ATC-5000NG NextGen Transponder/DME Test Set and ADS-B Target Generator

NextGen ATC/DME Test Set

Prepare for Global ATC Modernization with NextGen test technology

ATC-5000NG NextGen Transponder ATC-5000NG NextGen Transponder

Software-driven design allows for field updates for adding new features, capability or modifications due to industry changes

The ATC-5000NG is an RF signal generator/receiver for testing Mode A, C and S transponders. The ATC-5000NG was designed with modern software defined radio technology and is the replacement product for the commercial functionality of the SDX-2000, ATC-1400A and S-1403DL. The test set was designed for engineering development, design validation, manufacturing and return-to-service testing.

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  • Software-driven design allows for field updates for adding new features, capability or modifications due to industry changes
  • ADS-B Target Generator
  • ADS-B squitter encode/decode
  • DO-260, DO-260A and DO-260B data parsing
  • DO-260B canned tests available (option)
  • Generates ATCRBS/Mode S interrogations Multi-receiver test capability (option)
  • UAT TX/RX capability (optional)
  • Pulse and frequency measurement
  • 10.4 inch touch screen LCD display for operator control of all test set capabilities
  • Remote controlled via GPIB or Ethernet
  • Two independent transmitters and receivers
  • TX/RX data logging capability
  • Full diversity testing capability
  • Data parsing in engineering units

Equipment Tested

  • Transponders Mode S/ADS-B Out
  • ADS-B In Receivers
  • UAT Transceivers
  • 1090MHz DF18 Emitters (surface vehicles)
  • ADS-B In Ground Station Receivers
  • ADS-R, TIS-B Ground Station Transmitters
  • DMEs


  • Engineering development, certification, manufacturing and service
  • Capable of performing most MOPS tests for DO-181E, DO-260, DO-260A, DO-260B, DO-282B


  • 10.5”H x 19”W x 24”D (26.7 cm x 48.3 cm x 60.9 cm)
  • Weight: 41 lbs. (18.6 kg)

  • Avionics Maintenance and Repair Care Plans

    VIAVI offers warranty and Avionics Maintenance and Repair Care Plans that include hardware and labor costs for repair, and annual certified calibrations performed at the factory during the duration of the service contract.

    Avionics Maintenance and Repair Care Plan

  • Repair and Calibration

    Our products live in rugged environments for over 10 years with 1000s of test connect/disconnect cycles.  We will be there to support you to ensure components that require maintenance like connectors, batteries, and software updates to ensure you are ready to test accurately for years to come. We apply factory procedures that use fast, automated calibration and functional verification, maintenance using OEM parts and the application of all engineering change orders and software updates. Services are available through contract Care plans, FleetCare or per incident as requests. 

    Top 4 Reasons to Choose VIAVI for Your Repair and Calibration Needs:

    • Minimize business disruption
    • Budget
    • Measurement Accuracy and Product Reliability
    • Measurement Compliance, TL9000 certification and OEM Standards

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