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SQUID

Make your surface safer

The most widespread self-contained transmitting vehicle unit for improving airport safety by broadcasting the position of ground vehicles (ADS-B squitter using GNSS).

SQUID Units complement and support NEO, multilateration and ADS-B systems, to identify and track any non-transponder equipped targets.

The design of the equipment ensures easy integration and interoperability with any multilateration or ADS-B system based on Mode S Extended Squitter datalink.

 

Key benefits

  • Full A-SMGCS exploitation
  • SAFETY enhancements under ALL WEATHER CONDITIONS
  • Improved situational awareness
  • Reduced incursion risk
  • Seamless integration with ADS-B and MULTILATERATION surveillance systems

Basic specifications

Carrier Frequency
1090 MHz
Output message format
Mode S reply DF18
Operating temperature
-40°C to +70°C
Relative humidity
Up to 100%

SQUID architecture

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SQUID Unit

The SQUID Unit is small, lightweight and easy to install on any vehicle. The SQUID Unit consists of an electronic unit and antennas in a composite cover.

  • Low electromagnetic emissions
  • Small dimensions and weight
  • Low power consumption
  • Fully automated unattended operations
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SQUID Components

SQUID Components can be configured in accordance with the specific requirements for permanent (fixed) or mobile (magnetic) unit holders.

  • Fully sealed/weather resistant cable and programming connector
  • Powered by the vehicle's own power system
  • Extremely easy installation - fixed or magnetic on the vehicle's roof (advantage of mobility of the unit)
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SQUID Control and area management

SQUID fully supports the concept of "Area Management". The system allows operators to define discrete boundaries outside of which the SQUID unit will stop transmission.

  • Human Machine Interface (HMI)
  • Configuration of the key parameters starting from Mode S address and Call sign
  • Fast definition of the transmitting and
    non-transmitting areas

Case studies

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