Radio test and measurement set for military and avionics applications introduced by Astronics

IRVINE, Calif., 10 May 2016. Astronics Test Systems in Irvine, Calif., is introducing the CTS 6000 series radio test and measurement for commercial aerospace, military, and civil security applications.

By Mil & Aero staff
By Mil & Aero staff

IRVINE, Calif., 10 May 2016. Astronics Test Systems in Irvine, Calif., is introducing the CTS 6000 series radiotest and measurement for commercial aerospace, military, and civil security applications.

The test and measurement unit incorporates nine test capabilities into one tester with a touchscreen interface for testing radio communications systems at the factory, at the depot, or in the field.

The CTS 6000 is for use by all branches of the military, TSA, police, fire, private security, airline personnel and other industries requiring secure, reliable radio communications.

It helps reduce testing time and cost, maintenance and calibration costs, life cycle ownership costs, and the number of "no fault found" results. Users can test tactical handsets, amplifiers, antennae and any other component of a radio system.

The unit has a 10.1-inch sunlight-readable display; measures 11.8 by 10 by 3.3 inches; weighs 10.6 pounds; includes two batteries; has Windows 7 operating system; and 128-gigabyte solid-state hard drive.

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This handheld unit also provides over-the-air testing for remote test capability. The synthetic test instrumentation includes RF signal generator; RF receiver; RF power meter; spectrum analyzer, VSWR, cable and distance-to-fault; AF signal generator; SINAD/distortion, frequency, and audio filter meters; oscilloscope; reference oscillator; and tracking generator.

The CTS 6000 incorporates a modular, customizable architecture. Users can use the included test program set or create and run their own custom test protocols.

For more information contact Astronics Test Systems online at www.astronicstestsystems.com.

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