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JED - December 2017

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

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
An Approach to UAV-Based ELINT
Combined EW and Cyber Event Illuminates Important Issues and Disconnects
Technology Survey: RF Tuners and Tuner Modules for SIGINT Applications
AOC EW Singapore 2018 Preview
Report from the 2017 AOC CEMA Conference
New Products
Recounting the History of the EW Working Group
EW 101
AOC 2017 Annual Award Winners
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - December 2017 - intro
JED - December 2017 - cover1
JED - December 2017 - cover2
JED - December 2017 - 3
JED - December 2017 - 4
JED - December 2017 - 5
JED - December 2017 - The View From Here
JED - December 2017 - 7
JED - December 2017 - Conferences Calendar
JED - December 2017 - 9
JED - December 2017 - Courses Calendar
JED - December 2017 - 11
JED - December 2017 - From the President
JED - December 2017 - 13
JED - December 2017 - 14
JED - December 2017 - insert1
JED - December 2017 - insert2
JED - December 2017 - The Monitor
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JED - December 2017 - 17
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JED - December 2017 - 23
JED - December 2017 - Washington Report
JED - December 2017 - 25
JED - December 2017 - World Report
JED - December 2017 - 27
JED - December 2017 - An Approach to UAV-Based ELINT
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JED - December 2017 - Combined EW and Cyber Event Illuminates Important Issues and Disconnects
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JED - December 2017 - Technology Survey: RF Tuners and Tuner Modules for SIGINT Applications
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JED - December 2017 - AOC EW Singapore 2018 Preview
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JED - December 2017 - Report from the 2017 AOC CEMA Conference
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JED - December 2017 - New Products
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JED - December 2017 - 76
JED - December 2017 - Recounting the History of the EW Working Group
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JED - December 2017 - 79
JED - December 2017 - 80
JED - December 2017 - EW 101
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JED - December 2017 - AOC 2017 Annual Award Winners
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JED - December 2017 - AOC News
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JED - December 2017 - Index of Advertisers
JED - December 2017 - JED Quick Look
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