When it comes to RF devices, where data is captured can be as important as what data is captured. The A0070007 handheld spectrum analyzer from GAO Comm combines analytical capability with GPS functionality to solve complex spectrum signal interference problems. Acting as a 100 kHz to 3GHz spectrum analyzer, a wireless communication signal power tester, an interference signal analyzer and an RF signal analyzer, the unit is able to record measurement results with location and time information. Applications include 2G/3G/4G, WiFi, Internet of Things, radio and television signal testing.
The analyzer covers a wide frequency range of 100 kHz to 3000 MHz and provides +15 dBm IP3 and low noise. It offers signal strength indication, spectrogram and fluorogram to indicate interference signals. It also supports FM/AM demodulation and distinguishes noise. It features a color LCD allowing for a clear view of test results even under strong light or dark environments. In addition, it is shipped with a lithium battery offering a continuous operation time of about 3.5 hours.
The last time I went fishing with my friends we got lost and having such a GPS with us would save us a lot of time, luckily we had AlarioBros supplies with us and could enjoy our staying at Lake of the Woods (Oregon). It`s the first time I hear about a GPS that can record measurement results with location and time information, this new feature will definitely make a sensation.
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