Leak detection and tracking

QAM Snare®

Leading the leakage detection revolution

QAM Snare® is a new breed of solution – a leakage detection platform based on modern digital signal and correlation processing. This platform provides a complete picture of egress from the HFC network across the entire frequency band, and allows you to prioritize repair of those leaks according to importance, enabling operators to continuously improve their network operations and performance.

QAM Snare’s cutting-edge technology far surpasses the competition in all categories: sensitivity, location accuracy, frequency agility, flexibility, time to repair and simplicity of use. It is compatible with all modulation formats including OFDM, and is the only platform that provides an integrated LTE signal strength measurement, an important basis upon which to Intelligently Prioritize repairs. Our competitors offer 1980’s leakage technology with a fresh coat of paint. If you want to make the most of your network’s operations and performance, arm your technicians with QAM Snare.


Built to help you
perform better

Agile: Perform leakage detection at a relevant frequency and automatically measure LTE signal strength to prioritize repair for relevant locations while you’re at it.

Perceptive: Engineered with the required sensitivity to find sources of forward ingress and provide complete visibility across the spectrum. Provides simultaneous detection on up to three analog, QAM, or OFDM channels.

Instructive: With a built-in real-time leakage, tracking, and work order database, you get an immediate and complete picture of network integrity, which allows for better informed decisions regarding maintenance and compliance support.

INTUITIVE: Display a map showing exact leak locations right on the detector screen.

Flexible: A complete family of products designed to add appropriate digital leakage detection for the appropriate technician type, from line tech to fulfillment tech. We offer whatever makes the most sense for your business.

Impervious: Immune to multipath, making leakage detection hassle-free.

Accurate: Mathematically determines the GPS location of the leak – no guesswork.

Compatible: Leakage database is open and fully exportable to any other application or management system.

Reliable: No more of the false alarms that plague other systems.

Intelligent Prioritization: Fix the leaks you need to fix, and don’t waste time on the others.

Simple: A streamlined user interface makes it easy to detect and locate LTE affecting egress, and QAM Snare’s correlation process eliminates the hassle and long-term uncertainty that adding carriers between QAMs brings.

Compliant: Capable of FCC CLI form generation when operating at aeronautical frequencies.

Future-proof: Fully OFDM compatible. QAM Snare operates in Analog, Analog tag, QAM, OFDM, and pilot detector modes.

Productivity driven


QAM Snare is the only product on the market able to directly detect QAM channel egress.

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QS Technology

Advanced engineering for effortless simplicity.

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intelligent prioritization

Unique QAM Snare features that help prioritize and manage your mitigation efforts.

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Devices and applications made for each other

We engineered QAM Snare devices and applications to work together seamlessly to deliver everything you need to get the job done smarter, faster and easier.

Helpful Information + Resources

Arcom Academy

Learn how to get the most from QAM Snare technology.

> QAM Snare technology, presented at SCTE UK

> QS Navigator Simulator

> QS Navigator Demonstration


Install and Update

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