LIGHTWEIGHT BROADBAND SHIPBOARD HIGH FREQUENCY ANTENNA

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$425,000.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
3696
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Astron Corp.
929 W Broad St - Ste 249, Falls Church, VA, 22046
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Joseph R Jahoda
(703) 241-1490
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A SERIES OF BROADBAND HF ANTENNA STRUCTURES WAS ANALYZED FOR POTENTIAL SHIPBOARD APPLICATIONS. INCLUDED WERE ALTSHULTER INSERTIONS, DIELECTRIC LOADING, MULTIPLE REACTIVE INSERTIONS, ACTIVE TRANSMIT ANTENNA, AND MULTIPLE TRANSMISSION LINES. OBJECTIVES INCLUDE 3 TO 1 MAXIMUM VSWR OVER THE 2 TO 30 MHZ BAND, OMNI-DIRECTIONAL, MEET SEVERE ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIFICATIONS, HIGH EFFICIENCY, AND OPERATE WITH 1 KILOWATT RF INPUT. A SIMILAR ANALYSES WAS MADE FOR A BROADBAND RECEIVING ANTENNA. SEVERAL ACTIVE DESIGNS WERE CONSIDERED INCLUDING SOLID STATE AND VACUUM TUBE VERSIONS.

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