The Genesys Special Mission NAV/COMM radio adds extended VHF frequency range coverage (138 to 156 MHz) and/or UHF frequency coverage to the Civil NAV/COMM radio while satisfying VOR/ILS/GS/LOC/Marker navigation, VHF communications, and UHF communications requirements of government aircraft operations.


Extended VHF Frequency Range of 118-156 MHz with 25 or 8.33 kHz Channelization

Available with 16 or 25 watt Transmit Power

Additional UHF Frequency Range of 225-400 MHz

Key Features

  • 28VDC Aircraft Power
  • VHF COMM Transceiver
  • Operational Frequency Range of 118.000 to 136.975 MHz

Comprehensive Controls

  • Auto Selection of VOR or LOC mode by Channel Frequency
  • Auto LOC (Localizer) and GS (Glide Slope) Pairing
  • OBS Input via Bus for Operating Analog CDI in VOR
  • Drives Analog Instrument Panel CDI, VDI, and/or Autopilot
  • LOC Enabled Annunciator Output for Autopilot Gain Control
  • Internal Glide Slope and ILS/VOR RF diplexer
  • Selection of COM and VOR/ILS Channels via RS-232 or ARINC 429
  • Two PTT Inputs Transmit Selection
  • DME Tuning via ARINC 429

Receive and Decode

  • VOR or LOC signals
  • GS signals
  • Marker Beacon signals

Audio Support

  • Two Microphone Inputs
  • Two Audio Outputs
  • Separate Sidetone Output

COMM Subsystem Functions

  • Class D Receiver with Class 3 Transmitter
  • Class E Receiver with Class 5 Transmitter


The radio is interfaced to host controller/displays capable of controlling the navigation and communications functions via RS-232 or ARINC-429 serial interfaces.

Pairs with Genesys Control Panel or standard ARINC-429 controller, such as those available form Gables Engineering.

Primary Applications

  • Maritime Patrol
  • Civilian government agencies
  • Military trainer
  • Wildland firefighting
  • Head-of-state/VIP transport

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