LAS VEGAS, Nevada—International Wireless Communications Expo 2017—March 30, 2017—Cobham AvComm announced today automated test and alignment capabilities for EF Johnson Viking® portable and mobile radios. This new capability is available on the Cobham 800SX Digital Radio Test Set. This option includes Auto-Test functionality for the 400, 600 and 900 Series of portable and mobile radios.

The automated test and alignment procedure provides fully automated test and alignment of EF Johnson Viking radios without the need for user interaction. This test system ensures consistent and reliable tests and alignment to manufacturer-recommended specifications and to industry standards, ensuring proper interoperability and a uniform standard of performance within the radio’s network technology.

“We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide this unique test technology for EF Johnson Viking radios on the 8800SX,” said Lyndon Zielke, Sr Product Marketing Engineer. “The 8800SX provides an advanced method for repeatable and highly accurate test and alignment for EF Johnson Viking radios that require minimal technical interface.”

The Cobham 8800SX is designed for maximum test efficiency. With the industry’s largest color touch-screen display, its unique “fast-stack” user interface, user-defined presets, customer frequency lists, and its ability to handle up to 125 W of direct power; test professionals can set up analog and digital meters and test functions.

Price and Availability
The EF Johnson Viking Auto-Test Software (Option 115) is now available and can be ordered by contacting the Cobham AvComm sales team. This software option, like all options for the 8800SX, is field upgradeable. For more information about pricing, contact your local Cobham AvComm sales office by calling Cobham AvComm Sales at (800) 835-2352 or emailing

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We employ more than 12,000 people on five continents, and have 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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Amy Lawrence
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