Facilities

Equipment

Nokomis maintains a fully outfitted RF/Antenna laboratory. Example equipment continuously maintained include an Agilent 8714ES Network Analyzer, several RTSA Spectrum Analyzers, HP 8648D Signal Generator, HP 8447D Amplifier, AR 1000W/1000C Power Source and control equipment, 2 and 4 channel oscilloscopes, field strength probes, a large suit of test antennas, associated solder stations, and a growing inventory of support equipment. This suite of test equipment allows Nokomis to test from 9 kHz to 6 GHz.

 

Anechoic Chambers

Nokomis has built several anechoic chambers out of different sizes including a 40’ tapered anechoic chamber. A screened room is also available for additional testing. These chambers provide an accurate testing atmosphere for multiple applications.

 

Nokomis’ Chambers Include:

 

  • 50’ x 18’ x 14’ Anechoic Chamber
  • 20’ x 12’ x 8’ Anechoic Chamber
  • 6’ x 4’ x 4’ Anechoic Chamber
  • 40’ Tapered Anechoic Chamber
  • 8’ x 8’ x 8’ Screened Room

 

Outdoor Test Facilities

 

Charleroi, PA

 

The Charleroi, PA facility has a rooftop antenna range. An all-weather control room located on the roof has dedicated measurement equipment suitable for antenna measurements and detailed test and measurement of electronics of interest in an outdoor environment within close proximity to the anechoic chambers.

 

Mather, PA

 

Nokomis also has a 163 acre outdoor test range located in Mather, PA. This property facilitates long range outdoor testing. The site offers physical expanses of several hundred meters and several buildings on the property to allow for test and evaluation in differing conditions.

The test facility is located forty minutes by car from the Charleroi facility, less than 4 hours from the Washington, DC area and less than 1 hour from the Pittsburgh Airport.