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Surveillance

Surveillance lies at the heart of air traffic management. Optimised surveillance infrastructure allows routes to be brought closer together resulting in an increase of capacity. Frequentis looks back on a long history of experience with the supply of innovative surveillance solutions. The product portfolio includes ADS-B sensors, multilateration systems, surveillance data distribution and processing systems, trackers and surveillance displays. 

The Frequentis Group looks back on a long history of experience with the supply of innovative surveillance solutions. The product portfolio includes ADS-B sensors, multilateration systems, surveillance data distribution and processing systems, and surveillance monitoring displays.


ADS-B, MLAT & WAM

To boost efficiency, cut infrastructure costs and enhance safety, ANSPs are looking at new technologies that can out-perform traditional radar for both air and ground surveillance. Quadrant is a forward-thinking solution for ADS-B and multilateration (MLAT) on one single hardware platform. Quadrant uses advanced MLAT algorithms to provide 3D position measurements, and offers lightweight, cost-efficient ADS-B sensors as a replacement for – or addition to – raditional radars.

Surveillance Data Distribution

SDDS-NG is a state-of-the-art solution for the easy and safe interconnection of any system that handles surveillance data. In ATC, the need to integrate an increasing number of surveillance systems is well-known. However, due to changing technologies and additional surveillance data users, the necessary stability of surveillance distribution environments is at risk. SDDS-NG is the safe and scalable solution, catering for all current and future surveillance distribution needs by providing the single access point for surveillance data.

Surveillance Data Processing

Accurate and reliable surveillance information for all objects within an area of interest is essential for safe and efficient traffic management. The MSDF multi-sensor data fusion and tracking system forms the powerful processing centrepiece of the Frequentis group’s surveillance solutions. It delivers highly accurate and highly reliable surveillance information services by making use of measurements from multiple surveillance sensors and fusing them into one seamless traffic situation picture for air and ground.

ATM Surveillance Tracker & Server

ARTAS is one of the most advanced and successful surveillance data processing systems in the world. Almost every European state uses ARTAS as its surveillance tracker for en-route and approach applications. Available as a turnkey solution from Frequentis Comsoft, ARTAS processes surveillance data reports from classical primary and secondary radars, Mode-S radars, wide area multilateration systems to establish a coherent and accurate air situation picture for a wide range of users.

Test, Analysis & Validation

RAPS-3 is an indispensable toolset for testing, analysis, validation and generation of surveillance data. It is widely used by manufactures as reference and test tool, by ANSPs in control centres or at radar sites for monitoring, troubleshooting or analysing any kind of surveillance information.

Monitoring & Analysis

SMD enables ANSPs and radar manufacturers to monitor and analyse ATC surveillance data. Its quality assurance and diagnostic features are supported by integrated recording and replay capabilities. These features make SMD an indispensable tool for use at operational ATM facilities and/or manufacturers’ test and analysis environments. It can be customised with additional features to perform in-depth analysis at various levels, including optional sensor simulation capabilities making the solution an ideal testbench for radar equipment manufacturers.

Control & Monitoring

To provide safe and efficient services, ANSPs operate a large number of different systems, often across multiple sites. This means that complexity and software distribution challenges are steadily increasing. Frequentis provides standardised solutions to integrate the control and monitoring of heterogeneous ATM environments, simplifying operations and reducing costs.



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FREQUENTIS enhances airspace safety in Spain with nationwide contingency voice communication system

ENAIRE, the air navigation service provider (ANSP) of Spain, is upgrading 14 contingency voice communication systems across nine different locations in Barcelona, Madrid Area Control Centre and ENAIRE Test Centre, Seville, Palma de Mallorca, the Canary Islands, Málaga, Valencia and Zaragoza.

The project, contracted in 2020, is the first large-scale voice communication project for the country, and was driven by a need for the renewal of the country’s backup systems. Frequentis has now implemented the contingency systems at both the main operations room and the contingency room in Seville, with the systems in Palma de Mallorca, the Canary Islands, Barcelona, Valencia, Zaragoza, Málaga and Madrid following throughout 2022 and 2023.

jennifer.mclellan@frequentis.com | 2022-12-07

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport ready for expected growth with FREQUENTIS digital tower solution

  • First controller-to-pilot IP Voice Communication in the United States
  • The Frequentis integrated digital tower solution will increase controller efficiency in support of air traffic growth and is compliant with ED-137 standard
  • The modernised tower houses eight controller working positions, supporting expected growth to the region

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Tower has been replaced by a new tower fitted with an integrated digital tower solution from Frequentis. The digital tower solution consists of an IP voice communication solution, featuring the ED-137 standard, integrated recording and digital terminal information and weather services, ensuring controllers have modern, digital solutions to support the additional growth expected to the region, including space for eight controllers.

jennifer.mclellan@frequentis.com | 2022-11-07

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One billion hours of safe air travel with FREQUENTIS advanced voice and data gateway, VCX-IP

  • Frequentis has pioneered ATM-specific countrywide radio network solutions since 1995
  • Installations in 70 countries on six continents
  • The largest VCX-IP deployments integrate hundreds of radio, phone and data services, comprising over 1,500 network nodes, connecting more than 70 sites with multiple centres

The Frequentis voice communication network solution, VCX-IP, has evolved significantly since its initial development around two decades ago. It started as a network solution to enhance network functionality, such as shared access to radios and radars. Several country-wide deployments in Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Austria, Oman and Brazil are successful milestones that have contributed considerably to making Frequentis the market leader in network solutions for Air Traffic Management (ATM).

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jennifer.mclellan@frequentis.com | 2022-10-31

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