Retrofit Antijam Applique for Handheld GPS Recievers

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: DAAH01-02-C-R005
Agency Tracking Number: A002-2162
Amount: $730,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2002
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Suite A, 75 Aero Camino, Goleta, CA, 93117
DUNS: 054672662
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Benjamin Werner
 Analyst
 (805) 968-6787
 bwerner@toyon.com
Business Contact
 Michael VanBlaricum
Title: President
Phone: (805) 968-6787
Email: mvanblaricum@toyon.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Toyon Research Corporation has developed a single element, anti-jam, electronically reconfigurable antenna (ERA) that will serve as a retrofit for the existing antenna of the Precise Lightweight GPS Receiver (PLGR). Toyon's ERA will adaptively reconfigureitself so as to substantially reduce received jammer power while maintaining adequate RHCP gain for GPS reception. The ERA will react with maximum jammer signal attenuation within milliseconds, and will maintain jammer signal attenuation adaptively as thePLGR moves relative to the jammer.Under Phase I, Toyon has built a prototype ERA. Under Phase II, Toyon proposes to develop an Advanced Engineering Model (ADM) for the ERA. The ADM will be applicable, with minimal redesign in Phase III, to large-scale, low-cost production.

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