Naviair is planning to purchase a number of VoIP VHF radios that are to be installed at local airports and remote radio sites located at various locations in Denmark. The procurement also includes a Remote Control and Monitoring System for maintenance and statistical purpose.
The purpose of the procurement is to replace Naviairs existing VHF radios used for ‘Ground-Air-Ground’ communication in Copenhagen FIR.
The intention of the replacement is to bring VoIP capability and 8,33 kHZ voice channel spacing capability to the VHF radios. The radios are used by Air Traffic Control at Naviair to communicate with aircraft e.g. in relation to take off/landing or en-route (ACC/APP/TWR/COIF). The use of the VHF radios is essential (flight safety) and operational availability shall be extremely high when operating 24/7/365.
The radios are to be installed at local airports and remote radio sites located at various locations in Denmark. The scope of the procurement is about 200-250 radios consisting of receivers and transmitters (or some transceivers). The procurement also includes a Remote Control and Monitoring System for maintenance and statistical purpose.
All the radios are to be interfaced (either via 4W E&M or IP) to different Voice Communication Systems. It shall be noticed that the equipment within the scope of this request for Tender shall be Commercial Off The Shelf, COTS.
The radios shall operate in the aeronautical frequency band 118-137 MHz. They shall operate with output power of 50 W in both 8.33 kHz and 25 kHz channels. Main operational requirements are described in ICAO annex 10 Volume 3 and ETSI EN 300 676-1 V1.4.1. The new radios shall also meet requirements for VoIP as described in EUROCAE ED 136 and ED 137. Remote control and monitoring of status shall be possible from any distance.
The procurement includes training, factory and site acceptance test, documentation, support, maintenance and spare parts.