Digital Radio Receivers


Panoramic Radio Receiver


  • Panoramic spectrum analysis
  • Recording of radio signals and broadcasts
  • Technical analysis
  • Evaluation of electromagnetic field strength and radio signal parameters
  • Can be operated standalone as well as a part of ARC-RP3M Handheld Direction Finder.

ARGAMAK-MN with directional antenna and control and display unit

Typical Configuration:

  • Receiving and processing unit of ARGAMAK-MN (simultaneous bandwidth up to 22 MHz, operating frequency range 0,009 – 3000 MHz) with built-in battery
  • AC network power supply unit
  • Batteries for stand-alone operation and charger
  • Control and display unit with SMO-RP, SMO-PA, SMO-STA, SMO-ASPD Software Packages


  • High-stable external reference generator
  • ARC-A3A Directional Antenna Set and handle
  • ARC-KNV3M External Remote-Controlled Frequency Down-Converter (3-8 GHz)
  • ARC-KNV4M External Remote-Controlled Frequency Down-Converter (3-18 GHz)
  • Mobile control and display unit (an smartphone based on OS Android) with SMO-ANDROMEDA Software Package
  • 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
  • Buit-in storage with volume up to 120 GB


  • High efficiency:
    • Panoramic spectrum analysis rate within operation frequency range is 6500 MHz/s
    • Minimum duration of the signal detected within simultaneous bandwidth is 1 s
  • Multi-Functionality:
    • Outdoor and indoor radio monitoring
    • Manual direction finding (with optional equipment).
  • Socket for external reference generator
  • Small weight (max. 1,5 kg) and dimensions of the unit (max.110×60×245 mm)
  • Low power consumption: (max. 15 W)

Basic Technical Specifications in Complete Configuration

Operating frequency range 0.009 – 3000 MHz
Sensitivity for narrow FM (12.5 kHz), SINAD above 12 dB -6 dBV, max.
IP2 and IP3 with attenuation off
IP2 30 dB, min
IP3 -6 dB, min
Noise figure 12 dB, max.
Standing Wave Ratio (SWR) at external antenna input with input resistance 50 Ohm 3 max.
Spurious rejection 70 dB, min
Maximum simultaneous bandwidth 22 MHz
Panoramic spectrum analysis rate up to 6500 MHz/s
Detected signal minimum duration 1 s
Frequency band width for signal recording to internal storage (when available):
Within band up to 2 MHz 120 minute, min
Within 5 MHz band 60 minute, min
Within 10 MHz band 30 minute, min
Frequency band width for signal recording to PC:
Continuous up to 5 MHz
Fragments Up to 22 MHz
Control interface and digital IQ output USB 2.0
Detection, modulation types AM, FM, SSB, AT
Headphones socket Available
Battery run-time 4 hour, min
DC supply voltage 10 - 32 V
AC network power supply 90-250 V
Power consumption (without charging built-in battery), max. 15 W
Dimensions, max. 110 x 60 x 245 mm
Weight of the radio receiver, max. 1.7 kg
Operating temperature range From -40C to +45C

Digital Radio Receivers