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Company Information:

Name: ZEGER-ABRAMS, INC.
Address: 1112 Clark Road
Glenside, PA
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (215) 233-2818

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,379,267.00 20
SBIR Phase II $5,701,259.00 10

Award List:

STEERABLE NULL CONTROL TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Stephen J Rosasco
Award Amount: $49,991.00

STEERABLE NULL CONTROL TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Stephen J Rosasco
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
A comprehensive investigation is proposed to examine the applicability of multiplexing techniques to adaptive antenna nulling arrays, starting with previous zeger-abrams work in this area as a basis. several array control algorithms, with emphasis on the lms algorithm, will be examined in… More

INVESTIGATION OF OWN TRANSMISSION CANCELLATION FOR CONTINUOUS FREQUENCY MODULATION SONARS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton s abrams
Award Amount: $53,420.00
Abstract:
A design study and feasibility model implementation of an adaptive interference canceler is proposed for application to long range sonar systems using continuous frequency modulation. the purpose of the canceler is to prevent over-load of the sonar receiver dynamic range that would otherwise result… More

IMPROVED DEMODULATOR FOR SS CDMA C(3) SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Burton S Abrams
Award Amount: $50,008.00
Abstract:
An improved demodulator structure has been conceived for spread spectrum code division multiple access command, control, and communications networks. this structure promises much greater separability of the cdma signals than can be achieved with a conventional demodulator. its benefits will be most… More

A NEW TECHNIQUE TO ENHANCE SPREAD SPECTRUM COMMUNICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S Abrams
Award Amount: $51,049.00
Abstract:
A new and innovative technique is proposed for use in the reception of spread spectrum code division multiple access (cdma) signals. the technique allows much greater separability of the signals than the conventional demodulation approach, thereby overcoming the usual near-far interference problem… More

INVESTIGATION OF A NOVEL DIRECT SEQUENCE, CODE DIVISION MULTIPLE ACCESS RECEIVER WHT NEAR/FAR IMMUNITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams , Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $49,982.00
Abstract:
Conventional direct sequence, code division multiple access (cdma) receivers have limited capability for preventing mutual interference in the reception and demodulation of the cdma signals. the amount of rejection of interfering cdma signals is approximately equal to the bandwidth spreading ratio… More

ANTIMULTIPATH SYSTEM FOR MEASUREMENT OF ULTRALOW SIDELOBE ANTENNA PATTERNS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams
Award Amount: $42,000.00

ANTIMULTIPATH SYSTEM FOR MEASUREMENT OF ULTRALOW SIDELOBE ANTENNA PATTERNS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams
Award Amount: $640,231.00
Abstract:
A novel technique is proposed which will allow the resolution, analysis, and suppression of the multipath components of an antenna range measurement test signal% the technique achieves time delay resolution much finer than the reciprocal of the bandwidth of the test signal* as a result, ultra low… More

HOPPING ADAPTIVE INTERFERENCE CANCELER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Buron S. Abrams
Award Amount: $69,996.00

HOPPING ADAPTIVE INTERFERENCE CANCELER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Buron S. Abrams
Award Amount: $612,752.00
Abstract:
The development and testing of a two channel frequency Hopping Adaptive Interference Canceler (HAIC) is proposed for laboratory evaluation. The HAIC (Phase I) design will be compatible with the challenging performance requirements needed for significant mitigation of cosite interference among modern… More

GPS ANTI-JAM ANTENNA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams
Award Amount: $69,540.00

GPS ANTI-JAM ANTENNA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams
Award Amount: $569,042.00
Abstract:
Several innovative beamformer approaches are presented for use in a new GPS anti-jam design that provides high performance from a small aperture (FRPA) size footprint. The performance includes not only adaptive nulling of jammers, but also directive gain by main beam steering toward GPS satellites… More

Cosite Interference Mitigation Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams
Award Amount: $69,849.00
Abstract:
Cosite interference mitigation approaches are described for use on the AAVC7A1 amphibious combat vehicle to allow simultaneous operation of its C3 and navigation radios at HF, VHF, UHF, and L-band. An optimum cosite interference mitigation system architecture design is proposed which combines… More

Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Mitigation in Multiband, Multifunction Communication Nodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Burton Abrams
Award Amount: $84,130.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the approach to developing a cosite EMI mitigation plan and to designing a cosite EMI mitigation system for multiradio, multifunction communications nodes, operating at HF through SHF. Applicable technologies and operating protocols are reviewed. A sequence of tasks to… More

Cosite Interference Mitigation Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams
Award Amount: $581,458.00
Abstract:
Cosite interference mitigation approaches are described for use on the AAVC7A1 amphibious combat vehicle to allow simultaneous operation of its C3 and navigation radios at HF, VHF, UHF, and L-band. An optimum cosite interference mitigation system architecture design is proposed which combines… More

Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Mitigation in Multiband, Multifunction Communication Nodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Burton Abrams
Award Amount: $348,551.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the approach to developing a cosite EMI mitigation plan and to designing a cosite EMI mitigation system for multiradio, multifunction communications nodes, operating at HF through SHF. Applicable technologies and operating protocols are reviewed. A sequence of tasks to… More

High-g MEMS Inertial Measurement Unit

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $69,959.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the investigation of several methods to suppress RFinterference from own-ship RF transmissions that can affect the performance ofnext generation shipboard EW analysis systems. The principal area needing cositeRFI mitigation is thedirection finding portion of the EW system. … More

Cosite Interference (Antenna Coupling) Management Technology for Airborne Communication Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $69,995.00
Abstract:
Development of a modern airborne cosite interference management system for Navy aircraft is proposed. The development will involve a generalized analysis to quantify the benefits of various cosite interference mitigation technologies and to providerecommendations for their usage and their… More

Cosite Interference (Antenna Coupling) Management Technology For Airborne Communication Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $749,972.00
Abstract:
Hardware development of two cosite RF interference (RFI) management systems for Navy aircraft is proposed. The first system will be developed to protect VHF/UHF radio communications receivers from cosite VHF/UHF radio communications transmitters. Thissystem will use a combination of RFI… More

EW Adaptive Spatial/Spectral Cancellation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $599,993.00
Abstract:
An adaptive cancellation system will be designed, built and tested to mitigate own ship WSC-6 SATCOM transmissions which degrade the DF operation of the AN/SLQ-32A EW System. Hardware development of a prototype cosite interference canceler (CIC) is proposed to mitigate the interference effects… More

Electronic Warfare (EW) System Direction Finding (DF) Interference Suppression

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $69,497.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the invention and application of a novel method of implementing a tunable RF notch filter. This filter is employed toward mitigating EMI from own-ship AN/WSC-6(V)5 SATCOM transmission that is coupled into the direction finding portion of the ship's AN/SLQ-32A(V) EW system. … More

Low Elevation Nulling of Global Positioning System (GPS) Jammers for Ground-Based Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the testing and further development of a GPS low elevation jammer-nulling adaptive antenna system breadboard that was developed previously by ZA. The testing will determine its performance on ground-based platforms and the design modifications necessary for its… More

Multi-carrier VHF/UHF amplifier with suppressed intermodulation products

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $69,971.00
Abstract:
This proposal presents techniques previously developed by Zeger-Abrams Inc. (ZA) that are directly applicable to the reduction of intermodulation product (IMP) distortion in a multicarrier power amplifier (PA). The use of adaptively controlled feedforward cancellation is proposed, plus the use of… More

Multiple Channel SINCGARS Multiplexer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $69,991.00
Abstract:
This proposal examines several methods for preventing shipboard SINCGARS transmitters from overdriving a cosite sensitive signal exploitation receiver. ZA proposes to pursue development of a novel proprietary multiplexer technology to achieve that objective which offers interference suppression… More

Wideband Jammer Dynamic Frequency Notch Filter for Interference Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $149,952.00
Abstract:
This proposal presents a novel method for implementing a bank of notch filters at the output of a wideband high power amplifier that are each independently agilely adjustable in bandwidth and center frequency from VHF to L band. The technique offers the capability of achieving notch bandwidths as… More

An Asynchronous SINCGARS (Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System) Frequency Hopping Notch Filter Based on Canceller Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $69,994.00
Abstract:
This proposal examines a combination of proprietary techniques for preventing shipboard SINCGARS transmitters from overdriving and desensitizing a cosite sensitive signal exploitation receiver. ZA proposes to pursue further development and integration of these techniques, which in combination offer… More

Co-site Interference Mitigation for VHF/UHF Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton S. Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $69,974.00
Abstract:
Zeger-Abrams Incorporated (ZA) proposes an innovative technique to maintain deep cancellation of cosite JTRS Wideband Networking Waveforms transmitted at UHF as well as legacy waveforms transmitted at VHF and UHF. The technique has minimal impact on the size and weight of ZA's existing adaptive RFI… More

Wideband Jammer Dynamic Frequency Notch Filter for Interference Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $749,370.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes the approach that Zeger-Abrams Inc. (ZA) plans to use to implement prototype models (one each) of a Low-Band (designated as 30-600 MHz) and Mid-Band (designated as 400-4,000 MHz) Cosite Notch Filter (CNF). Each CNF will filter out selected narrow spectral portions from the… More

An Asynchronous SINCGARS (Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System) Frequency Hopping Notch Filter Based on Canceller Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Burton Abrams, Executive Vice President
Award Amount: $599,890.00
Abstract:
Zeger-Abrams proposes to implement a SINCGARS RFI cancellation system to prevent the RFI from overdriving and desensitizing each of the four RF inputs of a cosite sensitive signal exploitation receiver. A unique feature of ZA's cancellation system is that it requires no input cables carrying RFI… More

Consolidated Apertures with Co-site Interference Reduction in the Frequency Range 2 to 30 MHz

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Burton Abrams, Executive Vice President – (215) 576-5566
Award Amount: $79,973.00
Abstract:
Zeger-Abrams Inc. (ZA) proposes the use of active feedback cancellation in both the shipboard HF (2-30 MHz) transmitter and receiver systems for cosite interference suppression. The proposed approach supplements consolidation of multiple HF transmit (TX) signals onto two existing TX antennas, and… More