L3Harris is developing a new compact team radio in response to customer requests and revealed details during a briefing at the SMi Future Soldier Technology conference in London from 10-11 March 2020.
The RF-9820S is a small form factor, wideband (WB) mobile ad hoc network (MANET) radio. Its capabilities have evolved from a number of requirements expressed by potential customers. At the higher level these included the use of non-Type 1 commercial cryptography; the ability to run TrellisWare Technologies’ TSM 6.1 waveform; have standard USB interfaces to interface with other devices; frequency ranges of 225-450 MHz and above 1,300 MHz; and bandwidth of 1.2 MHz or greater.
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