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Bird RailHawk™ (RH-RR-KIT)

Bird RailHawk™ (RH-RR-KIT)

Railway RF Cable & Antenna Analyzer keeping your signal maintenance on track

Technicians in the railway industry maintain several dedicated networks such as GSM-R and LTE-R to the highest possible quality standards. With higher speeds and increasing demands for reliability, engineers have no time to waste when it comes to installation and maintenance.
All-in-one RF maintenance solution
The RailHawk™ RF Railway Test Kit helps both novice and expert users to test the functionality of cables and antennas effectively. It tells the engineer directly what to look for or even warn that preventive maintenance is needed with the FDR-functionality which allows staff to prevent failures from ocurring and time-consuming repairs.
Proven technology finds a new purpose
This kit delivers all  the necessary tools in a single, rugged case ready to withstand work in harsh environments. The idea comes from the proven antenna and cable testing functionality of the SiteHawk handheld analyzer. This together with other equipment to specifically test UHF analog/digital radio systems, as well as the GSM-R/LTE-R voice/data systems makes it  specifically suited for communication protocols in the railway industry up and running.
Product features
  • Test RF cables & antennas at the frequency of operation, not at DC where problems are masked
  • Locate RF cable, connector & antenna problems at the source
  • FDR (frequency Domain Reflectometry) pinpoints faults at the frequency of operation, unlike other measurement techniques which can mask pending failures of critical system components
  • Distance to Fault (DTF) mode can plot VSWR or Return Loss levels at each distance point along the cable and antenna system length
  • Cable Loss function measures insertion loss of the cable system over a given frequency range
  • OTG USB communication port for connection to Bird power sensors, storage devices and battery charging
  • Determine if your GSM-R & LTE radio RF cables and antennas are the source of your problem.
  • Check your PTC (positive train control) system (220 MHz).
  • Diagnose antenna and cable problems in fixed, trackside radio infrastructure, and on-board rolling stock
  • Accurately pinpoint coaxial cable faults, minimizing downtime associated with removing furniture, panels and bulkheads.
  • Early identification of degraded cable performance due to moisture ingress, permitting planned maintenance instead of emergency repairs.
Below you will find more information about the features and the contents of the kit.  Reach out to one of our product specialist for more information or even a (live) demonstration.

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Our expert(s):

Dennis de la Roy Dennis de la Roy
Please contact Dennis with any questions or business opportunities relating to electronic Components of Heynen. We love to be involved in developing new solutions and bringing these to the Dutch market. Contact form dennis.delaroy@heynen.nl
+31 (0)485 55 09 37

Johan De Ceuster Johan De Ceuster
Please contact Johan with any questions or business opportunities relating to Electronic Components and RF. We love to be involved in developing new solutions and bringing these to the Belgian and Luxembourg market. Contact form johan.de.ceuster@heynen.be
+32 (0)11 60 09 10

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