Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1R43GM060083-01
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1999
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
603 E LAKE ST, STE 200F, WAYZATA, MN, 55391
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
Phone: (952) 475-4929
Research Institution
Not Available Scientific Research Corporation (SRC) proposes to design and develop a handheld terminal that is easily carried and used by soldiers operating in view of an High Altitude Endurance (MAE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) such as the Global Hawk or DarkStar. Communications through the UAV relay will use a high-speed wireless data link with data rates at or above T-1. The wireless link will be LPI/LPD via the use of spread spectrum techniques. SRC's handheld terminal will have networking capabilities enabling it to receive broadcasts from remote stations via the UAV relay and the Airborne Communications Node (ACN) payload. Various types of data will be processed, similar in content and operation of the Internet and World Wide Web. Among the many possible data types, the hand-held terminal shall be capable of receiving high quality compressed video from the UAV, for immediate display or storage for later use. A reach-back link will be provided allowing the hand-held terminal to interact with the remote station or other hand-held terminals. SRC proposes that the reach-back link use variable data rates and adaptive transmit power to maximize operating time before battery replacement or recharge. As part of the ACN team, SRC can make the Hand-held Terminal for Battlefield Broadcast part of that program by offering the technology as part of a Royalty Free loan for proof of concept use. BENEFITS: A hand-held terminal capable of receiving broadcast messages including compressed

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