Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG


Headquarters
Mühldorfstraße 15
81671 München (Munich)
Germany
Tel. +49 89 41 29 0
Fax +49 89 41 29 12 164
Web: http://www.rohde-schwarz.com/

Rohde & Schwarz is a company with an international presence in the fields of radio-communications and test and measurement. For almost 70 years, the group of companies has been developing, producing and marketing a wide range of electronic products for the capital goods sector. The company is headquartered in Munich. The executive board is made up of Friedrich Schwarz, Hans Wagner and Reinhard Bruckner.
With 5900 employees worldwide and subsidiaries and representatives in over 70 countries, the Rohde & Schwarz group achieves an annual turnover of approx. EUR 830 million. The company is highly export-oriented: More than 70 % of the total turnover is achieved outside Germany. Due to the comprehensive know-how and innovative strength of its employees, Rohde & Schwarz is among the technological leaders in all its fields of business.

Test and measurement technology in all fields of wireless communication and high frequency
As Europe's largest manufacturer of electronic test and measurement equipment, Rohde & Schwarz is a pacesetter in all fields of measurement that deal with the generation and analysis of electrical signals.
Rohde & Schwarz is the world market leader in mobile radio measurement technology. With the reference test technology for GSM, the company has established the basis for the world's most successful mobile radio system. The mobile phones produced worldwide are largely developed and built by using mobile radio testers from Rohde & Schwarz. The company also offers instruments and systems for the UMTS network installation and for 3G mobile phone development.
Electromagnetic compatibility of all electrical products is statutory. Complete systems for EMC and field-strength measurements from Rohde & Schwarz permit precise measurements of immunity to interference and spurious emissions. Wherever electronic products are developed, produced and serviced, Rohde & Schwarz offers measuring instruments such as signal generators, power meters as well as spectrum and network analyzers.

Radio-communications systems modular concepts for high-end applications
Rohde & Schwarz is one of the leading international suppliers of professional HF, VHF and UHF radio systems for use in stationary and mobile ground stations, on ships and in aircraft. All over the world, embassies, authorities and the armed forces use radio technology from Rohde & Schwarz for voice, data and image transmission. All customers receive product-related advice, logistics concepts and services. The most recent example is provided by the advanced radios of the R&S M3XR series, which are used in the TIGER and NH90 military helicopters as well as in the Eurofighter Typhoon and Saab Gripen fighter aircraft.

Mobile radio-communications administrative radio-communications on a high level
The R&S BICK Mobilfunk GmbH subsidiary is one of the major suppliers of TETRA mobile radio systems for professional use. Installations worldwide at ministries of the interior, local transport services, airports and stations as well as at public network operators corroborate the performance of the company's solutions. The company has recently been commissioned to supply the new Austrian TETRA security radio network ADONIS (Austrian digital operating network for integrated services).

Broadcasting fail-safe systems and performance
Sound and television broadcasting has been a major field of Rohde & Schwarz expertise for over 50 years. Rohde & Schwarz is the only company worldwide to provide a complete portfolio for transmission, monitoring and measurement technology. The company is the world market leader in measurement and transmission technology for the new digital transmission methods DAB, DVB and MPEG2.
Rohde & Schwarz will supply the transmitter systems required for the conversion of the Berlin metropolitan area from terrestrial analogue to digital TV transmission. As the trailblazer of digital TV, Rohde & Schwarz has been involved in numerous reference projects, for example in the setup of the world's first nationwide digital transmitter networks in Great Britain and Spain.
Rohde & Schwarz FTK GmbH, headquartered in Berlin, develops and implements products and systems of analogue and digital broadcasting transmission technology as well as solutions for the transmission of multimedia and Internet data via digital broadcast channels (data casting).

Radio monitoring and radiolocation system-based management
Another division at Rohde & Schwarz focuses on units and systems for the detection, location and analysis of radio-communications signals for use in internal and external security, postal regulatory radio monitoring and frequency management. Rohde & Schwarz has years of experience in the design and implementation of large-area automatic radio monitoring and frequency management systems, which is made evident by the modern technology of its receivers, direction finders, signal analyzers and antennas. The new transportable Monitoring Receiver R&S ESMB, for example, immediately locates any radio source with maximum precision.

Information and communication security confidential and tap-proof
The Rohde & Schwarz SIT GmbH subsidiary meets customer requirements for the secure and reliable use of information and communication technology. At its core are the development of crypto products and systems to protect information in modern data processing and communication systems as well as consulting and IT security analysis for industry and authorities. Only last year, Rohde & Schwarz SIT GmbH took over the hardware cryptology segment of Siemens ICM (Information and Communication Mobile). Its latest top product is the first tap-proof TopSecGSM mobile phone.

Services high-end support for high-end products
The Rohde & Schwarz Cologne Plant is one of Europe's largest service and calibration centres for T&M and communications equipment. Training centres in Cologne and Munich offer a comprehensive range of courses on T&M and communications topics, which can also be held at the customer site, if required.
Associated production plants
The Rohde & Schwarz Teisnach Plant produces the mechanical and electrical parts used in equipment production at the Memmingen Plant. The latter is responsible for the final production and delivery of all Rohde & Schwarz equipment. Another plant is located in Vimperk, in the Czech Republic.

Sales offices and cooperation planning globally, acting locally
The Rohde & Schwarz Vertriebs GmbH (RSV) provides a nationwide sales network throughout Germany. Rohde & Schwarz International GmbH (RUSIS) is responsible for worldwide sales, coordinating 70 subsidiaries and representatives in Europe, Asia/Pacific, Middle East, Africa as well as in North and South America. Large support and service centres in Asia and North America offer ideal onsite support.
To ensure universal market presence, customer-oriented consulting and expert service in the key technological regions North America and Japan, Rohde & Schwarz cooperates with Tektronix in North America and with Advantest in Japan.

Quality
The quality and environmental management system has been certified to DIN EN ISO 9001 and ISO14001 and complies with the standards of AQAP 110 and 150. The company has approval for the development, production, installation and servicing of avionic communication equipment and is the first German transmitter manufacturer authorized to carry out BZT (Federal Approvals Office for Telecommunications) approval testing for radio transmitter systems.

Business Fields
Today the Rohde & Schwarz group of companies is active in the following fields:
Test & Measurement / Mobile Radio / Trunked Radio / Radio-communications / Broadcasting / Signal Intelligence / Spectrum Monitoring / Antennas / IT Security / Services