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Programmable Satellite Transceiver (PST) for Dual Band Command and Control

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9453-05-C-0045
Agency Tracking Number: F041-032-1203
Amount: $3,290,220.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF04-032
Solicitation Number: 2004.1
Solicitation Year: 2004
Award Year: 2005
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2005-04-29
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2007-09-30
Small Business Information
1042 Elkton Dr., Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
DUNS: 008984098
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Thad Genrich
 Senior Systems Engineer
 (303) 703-3834
Business Contact
 Randy Culver
Title: President
Phone: (719) 598-2801
Research Institution
RT Logic's S-Band/L-Band IQ (SLIQ) Modulator/Demodulator and SEAKR Engineering's Re-Configurable Computing (RCC) technology can be leveraged to field a Programmable Satellite Transceiver (PST). A PST offers the promise of increased interoperability with both SGLS and USB ground assets, as well as support for other satellite communications links such as TDRSS. The SLIQ uses direct RF conversion techniques and supports the SGSL and USB waveforms using FPGA-based digital signal processing. The RCC provides the programmable flight processing platform that allows the PST to support existing waveforms, while being reconfigurable to support future waveforms that may be more spectrally efficient. Building the PST around the SLIQ/RCC technology offers the flexibility and programmability needed for future spacecraft and other high-altitude systems.

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