Custom Hardware has been delovepped in order to provide both digital and radiofrequency features:
A Radio Frequency Unit Communication board with a multi link RS-422 and ECSS BSD serial protocol (RFUc)
A bidirectional Radio Frequency Switch 1 Pole 4 Through (1P4T) with USB control board, relative firmware and GUI
The user interface is provided through the USB link in order to control the board and monitor the active switch
Three 1 Pole double through (3 x 1P2T) bidirectional Radio Frequency switch with a USB control board, relative firmware and GUI.
The User interface provides an easy way to monitor and drive the three switches in all configurations.
All the instruments have been linked through the LAN switch to the PC and they can be programmed thanks to a user friendly graphical interface.
All the parameters can be set through the PC program, in the same way as in the instruments front panel.