R&S®DDF5GTS High speed scanning direction finder

R&S®DDF5GTS High speed scanning direction finder
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Key facts

  • Exceptionally fast DF scan speed thanks to three-channel architecture
  • High DF accuracy, sensitivity and immunity to reflections
  • Integrated super-resolution DF method
  • Monitoring and DF performance in line with ITU recommendations
  • Performance verification in line with ITU recommendations

Fast, accurate direction finding

The R&S®DDF5GTS high speed scanning direction finder offers outstanding realtime bandwidth and DF scan speed as well as high DF accuracy, sensitivity and immunity to reflections.

Features & benefits

High DF scan speed

Direction finding of fast frequency agile signals

  • High DF scan speed thanks to 80 MHz realtime bandwidth
  • Direction finding and location of frequency hopping transmitters with up to 2000 hops/s
  • Direction finding and location of pulses with a duration of 10 µs
  • High probability of intercept

Reliable DF results

even in challenging environments

  • Particularly low digital inherent noise through use of high bit depth in digital signal processing
  • Particularly high adjustable channel resolution

Super-resolution DF method

  • Direction finding for co-channel signals
  • Super-resolution DF method as standard

Precise direction finding

Even of weak signals

  • High DF sensitivity due to large number of antenna elements
  • Adjustable coherent signal integration in wideband DF mode and DF scan mode for enhanced DF sensitivity

Location of short-duration signals

Accurate and reliable location

  • GPS-based synchronization of multiple R&S®DDF5GTS (time-synchronized DF scan mode)
  • Optional preclassifier for detecting LPI signals and summarizing individual results into a condensed result

Innovative DF antennas

  • Active/passive switchover with just a mouse click
  • Exceptionally high DF sensitivity
  • Integrated, extendible lightning protection
  • Easy replacement of DF antennas

Powerful receive path

for signal measurement

  • Special and exceptionally powerful receive path
  • Improved analog architecture of the receive path
  • Especially powerful analog/digital converters
  • Considerable advantages in the case of weak signals and dense signal scenarios

Effective measurements

in line with ITU recommendations

  • Compliance with all ITU recommendations for direction finders and receivers
  • Option for comprehensive, ITU-compliant measurement method

Receive mode

with integrated antenna matrix

  • Very fast panorama scan
  • Integrated antenna matrix for connecting up to three VHF/UHF/SHF receiving antennas and up to three HF receiving antennas (option) in addition to the DF antenna
  • Independent DDC channel
  • Selection of the antenna element with maximum signal level

Available models

Available models
Power supply


Order number 4073.9203.02

Power supply


Order number 4073.9203.12

Power supply

Available options

Hardware options

Order number 4074.1270.02


HF frequency range extension

Extension of frequency range to 8 kHz for monitoring and 300 kHz for direction finding


Order number 4074.1129.02


Signal processing board

Integrated signal processing board for parallel multichannel signal detection and analysis


Order number 4079.8209.04


Internal GNSS module

Integrated GNSS module incl. GPS, Glonass, BeiDou for positioning and accurate timestamps

Software options

Order number 4074.0922.02


Time synchronization

Time synchronisation for triangulation networks


Order number 4074.0822.02


ITU measurements

Signal measurements in line with ITU recommendations


Order number 4074.0974.02


DF error correction

Support of look-up table DF error correction; calibration service not included


Order number 4074.1506.02


DF method vectormatching

DF method vectormatching for accurate direction finding on complex platforms 


Order number 4074.0751.02


High-resolution panorama spectrum

High-resolution spectrum calculation for detection of fixed frequency signals


Order number 4074.0739.02


Detection of short-time signals

Automatic detection of short-time signals within the real-time bandwidth based on selected criteria


Order number 4074.0716.02


DDC signal extraction

Parallel multichannel DDC output of up to 128 channels

Direction finding antennas

Order number 4099.2006.05


HF DF antenna

300 kHz to 30 MHz; horizontal, vertical and circular polarization; portable; switchable antenna elements

Order number 4078.0004.02


Super-resolution HF DF antenna

300 kHz to 30 MHz; horizontal, vertical and circular polarization; stationary and transportable; switchable antenna elements

Order number 4200.7002.04


Centric mast HF DF antenna

1 MHz to 30 MHz; vertical polarization; shipborne; active antenna elements

Order number 4071.7003.12


Super-resolution VHF DF antenna

20 MHz to 450 MHz; vertical polarization; stationary; switchable antenna elements

Order number 4098.4005.02


Super-resolution UHF/SHF DF antenna

1.3 GHz to 6 GHz; vertical polarization; mobile and stationary; passive antenna elements


Mobile HF DF antenna

300 kHz to 30 MHz; vertical polarization; for installation on a vehicle roof or tripod

Order number 4071.6007.12


Super-resolution VHF/UHF DF antenna

20 MHz to 1.3 GHz; vertical polarization; mobile and stationary; switchable antenna elements

Order number 4069.4800.22


Dual-polarized VHF/UHF DF antenna

20 MHz to 1.3 GHz; vertical and horizontal polarization; mobile and stationary; switchable antenna elements

Order number 4068.3000.02


Compact LF UHF DF antenna

300 kHz to 3 GHz; vertical polarization; shipborne; active or passive antenna elements depending on frequency range

Order number 4071.4004.12


VHF/UHF Wideband DF antenna

20 MHz to 3 GHz; vertical polarization; mobile and stationary; switchable antenna elements

Order number 4111.8004.02


Super-resolution VHF/UHF/SHF wideband DF and monitoring antenna

20 MHz - 6 GHz, vertical and horizontal polarization, mobile and stationary, switchable antenna elements

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