Model 7600 Vehicle Test System
Spherical Nearfield Scanner for Vehicle-Mounted
Antenna Measurements

Model 7600VTS shown without visual security radome   Factory testing of the 7600VTS elevation positioner
     

The Model 7600 VTS is a complete automated measurement system designed to measure the characteristics of wireless devices installed in or on a vehicle. It includes a dielectric gantry for positioning the measurement antenna in elevation and a heavy-duty azimuth rotator for positioning the vehicle in azimuth.

Features
  • Tests vehicles weighing up to 10,000 lbs and 18 feet in length
  • Operating frequency of 100 MHz to 10 GHz
  • Flexible software accommodates different instrumentation suites
  • Fast, automated measurements of TIS, TRP, Efficiency and radiation patterns
  • Suitable for outdoor or indoor environments
Characteristics
  • Frequency Range - 100 MHz to 10 GHz
  • Range Length - 25 ft (7.6 m)
  • Turntable Diameter - 20 ft (6.1 m)
  • Maximum Test Vehicle Weight - 10,000 lbs (4500 kg)
  • Maximum Test Vehicle Length - 18 feet ( 5.5 m)
Available Options

  • Spherical near-field to far-field transform software
  • Gantry elevator for adjusting the axis intersection point
  • Visual security for proprietary test articles
  Model 7600 VTS Spherical Nearfield Scanner
     
Additional Information:

Download PDF Model 7600 Data Sheet

Download PDF "A Novel Spherical Scanner System for Telematics Measurements"

     
  Top left: A 7600VTS shown in an open-air installation. Top right: An animation made during system checkout, showing the full range of both the elevation axis and the optional gantry elevator. Above: General arrangement diagram (truss cross-braces omitted for clarity). Below: Wide-angle photo of the elevation positioner.  
  Model 7600 elevation positioner and dielectric gantry