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Cobham AvComm Announces Availability of New Automated
Test and Alignment Capabilities for the Motorola APX™ and
MOTOTRBO™ Series Radios on the 8800 Series
Digital Radio Test Set

LAS VEGAS- Motorola Channel Partner Expo 2015-March 16, 2015—Cobham AvComm, formerly Aeroflex AvComm business unit, announced today new automated test and alignment support for Motorola APX Series and Motorola MOTOTRBO Series radios to its latest product; the 8800 Series Digital Radio Test Set. The application fully automates radio testing and alignment, and ensures optimum radio performance in significantly less time; minimizing service and support costs for the end users and dealers.

8800 Series“Cobham AvComm is very pleased to provide this unique test technology for Motorola APX Series radios and Motorola MOTOTRBO Series radios on our new 8800 portable radio test set,” said Chad Knudson, Product Marketing Manager. “The 8800 provides an advanced method for repeatable and highly accurate test and alignment for Motorola radios that requires minimal technical interface. With the industry’s largest color display, lightweight design, ruggedness, and now automated test and alignment capabilities, the 8800 is ready for any test environment; whether on the bench or in the field.”

Price and availability

The Motorola APX Series Auto-test can be ordered as Option 103 and the Motorola MOTOTRBO Series Auto-test can be ordered as Option 104  for the 8800 Series. These software options are also field upgradeable. For more information about pricing, contact your local Cobham AvComm sales office by calling Cobham AvComm Sales at (800) 835-2352 or emailing

About Cobham

Cobham protects lives and livelihoods with its differentiated technology and know-how, operating with a deep insight into customer needs and agility. The Group offers an innovative range of technologies and services to solve challenging problems in harsh environments across commercial, defense and security markets, from deep space to the depths of the ocean, specializing in meeting the growing demand for data, connectivity and bandwidth.

Employing more than 12,000 people on five continents, the Group has customers and partners in over 100 countries, with market leading positions in: wireless, audio, video and data communications, including satellite communications; defense electronics; air-to-air refuelling; aviation services; life support and mission equipment.

About Cobham AvComm

Improving your operational efficiency with faster on-site test solutions.

We are a global leader in avionics, communications and synthetic test, monitoring and control for commercial, government and military applications.

Our integrated, portable solutions enable our customers to carry out simultaneous testing on-site, reducing downtime of mission critical platforms and increasing operational efficiency.