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The IFR4000 is a compact and lightweight unit for testing ILS, VOR, Marker Beacon, and VHF/UHF communications avionics systems. This unit is easy to use, lightweight for ramp use (under 8 lbs), long battery life (8 hours), and has an ergonomic design.

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  • IFR4000 - Base Model Navigation Communications Ramp Test Set
  • IFR4000-Opt1 - ELT (121.5/243 MHz Beacon & 406 MHz COSPAS/SARSAT Beacon Test)


  • Accurate measurement of 121.5/243 MHz emergency beacon transmitter frequency, output power, modulation (AM). Headphone audio output to monitor swept tone *
  • Accurate measurement of 406 MHz COSPAS/SARSAT emergency beacon transmitter frequency, output power. Decode and display of all location and user protocols *
  • Accurate measurement of HF transmitter, frequency, output power, modulation (AM and SSB USB/LSB) receiver sensitivity
  • Accurate measurement of VHF/UHF transmitter, frequency, output power, modulation (AM and FM and receiver sensitivity)
  • Generation of ARINC 596 Selective Calling Tones
  • Accurate measurement of VHF/UHF antenna and or feeder SWR (Standing Wave Ratio)
  • Simulation of Localizer and Glideslope (CAT I, II and III) signals with variable DDM settings
  • Swept Localizer DDM for coupled Auto Pilot testing (Simultaneous Localizer, Glideslope and Marker signals)
  • Simulation of Marker Beacon, Selectable Airways (Z), Outer and Middle Marker Tones
  • Guided Test capability cuts down total test time
  • Low-cost ELT option
  • Frequency counter provides external frequency measurement
  • MORSE CODE provides 1-4 characters transmitted in the VOR and ILS localizer mode
  • Eight or more hours of operation before recharge
  • Automatic power shut-down
  • Ergonomic design


  • Weight: <8 lb (3.6 kg), test set only
  • Dimensions: 11.2 x 9.1 x 2.7 in (28.5 x 23.1 x 6.9 cm)
  • Altitude: ≤4800 meters (test set), ≤3000 meter (with supplied external AC/DC converter)
  • Operating Temperature: -4 degree F to 131 degree F (-20C to 55C)
  • Storage Temperature: 131 degree F to 158 degree F (-30C to 70C)
  • Input Power: 11 VDC - 32 VDC, 100 VAC - 250 VAC @ 1.5A (maximum), 47 Hz - 63 Hz (with external AC/DC converter)
  • Power Consumption: 55 watt, maximum, 16 watt (nominal) @ 18 VDC with a charged battery
  • Fuse Requirements: 5A, 32 VDC (type F)
  • Main Supply Voltage Fluctuations: ≤10% of nominal voltage
  • Transient Over-Voltage: According to installation category II
  • RF I/O Connector: Type: input/output, Impedance: 50Ω, typical, Maximum input level: 30 watt for 1 min. ON/2 min. OFF, VSWR: 10 MHz to ≤300 MHz: <1.3:1 / >300 MHz to 400 MHz: <1.35:1
  • Antenna Connector: Type: input/output, Impedance: 50Ω, typical, Maximum input level: 0.5 watt
  • SWR Connector: Type: output, Impedance: 50Ω, typical, Maximum reverse power: +25 dBm, VSWR: 10 MHz to ≤300 MHz, <1.3:1 / >300 to 400 MHz: <1.35:1
  • AUX connector: Type: input/output, Impedance: 800Ω, typical, Maximum input level: 5 Vp-p
  • Timebase (TCXO): Temperature stability: ±1 ppm, Aging: ±1 ppm per year, Accuracy: ±1 ppm when Auto Cal is performed
  • Battery:Type: Li-Ion / with 8+ hr of continuous operation


Alternate Models
72418Manufacturer PN
AeroFlex IFR4000Old Manufacturer PN
COM-1913Boeing Tool Tag
General Information
Part #IFR4000
Shipping Information
Shipping Weight58 lbs.
Shipping Dimensions25 x 18 x 18 in.
Schedule B9031808080
Hazmat/Dangerous GoodsYes
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