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AFCEA West 2012: Datron unveils new manpack radio

25th January 2012 - 09:39 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in San Diego, US

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Datron World Communications has launched a manpack variant of its high frequency (HF) software-defined radio.

Unveiling the new PRC7700H radio at the AFCEA West conference in San Diego on 24 January, Randy Hermes, product manager for the radio, said the company mainly has a customer base outside of the US, but is hoping that the sophistication of the new system will lead to demand from the US military.

The system has been ten months in development, and 'we're seeing some interest primarily in the base stations in the DoD’, Hermes said.

The radio is an IP addressable, HF software defined

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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