TSCM / Counterintelligence Specialists
Waypoint Counter Surveillance


Company News and Events
 
Waypoint Counter Surveillance Inc. is pleased to provide the following business news, company information and operational updates as we continually strive to improve, expand and refine our advanced and highly specialized products and services.
 
For more information about the news and updates provided, please contact us.
 
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2017
 

May / 2017

LEA-DER Exhibition and Conference April 25 - 26, 2017 Prague, Czech Republic


LEA-DER is an international exhibition and conference aimed at special security equipment
and brings police and military, law enforcement and intelligence professionals together in a secure environment to showcase the latest available state-of-the-art technology for combating crime and terrorism.

We were pleased to once again exhibit with European partners Acustek Ltd. and provide those in attendance with demonstrations of RadioInspector TSCM/SIGINT software and Wi-Fi Inspector with the Digital FAR system.

The closed event served as a unique opportunity to meet with law enforcement and intelligence personnel to discuss topics surrounding RF spectrum analysis including mobile operations, geo-mapping, remote monitoring, distributed deployment and direction finding along with issues relating to congested signal environments and digital transmissions.

We were also pleased to able to preview several
new upcoming features, which together with recent enhancements and program additions, highlighted RadioInspector's ongoing development and increasing advanced capability.

Following the LEA-DER exhibition and conference in Prague, we traveled to Austria, Hungary and The Netherlands.

* Waypoint Counter Surveillance provides government and law enforcement organizations world-wide with sophisticated equipment, software and systems for advanced Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, telecommunications, spectrum management, surveillance and Intelligence applications.

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April / 2017

RadioInspector Enhanced IQ Data Post Processing and Analysis

RadioInspector’s IQ Process program has been modified to provide additional IQ data analysis capability. The program is designed for professionals who work with RF spectrum and signal data, recorded in the form of a quadrature (IQ) and compliments RadioInspector's live IQ analysis.

Operators can select a bandwidth size for recording and display of IQ data, up to the digitized IF bandwidth of the receiver, with the ability to isolate and separate (cut out) individual signals from a wide recorded bandwidth. Operators can identify and analyze signals including those close to or obscured by the noise floor, or separate signals in dense portions of the spectrum or in close proximity.

Advanced post processing includes performing a digital frequency shift or fine tuning the frequency measurement, digital filtering and re-sampling of source data at a desired frequency rate, decimating original IQ data to a predetermined sampling frequency and applying ‘Windowing’ techniques, providing operators with detailed results for analysis.


The newly updated IQ Process Program now allows processing of recorded IQ data files of any length. The program provides the ability for skilled visual analysis of IQ data in the time and spectral fields and now includes a signal field display in the form of a scatter plot diagram in the complex plane (constellation diagram). The program can display the movement of signal points and dynamics of the displacement signal in the complex domain from one signaling point to another.

 

Specific upcoming receiver software updates will provide operators with the ability to record a continuous IQ data stream without recording time limitations. These latest enhancements provide an increased
level of advanced technical signal analysis capability for government, law enforcement, civil and military intelligence applications.


* IQ Process is designed as a stand-alone program and does not require RadioInspector to operate. The program can be downloaded independently on any computer anywhere in the world, along with saved IQ files created by any RadioInspector system, for information export and sharing as well as for additional post analysis.


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April / 2017

Milipol Asia-Pacific April 4 - 6, 2017 Marina Bay Sands, Singapore


Milipol Asia-Pacific
has achieved an enviable reputation and established itself as the premier “must-attend” international exhibition and conference focusing exclusively on Counter Terrorism, Internal State Security, Law Enforcement and Civil Defence in the Asia Pacific Region.



The exhibition presents opportunities to share experience and expertise regarding the sophisticated threats currently facing Governments in the region, while showcasing the latest technology solutions in the defence and security environment.

Together with Acustek Ltd. and regional partner Cornerstone, intelligence and TSCM related products were displayed for visitors, including the Digital FAR system with RF spectrum analysis software application RadioInspector and Wi-Fi Inspector.

The extensive list of advanced capabilities were featured during the event, resulting in further online customer demonstrations now scheduled throughout the month of April.


* Waypoint Counter Surveillance provides government and law enforcement organizations world-wide with sophisticated equipment, software and systems for advanced Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, telecommunications, spectrum management, surveillance and Intelligence applications.

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March / 2017
 
Security and Policing March 7 - 9, 2017 Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Hampshire, U.K.
 
On our first of several trips overseas this year, Waypoint Counter Surveillance was pleased to have exhibited with European partners Acustek Ltd. at the Security and Policing 2017 exhibition.
 
Security & Policing is the official U.K. Government global security event and provides a platform for professionals from the UK and across the world to engage with the very highest level of security expertise and the latest technology. It provides the level of industry engagement needed to enable the UK Government to procure and deliver its national security priorities.  
 
Demonstrations of RadioInspector TSCM/SIGINT software and Wi-Fi Inspector were provided with the Digital FAR system to members of government, intelligence and law enforcement organizations in attendance. Highlights included RadioInspector's latest advanced performance signal analysis, new Open Street Maps Geographic Information System and IQ recording with post processing. Information regarding the upcoming advanced amplitude direction finding capability also drew strong interest, with requests to provide on-site demonstrations.
 
The latest intelligence related equipment including the new Under Door Viewer, Silent Drill and Stereophonic Stethoscope were also on display with demonstrations provided to those in attendence.
 
Following Security and Policing, meetings were held in London for 2 days which included additional demonstrations of RadioInspector and Wi-Fi Inspector. 
 
* Waypoint Counter Surveillance provides government and law enforcement organizations world-wide with sophisticated equipment, software and systems for advanced Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, telecommunications, spectrum management, surveillance and Intelligence applications. 
 
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March / 2017
 
RadioInspector New Geographic Information Support System
 
RadioInspector has added a new Geographic Information Support System based on Open Street Maps. Operators can select Open Street Maps from the common settings window, which are free to use and accessible immediately from within the RadioInspector GUI. Once an area has been selected the maps are automatically cached, available for use in the field and do not require an internet connection during live data collection or post analysis. Operators using MapInfo can still select the MapInfo Geographic Information System for added flexibility depending on individual requirements.
 
* When using a tablet computer during data collection and direction finding applications, RadioInspector also includes an option to increase the size of the geographic information system feature buttons, for improved visual identification and use.
 
 
From the measuring set up window, operators can select the COM port for use with a GPS receiver and the baud rate. A visual representation of satellite positions is provided with accuracy data and current local as well as Greenwich date and time. A table shows which satellites are in use and a separate tab provides GPS NMEA data. Current coordinates are also shown along with altitude, velocity (if mobile) and azimuth measurements.
 
 
 
From the main spectrum scanning and analysis GUI the current data collection point can be shown with the associated coordinates. During mobile monitoring or drive by testing applications the traveled route can be displayed live on the map interface showing individual measurement points. Icons above the map display, provide access to a variety of additional functions including increasing or decreasing the map scale, calculating distances from selected target points, displaying amplitude bearing results, displaying transmitters from the authorized frequency database and selecting a measuring area within the map to be saved as a new file. Maps can also be printed, saved as a BMP file or to a Microsoft Word document.
 
     
 
When displaying transmitters from the authorized frequency database directly onto the map, all transmitters in the database can be shown, or they can be filtered to show only those within the current frequency scanning range. Clicking on a transmitter displays associated measured or programmed data and all fields can be edited at any time. Operators can create any number of authorized databases which can include signals detected and recorded during spectrum scanning or programmed from available regional or international frequency databases.
 
 
 
All geographic information system data is automatically saved and dynamically linked with spectrum data during the collection process and is available for post processing. All measurement parameters are related within the database supporting greater situational analysis capability for determining communication path quality and coverage areas or searching for interference sources and detecting unauthorized transmitters. All icon buttons and features available during data collection are available during post analysis along with the option to display the map in a separate floating window.
 
During post analysis each measurement point can be colour coded based on up to 15 different operator determined thresholds for visual presentation on the map. Operators can also filter the visual display by removing selected threshold levels or merging measurement points within operator selected distances in meters, with results displayed by median, average, minimum or maximum values.
 
Data collected can be displayed for each measurement point directly on the map as well as in the common data table and includes date and time, maximum signal level dB, longitude, latitude, altitude (meters), speed (km/h) and compass bearing information. 
 
  
 
 
We will soon be announcing the much anticipated addition of amplitude direction finding to the
Geographic Information Support System, adding significant new advanced capability.
 
 
* RadioInspector provides advanced, comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum analysis, data recording, storage, post processing and data management capability for Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, surveillance, telecommunications and spectrum management applications. RadioInspector delivers powerful cost effective solutions while offering high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with sophisticated capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide, providing customers with the greatest deployment flexibility and the widest variety of advanced solutions for both current and future requirements. 

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February / 2017
 
RadioInspector Automatic frequency Correction Tables for Detected Signals and Demodulated Frequencies
 
RadioInspector now includes automatic correction (rounding up) of detected signal frequencies and frequencies of signals for demodulation, as per operator programmed tables.
 
In the list of detected signals (signals that exceed an operator determined threshold line) the signals are displayed with frequencies up to 1 Hz. This is useful when searching for illegal transmitters or interference (operating outside of the standard frequency step). However, a large number of neighbouring frequencies displaying a long number of digits after the decimal point decreases the visual presentation quality of the information provided to the operator.
 

A similar situation occurs with a frequency receiver, the source of demodulated audio signals. Inaccurate tuning to the frequency of the detected signal (including the frequency shift, relative to the communication standard’s frequency step) leads to deterioration in the quality of signal demodulation.


To address these situations in RadioInspectorRC and RadioInspectorRT programs, correction tables have been included for detected frequencies and tuning frequencies of the receiver (source of audio demodulation). Settings include start and stop frequencies, name of frequency or frequency band and step size in kHz. Once programmed, tables can be saved as individual files and uploaded for use at any time or shared and uploaded for use with any other RadioInspector system.
 
The tables are located in the common settings window or can be opened by clicking on the button   located above the list of detected frequencies and on the control panel of the receiver, which is the source of the demodulated audio signal.
 
 
 
 
 
In addition, audio/voice demodulators have been added for DMR, APCO25 and TETRA communication standards (where encryption is disabled) with settings for recording and file storage options.
 
* RadioInspector provides advanced, comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum analysis, data recording, storage, post processing and data management capability for Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, surveillance, telecommunications and spectrum management applications. RadioInspector delivers powerful cost effective solutions while offering high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with sophisticated capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide, providing customers with the greatest deployment flexibility and the widest variety of advanced solutions for both current and future requirements.
 
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2016
 
 
December / 2016
 
RadioInspector Advanced ‘RF Signal Analysis and Performance Measurement’ Subsystem
 
RF spectrum analysis requirements are determined by many factors including complex operational environments and unique mission specific objectives. To meet the wide variety of increasingly demanding requirements, RadioInspector provides operators with an advanced RF signal analysis and performance measurement subsystem that includes a comprehensive suite of industry standard tools based upon an engineering and scientific approach. This advanced subsystem offers a higher level of analysis capability to perform precise and accurate technical signal parameter measurements required for professional SIGINT, COMINT, Spectrum Management, Telecom and TSCM applications as well as for wireless and cyber threat investigation and intelligence services.
 
Digital Signal Processing
The advanced RF signal analysis and performance measurement capability is accessed from the main scanning window’s intuitive GUI. Here operators can perform RadioInspector's digital signal processing with live IQ data analysis including phase and amplitude information, filtering, decimation and Signal Classification Analysis and Recognition. The GUI also provides operators with the latest raw IQ data recording capability with sophisticated post processing and analysis.
 
Both digital signal processing and performance measurement features can be run individually in separate windows, or together in a single GUI window for combined monitoring and analysis.
 
 
RF Signal Analysis and Performance Measurement
RadioInspector’s ‘Advanced Performance Measurement’ program option is activated with the click of a button and a tool bar is displayed providing a suite of applications enabling the measurement of multiple signal technical parameter characteristics, including critical ITU measurements (When operated in conjunction with a supported ITU compliant receiver). Operators can choose measurements in dBmKV(/m), dBm(/m), dBmV(/m), dBWt(/m), dBmKWt/cm2, dBWt/m2 and measurements can be performed on current trace values, maximum trace values and average trace values. RadioInspector's measurement calculator is also available at any time to perform instant measuring value conversions if required by the operator.
 
 
 
Frequency Measurements
One of the most common signal technical parameter measurements is the carrier frequency of a received signal. Frequency technical parameter analysis provides the precise signal frequency the receiver is tuned to and is the first step towards determining the nature of the signal, when the connected measuring instrument has a built in capacity to precisely measure frequency.
 
 
 
Field Strength

Field Strength analysis includes the precise signal strength relative to background noise and the RF field strength parameters in relation to frequency, bandwidth and time. RF field strength measurements take many forms, depending on the signal being detected. The signal may be a simple continuous wave (CW) signal, a pulse or analog modulated signal, or a complex digitally modulated transmission such as an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) waveform.
 
More complex RF field strength measurements include peak power, such as found in an RF pulse, and is expressed as the maximum value of field strength over a period of time. The measurement can be averaged across a time period, such as across a series of RF pulses. It can also be integrated over a frequency band, providing useful results for mobile communications. Digitally modulated signals tend to be noise-like in nature and it is often important to have the ability to measure average and peak field strength values.
 
RadioInspector contains an accurate and effective application for calculating RF field strength power by using variable methods of statistical data processing for single or multiple data collection points. This also includes the capability to account for impedance and gain in the antenna system. RadioInspector’s RF field strength measurements are frequency and bandwidth selective, so unwanted signals are excluded from the desired measurement.
 
Other components of RadioInspector’s software can measure RF signal magnitude and phase, offering the potential for greater measurement accuracy. RadioInspector also offers fast measurement times ensuring that the operator does not need to trade-off accuracy and speed for a compromise solution. Understanding the type of RF field strength measurement, the accuracy required, and the capabilities of RadioInspector software and the associated instrument will greatly support the understanding of the operational environment.
 
 

 
 
  • Field Strength Measurements - Receiver Mode
 
 
 

Occupied Frequency Bandwidth

 
Licensed commercial communications signals are allocated a specific amount of frequency spectrum, often referred to as a “channel.” The channel is defined by a regulating body, such as the ITU. Spectrum enforcement and management, Cyber and TSCM operators are often concerned with two measurements with regard to determining if a valid signal is present within a licensed spectrum. One measurement is the integrated power across the assigned channel, often called the occupied bandwidth (OBW), power-in-band, or channel power. Here the power is integrated across the channel from the assigned start to the assigned stop frequency. In RadioInspector, OBW can be calculated for the bandwidth containing from .01 to 99% of the total integrated power of the transmitted spectrum, centered on the assigned channel frequency. In addition to measuring the power in the channel, there is also a need to ensure that transmissions are not ‘spilling’ into channels assigned to other users. It may also be indicative of an illegal emitter such as a 'rogue' cellular base station. This test goes by many names, but it’s generically referred to as the adjacent channel power (ACP) measurement. The exact frequencies, integrated power specifications, and test methods are specified by the standards governing the transmission.
 
  • Measuring of bandwidth and out-of-band radiators
Provides multiple bandwidth measurement results based on a variety of parameter settings and measurements to analyze interference issues, signals hiding within or close to other signals and issues impacting licensed spectrum allocation.

 
 
 
  • Measurement of occupied frequency band by the b/2 method

 


 
  • Measurement of occupied frequency band on level -N dB
 
 
 
 
Signal Parameter Estimation

Signal Parameter Estimation measures additional technical signal parameters of known or unknown signals or detected anomalies in relation to other signals in a band, the noise floor or other associated parameters. Central frequency estimation for complex signals is performed by analytical methods based on spectral density. Estimation is important when faced with analysis of unknown or unregistered signals. The precise repeatable technical measurement capability of RadioInspector is an invaluable spectrum intelligence and analysis feature.
 
 
 
 
Supporting Measurements (Direction Finding)

Supporting measurements include two important aspects that are fundamental to SIGINT, COMINT, and Spectrum Management. These are: location and height of the measuring antenna and the direction finding results (angular bearing) from the measuring antenna to the signal being measured (with the proper associated hardware). RadioInspector fulfills these measurement tasks critical to professional measuring systems and requirements.
 
 
 
 
Digital Television Demodulation and Analysis
Digital television signal demodulation and analysis is currently in the development stage. The feature has been prepared for addition to the RF Signal Analysis and Performance Measurement subsystem.
 
 
 
 
Coverage/Geographic Information Support Measurements
When a GPS receiver is utilized, operators can take advantage of integrated mapping support. Measurement results and a range of operational data can be plotted and displayed on a digital map. Maps files can be saved and recalled at any time for use during field deployment or post analysis.
 
 
 
Performance Measurement Data Storage and Post Analysis
RadioInspector’s post processing program “RP”, contains the performance measurement sub-system and enables signal parameter estimation, occupied frequency bandwidth, field strength and additional frequency occupancy measurements during post analysis of saved sweep/scan files.
 
All results and data from the performance measurement subsystem, along with all geographic support system mapping data, can be instantly saved into the measurement results section of RadioInspector’s advanced intelligence database and can be recalled at any time for further analysis.
 

  • RadioInspector RP Performance Measurement Post Processing
 
 
 
  • Measurement Results Database
  
 
The signal analysis and performance measurement sub-system is well suited for building an accurate, detailed catalogue or database of signals or known transmitters with in-depth sophisticated digital processing and precise advanced technical parameter measurements.
 
* RadioInspector provides advanced, comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum analysis, data recording, storage, post processing and data management capability for Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, surveillance, telecommunications and spectrum management applications. RadioInspector delivers powerful cost effective solutions while offering high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with sophisticated capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide, providing customers with the greatest deployment flexibility and the widest variety of advanced solutions for both current and future requirements.
 
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November / 2016
 
Updated RECON 2.4 Tactical, Hand Held, Non Linear Junction Detector (NLJD)
 
With the tremendous success of the RECON 2.4 tactical, hand held non linear junction detector (NLJD), we are pleased to announce several product updates designed to enhance flexibility and mobile deployment capability.
 
The RECON 2.4 now includes an external audio feature with quick one-touch on/off control, allowing for selective momentary or continuous monitoring of audio without the use of headphones. There are also upgraded stereo headphones with volume control for use when required.
 
The RECON 2.4 now utilizes a mini USB charging port and is supplied with international charging adapters for immediate use around the world. The internal battery has been redesigned for fast, easy maintenance and LED indicators have been added to show when the battery is in a charging state and when battery power is low. There is also a newly designed rugged hard shell transport case with custom foam insert as well as some exterior design changes to the NLJD.  
 
* The RECON 2.4 is the smallest and lightest tactical hand held NLJD. It's rugged cost effective design, ease of use and quick deployment capability in any environment has made it the choice for many law enforcement, government, correctional service, TSCM and security organizations world-wide.
 
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November / 2016
 
Indo Defence 2016 Expo & Forum, 2-5 November 2016, Jakarta, Indonesia
 
 
The INDO DEFENCE 2016 Expo & Forum is Indonesia’s Premiere International Tri-Service Defence Expo and is Hosted by the Ministry of Defence. The event includes more than 800 companies showcasing the latest technology and systems for more than 20,000 delegates and trade visitors.
 
The sophisticated RF spectrum monitoring and analysis software application, RadioInspector, was on display with all of the latest advanced features with the new Digital FAR (Fast Acquisition Receiver) System, which was shown for the first time by Acustek Ltd. The new Digital FAR is more compact and light weight, offering a complete mobile system for local and remote RF spectrum monitoring, complete spectrum data recording, signal classification and recognition and extensive post analysis. The new system along with RadioInspector's customized industry leading capability generated high levels of interest with continued discussions surrounding advanced technical and operational requirements.
 
Also on display with demonstrations was the compact Wi-Fi Inspector hardware/software system for complete distributed 24 X 7 Wi-Fi network and device monitoring, data recording and analysis along with the new, recently updated RECON 2.4 tactical, hand held non linear junction detector (NLJD).
 
Following INDO DEFENCE 2016, product demonstrations were provided for customers in Jakarta and then in Singapore.
 
 
 
Prior to INDO DEFENCE 2016, product information was provided with demonstrations to delegates at Milipol Qatar 2016.
 
 
 
 
* Waypoint Counter Surveillance provides government and law enforcement organizations world-wide with sophisticated equipment, software and systems for advanced Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, telecommunications, spectrum management, surveillance and Intelligence applications. 
 
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September / 2016
 
ISS World America Conference and Exhibition September 13-15, 2106 Washington D.C.
 
ISS World America is the largest gathering of North American law enforcement, intelligence and Homeland Security Analysts as well as telecom operators for lawful interception, hi-tech electronic investigations and network intelligence gathering and sharing. 
 
We were pleased to have RadioInspector TSCM/SIGINT software and Wi-Fi Inspector TSCM device and network hardware/software analysis system with the Digital FAR and RECON 2.4 NLJD on display. Demonstrations were provided throughout the show with partner organizations Acustek Ltd. and S.E.G Inc.
 
RadioInspector's advanced industry leading capabilities were featured including the new IQ recording, post processing and analysis program, providing operators with the ability to record up to the entire IF bandwidth capability of the selected receiver/spectrum analyzer, with sophisticated professional multi-level post processing, analysis, storage and data sharing.
 
The latest remote spectrum monitoring capabilities include the I_Remote Check program, allowing operators to monitor and list all detected signal events with audible alarms from multiple receivers or spectrum analyzers simultaneously. Wi-Fi Inspector showed its TSCM specific ability, allowing the placement of single or multiple compact receiver modules within a facility for autonomous 24 X 7 Wi-Fi data collection and recording, with authorized device list capability. Wi-Fi Inspector isolates and identifies each device and access point with data traffic and network information. Receiver modules can be used for live data collection and on-site analysis or can be accessed and controlled remotely.
 
* Waypoint Counter Surveillance provides government and law enforcement organizations world-wide with sophisticated equipment, software and systems for advanced Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, telecommunications, spectrum management, surveillance and Intelligence applications. 

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September / 2016
 
RadioInspector: IQ Process Program for Advanced Post Processing and Analysis of Recorded IQ Data
 
Waypoint Counter Surveillance is pleased to announce RadioInspector’s new IQ Process program, providing full-featured post processing and analysis of recorded raw IQ data. In response to requests for advanced professional IQ data recording and analysis, the IQ Process program, which was originally developed for a specific technical requirement, has now been updated and configured for use with IQ data files recorded by RadioInspector with any supported receiver, spectrum analyzer or SDR instrument.
 
The IQ Process program complements RadioInspector’s existing, high-performance real-time technical capability that includes live IQ analysis with embedded performance measurement, providing phase and amplitude information with filtering and decimation, Signal Classification Analysis Recognition System (SCARS) and the Digital Testing (DTEST) program, offering unprecedented integrated technical parameter analysis of captured signals and frequency bands.
 
IQ data is initially saved during the live collection process in RadioInspector’s Signal Analysis and Performance Measurement window. Operators select the file name and folder for saving the data along with settings for IQ sample rate, bandwidth and recording time, which are pre-configured to optimize the connected-receiver performance specifications, file size and efficiency. Operators can select a bandwidth size which can be up to the digitized IF bandwidth capability of the receiver used during data collection.
 

The sophisticated IQ Process toolkit utilizes a suite of powerful mathematical-based scientific tools to perform a much deeper analysis of Time, Amplitude and Frequency Domain components and the parameters of digital signal packets. Any portion of the recorded IF spectrum can be selected and isolated for post processing and analysis and operators can identify and analyze signals including those close to or obscured by the noise floor, or to help separate signals in dense portions of the spectrum or in close proximity.

 
 
 IQ recording of the FM band
 
The IQ Process program enables performing a digital frequency shift or fine tuning the frequency measurement to any specific signal frequency within the captured range. It performs digital filtering and re-sampling of source data at a desired frequency rate, decimating original IQ data to a predetermined sampling frequency and allowing operators to select ‘Windowing’ options – all highly advanced technical features that, in combination, provide a powerful system to perform comprehensive technical signal analysis of analogue and digital signals. Windowing options include Rectangular, Hann, Hamming, Blackman, Blackman-Harris and Nuttal with multiple GUI‘s displaying timing, phase, amplitude and frequency discrimination results.
 
The IQ Process program interface consists of 3 pages, which display the source IQ data, the data after the digital shift, filtering and decimation (processed data) and page analysis of the envelope of the processed signal (for the analysis of modulated signals and analyzing digital packets).
 
The first page displays the trace and spectrum of the source IQ data along with the amplitude and operators can select the measuring points, appropriate windowing function and can multiply the source data to a predetermined constant if the source data has low amplitude. A cursor can be utilized to select specific points within the trace for analysis and zoom function is fully supported.
 
The second page is for the processing of source IQ data. The operator can choose to use a digital frequency shift and select a new baseband frequency in MHz. Options for filtering and resampling can also be selected. The "Arbitrary filtering and resampling" tab provides settings to create new filters with user-required parameters and interpolation after filtration. The "Predefined filter and integrated decimation" tab provides settings to create a digital filter for filtering the source signal and to set the source signal decimation conditions. Operators can build a filter chain of LPF by 2 (up to 15 filters) for deep filtering.
 
         
 
After applying and calculating various filters the main window displays the trace of time domain and spectra after processing (frequency shift, filtering and resampling) with a constellation diagram that can be observed throughout the trace at any cursor point. The number of points in the spectrum can be selected along with the windowing function. The operator can also choose to display the IQ, phase, amplitude and frequency demodulator results. The processed results can be saved as a new file in a 16 bit integer or 32 float bit format and filters can be adjusted and recalculated at any time with analysis results re-saved as new files.
 
The third page is for processing of the RF signal envelope (amplitude of the signal after processing the source IQ) and allows the operator to modify the number of ‘spectrum points’ used in the analysis of the signal. With this page the operator can analyze the time and spectral characteristics of the low-frequency modulation function (envelope of the radio signal) in the time and spectral domain, such as the time characteristics of digital data packets.
 
An additional filter parameter window can be displayed from the “Process of source IQ” and “Processing RF signal envelope” pages to view the frequency response of filtering as well as to display the results of the filter calculation. Operators can select a calculation method including Hamming, Blackman-Harris, Kaiser or Dolph-Chebyshev and the filter type including LPF, Band-pass, HPF and Notch along with the window function and display the filter effect on the noise, sinusoidal signal and sinusoidal signal at a fixed frequency and also show coefficients.
 
        
 
Similar to RadioInspector's versatile Signal List Viewer, IQ Process is designed as a stand-alone program and can be installed on any computer anywhere in the world, allowing operators to export and share any recorded RadioInspector IQ data files and associated post processing results for independent analysis or additional processing. The program is provided at no additional cost and is now being delivered to existing customers and with future orders.
 
* RadioInspector provides advanced, comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum analysis, data recording, storage, post processing and data management capability for Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, surveillance, telecommunications and spectrum management applications. RadioInspector delivers powerful cost effective solutions while offering high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with sophisticated capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide, providing customers with the greatest deployment flexibility and the widest variety of advanced solutions for both current and future requirements.
 
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August / 2016
 
RadioInspector: UMTS 3G Communication Standard Now Supported by the Signal Classification Analysis Recognition System (SCARS)
 
RadioInspector has added UMTS 3G to the list of communication standards supported by the Signal Classification Analysis Recognition System (SCARS) which includes GSM, DECT, Bluetooth, Tetra, Apco25, DMR MOTOTRBO,  802.15.4 (Zigbee, ISA100.11a, WirelessHART, MiWi), Analogue TV (NTSC, PAL, SECAM) and Wi-Fi (with the advanced Wi-Fi Inspector analysis system).
 
RadioInspector’s SCARS technology brings clarity and increasing environmental awareness to congested and dense spectral bands. SCARS now isolates individual UMTS 3G signals utilizing sophisticated vector/wave form analysis providing positive identification with signal measurement and accurate decoding information including frequency, signal power, lac, ci, bsic, sector, traffic channels (THC), broadcast control channels (BCCH), tower/handset differentiation and operator identification.
 
The UMTS 3G communication standard is now fully active within the Signal Classification Analysis Recognition System (SCARS) and will soon be added to the DTest program to separately display all detected and measured network acitvity, determine if a base station is rogue or vaild, determine channel encryption status and create an authorized frequency/channel list.
 

Signal detection is only the first step when analyzing spectrum activity and it is the ability to access the data contained within a signal that offers the next generation of advanced professional spectrum analysis. Support for additional communication standards is under development and RadioInspector’s industry leading digital signal analysis capability will continue to expand, providing operators with increasing capability and the actionable intelligence to accurately address real world threats.

 
* RadioInspector provides advanced, comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum analysis, data recording, storage, post processing and data management capability for Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, surveillance, telecommunications and spectrum management applications. RadioInspector provides powerful cost effective solutions while offering high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with sophisticated capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide, providing customers with the greatest deployment flexibility and the widest variety of advanced solutions for both current and future requirements.
 
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August / 2016
 
RadioInspector: I - Remote Check Program
 
We are pleased to announce the latest I_Remote Check program providing advanced capability for remote monitoring applications. Government, military, law enforcement and corporate security organizations have, for quite some time, been looking for more efficient ways to monitor the RF spectrum utilizing multiple data collection points. Multiple receiver-sensors placed within a facility require spectrum data or log files to be checked separately or sequentially for threat data. Simultaneous review of multiple receiver collection points require bandwidth intensive solutions that are complicated and very expensive to deploy efficiently while providing adequate performance.
 
RadioInspector’s I_Remote Check program was designed to provide operators or an organization’s Security Operations Center (SOC) with the ability to efficiently and effectively remotely monitor single or multiple RF spectrum sensor data collection points at a facility or surveillance location simultaneously 24 X 7, logging all signal events that break an operator determined threshold. The program connects to all receivers or collection points for monitoring over a LAN with RadioInspector and does not require third party software.
 
I_Remote Check is a separate program providing operators with the ability upload a facility floor plan or area map on the visual interface and place the location of each receiver-sensor collection point directly onto the floor plan or map. The visual interface includes conditional icons displaying the status of each remote monitoring collection point, indicating whether the receiver is operational, idle (not scanning) or when a detection event has occurred.
 
The program logs and displays the detection events for all combined receiver-sensor collection points simultaneously and for each collection point separately within the user interface. Information for each detected signal event includes receiver identification, time, date, frequency, signal level (db) and power over threshold (pkWt).
 
Clicking on an individual receiver-sensor collection point brings up a list of all events logged from that particular receiver-sensor only. When a signal event has been detected at any receiver-sensor collection point the operator can choose to have a custom audible alarm sound. The alarm can be programmed to sound one time or multiple times, at predetermined intervals.
 
RadioInspector runs constantly during remote monitoring, recording and storing all spectrum data collected for complete post analysis, with the ability to log into each receiver-sensor separately to control operating parameters and review all collected RF spectrum data within each immediate environment. Alternatively, captured spectrum information, or scan files can be retrieved from each receiver-sensor and played back in real time for post-alarm event analysis using RadioInspector RP. In this way an alarm may be traced back to an initiating or ‘command’ event, and complete event technical parameters can be measured and assessed.
 
In addition, each unique event detected can be saved locally at the receiver-sensor, within RadioInspector’s detected signal list file, with complete threat data available for upload to any RadioInspector system for continued data collection and post analysis or can be shared with any computer system world-wide, for review and post analysis using the stand-alone Signal list Viewer program.
 
The I_Remote Check program provides a Security Operations Center or independent operator with the ability to have multiple receiver-sensor collection points monitored simultaneously for immediate reaction to signal events that are of interest with alarm notification, without the need to manually connect to each collection point separately to monitor information or review results. This capability provides significant efficiency which can be critical during live events or applications requiring quick tactical response.
 
Note: Thresholds are programmed within the main RadioInspector application by amplitude, power over threshold or the use of minimum, current or average traces values. Threshold tables can also be created with multiple sub-ranges and amplitude levels set across the entire spectrum or selected frequency ranges. The Dynamic Threshold feature can also be used during all spectrum monitoring applications utilizing a sophisticated algorithm for analyzing the spectrum trace, based on an analysis of all the points of each 10 MHz section of the spectrum during data collection, providing even greater flexibility and advanced capability during remote monitoring applications.
 
* RadioInspector provides advanced, comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum analysis, data recording, storage, post processing and data management capability for Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, surveillance, telecommunications and spectrum management applications. RadioInspector delivers powerful cost effective solutions while offering high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with sophisticated capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide, providing customers with the greatest deployment flexibility and the widest variety of advanced solutions for both current and future requirements.
 
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August / 2016
 
RadioInspector: New Advanced Features and Program Enhancements
 
With final testing now complete, we are pleased to be able to provide a series of new announcements detailing highly advanced RadioInspector features, programs and system enhancements, providing the next generation of performance measurement and detailed signal analysis with extensive data management and sophisticated analytical capability.
 

RadioInspector: CSV File Converter
 
RadioInspector now includes a new separate CSV file converter program for the conversion of frequency tables from CSV text files into RadioInspector Standard Authorized Frequency Database files. 
 
This new converter allows operators to utilize CSV frequency tables from anywhere in the world to create an unlimited number of Standard Authorized Frequency Lists for use during scanning, data collection and local or remote monitoring applications. The converter includes transmit frequency, receive frequency, occupied bandwidth, modulation, type of radiation, radio service, location of transmitter, owner, call sign and custom operator comment fields.
 
While the CSV file format is used around the world, it is not standardized. The method of separating fields with a comma is well known, however complications occur when the field data contains commas or embedded line breaks. The RadioInspector CSV conversion program was designed to work with this type of data.
 

The term CSV may also refer to closely related delimiter-separated formats that use different field delimiters, including tab and space-separated values. To address the problems these formats can cause in frequency data exchange, RadioInspector's CSV converter includes options to select values for the delimiter character, string data delimiter symbol and hexadecimal codes.

 
RadioInspector authorized frequency list files can be edited at anytime, adding or deleting frequencies to each list during data collection, customizing each file to a specific location with focused, unique operator information. Such customization allows for greater accuracy and RF spectrum environmental awareness, while helping mitigate the dangers of assuming signal identification based on generalized or static information, by allowing real time recorded and analyzed operator input by specific location. Files can also be saved, exported and uploaded for use with use with other RadioInspector Standard Authorized Database systems world-wide using any receiver, spectrum analyzer or SDR instrument from the extensive list of integrated hardware.
 
Operators are now provided with the flexibility to utilize the CSV file converter in combination with RadioInspector’s ability to directly save signal list files in CSV or TXT formats manually, or automatically at specific operator programmed intervals for export, review and additional analysis.
 
* RadioInspector provides advanced, comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum analysis, data recording, storage, post processing and data management capability for Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM), SIGINT, local and remote spectrum monitoring, surveillance, telecommunications and spectrum management applications. RadioInspector delivers powerful cost effective solutions while offering high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with sophisticated capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide, providing customers with the greatest deployment flexibility and the widest variety of advanced solutions for both current and future requirements.
 
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June / 2016
 
Wi-Fi Inspector Joins RadioInspector for Scientific and Educational Research Applications
 
Wi-Fi Inspector will join the RadioInspector RF spectrum monitoring and analysis software application for scientific and educational research applications in the United States at the University level, for advanced post graduate studies. The complete Wi-Fi Inspector system will be added immediately to programs and workshops running this summer in the study of wireless communications.
 
With the wide spread use of Wi-Fi technology for communication, data storage and sharing, along with increasing use for technical compromise and data acquisition, detailed analysis of Wi-Fi signals and networks has now become a critical component of any Cyber/TSCM spectrum analysis system. Students will be able to perform real-time network monitoring to detect, isolate and identify all access points and devices displaying MAC address, SSID, traffic bytes, signal level, encryption, channels utilized and equipment manufacturer while showing all connections and data traffic between devices and or access points. This information can be used to analyze and address network performance issues, strengthen network security and enforce network access and BYOD policies.
 
The stand-alone Wi-Fi Inspector system utilizes a small compact "free running" receiver module and requires no additional integrated receiver hardware. Multiple receiver modules are deployable as a distributed system collecting data autonomously 24X7 for several months at a time, or can be monitored remotely through a TCP/IP connection. All data is recorded automatically and saved in the receiver module's on-board memory. Data can be analyzed live on-site or retrieved from receiver modules at anytime for post analysis. The additional ability to program an authorized device list allows real time identification of technical threats or suspicious activity.
 
Wi-Fi Inspector was designed for TSCM and security related applications and is the perfect addition to RadioInspector, extending its unmatched, class leading automated digital signal classification, analysis and recognition capability which includes, GSM, DECT, Bluetooth, Tetra, Apco25, DRM, DMR and IEEE 802.15.4 (ZigBee, ISA100.11a, WirelessHART, MiWi) communication standards.
 
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June / 2016
 
GPEC 2016: International Exhibition and Conference for Police and Special Equipment, 7 - 9 June 2016, Leipzig, Germany
 
The General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference (GPEC) held in Leipzig Germany is Europe's leading closed specialized trade fair accessible only by members of authorities. The focus is on police and special equipment, safety and rescue technology and respective services.
 
As a lead exhibition for all sections of public and state security, GPEC attracts companies displaying the entire spectrum of current equipment and future technologies to be used by police, border guard, immigration and prison service, customs and government intelligence and security services, fire departments and rescue services as well as special task force and infantry units.
 
We were pleased to have had the industry leading TSCM/SIGINT software application RadioInspector along with Wi-Fi Inspector  featured with the Digital FAR (Fast Acquisition Receiver) system. Demonstrations of RadioInspector's advanced, sophisticated signal detection and analysis, complete spectrum capture and recording with individual signal isolation, classification and recognition technology drew heavy interest from government authorities throughout the event.
 
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May / 2016
 
China International Exhibition on Police Equipment (CIEPE) May 17 - May 20, 2016 Beijing
 
 
Waypoint Counter Surveillance was pleased to have exhibited via formal invitation at the 2016 China International Exhibition on Police Equipment (CIEPE). The 4 day event is one of the largest of its kind in the world and was held at the National Convention Center with an exhibition area covering more than 40,000 square meters across two floors with an outdoor pavilion. More than 500 exhibitors from across North America, Europe and Asia took part in the exhibition, demonstrating the latest equipment for law enforcement applications. 
 
 
Together with partners from Europe, a variety of products were presented including the Digital FAR (Fast Acquisition Receiver) system with advanced, industry leading TSCM spectrum analysis software application RadioInspector and autonomous stand-alone Wi-Fi Inspector hardware / software analysis system. Product demonstrations were provided during the four days of the exhibition along with information regarding the most recent and upcoming advanced RadioInspector software features and capabilities. Also on display was the most recent version of the RECON 2.4 tactical hand held non linear junction detector (NLJD).
 
Wi-Fi Inspector quickly showed detailed Wi-Fi and network analysis to be a critical part of any RF spectrum monitoring system. Much like RadioInspector’s leading sophisticated signal analysis with classification and recognition technology, complete spectrum capture and data recording, Wi-Fi Inspector automatically detected, isolated, identified, recorded and provided analysis data for more than 5,000 individual devices and access points active at the exhibition within seconds, while showing all connections and data packet information between devices and or access points.
 
Each day following the exhibition, we attended a unique cultural dining experience at different locations throughout Beijing with members of law enforcement organizations from across China and visited historical sites around the city. We were also pleased to have had the opportunity to meet with the First Secretary and Trade Commissioner with the Canadian Embassy as well as with current and former members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). At the conclusion of the exhibition, an afternoon of equipment training and product familiarization was provided at partner offices in Beijing.
 
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May / 2016
 
RadioInspector:  Detected Signals Database and Signal List Viewer Program
 

We are pleased to announce enhancements to the Detected Signals Database, threshold functionality and the latest Signal List Viewer program

 
Thresholds:
RadioInspector automatically and efficiently records all signals and spectrum data including 2D and 3D waterfalls during spectrum scanning into an integrity protected database. This automated process enables complete spectrum recording and playback with detailed post analysis. During spectrum scanning the operator can also set amplitude threshold lines to create a list of ‘exceedences’ or detected signals that crossed the threshold. Threshold parameters can be easily and rapidly programmed by the operator in several ways including amplitude, power over threshold or the use of minimum, current or average traces values and can be edited at any time or saved for later use. Threshold tables can also be created with multiple threshold sub-ranges and amplitude levels set across the entire spectrum or selected frequency ranges and saved for future use or export.
 
RadioInspector now includes a specialized Dynamic Threshold for use in mobile applications such as telecom/spectrum management drive-by testing or mobile monitoring/surveillance, where spectrum and amplitude measurements are constantly changing due to propagation issues including reflection, refraction, re-radiation, near and far field multi-path and while being affected by resolution bias error due to the ‘Picketing’ phenomena – a common occurrence during mobile operations. The Dynamic Threshold utilizes a sophisticated algorithm for analyzing the spectrum trace, based on an analysis of all the points of each 10 MHz section of the spectrum during mobile scanning and data collection.
 
A variety of analysis options are available for signals which break a threshold including automatic audio recording for review or export with settings for recording quality and duration, launching an external program and technical analysis by the Signal Classification Analysis Recognition System (SCARS). Alerts can also be sent to a remote computer if a signal exceeds a preset dB threshold level or power (pkWt) level.
 
Detected Signals List:

Signals that break preset thresholds are automatically saved, creating a detected signals list. The operator can now select the format of the saved file as a RadioInspector specific .risdt format, or in common .csv or .txt formats. This detected signals list includes the Frequency, Occupied Frequency Bandwidth (kHz), Date and Time of Detection, Detection Count, Power Over Threshold (pkWt), Signal Level (operator selected by dBm, dBmkV, dBmV, dBWt, dBmkWt/cm2 or dBWt/m2) and Signal Classification Analysis Recognition System (SCARS) results. The detected signals list also provides the visual spectra or spectrum view for each signal, which is displayed in a separate window with zoom and scroll functions. The spectrum view window shows all recorded data for each individual signal detection count along with the specific instrument used during collection. The spectrum view also allows scrolling through each frequency on the list, or to scroll through each detection count for individual signals recorded over the data collection period. RadioInspector signal lists can be saved manually at any time by the operator or, for mobile, remote or unattended spectrum monitoring, signal Lists can now be saved automatically at operator programmed intervals. Signal Lists can be edited, merged, or shared externally at any time and re-saved as new files, reloaded for additional or new measurement collection, can be exported to or imported from the Authorized Frequency Database and can also be loaded for RadioInspector’s Discrete Frequency Monitoring capability.

 
Signal List Viewer:
The signal list viewer is a separate stand-alone program developed for independent viewing and analysis of detected signal lists created by RadioInspector during data collection.The signal list viewer is provided at no charge, can be installed by anyone and does not require the RadioInspector program for use, allowing any detected signals list captured by a RadioInspector system to be viewed and analyzed on any laptop or desktop computer. All of the information and data collected can be reviewed including the separate spectrum view window with all functionality. This provides RadioInspector operators with the unique ability to quickly and easily send any detected signals list created, whether it be for identified security threats, spectrum management or compliance issues, spectrum surveillance and monitoring results etc. with recorded data for review or analysis to anyone, anywhere in the world. If the recipient is also a RadioInspector operator, the lists can be saved and loaded onto their RadioInspector system for analysis and local data collection, regardless of what receiver (from the extensive list of integrated professional receivers and spectrum analyzers) was originally used create the detected signals list.
 
* RadioInspector provides advanced and comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum monitoring and analysis capability, delivering powerful cost effective solutions with high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide.
 
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April / 2016
 
Security & Counter Terror Expo 2016 London, England
 
Waypoint Counter Surveillance was pleased to have participated in the Security & Counter Terror Expo April 19-20, 2016 in London England. SCTX 2016 is the event for professionals from the public and private sectors tasked with protecting against terrorism and delivering effective security strategies. In addition to attending SCTX and meeting with customers and partners, meetings were also held during the week in central London to review the latest RadioInspector software release which is now shipping throughout North America, Europe and Asia for TSCM, security and spectrum management applications.
 
This latest version includes a variety of advanced features and enhancements for live and recorded IQ analysis, sophisticated and detailed signal parameter and spectrum measurement analysis, data recording and remote monitoring capability. Also included are additions to the communication standards supported by RadioInspector's leading digital signal classification analysis and recognition system.
 
These latest features and capabilities are now being introduced with detailed announcements forthcoming over the next few weeks, as we finalize plans for additional upcoming events.
 

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April / 2016
 
RadioInspector - Discrete Frequency Inspection
 
RadioInspector’s Discrete Frequency Inspection allows an operator to continuously monitor and analyze a list of discrete independent frequencies. The operator can separately monitor single frequencies or multiple frequencies while selecting the number of measuring points. Multiple windows with separate frequency lists can be programmed and run sequentially with zoom control and both 2D and 3D waterfall spectrogram displays.
 
The Discrete Frequency Inspection also provides the operator with the ability to program a ‘Grid’ of channelized frequencies for any frequency band, portion or segmented portions of the RF spectrum with a selected grid step size, enabling the rapid and intuitive build of a frequency list for scanning the local environment and enhancing searches through channelized communications bands.
 
A threshold can be set by db level or signal to noise ratio and each frequency is analyzed, with signals identified and classified utilizing the industry leading Signal Classification Analysis Recognition System (SCARS). Demodulated audio can be set to record automatically for live or post analysis and the operator can control the number of audio recordings and quality sample rate along with duration settings. An external program or application can also be set to launch upon signal detection.
 
Frequencies can be entered manually for monitoring, or previously saved frequency lists can be retrieved and loaded. Once programmed, frequency bands or frequency grids can also be saved and reloaded at any time for scanning and analysis. In Addition, frequencies can be added directly from any ‘Authorized Frequency Database’ file created by RadioInspector during data collection.
 
As with regular spectrum scanning and data collection, the Discrete Frequency Inspection supports dBm, dBmV, dBmkV, dBWt, dBmkWt/cm2, dBWt/m2 measurements. Also supported are current, minimum, maximum and average trace measurements and comparisons along with Checkpoint Identification.
 
The Discrete Frequency Inspection is a key analysis tool for use in TSCM, SIGINT or spectrum management applications to target specific known threats or signals of interest ensuring they are immediately addressed, or to effectively search for discrete signals in unknown environments, when little or no data is available. The ability to isolate any section of the spectrum by individual frequency, frequency band or channelized grid provides greater focus in a complex RF environment, while helping to target, organize and prioritize specific areas of interest within any segment of the spectrum, increasing operational flexibility during on-site or remote monitoring applications.
 
The Discrete Frequency Inspection is the latest in a series of feature enhancements and new product developments providing the next level of advanced spectrum monitoring, data collection and analytical capability with sophisticated "Spectrum Intelligence and Operational Data Management".
 
* RadioInspector provides advanced and comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum monitoring and analysis capability, delivering powerful cost effective solutions with high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide.
 
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March / 2016
 
RadioInspector adds the 802.15.4 (Zigbee, ISA100.11a, WirelessHART, MiWi) Communications Standard to its Signal Classification Analysis and Recognition System (SCARS), Digital Testing (DTest) and Wireless Network Analysis Capability.
 
RadioInspector now incorporates the IEEE 802.15.4-based communication standard to its industry leading Signal Classification Analysis and Recognition System (SCARS) and Digital Testing (DTest) capability. The 802.15.4 standard is used for a number of valid communication protocols including Zigbee, ISA100.11a, WirelessHART and MiWi, often to form personal area networks (PAN) for short-range, low-data rate wireless information transfer. IEEE 802.15.4 communications use non-licensed spectrum allocations in the Industrial Scientific Medical (ISM) bands including operation in similar frequency bands as Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
 
RadioInspector’s highly advanced SCARS technology and DTest application’s detection and analysis of 802.15.4 demodulates data packets on the physical layer, identifies the frequency, unique address of each transmitter, receiver and network, identifies and separates data packets from service management packets and evaluates transmitted traffic and signal strength.
 
IEEE 802.15.4 communication standards can be used to enable clandestine voice and data exfiltration from secure facilities and add to the plethora of potentially hostile signals that a Cyber TSCM operator must be able to detect, analyze, identify and respond to. This includes use as a Cyber threat command and control vector. The threat significantly magnifies the problem faced by TSCM detection solutions with intermittent operation in the crowded and dynamic signal-dense ISM bands, interspersed with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi  and other ‘friendly’ signals enabling the threat to ‘Hide in Plain Sight’.
 
As with all supported communication standards, SCARS and DTest technology does not simply show activity within a band but automatically captures, isolates, and identifies each individual signal present with vector waveform and data packet analysis. This provides the cyber TSCM operator with increased and fully automated analytical capabilities necessary for threat determination in the real-world modern RF signal environment, while greatly enhancing environmental and operational awareness.
 
The latest addition of the IEE 802.15.4 (Zigbee, ISA100.11a, WirelessHART and MiWi) communications standard significantly strengthens RadioInspector’s already unmatched signal classification analysis and recognition capabilities, which also include GSM, DECT, Bluetooth, Tetra, Apco25, DMR MOTOTRBO and Analogue TV (NTSC, PAL, SECAM). The recent release of the Wi-Fi Inspector System adds full stand-alone Wi-Fi and network analysis with live capture and analysis, remote monitoring or 24X7 long term autonomous data collection and storage capability.
 
 * RadioInspector provides advanced and comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum monitoring and analysis capability, delivering powerful cost effective solutions with high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide.
 
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March / 2016
 
Keysight Technologies FieldFox Handheld RF and Microwave Analyzers
 
RadioInspector now provides full support for the Keysight FieldFox Handheld RF and Microwave Analyzers including the industry's first 50 GHz Hand Held Spectrum Analyzer. Supported instruments include the N9913A, N9914A, N9915A, N9916A, N9917A, N9918A, N9935A, N9936A, N9937A, N9938A, N9950A, N9951A, N9952A, N9960A, N9961A and N9962A.
 
Also now supported are the Keysight N9342C, N9343C and N9344C Hand Held Spectrum Analyzers (HSA).
 
Keysight FieldFox Handheld RF and Microwave Analyzers in combination with RadioInspector's leading sophisticated signal analysis capability, provides precise measurements in a flexible and portable package that is well suited for advanced RF analysis applications and rugged enough to meet MIL-specs for use in any environment.
 
* RadioInspector provides advanced and comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum monitoring and analysis capability, delivering powerful cost effective solutions with high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with capabilities and functionality not available with other applications. RadioInspector supports the largest and continually expanding list of more than 145 receivers, spectrum analyzers and SDR instruments from leading professional manufacturers world-wide.

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February / 2016
 
Anritsu MS27102A Remote Spectrum Monitor
 
RadioInspector now provides full support for the Anritsu MS27102A remote spectrum monitor, significantly increasing its functionality with industry leading detection, recording and advanced signal analysis capability, including digital signal classification analysis and recognition. The MS27102A is ideal for outdoor deployments and advanced remote spectrum monitoring applications.
 
The Anritsu MS27102A integration is another example of our response to customer requests providing highly advanced capability to the extensive list of supported receivers and spectrum analyzers from manufactures world-wide including Anritsu, Rohde & Schwarz and Signal Hound.
 
* RadioInspector provides advanced and comprehensive industry leading radio frequency spectrum monitoring and analysis capability, delivering powerful cost effective solutions with high performance, stability and efficiency, customized to specific individual requirements with capabilities and functionality not available with other applications.
 
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