High Performance Miniatrue Antennas for Hand Held Personal Communication System

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$506,475.00
Award Year:
1998
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
36785
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
ASTRON CORP.
22560 Glenn Dr. Ste 114, 100, Herndon, VA, 20170
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 intent of this program is to develop workable concepts that will result in commercial and military high performance, covert, low cost, adaptable antennas in gain, coverage, and a variety of equipment applicability for hand held use. Ideally, the program will result in a technology capable of significantly foreshortening antennas (4:1) while maintaining low losses, hemispheric coverage, novel mounting schemes, support of frequency agile, and modulation schemes and introduce technologies at or beyond the state-of-the-art. These miniature antennas are ideally suited for commercial personal communication systems, pagers, mobile cellular phone, and wireless local loop subscriber systems. A market for 100 million such items has been projected over the next five years.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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