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Wildlife Survey & Monitoring  Ornithology & Bird Ringing  Telemetry Equipment

TRX-48S Telemetry Receiver 173 MHz on Folding Yagi Antenna

All-in-one telemetry receiver and antenna for monitoring 48 animals
TRX-48S Telemetry Receiver 173 MHz on Folding Yagi Antenna
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About this product

The TRX-48S radio telemetry receiver represents an affordable tracking solution for monitoring up to 48 animals at a time on 3 bands of 16 channels.  It is lightweight, at 454 grams (1.13kg including antenna), but has full functionality, with an attenuator switch to minimise swamping of the signal at close quarters, noise blanking circuit and an LED scale to display signal strength. This receiver is supplied permanently mounted on a 3-element Yagi antenna with pistol grip, to provide a handy all-in-one receiving unit. The TRX-48S is powered by 8 x AAA batteries (included), providing 13 – 15 hours of tracking time, and is supplied with a long padded carry case.

Key Features
* 48 channels receiver permanently mounted on folding Yagi antenna
* Lightweight receiver: 454 g
* Attenuator and noise blanking circuit
* LED signal bar
* 8 disposable AAA batteries included
* Long padded carrying case with shoulder strap and handle included




* Noise Figure: 2.0 dB typical
* Input Impedance: 50 ohms
* Frequency Range: 48 continuously tuned channels that are 10 KHz wide, with 40 KHz spacing between channels in 173 MHz frequency range
* Frequency Stability: +/- 2 KHz from -20 to +120 degrees F or better
* Image and Spurious Rejection: 45db or better
* Minimum Discernible Signal: -148 dBm (.01 microvolts) or better
* Circuit Design: Conversion superheterodyne with 2 pole crystal 22.4 KHz filter @ 6 dB down, passband
* Manual Gain Control Range: 70 dB
* Tuning: 10KHz spaced channels, tuned by quartz-locked digital synthesizer
* Fine tune VCXO +/- 5 KHz
* Sweep: N.A.
* Frequency Resetability: +/- 2  KHz or better
* Signal Metering: 0-1 scale, minimum signal to activate, 140 dBm, 20 dB dynamic range
* Noise Blanking Circuit: Advanced circuit eliminates most impulse noise
* Operating Voltage: 9-14 volts DC
* Battery Pack: 8 disposable AAA batteries (included)
* Receiver Dimensions: 172 x 76 x 38 mm
* Antenna Dimensions: 
* Antenna Folded dimensions: 900 x 100 x 40 mm
* Antenna Extended dimensions: 900 x 1020 x 40 mm
* Receiver Weight: 454g
* Total weight: 1.13kg

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All-in-one telemetry receiver and antenna for monitoring 48 animals
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