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Radio Frequency, Communications, & Navigation Test Systems


RF Communications Test

Reduce testing time and costs with the Astronics radio test sets for use in military, avionics, and civil security industries.

Available in commercial and military grades, these integrated test systems make it easy to develop test program sets and leverage them securely and instantly across all deployed testers at the factory, depot, and operational levels.


Product Info

All radio test set models are modular and configurable, based on industry standard interfaces and software. Choose from benchtop and field-portable versions with RF, analog, and digital test capabilities.  

Built on 55+ years of military test systems heritage, these radio test sets deliver a reliable platform that will remain supportable and upgradeable for the decades ahead.


Benchtop Military Radio Test SetMilitary Communications Test

Ruggedized, mil-grade radio test sets for factory, depot, and operational level testing. Includes SINCGARs support. 

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ATS3000P Radio Test SetCivil Communications Test

Perfect for transportation, security, and law enforcement agencies to keep critical communications operational.

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CTS 6000 radio test set Avionics Communications Test

Keep your grounds crew, maintenance, and security communications running at peak performance with these radio test solutions.  

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Military Communications Test

Astronics testers for military radios and wireless communications systems help you keep your most critical communications up and running smoothly. Write test program sets once and deploy them instantaneously everywhere – whether your test set is in the factory, at the depot, or in operation.

Deployed globally for nearly 20 years, Astronics communications testers deliver the dependability you require to ensure military communications safety and security. 

View the military communications test set brochure.


Solutions Optimized for Rugged Mil Duty

As an all-in-one solution, our communications testers deliver:

  • Fast diagnostic test times
  • Reduced maintenance and calibration costs
  • Fewer frustrating “no fault found” conditions
  • Reduced lifecycle cost of ownership
  • SINCGARS support (Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System)
  • Multiple waveforms
  • A modular, customizable architecture
  • Upgradeable technology paths
  • Cybersecurity
  • Multi-year support programs
  • ITAR compliant

CTS-6010 Tactical Radio Test SetCTS-6010

Our newest communications tester, the CTS-6010, brings an entire test bench to your front lines. Enable your technicians to detect equipment faults and verify operational capabilities at the I- and O-levels, saving valuable diagnostic time and cost.

Features include: 

  • Support for SINCGARS, SRW, WNW, HAVEQUICK, SOCNET and more
  • More than 16 included instruments, all optimized to support tactical radio testing
  • Includes software to run fully automated testing of tactical radios
  • Can automate OEM-approved maintenance procedures for reliability and repeatability
  • All UUT test results and critical data captured automatically and archived in Data Manager for Audit Trail support.
  • Existing TPS support for PRC-117G, PRC-148 Family (MBITR, JEM and 6809), PRC-150, PRC-152, PRC-137G

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ATS-3100 RTS header image NO SHADOW SMALLATS-3100 RTS Radio Test Set

The ATS-3100 RTS, the newest member of the ATS-3100 PXI Integration Platform product family, enables you to test both legacy and modern military tactical radios using a single, benchtop platform, integrating the most crucial features for radio test.

Now, you have the capability to test both airborne and ground legacy radios (e.g. SINCGARS) plus modern wideband waveforms (e.g. 117G, ANW 2, TSM) from virtually any original equipment manufacturer (OEM).

The ATS-3100 RTS tests advanced radio capabilities including frequency hopping, bit error rate, error vector magnitude (EVM), and sensitivity.

Features include:

  • Frequency range from 1 MHz to 6 GHz
  • Wide modulation bandwidth up to 200 MHz
  • Intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) and test executive
  • Compact, benchtop platform
  • Two-hour automated calibration & verification
  • Reconfigurable and expandable PXIe-based platform
Solution sheet

Military Radio Tester ATS3000A ATS-3000A

Ruggedized benchtop version that incorporates a software-defined synthetic test architecture and features 21 instruments. Operate in manual or automatic modes.

Datasheet

 

ATS-3000PMilitary Radio Tester ATS3000P

Ruggedized, portable, version that offers front-line testing capabilities with 21 instruments. Its compact size facilitates easy movement through access hatches by a single person. 

Datasheet

Avionics Communications Test

Astronics communications test sets for aircraft keep your radio, wireless, and navigation communications running at peak performance. Write test program sets once and deploy them instantaneously everywhere – whether your test set is in the factory, at the depot, or in facility operation.

Deployed globally for nearly 20 years, Astronics communications testers deliver the dependability you require to ensure critical communications safety and security. 

View the avionics communications test set brochure.


Solutions Optimized for Testing Avionics Communications Suites

As an all-in-one solution, our radio test sets deliver:

  • Fast diagnostic test times
  • Reduced maintenance and calibration costs
  • Fewer frustrating “no fault found” conditions
  • Reduced lifecycle cost of ownership
  • A modular, customizable architecture
  • Upgradeable technology paths
  • Cybersecurity
  • Multi-year support programs

CTS 6000 radio test set croppedCTS-6000 Avionics Series

Our newest communications tester, the CTS 6000, brings an entire test bench to your aircraft. Enable your at-platform technicians to detect equipment faults and verify operational capabilities right in the cockpit, saving valuable diagnostic time and cost while reducing frustrating "no fault found" results.

Features include: 

  • Testing for VHF and HF radios,  GPS landing systems, low-range altimeters,
     distance measuring equipment, and more
  • More than 16 included instruments, all optimized to support avionics RF, communications and navigation testing
  • Includes software to run fully automated testing of avionics LRUs
  • Can automate OEM-approved maintenance procedures for reliability and repeatability
  • All UUT test results and critical data captured automatically and archived in Data Manager for audit trail support.
  • Existing TPS support for VHF 2100, DME 900, GLU 925, LRA 900, HFS 900D

CTS 2700 Radio Test SetCTS-2700

Benchtop radio test set featuring 23 instruments for complete RF, analog and digital capabilities. Field upgradeable with a synthetic architecture.   

Datasheet

CTS-2750 Radio Test SetCTS-2750

Ruggedized, portable, version that offers RF, digital and analog test capabilities with 23 instruments.  Its compact size facilitates easy movement in and out of vehicles by a single person.

Datasheet

Civil Communications Test

Astronics communications test sets for civil tactical radios, transportation communications, and other civil systems keep your critical communications running at peak performance. Write test program sets once and deploy them instantaneously everywhere – whether your test set is in the factory, at the depot, or in operation.

Deployed globally for nearly 20 years, Astronics communications test solutions deliver the dependability you require to ensure critical communications safety and security. 

View the civil radio test set brochure.


Product Info

As an all-in-one solution, our radio test sets deliver:

  • Fast diagnostic test times
  • Reduced maintenance and calibration costs
  • Fewer frustrating “no fault found” conditions
  • Reduced lifecycle cost of ownership
  • P25 compliance
  • A modular, customizable architecture
  • Upgradeable technology paths
  • Cybersecurity
  • Multi-year support programs

CTS 6000 radio test set

CTS-6000

Our newest edition offers tablet-sized portability, enabling your front line technicians to detect equipment faults and verify operational capabilities. 

Solution Detail
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CTS-2700 Radio Test Set from AstronicsCTS-2700

Benchtop radio test set featuring 23 instruments for complete RF, analog and digital capabilities. Field upgradeable with a synthetic architecture.   

Datasheet

CTS-2750 Radio Test SetCTS-2750

Ruggedized, portable, version that offers RF, digital and analog test capabilities with 23 instruments.  Its compact size facilitates easy movement in and out of vehicles by a single person.

Datasheet

Contact & Support

Astronics Test Systems

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Irvine, CA, 92618 USA


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P: +1.949.859.8999 Main Office

Customer Support

Astronics Test Systems

4 Goodyear
Irvine, CA, 92618 USA


E: ATSinfo@astronics.com

P: +1.949.859.8999 Main Office

Customer Support

Astronics Test Systems

4 Goodyear
Irvine, CA, 92618 USA


E: ATSinfo@astronics.com

P: +1.949.859.8999 Main Office

Customer Support

Astronics Test Systems

4 Goodyear
Irvine, CA, 92618 USA


E: ATSinfo@astronics.com

P: +1.949.859.8999 Main Office

Customer Support