LIGHTWEIGHT BROADBAND SHIPBOARD HIGH FREQUENCY ANTENNA

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3696
Amount: $425,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Astron Corp.
929 W Broad St - Ste 249, Falls Church, VA, 22046
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Joseph R Jahoda
 (703) 241-1490
Business Contact
Phone: () -
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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