Astronics

L-854 FM Radio Receiver/Decoder


Overview

The L-854 FM radio receiver/decoder provides a field tunable radio to allow pilots to control airfield lighting with a series of 3, 5, or 7 microphone clicks in a 5-second period. An integrated selectable timer shuts airfield lights off after 1, 15, 30, or 60 minutes of illumination.

Data Sheet (.pdf)

Product Information

FAA AC 150/5345-49, L-854

Application

The L-854 receiver is particularly useful for small to midsized airfields where continuous nighttime illumination is unnecessary. The rugged, solid-state design will provide years of service and is the perfect replacement for aging “crystal” based units.

Features

  • The FM radio receiver is 100% field tunable within the 118-136MHz Airband.
  • Tested to operate indoors or outdoors in temperatures from -55C to +55C.
  • Standard construction features a rugged NEMA 4/12 enclosure. Custom cabinets are available to suit your application.
  • Relay bank operation is easily selectable from front panel.
  • Standard long life mechanical relays ensure compatibility with your equipment.
  • The solid state receiver design makes for extremely low power consumption.
  • Custom designs are available for OEM integration, solar deployment, mobile operation and Heliport control.
  • Available in a wide range of operating voltages from 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz.