Embedded Beacon Receiver

  •  Track Conventional Beacon Carrier
  • Compact, Rugged Design
  • For Integration in On-The-Move Applications
  • Monitoring & Control (M&C) via Ethernet UART
  • Integrates with Avcom’s EVO-GUI
  • Comprehensive API for Easy Integration
  • Extended Temperature Range
  • Low SWaP (Size, Weight, and Power)

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

RF
INPUT CONNECTOR: MMCX, 50 Ohm
INPUT FREQUENCY RANGE: 950 to 2150MHz
TUNING STEP SIZE: 1kHz
INPUT LEVEL RANGE: -10 to -100 dBm
MAXIMUM INPUT POWER LEVEL: 10 to 750 kHz
TRACKING BANDWIDTH: 10 to 150 kHz
DETECTED BEACON LEVEL FILTERING: Low-Pass, User-Select: 0.25 Hz, 0.5 Hz, 1.0 Hz, 2.0 Hz, 3.0 Hz

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Cont.

PARAMETER PERFORMANCE
SEARCH/TRACK RATE: User-Selectable: 10 Hz, 25Hz
ACQUISITION TIME: < 1 second typical
ADJUSTABLE DELAY BEFORE LOCK: 0 to 5000 milliseconds
BEACON TYPE: CW, BPSK (No Demodulation)
ACQUISITION/TRACKING LEVEL: Minimum C/No, -39 dB-Hz
M & C
ETHERNET: 10/100; Magnetic elements must be provided on host board
IP ADDRESS: DHCP or Static
INCLUDED CONTROL APPLICATION: Avcom GUI (Windows)
APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACE (API): POSIX-compliant ‘C’
Pre-built Libraries for Windows and Linux x86
Source code available
PROTOCOL: High-reliability closed-loop with error checking
RECEIVER OUTPUT VIA PHYSICAL OUTPUTS: Yes
RECEIVER OUTPUT VIA M&C INTERFACE: Ye
RECEIVER OUTPUTS
CONNECTOR: 40-pin/(2×20), 2mm pitch header, board-2-board connector
ANALOG SIGNAL STRENGTH INDICATOR OUTPUT: 0 to 10 VDC, 50 mA max
ANALOG SLOPE: 0.1 to 3.0 Volts/dB
ANALOG SLOPE POLARITY: Positive or Negative
ANALOG OUTPUT FILTERING: Low-Pass, 0.5 Hz, fixed
DIGITAL LOCK INDICATOR OUTPUT: 0 to 10 VDC
DIGITAL LOCK INDICATOR OUTPUT POLARITY: Adjustable (H=LOCK or L=LOCK)
POWER
CONNECTOR: 40-pin/(2×20), 2mm pitch header, board-2-board connector
POWER SUPPLY: 5 VDC, 12 VDC; 2.5W
PHYSICAL
DIMENSIONS: 42mm x 70mm x 10mm (BR-MOD-1 board only)
55mm x 72mm x 14mm w/optional carrier board
WEIGHT: 6 oz; 170g
ENVIRONMENTAL
OPERATING TEMPERATURE: -40°C to 70°C
STORAGE TEMPERATURE: -40°C to 85°C
STORAGE TEMPERATURE: -40°C to 85°C
HUMIDITY: 0 to 95%, non-condensing
OPERATING ALTITUDE: 40,000 ft