COMMUNICATIONS THROUGH INTERVENING MEDIA

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$49,138.00
Award Year:
1988
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
8343
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Astron Corp
470 Spring Park Pl - Ste 100, Herndon, VA, 22070
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
JOSEPH R JAHODA
(703) 471-0600
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE ASTRON PROPOSED UNDERGROUND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM UTILIZES AN INNOVATIVEPHASE MODULATED RF TRANSMISSION WHOSE MODULATION RATE IS ADJUSTED TO PROVIDE DECREASED TRANSMISSION LOSSES THROUGH SOIL/ROCK ENVIRONMENT AS COMPARED TO CONVENTIONAL RF COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS. ADDITIONAL MAJOR ADVANTAGES ARE: A. DECREASE TRANSMISSION LOSSES THROUGH OTHER MEDIA (IF DESIRED); B. INCREASED DATA RATE ABOVE THE USUAL AM OR FM CAPABILITIES, AND C. SECURE COMMUNICATIONS.

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