Avionics News January 2017 - 59
ABOVE: The production team at Astronics
OPPOSITE PAGE: Astronics Test Systems' CTS-6000 Radio Communications Test Set recently received the top award for the most innovative enterprise
hardware product at the Orange County Tech Alliance High-Tech Innovation Awards dinner in Costa Mesa, California.
Radio Communications Test Set received the top award
for the most innovative enterprise hardware product at
the Orange County Tech Alliance High-Tech Innovation
Awards dinner in Costa Mesa, California. The Orange
County Tech Alliance fosters growth and innovation in
the technology community.
According to Astronics, the CTS-6000 Series Radio
Test Set incorporates more than 12 test capabilities
into a single tester with a modern touchscreen interface
for testing communications systems at the factory, at
the depot, or in the field. The first of its kind in the
marketplace, the CTS-6000 brings communications
testing into the digital age with miniaturization,
interfaces, and synthetic instrumentation to make testing
all parts of a communications system, anywhere, much
faster, easier and more secure. The product is intended
for use wherever communications systems are critical
for safety and security, including military, commercial
aerospace, transportation, and security industries.
"Communications systems save lives, and we
are thrilled that our new product's importance and
technological advancement was recognized by the OC
Tech Alliance this year," said Jim Mulato, president of
Astronics Test Systems. "We appreciate the support of
SYSTEMS SAVE LIVES,
AND WE ARE THRILLED THAT OUR
NEW PRODUCT'S IMPORTANCE AND
WAS RECOGNIZED BY THE OC TECH
ALLIANCE THIS YEAR.
JIM MULATO, president of Astronics Test Systems
the OC Tech Alliance in promoting Orange County as a
key technology innovation hub in the U.S."
Astronics Test Systems opened in 1961 in Orange
County, California. At the time, it was known as
Dana Labs. The company got its start designing and
manufacturing test and measurement instruments for
electronic systems within the defense industry.
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