LAS VEGAS, Nevada—March 21, 2016—Cobham announced today the release of two new, automated test and alignment software applications to support the new Motorola APX 8000 Radios. The two software applications are available as options to both the 3920B Series Analog and Digital Radio Test Platform and the 8800 Series Digital Radio Test Set. Both applications fully automate APX 8000 radio testing and alignment. It also ensures optimum radio performance in significantly less time, while minimizing service and support costs for end users and dealers.

Cobham announced these two new options as part of its exhibition at the Motorola Channel Partner Expo 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“We are pleased to provide this unique test technology for Motorola APX 8000 Radios on both our 3920B and 8800S,” said Rob Barden, Director of Product Marketing at Cobham AvComm. “The 3920B and the 8800S provide advanced method for repeatable and highly accurate test and alignment for Motorola radios that requires minimal technical interface.”

The 3920B, with its low phase noise RF signal generator, is the primary radio test system approved by Motorola for automated testing and alignment of the APX Series of radios. The 3920B has undergone extensive testing and approval by the Motorola Continuing Product Engineering (CPE) group for the APX radio.

The 8800S offers APX testing and alignment capabilities while also providing “pick up and go” capabilities for field test applications. With the industry’s largest color display, lightweight design, ruggedness, and 2½ hour battery operation, the 8800S is ready for any test environment, whether on the bench or in the field.

Price and Availability

The Motorola APX 8000 Series Auto-Test can be ordered as an upgrade to Option 644 for the 3920B, which requires Option 604, Motorola APX Series Auto-Test/Alignment Option. It is included in Option 103 for the 8800S. These software options are field upgradeable. For more information about pricing, contact your local sales office by calling Cobham AvComm Sales at (800) 835-2352 or emailing AvComm.TechSales@aeroflex.com.

About Cobham

Cobham protects lives and livelihoods with its differentiated technology and know-how, operating with a deep insight into customer needs and agility. The Group offers an innovative range of technologies and services to solve challenging problems in harsh environments across commercial, defence and security markets, from deep space to the depths of the ocean, specialising in meeting the growing demand for data, connectivity and bandwidth.

Employing more than 12,000 people on five continents, the Group has customers and partners in over 100 countries, with market leading positions in: wireless, audio, video and data communications, including satellite communications; defense electronics; air-to-air refuelling; aviation services; life support and mission equipment.

About Cobham AvComm

Improving your operational efficiency with faster on-site test solutions.

We are a global leader in avionics, communications and synthetic test, monitoring and control for commercial, government and military applications. 

Our integrated, portable solutions enable our customers to carry out simultaneous testing on-site, reducing downtime of mission critical platforms and increasing operational efficiency. 

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NordiaSoft offers products and services for those who need to create state of the art software-defined platforms as used in the telecommunications, aerospace, radar, electronic warfare, robotics, transportation and instrumentation domains.

FOR PRINT AND ONLINE RELEASE: March 21, 2016
For more information, contact:

Cobham AvComm
Amy Lawrence
+1 316 529 5208
Amy.Lawrence@aeroflex.com

Cobham AvComm
Rob Barden
+1 316 529 5217
Rob.Barden@aeroflex.com