Applications

Rohde & Schwarz has created a series of application notes, application cards, and application videos to share our knowledge of instruments, principles, and methods and to assist you in getting the best performance from your Rohde & Schwarz instruments.

Testing of DME/TACAN ground stations

Testing of DME/TACAN ground stations This application note describes the basic operating principles of distance measurement equipment (DME) and tactical air navigation (TACAN) for distance and bearing measurements in aviation along with diverse test possibilities for maintenance of DME/TACAN ground stations. Some tests can be performed on the ground while others require flight inspection. Both…

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R&S®VCS-4G facilitates migration from analog/TDM to VoIP networks

R&S®VCS-4G facilitates migration from analog/TDM to VoIP networks Your challenge Air navigation service providers (ANSPs) often do not own the network infrastructure that connects their control centers with one another and with the remote radio sites. The networks are made available by national telecommunications service providers (telcos). As telcos follow their own business strategies independent…

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T&M solutions for software defined radios (SDR)

T&M solutions for software defined radios (SDR) After its initial implementation in civil mobile telephones, the concept of a software defined radio (SDR) has now started making inroads in radios used for military applications. The attached document provides an introduction to SDR as used for military radios and presents the relevant T&M solutions offered by…

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