R&S®ESMW Ultra wideband monitoring receiver

R&S®ESMW Ultra wideband monitoring receiver
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R&S®ESMW Ultra wideband monitoring receiver
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R&S®ESMW Ultra wideband monitoring receiver
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R&S®ESMW Ultra wideband monitoring receiver
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R&S®ESMW Ultra wideband monitoring receiver
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R&S®ESMW Ultra wideband monitoring receiver
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R&S®ESMW Ultra wideband monitoring receiver
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Key facts

  • Frequency range for monitoring and TDOA from 8 kHz to 40 GHz
  • Up to 2 GHz real-time bandwidth for monitoring next-generation wideband signals
  • Outstanding ITU-compliant RF performance and dynamic range for the most challenging spectrum environments
  • Extremely fast panorama scan speeds of up to 2.6 THz/s
  • Wideband I/Q data streaming of up to 125 MHz via 10GE I/Q interface

Exceptional performance for next-generation radio monitoring

The R&S®ESMW ultra wideband monitoring receiver is the perfect solution to address future trends and challenges in spectrum monitoring. It covers the wide frequency range from 8 kHz to 40 GHz with an outstanding real-time bandwidth of up to 2 GHz. Thanks to its exceptional ITU-compliant RF performance, modular upgradability, and rich feature set, the R&S®ESMW provides the advanced capabilities needed for reliable measurements of current and upcoming wideband signals in high-density spectrum environments.

Features & benefits

Outstanding RF performance

  • Reliable measurements in the most challenging spectrum environments
  • Extremely high dynamic range to detect even weak signals among strong unwanted signals
  • Switched suboctave filterbanks and tunable bandpass filters protect against harmonics and intermodulation from strong out-of-band signals
  • Optimal trade-off between linearity and sensitivity for unknown signal environments
  • Multiple receiver modes for adaption to the signal scenario
  • Automatic attenuation setting up to 40 dB in 1 dB steps

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Fully ITU-compliant spectrum monitoring

  • Hardware specifications in line with the ITU Handbook of Spectrum Monitoring
  • Specifications verified in line with ITU-R measurement procedures
  • Measurement of modulation parameters of analog signals in line with the ITU Handbook of Spectrum Monitoring
  • Bandwidth measurements in line with ITU-R SM.328-11 and SM.443-4

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Up to 2 GHz real-time bandwidth

  • Wide instantaneous spectral overviews
  • Measurements of current and future wideband signals in real-time
  • Extremely fast spectrum scan speeds of up to 2.6 THz/s
  • Minimum signal duration of only 75 ns for 100 % probability of intercept (POI)
  • Wideband I/Q data streaming

Innovative user interface

  • Remote control via the R&S®ESMW GUI running on a Windows laptop or tablet
  • Intuitive application-oriented user interface
  • Tab-based operation for fast switching between measurements
  • Multiple and customizable measurement result displays for each application
  • High contrast color schemes for good readability

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Available models

Available models


Order number 4103.4003.02

Ulta Wideband Monitoring Receiver (frequency range from 20 MHz to 6 GHz and 125 MHz real-time bandwidth)

Available options

Hardware options

Order number 4103.7260.02


HF frequency range extension

Extension of the monitoring frequency range to 8 kHz 


Order number 4103.7302.02


18 GHz frequency range extension

Extension of the monitoring frequency range to 18 GHz


Order number 4103.7348.02


40 GHz frequency range extension

Extension of the monitoring frequency range to 40 GHz 


Order number 4103.7483.02


500 MHz realtime bandwidth

Realtime bandwidth extension to 500 MHz 


Order number 4103.7783.02


Multi I/Q interface

Wideband I/Q data streaming extension including a 10GE and a 100GE interface

Software options

Order number 4103.7225.02


2 GHz realtime bandwidth

Realtime bandwidth extension to 2 GHz


Order number 4103.7025.02


Panorama scan

Fast spectrum/monitoring scan over the entire frequency range


Order number 4103.7148.02


Polychrome spectrum

Display of signal level occurence in a color-coded spectrum


Order number 4103.7031.02


ITU measurements

Signal measurements in line with ITU recommendations


Order number 4103.7077.02


Digital downconverter

Four additional digital downconverters within the real-time bandwidth


Order number 4103.7054.02


Internal GNSS

Localization and accurate timestamps


Order number 4098.6008.02


Microwave converter 40 GHz

External microwave downconverter for the extension of the monitoring frequency range to 40 GHz

Rackmount kit

Order number 1096.3283.00


19" Rack adapter

For mounting a 19" housing 4 RU high in a standard 19" rack

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