Communication system test, evaluation, and RF propagation analysis (i.e., link budget) for U.S. Air Force customer on Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) application.
U.S. Air Force
Small UAS air-to-air communications CONOPS
Evaluation and testing of commercial Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) radio
Provided link budget analysis and projected link distance and availability
Range Communication System Planning & Installation
RF signal propagation and site survey analysis, and installation of range tracking communication system at U.S. training ranges.
Planned installation via RF signal propagation analysis using specialized software package with terrain modeling
On-site installation of fixed ground and airborne platforms at remote training range locations
Provided on-site training to range personnel in the use and installation of range tracking communication system
Third-Party RF Amplifier Evaluation & Repair
Evaluation, troubleshooting, and repair of high-power bidirectional amplifier modules without benefit of any technical drawings or documentation.
Comprehensive evaluation and deep-dive analysis of the transmit and receive circuitry
Successful repair validated through third-party testing
Originally designated “beyond economical repair” by supplier, units were cost-effectively repaired and fielded
UHF Radio Production
Production of a NuWaves’ developed multi-function UHF radio transponder. The UHF radio provides an RF communication link for the transmission of Time Space Position Information (TSPI) for a Tactical Training Range (TTR) system.
100 Watts RF Output Power
UHF Frequency Band
Four CCAs: Receiver, Transmitter, Power Supply, Digital/Logic