At APCO 2021, we will be demonstrating our first-in-the-industry LMR test set with a single port Vector Network Analyzer. The R8200 combines the world-class, comprehensive LMR test capabilities of our R8100 with the RF network analysis cababilites of a VNA, combining two instrument into one user-friendly device. Visit us in Booth 1408. ...

Astronics Test Systems has signed Gap Wireless as its new Canadian distributor for the company's FREEDOM branded line of Land Mobile Radio (LMR) test products.  Gap Wireless will offer the full range of FREEDOM test solutions to its Canadian Customer base, including the R8100 communications analyzer and the recently introduced FREEDOM R8200, the industry's first full-featured LMR test instrument to include a Vector Network Analyzer (VNA). Gap Wireless is a leading distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets, serving carriers and contractors throughout North America. The company works with the industry’s top suppliers to stock and distribute thousands of wireless infrastructure and Test & Measurement products. Gap Wireless also provides value-added technical/engineering services....

If you missed our June 25 webinar on testing TETRA TMO radios, you can watch it here. The webinar, conducted by Chuck Cox and Chris Rix covers both theoretical and practical aspects of TETRA radio testing and includes a live demonstration of the R8100 TETRA test option, the most comprehensive in the industry....

Accounting for cable loss is essential for accurate radio testing. Join us tomorrow, June 4th for a live webinar, “Sweeping and Characterizing Test Cables,” using the  Cable Sweep feature on your Astronics Freedom Family service monitor! Register now. Register here:  https://zcu.io/s1MR  ...

FREEDOM, an Astronics company, will be showcasing products at the IWCE 2020 trade show in Las Vegas, NV.  Visit us in booth #1242 on Wednesday, April 1st and Thursday, April 2nd. If you would like to receive a free pass to the exhibit hall please use the link below: var CSIWidgetOrgId = '00000104'; var CSIWidgetEvtId = '829'; var CSIWidgetAuthId = '94dS33Lz4oYYBVTCrzyn'; ...

Communication technologies are so readily available and so widely accepted that it’s possible for the general public to take them for granted. “This is somewhat overlooked in our day and age,” said Chuck Cox, Product Marketing Engineer at Astronics Test Systems, on this episode of the Software and Technology podcast. “But, when lives depend on it, maybe we need to be thinking more ahead of time, ensuring that our technologies work.” Cox spoke with MarketScale’s Tyler Kern about the importance of effective communication devices and infrastructure. “In order for human enterprises to function properly, they have to be able to communicate with each other,” Cox said, noting that it’s not just about high-tech devices, but about basic human interaction. A while back, he made the switch from being a product development engineer to a more customer-facing career. He wanted to know that the solutions he offered had real-world applications. He recalled a time when first...

FREEDOM is pleased to announce that it has contracted Niro Together Ltd. to represent its FREEDOM branded products in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company has been in business for twelve years and it's two principals have over 60 combined experience in the PMR market with special expertise in digital radio and radio systems. ...

Freedom Communication Technologies, a leading provider of radio test solutions for the public safety and commercial Land Mobile Radio (LMR) market, announced today that it has joined Astronics Corporation as a part of its Test Systems division. Peter J. Gundermann, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Astronics commented, “FREEDOM is a leader in wireless communications testing, primarily for the civil land mobile radio market. Their market focus and technology complements those we already have, and together, we will offer a broader range of test solutions to an expanded market. The acquisition gives us a stronger market position in the radio test arena, a strong brand for our offerings and a larger addressable market. We are excited to expand our test capabilities and to bring FREEDOM on board with our Test business.” Ricardo Viloria, FREEDOM President and Chief Executive Officer said, “We are thrilled to join the Astronics team.  Their extensive technology...