Military Portable Radio Test Set features color touchscreen.
September 26, 2013 -
Supplied with ruggedized touchscreen and magnesium case, 3515B can isolate problems and assess performance in military AM and FM radios; software options enable Project 25 radio system testing. Functionality also lets user test all aspects of radio system, while internal battery allows 4.5 hr continuous operation. Meeting MIL-PRF-28800F Class 2 specifications for humidity, shock, and vibration, 8.7 lb test set offers ±1.5 dB RF generator level accuracy and 4% FM deviation meter accuracy.
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Aeroflex Announces the 3515B Military Portable Radio Test Set with Color Touch-Screen
Schaumburg, IL — AUTOTESTCON 2013 — Aeroflex Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. (NYSE:ARX), announced today the release of the 3515B Military Portable Radio Test Set featuring a colortouch-screen and enhanced specifications to provide users with a lightweight, easytouse, and reliable radio test system. Designed for Military applications, the 3515B features a ruggedized touch-screen with a magnesium case for use in severe environments.
The 3515B can quickly isolate problems and assess performance in a variety of military AM and FM radios with added software options for testing Project 25 radio system. The 3515B is rugged but also lightweight (8.7 lbs. including battery) and features 4.5 hours of continuous operation on an internal battery. The 3515Balso allows the user to test all aspects of the radio system—including the radio’s transmitter and receiver as well as RF cabling and antennas and audio systems —with powerful features typically found only in bench-top equipment. The 3515B also meets MIL-PRF-28800F Class 2 specifications for humidity, shock, and vibration, with an operating range of -0º C to +50º C.
“The 3515B is the instrument military customers have been asking for—with the new color touch-screen, it is easier than ever to operate, it’s always reliable, and it tests the entire radio system,” said Stan Pierson, Director of Product Marketing for Aeroflex’smilitary radio test systems.
“With thousands of Aeroflex 3515 Series in use around the world within the US military, Aeroflex has demonstrated superior field reliability, use and function is adverse operational conditions for testing and fielding battlefield communication systems.”
Enhanced specifications provide even better accuracy and reliability
The 3515B features accuracy and specificationsnormally reserved for more expensive bench-top instruments, typical specifications include:
• Phase Noise of -95dBc/Hz
• RF Generator Level accuracy of +/-1.5dB
• FM Deviation Meter Accuracy of 4%
• -140dBmDANL Spectrum Analyzer
• Optional Through Line Power Meter Operation
Price and availability
The 3515B Military Radio Test Set with the color touch-screen is priced at U.S. $22,485 and includes a rugged carrying case with required hardware and a precision DTF/VSWR kit. Delivery is 8 weeks upon receipt of order. For more information about pricing, contact your local Aeroflex sales office by visiting or calling Aeroflex Sales at (800) 835-2352 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aeroflex Incorporated is a leading global provider of high performance microelectronic components and test and measurement equipment used by companies in the space, avionics, defense, commercial wireless communications, medical and other markets.