BROADBAND HF/VHF ANTENNA SYSTEM

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$342,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
1988
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
5555
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Astron Corp.
929 W Broad St - Ste 249, Falls Church, VA, 22046
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Joseph R Jahoda
 (703) 241-1490
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
TO ACHIEVE THE PROGRAM GOALS OF ULTIMATELY FABRICATING AND DEMONSTRATING MINIATURIZED BROADBAND, HR/VHF ANTENNAS FOR USE ON AIR FORCE VEHICLES, THE TWO CRITICAL TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF THE PROBLEM, FORESHORTENING AND BROADBANDING, HAVE BEEN STUDIED, PROTOTYPE CONCEPTS DEVELOPED, AND ENGINEERIN FEASIBILITY ASSESSED IN AN EXTENSIVE PHASE I PROGRAM UNDERTAKEN BY ASTRON. REALIZATION OF THESE CONCEPTSREQUIRED ADDITIONAL COMPUTER MODELLING AND LABORATORY AND ANTENNA RANGE TESTING WELL SUITED TO A PHASE II EFFORT GOALSAND PURPOSE. THE CULMINATION OF THE PHASE II EFFORT WILL BETHE DELIVERY OF SEVERAL ENGINEERING MODEL ANTENNAS FOR EVALUATION OF ACTUAL AIR FORCE PLATFORMS.

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