|Astronics CTS 6000 radio test set. Photo: Astronics|
[Avionics Today 04-29-2016] Astronics Test Systems, has introduced a radio test solution for use in commercial aerospace, military, and civil security applications. The new CTS 6000 Series radio test set incorporates nine test capabilities into a single tester with a modern touchscreen interface for testing radio communications systems at the factory, at the depot or in the field.
According to Astronics, he new CTS 6000 is designed for use by all branches of the military, police, fire, private security, airline personnel and other industries requiring secure radio communications. It provides extensive test capability for any radio system to reduce testing time and cost, maintenance and calibration costs, lifecycle ownership costs, and the number of “no fault found” results. Users can test tactical handsets, amplifiers, antennas and any other component of a radio system. The system also incorporates a modular, customizable architecture.