ABL Space Systems Company


Status: Pending

Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  ABL Space Systems Company

Attention: Austin Courtney
Street Address: 224 Oregon St.
P.O. Box: 90245
City: El Segundo
State: CA
Zip Code: 90245
Country: United States
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Ngai
First Name: Amy
Title: Senior Avionics Firmware Engineer
Phone Number: (424) 405-1672

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
An STA in necessary to support rocket launch operations for a telemetry downlink between the RS1 launch vehicle and the receiving ground stations in order to receive data prior to and during flight.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  The purpose of this flight is to demonstrate the launch capabilities of the RS1 launch vehicle and deploy payloads to the desired orbit.

Callsign: WS9XUJ
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 11/01/2021
Operation End Date: 03/31/2022

List below transmitting equipment to be installed (if experimental, so state) if additional rows are required, please submit equipment list as an exhibit:  
Manufacturer Model Number No. Of Units Experimental
Microwave Innovations 10400-405 2 No

Neither the applicant nor any other party to the application is subject to a denial of Federal benefits that includes FCC benefits pursuant to Section 5301 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 21 U.S.C. Section 862, because of a conviction for possession or distribution of a controlled substance. The applicant hereby waives any claim to the use of any particular frequency or electromagnetic spectrum as against the regulatory power of the United States because of the prvious use of the same, whether by license or otherwise, and requests authorization in accordance with this application. (See Section 304 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.) The applicant acknowledges that all statements made in this application and attached exhibits are considered material representations, and that all the exhibits part hereof and are incorporated herein as if set out in full in this application; undersigned certifies that all statements in this application are true, complete and correct to the best of his/her knowledge and belief and are made in good faith. Applicant certifies that construction of the station would NOT be an action which is likely to have a significant environmental effect. See the Commission's Rules, 47 CFR1.1301-1.1319.
Signature of Applicant (Authorized person filing form): Austin Courtney
Title of Applicant (if any): Launch Safety Engineer
Date: 2021-09-30 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Kodiak Alaska North  57  25  50 West  152  21  10 Launch from LP-3C at Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska KODIAK, AK to 350km circular orbit
Datum:  NAD 83
Is a directional antenna (other than radar) used?   No
Exhibit submitted:   No
(a) Width of beam in degrees at the half-power point:  
(b) Orientation in horizontal plane:  
(c) Orientation in vertical plane:  
Will the antenna extend more than 6 meters above the ground, or if mounted on an existing building, will it extend more than 6 meters above the building, or will the proposed antenna be mounted on an existing structure other than a building?   No
(a) Overall height above ground to tip of antenna in meters:  
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:  
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:  
(d) List any natural formations of existing man-made structures (hills, trees, water tanks, towers, etc.) which, in the opinion of the applicant, would tend to shield the antenna from aircraft:
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2220.00000000- MHz MO 100.000000 mW 10.000000 W P 0.00200000 % 10M0G1W SOQPSK-TG
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2280.00000000- MHz MO 100.000000 mW 10.000000 W P 0.00200000 % 10M0G1W SOQPSK-TG


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