Deployable, high-bandwidth Node with Remote I/Q recorder

Remote receiver head with rack mounted processing and storage for high-fidelity RF recording and streaming

  • Up to 500+ MHz instantaneous bandwidth
  • 9 kHz up to 8 GHz/18 GHz frequency range
  • Rack-mounted COTS processors and storage
  • Designed for harsh environments
Wideband 9KHz to 18GHz frequency range

Node Plus+

Node Plus+

Node Plus+

The Node Plus+ performs all the functions of a standard CRFS receiver Node but with the addition of full-rate I/Q streaming and use of a more powerful COTS processor. It enables secure recording to take place in fixed, unmanned locations such as on a mast or tower; no data is stored on the remote receivers. The weatherproof remote receiver heads are located as close to the antenna as possible to minimize cable losses. Data from the receivers is streamed via fiber-optic cables to COTS rack-mounted processors and storage media (SAN, NAS or RAID, for example) housed in a building or secure environmental enclosure.

Node Plus+ has been designed to operate in the harshest of conditions on land and on sea while delivering high-fidelity, low-noise spectrum data.

Built-in analysis

The rack-mount processor can run in 2 modes: as a node it runs node firmware and the faster processor allows detectors and other DSP algorithms to run faster so offering a higher POI. In recorder mode, the processor runs DeepView forensic analysis software. By remotely connecting to DeepView via web browser, anyone in your organization can perform analysis on the data without the need for high-speed data connections.

Modular expansion

The modular nature of Node Plus+ enables you to increase the IBW from 100 MHz up to several hundred MHz with no degradation in SFDR. Multiple receiver heads can be deployed using a single antenna input to provide wider IBWs.

Designed to be ITU compliant

Technical specification

Receiver specifications
Frequency range 9 kHz to 8 GHz/18 GHz
Full receiver specification As per RFeye Node 100-8 or RFeye Node 100-18
Modular IBW expansion
1 receiver IBW 100 MHz
Up to 5 receivers IBW 500 MHz
Data storage requirements 1 hr 12 hrs 24 hrs
100 MHz IBW 2 TB 24 TB 48 TB
200 MHz IBW 4 TB 48 TB 96 TB
500 MHz IBW 10 TB 120 TB 240 TB
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