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BOULDER, CO 80301-3341
United States



# of Employees: 128

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: No

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No

Woman Owned: No

Success Stories

  1. SBIR-STTR-Success: First RF Corporation

    Although having enjoyed monumental success in the area of commercializing indemand antenna technologies for the U.S. Army, First RF Corporation continues to turn to the Department of Defense (DOD) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program in order to turn ideas into reality. Current work...

Award Charts

Award Listing

  1. Embedded Co-Located Antenna Elements to Increase Pattern Coverage and Effectively Mitigating Interference for Improved Communications

    Amount: $99,812.00

    The future role of military ground and air vehicles is focused on wireless communications. These vehicles must accommodate a variety of sensors as well as antennas, not to mention traditional payloads ...

    SBIRPhase I2012Department of Defense Army
  2. Low Profile, Very Wide Bandwidth Aircraft Communications Antennas Using Advanced Ground-Plane Techniques

    Amount: $79,958.00

    While substantial progress has been made toward developing wideband, low-profile antennas, maintenance of reasonable gain at very low profiles and small diameters, especially as operating frequency is ...

    SBIRPhase I2012Department of Defense Navy
  3. Conformal Antennas for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)

    Amount: $749,805.00

    ABSTRACT: Conformal, wideband and low frequency antennas are a persistent source of research and development for military and commercial integrators, particularly airframe integrators. Generally, con ...

    SBIRPhase II2012Department of Defense Air Force
  4. Antennas for GNSS Handheld Receivers

    Amount: $749,516.00

    ABSTRACT: There are currently no antennas available for handheld receivers or other military systems that efficiently cover the full GNSS spectrum with broad, stable patterns and consistent performan ...

    SBIRPhase II2012Department of Defense Air Force
  5. Modular Antenna System for Tracking Satellites by adaptations of existing terminals

    Amount: $749,786.00

    ABSTRACT: FIRST RF has developed a revolutionary new hybrid phased array architecture that provides two-axis beam agility not available in current hybrid antenna solutions. The hybrid solution combin ...

    SBIRPhase II2012Department of Defense Air Force
  6. E-Band Gimbaled Dish Antenna

    Amount: $747,563.00

    ABSTRACT: Airborne ISR platforms are intensive data generators and require more robust SATCOM links in order to remain effective. One method of achieving higher datarates is by migrating to higher f ...

    SBIRPhase II2012Department of Defense Air Force
  7. Enhanced Field Expedient Body Wearable Antenna

    Amount: $829,714.00

    The goals of this Phase II program are threefold. First, FIRST RF will enhance the current vest-integrated ground-radio (VIG-R) antenna to realize the instantaneous bandwidth required by the SINCGARS ...

    SBIRPhase II2012Department of Defense Army
  8. Thermal Management of Highly Integrated Radio Frequency (RF) Electronics

    Amount: $749,899.00

    Sophisticated radar antennas such as an active electronically scanned aperture (AESA) are used to support acquisition and tracking in multiple modes over wide bandwidths, monopulse tracking, and Sense ...

    SBIRPhase II2012Department of Defense Navy
  9. Affordable Active Phased Array Sensor Systems

    Amount: $99,959.00

    In this Phase I effort, FIRST RF will develop and evaluate concepts enabling Ku and Ka band phased array missile seekers. Phased array systems eliminate all moving components reducing the likelihood o ...

    SBIRPhase I2012Department of Defense Army
  10. Low-Profile Wideband SATCOM Antennas (LPWSA) for Airborne Platforms

    Amount: $149,641.00

    Affordable, low profile SATCOM On the Move (OTM) terminals are a subject of intense research due to the cost, performance and physical burden of current systems. For airborne ISR platforms like EMAR ...

    SBIRPhase I2012Department of Defense Army
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