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AOR AR-ALPHA(U) Receiver - Government
AOR AR-ALPHA(U) Receiver - Government


Note: This product is non-returnable for credit

Availability: Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Weeks
Product Code: 19-501654

AR-ALPHA Professional Grade Communications Receiver

With New IQ Control Software!

AOR proudly presents the AR-ALPHA, the first in a new class of professional monitoring receivers!  Designed to cover 10KHz to 3.3GHz continuous, with no interruptions*, this receiver features sophisticated IQ control software that enables it to perform unattended datalogging for extended periods.  It boasts a 6-inch color TFT display, five VFOs,  2000 alphanumeric memories that can be computer programmed as 40 banks of 50 channels, 40 search banks, a “select memory” bank of 100 frequencies, and a user designated priority channel. It also includes APCO-25 digital capability and a DVR with six channels that can record up to a total of 52 minutes audio.  Monitoring professionals will appreciate the world class engineering and attention to detail that makes the AR-ALPHA such an amazing instrument.
  • Multi-mode unit capable of receiving AM (synchronous), ISB, RZ-SSB, USB, LSB, CW, WFM including FM stereo, NFM, APCO-25 digital, and TV in both NTSC and PAL formats
  • Up to 1MHz of bandwidth can be recorded for later playback and review.
  • 6-inch TFT color panel can display received video signals or depict spectrum activity over a wide choice of bandwidths including a “waterfall” function to show signal activity over a specified time period 
  • Composite video output on the rear panel of the unit
  • Selectable IF bandwidths:200 Hz, 500 Hz, 1 KHz, 3 KHz, 6 KHz, 15 KHz, 30 KHz, 100 KHz, 200 KHz and 300 KHz along with the ability to shift the IF.  
  • CTCSS and DCS selectable squelch functions; DTMF tone decode
  • Built-in voice-inversion descrambling
  • CW pitch control, AGC, AFC 
  • Auto-notch feature
  • User selectable spectrum display function from 250 KHz through 10 MHz in 1 KHz increments. Above 10 MHz bandwidth, it can display 20 MHz, 50 MHz, 100 MHz or 1 GHz, but above 20 MHz bandwidth, no audio will be available 
  • Resolution bandwidth is also user-selectable in increments of 1 KHz, 4 KHz, 32 KHz, 64 KHz, and 128 KHz. 
  • Fast Fourier Transform (FFT)
  • Rear panel connections include 12 VDC power, RS-232C, USB 2.0, I/Q output with 1 MHz bandwidth, two antenna ports (one SO-239 and one Type N) and up to four antennas may be selected through the receiver’s controls with the optional AS5000 antenna relay selector. 
  • Use desktop or with 19” rack mount
The AR-ALPHA redefines excellence in professional monitoring receivers. No wonder so many monitoring professionals including government, newsrooms, laboratories, military users and more, rely on AOR. 

AR-ALPHA Brochure (17.5MB - High Resolution)

AR-ALPHA Brochure (6.43MB)

NOTE: Communications receivers and accessories from AOR and ICOM cannot be returned for credit, only exchange if defective within the first 30 days.

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