Aeroflex RGS-2000NG TCAS Test Set

Product Overview:

  • Software-driven design allows for field updates for adding new features, capability or modifications due to industry changes
  • TCAS and ADS-B Target Generator
  • Simulates 32 dynamic/400 static intruders
  • ADS-B squitter encode/decode
  • More test capability than any tester in the market, all packed into one box
  • Pulse and frequency measurement
  • Transponder test option for Modes A, C, S
  • Optional Command set emulation for SDX-2000, ATC-1400A and S-1403DL
  • 10.4 inch touch screen LCD display for operator control of all test set capabilities or can be remotely controlled via GPIB or Ethernet
  • Four port antenna simulation
  • Hybrid surveillance
  • Six independent transmitters and two receivers
  • Data parsing for analysis

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The RGS-2000NG TCAS Test Set is an RF signal generator/receiver for testing TCAS (Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System) with an option available for testing transponder LRUs. The RGS-2000NG was designed with modern software-driven digital modulation technology and is the RGS-2000 replacement for engineering development, design validation, manufacturing and return-to-service testing.

Dimensions

Size: 10.5”H x 19”W x 24”D 26.7 cm x 48.3 cm x 60.9 cm

Weight: 43 lbs. (19.5 kg)

(Shipping Weight): 58 lbs. (26.3 kg)

Environmental

Temperature Full specified performance 23°C (+5˚C)

Operating 0˚C to +40˚C

Storage 0˚C to +71˚C

Relative Humidity 0 to 95% non- condensing

Compliance

CE

UL/EN 61010-1

EN 61326-1

More Product Information

  • DoD AIMS 03-1000A Mark XIIA (Mode 5 level 1 and 2) certified *
  • Transponder Test Set Modes 1, 2, 3/A, C, 4, S, and Mode 5 * (Level 1 & 2)
  • Mode S Elementary and Enhanced Surveillance
  • Interrogator Test Set Modes 1, 2, 3/A, C, 4, S, TCAS, ETCAS and Mode 5 * (Level 1 & 2)
  • Self-diagnostic
  • Factory upgrade kits available for APM-424(V)3 and TS-4530 units
* APM-424(V)5 only

  • Complete Synthetic Test Environment 
    Hardware, software, processes, support
  • Optimized for T/R Module 
    Test Test Module Subassemblies, Modules & Multi-module Assemblies on One System
  • Highest Test Throughput Available
  • Proven Systems Deployment 
    5th Generation Solution – Major Customers Worldwide
  • Full Range of Required Mixed Signal Capabilities 
    DC, Digital, Analog, RF/Microwave
  • System Level Architecture 
    Calibration, Verification, Alignment
  • Open System Architecture 
    System Hardware & Software, TPSs

  • Mode S level 1-4, (level automatically determined), FAR Part 43 appendix F, (including proposed Eurocontrol extension), Eurocontrol Elementary and Enhanced Surveillance
  • Quickly and easily provides accurate measurement of transponder transmitting frequency, power and receiver sensitivity. Predetermined configurations for testing any class of transponder.
  • ICAO Annex 10 amendment 77
  • ADS-B TX/RX
  • TIS
  • IFF Modes 1 & 2 and TACAN
  • Tests any DME 1 MHz spaced X or Y channel. Measurements include: interrogator transmitter frequency/peak power, Pulse Repetition Frequency (PRF), P1/P2 width and pulse spacing. Provides accurate range and velocity simulation, station ident, squitter control.
  • TACAN Test Modes; T/R Norm, T/R Range Only, T/R Inverse, A/A Beacon, A/A Range Only and A/A Inverse
  • Simulates the airborne environment necessary to allow verification/certification of proper operation of an aircraft’s TCAS I and II as well as E-TCAS installations.
  • Detachable directional antenna
  • Large 5.7-inch LCD display
  • Simple user interface
  • Lightweight at less than 8 lbs.

Standard Features
  • Test ILS / VOR / MKR / ADF and VHF COMM functions, including SELCAL
  • Over-the-air and return-to-service testing
  • AM, FM and data capability
  • SCPI compatible software driver command sets
  • GPIB remote programming interface
  • 100 kHz to 3 GHz RF signal generator range
  • Large touch-screen color display
Optional Features
  • 250 KHz to 3 GHz spectrum analyzer, with custom analysis tools
  • 406 MHz COSPAS/SARSAT Beacon (ELT) testing
  • VHF Comm TX and DME TX analyzer

  • Easy to operate/calibrate
  • Annual calibration
  • Lightweight / portable
  • Rechargeable battery or externally powered
  • Percent of battery capacity displayed
  • Self-test on power-up
  • Measures DC voltage
  • Manual or Auto Ranging
  • 2 and 3 Wire Meggar
  • Compliant with Boeing Spec 10-61959 Rev H
  • MIL-STD-810 Method 511.4 certified
  • Traceable to NIST
  • Tests any AC or DC capacitive fuel, water, LOX/engine oil or other AC capacitive system*

  • Compatible with AD 98-20-40 & AD 99-03-04 compliant aircraft (Mod 6 and above)
  • Modular design for high reliability and low maintenance
  •  Closed box calibration using front panel controls - performed annually
  • Battery powered with percent of charge displayed
  • Maintenance codes displayed to aid in troubleshooting
  • Distance-to-Fault (DTF) Mode determines the "length" of the wire or the approximate distance to a break in the wire or shield
  • Large selection of aircraft specific interface cables readily available

  • Accurate measurement of 121.5/243 MHz emergency beacon transmitter frequency, output power, modulation (AM). Headphone audio output to monitor swept tone *
  • Accurate measurement of 406 MHz COSPAS/SARSAT emergency beacon transmitter frequency, output power. Decode and display of all location and user protocols *
  • Accurate measurement of HF transmitter, frequency, output power, modulation (AM and SSB USB/LSB) receiver sensitivity
  • Accurate measurement of VHF/UHF transmitter, frequency, output power, modulation (AM and FM and receiver sensitivity)
  • Generation of ARINC 596 Selective Calling Tones
  • Accurate measurement of VHF/UHF antenna and or feeder SWR (Standing Wave Ratio)
  • Simulation of Localizer and Glideslope (CAT I, II and III) signals with variable DDM settings
  • Swept Localizer DDM for coupled Auto Pilot testing (Simultaneous Localizer, Glideslope and Marker signals)
  • Simulation of Marker Beacon, Selectable Airways (Z), Outer and Middle Marker Tones
  • Guided Test capability cuts down total test time

  • Individual test modes: Mode S, ATCRBS Transponder, DME, TCAS, TIS, ADS-B MON/ ADS-B GEN (DO-260A/B), 978MHz UAT
  • Large keys for gloved operation
  • Simple user interface
  • Lightweight and compact at 8 lbs.
  • Battery operation 6 hours plus between charges
  • Fully FAR part 43 appendix F compliant
  • Transponder Auto-Test
  • Data dump of transponder test results to PC
  • Elementary and Enhanced Surveillance parameters (DAP’s)
  • Transponder level automatically determined and capability checked to avoid nuisance Auto-Test failures
  • Comprehensive GICB test
  • Configuration files for different classes of transponder
  • Comprehensively tests any DME channel
  • including track sensitivity
  • User selectable TCAS scenarios
  • TCAS fast scenario feature uses Auto Altitude and Converge to ensure automatic collision at zero range
  • Over-the-air or direct-connect operation
  • Parametric measurements including TX power and frequency
  • USB flash drive software update via web site download
  • Optional ADS-B capabilities are DO-260A/B compliant
  • Optional TCAS and 978 MHz UAT capability
  • Optional testing using UC-584 Coupler

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Cobham (formerly AEROFLEX)

Aeroflex is a leading worldwide provider of highly specialized test and measurement equipment and microelectronic solutions.

Our customers have complex, high-performance requirements and are predominantly found in the aerospace, defense, wireless mobile, broadband communications and advanced manufacturing markets. Founded in 1937 and now with 2,950 employees worldwide, Aeroflex has developed substantial intellectual property through decades of collaborative design, manufacturing, R&D and service experience with customers. Aeroflex customers depend on our unique expertise to validate the high quality and high performance of their products and get to market faster.

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