Digital Radio Receivers


Digital Panoramic Radio Receiver


  • Panoramic spectrum analysis
  • Recording of radio signals and broadcasts
  • Radio signal technical analysis
  • Evaluation of electromagnetic field strength and radio signal parameters within a broad frequency range
  • Analysis of service parameters of communication and data transmission systems: GSM, IS-95, cdma2000, EV-DO, TETRA, UMTS, DECT, LTE, Wi-Fi, DMR, APCO P25 and DVB-T/T2/H
  • Can be operated standalone as well as a part of ARCHA-IN Fixed Measuring Unattended Stations, ARGAMAK-CSN Fixed Unattended System of Recoding and Technical Analysis, ARGUMENT-I Mobile Measuring Radio Monitoring and Direction Finding Station, and ARGAMAK-CST Transportable Radio Monitoring and Technical Analysis System.

Radio receiving unit of ARGAMAK-CS

Typical Configuration:

  • Radio receiving unit of ARGAMAK-CS (simultaneous bandwidth up to 22 MHz, operating frequency range 0.009-3000 MHz)
  • AC network power supply unit
  • Control and display unit with SMO-PA, SMO-STA, SMO-ASPD Software Packages.


  • Extension of operating frequency range up to 8000 MHz
  • High-stable reference frequency generator
  • ARC-A7A-3 Vehicle-Mounted Magnetic-Based Wideband Active Antenna
  • ARC-A17 - Wideband Omni-Directional Active Antenna for Radio Monitoring
  • External remote-controlled ARC-KNV4M Frequency Down-Converter (3-18 GHz)
  • 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 DECT, BS TRUNK (DMR, APCO P25), BS Wi-Fi, BS WiMAX
  • SMO-CT Software Package for DVB-T/T2/H Signal Analysis.


  • Connection and commutation of up to five passive and two active external antennae
  • Attenuator providing the ability of input signal control within 0 - 60 dB range.
  • Socket for external reference generator.

Basic Technical Specifications in Complete Configuration

Operating frequency range 0.009-8000 MHz
Sensitivity (with 3 kHz discreteness and 10 dB signal/noise ratio) 1 V, max.
Spurious, Image and IF rejection 80 dB, min
Noise figure, max:
within 0.009 - 20 MHz range 15 dB
within 20 - 3000 MHz range 12 dB
within 3000 - 8000 MHz range 12 dB
Input IP2, min.
within 0.009 - 20 MHz range 30 dBmW
within 20 - 3000 MHz range 40 dBmW
within 3000 - 8000 MHz range 30 dBmW
Input IP3, min.:
within 0.009 - 20 MHz range 0 dBmW
within 20 - 3000 MHz range 10 dBmW
within 3000 - 8000 MHz range 0 dBmW
IP2, IP3 (with 3.125 kHz discreteness) 75 dB, min
Max. bandpass at 1.0 dB variation:
Within 0.009 - 5 MHz range 1 MHz, min.
Within 5 - 20 MHz range 2 MHz, min
Within 20 - 110 MHz range 5 MHz, min.
Within 110 - 220 MHz range 10 MHz, min
Within 220 - 8000 MHz range 22 MHz, min.
Panoramic spectrum analysis rate Up to 10 GHz/sec
Max. recording bandwidth* 22 MHz
Control interface Ethernet 1000BASE-T
DC supply voltage 9 - 32 V
Power consumption, max. 120 W
Dimensions, max. 490×280×150 mm
Weight, max. 10 kg
Operating temperature range +5C+45C

*Limited number of discontinuity is possible. The total length is less then 3 %

Digital Radio Receivers