LOW COST HRPT DIRECT READOUT STATION

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Commerce
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$193,000.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
4597
Agency Tracking Number:
4597
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Rt. 1 Box 239, Crestview, FL, 32536
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
RONALD H. IRLBECK
INVESTIGATOR
(904) 682-2506
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THIS ABSTRACT COVERS THE PROPOSED DESIGN OF A LOW COST HRPT DIRECT READOUT STATION FOR A COST OF LESS THAN $100K DOLL ARS. THIS CONCEPT UTILIZES STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY PROVEN SUCCESSFUL IN COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS. THE SUCCESSFULDEVELOPMENT OF THE LOW-COST HRPT STATION WILL OPEN A COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT MARKET THAT HAS A NEED FOR CURRENT WEATHER INFORMATION. THESE POTENTIAL USERS HAVE DELAYED THEPURCHASE OF HRPT STATION EQUIPMENT BECAUSE OF ITS EXTREMELY HIGH COST. THE PROPOSED LOW-COST HRPT STATION WILL ACQUIRE THE NOAA-6/8/9 WEATHER INFORMATION, STORE THE DATA, PROVIDE MERGING OF DATA CHANNELS AND DISPLAY THE INFORMATION ON A COLOR GRAPHIC MONITOR AND A HARD-COPY IMAGE PRINTING DEVICE.THE PROPOSED SYSTEM WILL PROVIDE THE USER WITH THE CAPABILI TY TO SELECT ANY TWO OF THE FIVE DATA CHANNELS. THE LOW-COSTSYSTEM IS EASILY EXPANDABLE TO ACCOMODATE THE ACQUISITION, STORAGE, PROCESSING AND DISPLAY OF ALL 5 DATA CHANNELS. THE POTENTIAL COMMERCIAL APPLICATION AS DESCRIBED BY THE AWARDEE: 1) FISHING INDUSTRY, 2) AGRICULTURE COMMUNITIES, 3) TELEVISION STATIONS, 4) OFF-SHORE OIL PRODUCTION, 5) SEA GOING FREIGHT LINES, 6) SHCOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES, 7) AIRLI NES AND AIRPORTS, 8) FOREIGN COUNTRIES, AND 9) COASTAL C

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