Barrett Communications unveiled a new PRC-4090 Tactical HF SDR systems at the ongoing DSEI.
The Barrett PRC-4090 is the tactical HF SDR, which is the lightest military grade HF transceiver in the market with just 2.95kg; with multiple battery options offering gross operational weight from 3.95kg to 5.0kg. The PRC-4090 is a multi-configured system offering manpack, mobile and base station configurations with selectable power outputs of 10, 30, 125 and 150 Watts.
Barrett Communications CEO, Mr Andrew Burt said, “We are very excited to be showing this product to the market at DSEI. The PRC-4090 is the most advanced fully software-defined transceiver and remains true to the Barrett ethos of designing transceivers that provide intuitive ease of use. The software designed architecture enables a multi-language touch screen software interface with English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Russian as standard. We believe it offers the market an exciting new HF range and an innovative operator experience.”
The unique design of the control handset incorporates a toughened 24-bit colour LCD touchscreen display and button control, customisable for use in different ambient light conditions. The transceiver can also be operated with the standard H250 handsets and tactical headsets.
The extended operation time with low RX current consumption is also an improved feature of the PRC-4090 transceiver, with current consumption of 250MA the PRC-4090 transceiver operates in RX (only) for up to 64 hours and RX/TX at 90/10 duty cycle for up to 21 hours.
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