Ka-band Spread Spectrum

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Special Operations Command
Contract: H92222-12-P-0028
Agency Tracking Number: S121-001-0064
Amount: $149,880.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: SOCOM12-001
Solicitation Number: 2012.1
Small Business Information
2988 Columbia Street, Torrance, CA, 90503
DUNS: 942815242
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Ward Holdrege
 Chief Engineer
 (310) 781-9503
Business Contact
 Syed Akbar
Title: President&CEO
Phone: (562) 436-1510
Email: syed.akbar@alicosystems.com
Research Institution
This proposal for a Ka-band Spread Spectrum terminal presents a unique affordable design approach for On-the-move satellite communications. Over the past 5 years Alico Systems has been involved in the design and development of low cost phased array antennas for the DoD. Our most recent product for the Army is based on a 2 dimensional affordable X-band broadband phased array design. For this Ka-band terminal we are proposing a one dimensional phased array antenna mounted on a turntable coupled to the iDirect e850mp spread spectrum modem to provide 5 Mbps uplink and 5 Mbps downlink capability. The proposed terminal will meet MIL-STD-810G Environmental, MIL-STD-461F EMI, and MIL-STD-1275D Vehicle Power requirements.

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