MP007 Portable Direction Finding System by Rohde & Schwarz

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Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co KG
Muehldorfstrasse 15
81671 Muenchen

The R&S®MP007 direction finding system is based on the R&S®DDF007 portable direction finder upgrade kit in combination with the R&S®ADDx07 compact DF antennas. The result is a unique combination of functionality and performance in a system of this size. It can be used as a stationary or mobile DF station or as a portable manual direction finder, and can be reconfigured within minutes to meet the requirements of the current situation. The R&S®MP007 comes with a wide range of powerful software options and add-ons, making it an excellent choice for all applications that call for a compact and flexible yet powerful DF system.


Key Facts


Outstanding DF accuracy in compact design due to use of the correlative interferometer DF method in the range above 173 MHz

Wide frequency range from 20 MHz to 6 GHz (DF mode)

Realtime position fixing for detected transmitters through networking of multiple R&S®MP007 systems

Extended operating time thanks to high-power battery and optional solar module

Integration into existing Rohde & Schwarz DF systems


Features & Benefits


Flexible and easy to use

- Suitable for outdoor use thanks to environmental protection system

- On-the-march use with handheld PC

- Semi-mobile operation with a laptop


Comprehensive control and system software

- Tried and tested R&S®RAMON control software

- Special web-based user interface for tablets and touchscreen operation

- Easy to extend functionality with additional system software


Immediate position fixing in networked operation

- Networking via wireless communications

- Master/slave position fixing of fixed-frequency transmitters

- Integration of R&S®MP007 into existing Rohde & Schwarz radiolocation systems


Integrated, fast wideband receiver

- Detailed IF spectrum display at high bandwidths

- Fast spectrum monitoring

- Demodulation of wideband signals

- Signal analysis in receive mode (option)




DF mode

Frequency range                    R&S®ADD107                                  20 MHz to 1.3 GHz

                                               R&S®ADD207                                  690 MHz to 6 GHz

                                               R&S®ADD307                                  20 MHz to 690 MHz

DF method                             20 MHz to 173 MHz                          Watson-Watt

                                              173 MHz to 6 GHz                             correlative interferometer

DF accuracy                          R&S®ADD107 (20 MHz to 1.3 GHz)         3° RMS (typ.)

                                              R&S®ADD107 (300 MHz to 1.3 GHz)       1° RMS (typ.)

                                              R&S®ADD207 (690 MHz to 6 GHz)          1° RMS (typ.)

                                              R&S®ADD307 (20 MHz to 559 MHz)        ≤ 2° RMS, 1° RMS (typ.)

                                              R&S®ADD307 (550 MHz to 690 MHz)      upon request


Receive Mode

Frequency range                   with separate receiving antenna                9 kHz to 7,5 GHz

Scan speed                           with R&S®DDF007-PS or                          up to 2 GHz/s

R&S®EM100-PS options   

IF spectrum display range    selectable                                                    up to 10 MHz

Demodulation bandwidth      selectable                                                    up  to 500 kHz

Enhanced signal analysis     with R&S®CA100                                        yes



General specifications

Lithium-ion battery pack        DF mode                                                     up to 8 h

operating time per charge 


            R&S®DDF007, without battery                                           approx. 2.7 kg (5.95 lb)

            R&S®EM100-DF                                                                approx. 2.5 kg (5.51 lb)

            R&S®ADD107, R&S®ADD207                                           approx. 6 kg (13.23 lb)

            R&S®ADD307                                                                     ca. 6.6 kg (14.55 lb)

            R&S®MP007 backpack,

            including charging electronics, cable and battery                approx. 14 kg (30.86 lb)

Networked operation          master/slave operation                         yes

Operating temperature range                                                          0 °C to +50 °C

Storage temperature range                                                             –20 °C to +60 °C

Power supply

            AC, with external power supply unit        100 V to 240 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz, 1 A

            DC                                                           20 V to 30 V DC, 4 A nominal 24 V DC

            battery pack                                             rechargeable lithium-ion battery BB2590 28.8 V, 8.7 Ah

Shock (40 g shock spectrum)                              yes, in line with MIL-STD 810E, method no. 516.4

Defense Products & Services: MP007 Portable Direction Finding System by Rohde & Schwarz
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Direction finding systems, ground-based
Country: Germany
Description: MP007 Portable Direction Finding System
Source of Information: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co KG