Reliable Tool for Assessing Structural Integrity of Guy Wires on Tall Antenna Tower

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$182,999.00
Award Year:
2007
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N00244-07-C-0064
Award Id:
82833
Agency Tracking Number:
N072-128-0008
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1726 Ellington Road, P.O.Box 637, South Windsor, CT, 06074
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
042186007
Principal Investigator:
Herbert Weischedel
President
(860) 644-5655
ndttech@att.net
Business Contact:
Christa Weischedel
Vice President
(860) 644-5655
ndttech@att.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The objective of this proposal is to develop a lightweight tool for regularly inspecting the guy wires that support large antenna towers. In particular, the objective of the proposed exploratory development effort is to prove feasibility of the advanced concepts described in the following, and to develop a design of such a tool. The tool should have one simple haul-up line and no power or data transmission lines. In particular, In particular, it is proposed to built a small-scale version of the tool in order to demonstrate feasibility of the underlying concepts and to gain practical experience with the instrumentation.

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