Networked OFDM Ranging System (NORS)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00039-08-C-0059
Agency Tracking Number: N051-078-0272
Amount: $984,500.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2005
Solicitation Topic Code: N05-078
Solicitation Number: 2005.1
Small Business Information
310 Terrace Ave., Cincinnati, OH, 45220
DUNS: 132595716
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James Caffery, Jr.
 Senior R&D Engineer/Progr
 (513) 281-2900
Business Contact
 H. Fan
Title: President
Phone: (513) 281-2900
Research Institution
Despite recent and ongoing improvements to the GPS infrastructure, GPS-aided positioning is often jeopardized by both intentional and incidental jammers. GPS services are not available in many desired areas of operation, including indoors, under foliage and in urban canyons. A fall-back capability to augment the GPS-aided positioning is highly desirable. The proposed NORS program takes an unconventional approach to solving the GPS augmentation problem. NORS is a software solution that can be easily inserted into software defined radios such as JTRS. The client node can operate in receive-only mode, enabling LPI/LPD functionality.

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