Body Wearable Radio Direction Finding (DF) Antenna

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15P7T-12-C-A009
Agency Tracking Number: A113-121-0333
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: A11-121
Solicitation Number: 2011.3
Small Business Information
8683 Cherry Lane, Laurel, MD, -
DUNS: 118332548
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 James Lilly
 VP of Engineering
 (301) 317-1070
Business Contact
 Nancy Lilly
Title: CEO
Phone: (301) 317-1070
Research Institution
A body-worn radio-frequency direction finding antenna array is proposed to cover the 50-500 MHz band with good gain and antenna patterns suitable for accurate direction finding. The array will be thin and lightweight, and will be integrated into a vest to be worn by a soldier. Feasibility will be demonstrated via computational modeling and the fabrication and test of a proof-of-concept antenna.

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