Twister - Firescout APG

PGL Payloads on UAVs


Twister is a multi-frequency band, micro-class Base Station Router. Its has a power output of +43dBm, integrated GPS, Voice & High-speed Data capability, GSM security & encryption making system highly mobile and deployable for field use. The system is designed for VBTS GUI Software support which includes full VBTS GUI feature base and applications. The software allows for complete command and control, which provides support for a variety of field applications. The system is optimized for low power consumption, custom installation, and familiarity of use w/ existing VBTS GUI operators.

Limitations and Planning Factors

Specifications: Physical Dimensions: - Twister BSR: 9.38"L x 7.75" W x 2.13" H - Twister Aux Front-End: 8.25"L x 5.75" W x 3.25" H Weight - Twister BSR = ~3.5 lbs - Twister Aux Front-End: ~6.5 lbs Environmental - Operating Temp: 0° to +~50°C (90% humidity non-condensing) - Storage Temp: -30° C to +~80°C - Convection cooled GSM Frequency Capabilities -EGSM (900Mhz), DCS (1800Mhz), PCS (1900 Mhz) - Full-rate Voice Encoder, Basic SMS Messaging Power: - Input Power Requirements = 55W (Max) in typical configuration -Input Voltage Range = 28 VDC


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GSM 900/1800/1900 Mhz


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