Measuring Means


Measuring Receiver

Mass production since 2001, continuous improving

Certificate of Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology of Approval of Measuring Equipment Type

Certificate of Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology of Measurement Procedure Qualification

Security & Quality Gold Medal awarded by National Security International Contest (2001)

First Grade medal awarded by the VII Moscow International Forum & Exhibition «Security and Safety Technologies» (2002)


  • Efficiency check for information protection and indoor radio monitoring applications, including:
    • Equipment survey and checks on compromising emanation
    • Measuring of electromagnetic field strength and radio signal parameters
    • Panoramic spectrum analysis
    • Indoor radio monitoring and measuring of radio emission parameters
    • Radio signal recording and technical analysis
    • Analysis of parameters of wireless communication and data transmission network base stations (GSM, IS-95, cdma2000, EV-DO, TETRA, UMTS, LTE, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, DECT, DMR, APCO P25), as well as DVB-T/T2/H.


Typical Configuration:

  • Central unit of ARC-D1TI with integrated digital radio receiver of ARGAMAK series, antenna switch, AC and vehicle on-board power unit with charger and battery
  • ARC-KNV4 External Remote-Controlled Frequency Down-Converter (3-18 GHz)
  • ARC-A2M Low-Profile Indoor Antenna (25 – 3000 MHz)
  • ARC-A14K Wideband Antenna with operating frequency range from 3 to 8 GHz
  • Network probes: active (ARC-ASP2) and passive (ARC-PSP2)
  • ARC-MA2 HF Magnetic Receive Antenna
  • ARC-A12 Wideband Antenna
  • Control and display unit with SMO-PAI, SMO-STA, SMO-ASPD, SMO-PRANA, SMO-TEST, SMO-RAPIRA Software Packages
  • Case for storage and transportation of the accessories


  • Software packages for information protection
    • Creation of access rights model
    • Provision for management of information access authorities
    • Provision for search for data on HDD and guaranteed erasing
    • Provision for recording and monitoring of initial state of software system
    • Provision for analysis of software and hardware security of TCP/IP networks
    • Collection of information on software and hardware
  • Measuring antenna set (frequency range from 0.009 to 18000 MHz)
  • ARC-A7A-3 Broadband Antenna for Installation on Vehicle
  • ARC-A3A Directional Antenna Set and handle provided for amplitude direction finding
  • Communication and data transmission equipment
  • Navigation and timing equipment GLONASS/GPS for location finding, increasing of accuracy of the frequency measurement and synchronization of several units when joint operating
  • SMO-BS Software Packages for Wireless Data Communication System Analysis: BS 3GPP (GSM, UMTS, LTE), BS CDMA (IS-95, cdma2000, EV-DO), BS TETRA, BS TRUNK (DMR, APCO P25), BS Wi-Fi, BS WiMAX
  • SMO-CT Software Package for DVB-T/T2/H Signal Analysis.

System Provides:

  • Automatic and automated search and detection of compromising emanations
  • Lab studies of computer and automation equipment
  • Evaluation of equipment data safety parameters at field tests (including impact from active data protection systems)
  • Evaluation of confidential data safety against leakage caused by side electromagnetic radiation and pickups impacting auxiliary equipment, systems and links between them
  • Real time radio monitoring, including:
    • Search and revealing of technical channel of information leakage indoors and within protected area
    • Detection of new radio emissions with arbitrary modulation kinds, including UWB signals and signals with FH
    • Fast panoramic analysis within operating frequency range
    • Field strength measurement
    • Measurement of radio signal parameters
    • Identification of unauthorized radio emitters
    • Continuous recording radio signal within the band up to 22 MHz
    • Multi-channel (up to 64 channels) recording of radio signals with 25/50 kHz bandwidth within the band up to 22 MHz
    • Technical analysis and classification of radio signals
    • Analysis of spectrum data in postprocessing mode
    • Localization of radio emission sources inside the premises of protected objects or within neighbor area with directional antennae
    • Localization of GSM, IS-95, cdma2000, EV-DO, DECT, TETRA, UMTS, LTE, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, DMR, APCO P25 base stations
    • Localization of radio emission sources using time difference of arrival method, amplitude method and combined methods.

Basic Technical Specifications in Complete Configuration

Panoramic Spectrum Analysis
Operating frequency range 0.009 – 18000 MHz
Input attenuator 0 - 60 dB with 1 dB increment
Maximum allowable input voltage 23 dBm
Panoramic spectrum analysis rate up to 10 GHz/s
Minimum duration of the signal detected within simultaneous bandwidth (receiver tuning frequency doesn't change) 1 s
Sensitivity (with 3 kHz discreteness and 10 dB signal/noise ratio) 1 V, max.
Within 0.009 - 20 MHz range 30 dBm, min
Within 20 - 3000 MHz range 40 dBm, min
Within 0.009 - 20 MHz range 0 dBm, min
Within 20 - 3000 MHz range 10 dBm, min
Noise figure
Within 0.009 - 20 MHz range 15 dB, max.
Within 20 - 3000 MHz range 12 dB, max.
Spurious rejection 70 dB, min
Max. bandpass at 1.0 dB variation
Within 0.009 - 5 MHz range 1 MHz, min.
Within 5 - 25 MHz range 2 MHz, min
Within 25 - 110 MHz range 5 MHz, min.
Within 110 - 220 MHz range 10 MHz, min
Within 220 - 3000 MHz range 22 MHz, min.
Relative error of frequency tuning
Internal generator max. 1x10-7
GNSS-based synchronization max. 1x10-10
Intermodulation free dynamic range (2nd and 3rd order), min. 75 dB
IF analogue signal frequency 70 MHz
Wire Network Monitoring
Signal detection level:
within 0.05 - 10 kHz 1 mV, max.
within 10 kHz - 1 MHz 100 V, max.
within 1 MHz - 30 MHz 10 V, max.
Input impedance of the probe
ARC-ASP2 1 MOhm, max.
ARC-PSP2 1 kOhm, max.
Max. input voltage of ARC-ASP2 network probe
below 60 Hz 400 V
from 60 Hz to 20 kHz 50 V
from 20 kHz to 5 MHz 10 V
Max. input voltage of ARC-PSP2 network probe 400 V
Radio Channel Monitoring, Technical Analysis and Broadcast Recording
Max. processing bandwidth:
within 9 kHz - 25 MHz 1 MHz
within 25 - 110 MHz range 5 MHz
within 110 - 220 MHz range 10 MHz
within 220 - 8000 MHz range 22 MHz
Types of recorded data radio signal sampling (I/Q), demodulated signals, spectrograms, time
Max. recording bandwidth 22 MHz
Continuous recording time Depends on the storage volume
Demodulated signal recording
Demodulator bandwidth 250 kHz, 100 kHz, 50 kHz, 12 kHz, 6 kHz, 3 kHz
Receiver sensitivity in AM mode 1.5 V, max.
Receiver sensitivity in FM (narrow) mode 0.8 V, max.
Receiver tuning discrete 1 Hz
Demodulation types AM, FM, SSB, AT
Operating Parameters
Operating temperature range 0°C +45°C
AC network power supply 90 - 250 V
Vehicle power supply 10 - 15 V
Power consumption (without PC), max. 60 W
Dimensions of central unit, max. 490 x 400 x 200 mm
Weight, max. 12 kg

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