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Company Information:

Name: Remote Sensing Solutions, Inc.
Address: 3179 Main Street, Unit 3, P.O. Box 1092
Barnstable, MA 02630-1105
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (508) 362-9400

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,119,976.07 12
SBIR Phase II $2,890,086.00 6
STTR Phase I $99,424.00 1

Award List:

A Wide-band, Ka-band Amplifier and Radar System for Precipitation Retrievals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,683.00
Abstract:
NASA is committed to measuring precipitation on a global scale. In 1997, NASA launched the Tropical Rain Measuring Mission which carried the first spaceborne precipitation radar (PR). Operating at 13.8 GHz, the PR demonstrated the potential of spaceborne radars to map global precipitation. To… More

A Novel Low-Cost Dual-Wavelength Precipitation Radar Sensor Network

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell
Award Amount: $69,701.00
Abstract:
NASA is committed to measuring precipitation on a global scale. In 1997, NASA launched the Tropical Rain Measuring Mission which carried the first spaceborne precipitation radar (PR). Operating at 13.8 GHz, the PR demonstrated the potential of spaceborne radars to map global precipitation. To… More

A Low-Sidelobe Frequency-Scan Millimeter-Wave Antenna for Cloud and Precipitation Sensing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell
Award Amount: $69,878.00
Abstract:
NASA is committed to measuring clouds on a global scale and will soon launch CloudSat, which will carry the first space borne cloud-profiling radar (CPR). Operating at 94 GHz, the CPR will conduct a 2 year global survey of cloud properties, collecting quantitative information on cloud-layer… More

A High Resolution Airborne Atmospheric Boundary Layer and Surface Wind Field Imager for the NOAA WP-3D Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, President
Award Amount: $74,642.00
Abstract:
High resolution, continuous monitoring of the lower boundary layer wind field and ocean surface wind field within tropical cyclones is required to improve intensity forecasting. This proposed Phase I effort will focus on realizing an operational airborne imaging Doppler radar capable of providing… More

A Revolutionary Wind and Precipitation Scanning Radar for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: University Of Massachusetts
Principal Investigator: James Canniff, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,424.00
RI Contact: James Canniff
Abstract:
The technical objectives for the proposed Phase I study are:1.Develop a compact, dual-wavelength antenna system capable of electronically scanning or producing multi-beams at different incidence angles, conical scanning and generating matched beams at both wavelengths.2.Determine the optimal… More

A Novel Low-Cost Dual-Wavelength Precipitation Radar Sensor Network

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,776.00
Abstract:
Remote Sensing Solutions, Inc. (RSS) has developed a novel, practical design that will produce a low-cost precipitation radar / radiometer sensor. Operating in a stand-alone mode or in a network configuration, this system will provide the measurements critical to the NASA Global Precipitation… More

A High Resolution Airborne Atmospheic Boundary Layer and Surface Wind Field Imager for the NOAA WP-3D Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, President
Award Amount: $299,700.00
Abstract:
Accurate, high resolution, continuous monitoring of the lower atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) and ocean surface wind fields within tropical cyclones is required to improve intensity forecasting. This proposed Phase II effort will build on the Phase I project successes to realize an operational… More

A Novel Internet-based Radar Digital Receiver and Processor (iRAP) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, President
Award Amount: $94,653.00
Abstract:
Dozens of popular radar systems are installed on all sizes of aircraft, however the fundamental capabilities of these radars can be defined using only a few parameters such as the pulse width, pulse rate and scan rate. Each radar has its unique interface to operator controls and displays but the… More

Hybrid Ocean Wind Sensor (HOWS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James Carswell, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $98,541.00
Abstract:
This proposed Phase I effort will investigate and develop the necessary innovations to realize the Hybrid Ocean Wind Sensor system that will provide critical measurements to support the XOVWM planned for 2014 and serve as a true testbed for this mission by providing active and passive, C and… More

A Novel Internet-based Radar Digital Receiver and Processor (iRAP) System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, President
Award Amount: $399,954.00
Abstract:
The NOAA strategic vision is to help realized ¿an informed society that uses a comprehensive understanding of the role of the oceans, coasts, and atmosphere in the global ecosystem to make the best social and economic decisions.¿ Never is this vision more applicable as it is to tropical… More

A Novel Low-cost, Ka-band, High Altitude, Multi-Baseline Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Sensor for Surface Water Ocean Topography

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,076.00
Abstract:
The NRC Decadal Survey recommended the Surface Water Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite mission to address terrestrial fresh water hydrology and physical oceanography science questions. The proposed effort will develop a low-cost, Ka-band, multi-temporal baseline radar sensor designed to fly on high… More

A High Cross-Pol Isolation Multi-Frequency Antenna for Cloud and Precipitation Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,928.00
Abstract:
Remote Sensing Solutions will evaluate the critical parameters and generate a design approach for a portable, all-weather multi-wavelength antenna system suitable for supporting GPM ground validation and for use in other NASA cloud and precipitation research programs. The antenna system will have a… More

A High Cross-Pol Isolation Multi-Frequency Antenna for Cloud and Precipitation Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,176.00
Abstract:
This proposed Phase II SBIR would realize a prototype of an offset Gregorian antenna design that will be delivered to NASA for integration in the D3R GPM ground validation radar system, for which RSS is currently fabricating the radar transceiver through a Phase III project. During the Phase I… More

A Novel Low-cost, Ka-band, High Altitude, Multi-Baseline Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Sensor for Surface Water Ocean Topography

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Delwyn K. Moller, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $591,789.00
Abstract:
This proposal presents the Ka-band SWOT Phenomenology Airborne Radar (KaSPAR) to support the surface water ocean topography (SWOT) mission for science and algorithm development and calibration and validation. KaSPAR is a modular system with multiple temporal and cross-track baselines to fully… More

A Single Aperature Dual-Wavelength Dual Polarized Antenna for AWRAP

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOC / NOAA
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, President – (508) 362-9400
Award Amount: $94,888.07
Abstract:
Severe weather impacts our daily lives, society and nation’s economy. From an average of $10B (2005 dollars) annual loss due to tropical cyclones since 1900 to $200B in the commercial shipping industry that is threatened by severe ocean storms to the hundreds of lives and assets being lost in the… More

Advanced Pulse Compression System and Testbed

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,744.00
Abstract:
Future space-borne cloud radars will require significant technical innovations for improving remote sensing of the Earth's atmosphere and that of other planetary bodies such as Venus and Saturn's moon Titan, which have significant cloud cover. One critical innovation required is a pulse… More

A Single Aperture Dual-Wavelength Dual-Polarized Antenna for AWRAP

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell – (508) 362-9400
Award Amount: $399,691.00
Abstract:
Severe weather impacts our daily lives, society and the world economy. From an average of $10B annual loss due to tropical cyclones since 1900 to $200B in the commercial shipping industry, which is threatened by severe ocean storms to the hundreds of lives and assets lost in the $20B recreational… More

Network-Based Parallel Retrieval Onboard Computing Environment for Sensor Systems Deployed on NASA Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James R. Carswell, President, Prin Sys Architect
Award Amount: $124,990.00
Abstract:
Remote Sensing Solutions proposes to develop the Network-based Parallel Retrieval Onboard Computing Environment for Sensor Systems (nPROCESS) for deployment on NASA's unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The nPROCESS will provide a compact, efficient, reconfigurable computing environment that will… More

The Phased Array Terrain Interferometer (PathIn): A New Sensor for UAS Synthetic Vision and Ground Collision Avoidance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Delwyn K. Moller, Senior Systems Engineer
Award Amount: $124,252.00
Abstract:
This proposal introduces an innovative sensor concept for the mitigation of aircraft hazards due to reduced visibility in fog, drizzle and light rain and the detection of hazards/obstacles on runways. Specifically, this effort will build upon a developing synthetic vision system for landing piloted… More