Av/Comm News - Issue 1, May - June 2013




 Issue 1, May - June 2013




In the News


Aeroflex Announces Addition of Enhanced VSWR and Distance to Fault to the Tracking Generator Functionality on the 3550 Digital Radio Test System  


By utilizing the sweep of the tracking generator, the 3550 can measure and display the VSWR of an antenna or find the location of one or more faults in a cable.



Aeroflex and RELM Wireless Announce Availability of the Aeroflex 3920 Digital Radio Test Set for Automated Tests and Alignment of KNG Portable Command Series Radios


The 3920 provides an advanced method for repeatable and highly accurate test and alignment for RELM radios that requires minimal technical interface..



Aeroflex and Harris Announce Availability of the

Aeroflex 3920 Digital Radio Test Set for Automated Tests and Alignment of P25 Series Portable Radios


Aeroflex announced the addition of support for Harris P25 P7300, P5500 and XG-75 Series portable radios to its expanding capabilities for the Aeroflex 3920 Auto-Test II system. 




Aeroflex Announces Capability to Simulate WAAS LPV Approaches


Aeroflex has announced its capability to simulate WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) LPV (Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance) approaches by adding this critical new feature to their GPSG-1000 Portable GPS Simulator.

Learn more here



Product News


ADS-B Out test capability has been added to the APM-424 and IFF-45TS Test Sets


ADS-B Out test capability has been added to the APM-424 and IFF-45TS Test Sets and certified by the AIM's program office to support testing of DO-260B compliant ADS-B transponders and beacons. This adds to Aeroflex's current ADS-B test capability supported with the IFR 6000/6015.


Automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) is next generation surveillance technology for tracking aircraft while making flying safer for the aviation community. ADS-B Out periodically broadcasts aircraft situational data such as identification, current position, altitude and velocity.


Who does this affect?

All commercial and military air cargo aircraft flying in US air space are required to comply by the year 2020 by updating their Mode S transponder to be compliant. Australia and Canada are also adopting this requirement.





New Software Version 1.1.4 for the 3550 Touch-Screen Radio Test System


Aeroflex announced  the release of new software version 1.1.4 for the 3550 Touch- Screen Radio Test System.




New Features Expand the 3920 Market


We have implemented several important new features in software version 2.2.0 for the 3920 Digital Radio Test Set. These features should expand the 3920 even more into the replacement market of several of the older Aeroflex, IFR, Marconi and Will'tek radio test sets.




New GPSG-1000 Features and Capabilities Available in Software Version 2.6.0


Based on customer input from a variety of non-Aerospace industry sectors, new features and improvements have been implemented in software version 2.6.0 for the GPSG-1000


Learn more here




Aeroflex GPSG-1000


Aeroflex GPSG-1000 Portable Positional Simulator


Aeroflex's truly portable GPS and Galileo positional simulator, the GPSG-1000, is easy to use, configurable and inexpensive. It fills a gap in the market by providing a low-cost 6 or 12 channel test set that creates three-dimensional simulations


Show Guide


Critical Communications 2013

Paris, France

May 20-23, 2013

Stand #C207


IMS/MTT-S 2013

Seattle, WA

June 3-7, 2013 


DVD 2013

Millbrook, UK 

June 19 - 20, 2013

Stand #C3-55


SEMSS 2013

Chattanooga, TN

June 20 - 22, 2013


At your service


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In This Issue
 Quick Product Links
New Literature
3550 Data Sheet

The 3550 takes radio and repeater site testing to the next level with a quantum leap in an easy to use, integrated test system for complete radio receiver and transmitter performance testing, cable fault and antenna system



Scout Brochure
Whether the task is collecting RF signals on the move or analyzing them in the

lab, the Aeroflex portable BSA makes the job possible.



3920 Data Sheet
 3920 Radio Test Set 

The 3920 provides a comprehensive range of general purpose analog measurement facilities as well as advanced digital test options.


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