MPG 4020 Series instruments test avionics receivers
The MPG 4020 Series is a fast low-noise RF signal generator instrument – designed to test avionics receivers and airfield alarm monitors – able to generate AM, FM, and PM modulations. Developed by MPG Instruments, the tool also provides features that satisfy the need for a Omni Ranging/Instrument Landing System (VOR/ILS) Avionics signal generator. The MPG 4020 Series can be operated manually, using a touch-screen user interface or remotely via a standard GPIB [general-purpose interface bus] port using the same remote commands. The modulation source can be internal digitally generated or provided via two external modulation inputs. The use of a vector modulator and digital modulation techniques enables high accuracy and stable performance under all operating conditions.
The MPG VOR-ILS 4020 Series generates waveforms suitable for testing VHF VOR ILS and Marker Beacons receivers. Avionics parameters are presented in the same form as described on the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards.