Co-site Interference Mitigation for VHF/UHF Communications

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$593,299.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N00039-09-C-0036
Award Id:
87653
Agency Tracking Number:
N081-093-0802
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
11 Ward Street, Somerville, MA, 02143
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
021366690
Principal Investigator:
Michael LaGasse
VP Engineering
(617) 661-8300
mike@magiqtech.com
Business Contact:
Andrew Hammond
VP Business Development
(617) 661-8300
andy@magiqtech.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
In our Phase I SBIR MagiQ Technologies demonstrated significant performance advancements in co-site interference cancellation using an optical signal processing approach where we showed ~ 65 dB cancellation of four interferers in the JTRS band. The method exploits the broadband linearity of optical components. In Phase II of this program we propose to further develop the technology and integrate it with a Power Amplifier and Low Noise Amplifier similar to those used in the JTRS ground mobile radio. A prototype will be demonstrated showing superior interference cancellation and dynamic range compared to traditional methods.

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