ALT-8015 FMCW/Military Pulse Radio Altimeter Test Set

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The new Aeroflex ALT-8015 Radio Altimeter Flightline Test Set provides an easily configurable RF based altitude simulation to quickly test an installation, or direct connect to the Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) for additional troubleshooting capability. A large color touchscreen displays parametric measurements and allows for detailed profiles to be set up to emulate actual airborne conditions.  For commercial applications, see the ALT-8000.

General
The user interface is Windows™ based and provides various pages for control of the test set and display of parametric measurements including: TX power, TX frequency (center), sweep rate, TX pulse width (pulse systems).

Profiles
The Profile page allows the user to create, save, recall or delete named profiles. Each profile is comprised of individual legs. Start, stop altitudes and rates are definable for each leg. A profile can then be executed to simulate a complete landing approach including flare out or a take-off and departure.

RF Coupling
The supplied antenna couplers allow the radio altitude system to be quickly verified without access being required to test ports on the UUT LRU. The RF looped test verifies TX frequency, power, sweep rate, and RF level control provides the means to test UUT sensitivity.

Setup
The setup page allows system, user and RF connection parameters to be set by the user, including RS-232, AID, RF cable loss and altitude offset.

EXPORT CONTROL:This product is subject to the Export Administration (“EAR”) (15 CFR 730-774) and may not be exported, re-exported or otherwise transferred to a foreign person, or outside the United States without authorization from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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  • Tests military pulse radio altimeters: AN/APN-171(V), AN/APN-194(V) and AN/APN-209(V), including LPI variants
  • Tests FMCW radio altimeters including CDF types
  • Fast detector for tracking LPI radio altimeters with TX power management
  • Direct-connect to UUT transmit/receive port or to installed system via antenna couplers
  • Ratio-metric RF loop test allows TX, RX, antenna or feeder faults to be identified
  • Programmable multi-leg climb/descend profiles
  • Large color touch-screen display with simple user interface
  • Remote control interface (Ethernet)
  • Lightweight and compact <10 lbs. (4.5 kg)
  • Battery 4 hours plus duration
  • Software upgradeable

EXPORT CONTROL:This product is subject to the Export Administration (“EAR”) (15 CFR 730-774) and may not be exported, re-exported or otherwise transferred to a foreign person, or outside the United States without authorization from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Literature

Title Version/
Part#
Date View/
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Military Test Solutions (NSN's)

Issue 3
1300BR

06-07-2017
Avionics Quick Sheet

Issue 1
1205FL

11-28-2016
Legacy Product Roadmap of Discontinued Avionics Products 05-06-2015 Login to Download

Data Sheets

Title Version/
Part#
Date View/
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ALT-8015 Product Specifications

Issue 5
07/28/2016

07-28-2016
ALT-8015 Data Sheet

Issue 5
1011DS

06-27-2016

EXPORT CONTROL:This product is subject to the Export Administration (“EAR”) (15 CFR 730-774) and may not be exported, re-exported or otherwise transferred to a foreign person, or outside the United States without authorization from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Current Software Available

Version: 1.4.1

 

Export licensing is required. 
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Cobham AvComm Customer Service
(800) 835-2350

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