BNSF Railway Company

1852-EX-ST-2019

Status: Pending

WO9XDD
2019-10-02

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Narrative Explanation of OperationText Documents2019-10-02
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  BNSF Railway Company

Address
Attention: Jim Barrett
Street Address: 2400 Western Center Blvd
P.O. Box:
City: Fort Worth
State: TX
Zip Code: 76131
Country:
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Heckman
First Name: Keller
Title: Telecom
Phone Number: 2024344100

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
This application seeks a grant of Special Temporary Authority for research, development, and testing of a 900MHz wireless network utilizing Software Defined Radios (SDR).

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  The development of a trackside communications system that will provide higher speed, wireless connectivity along BNSF Right of Way.

Information
Callsign: WO9XDD
Class of Station: FX MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 09/01/2019
Operation End Date: 03/01/2020

Manufacturer
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
Ondas Networks VN-0500 Venus 4 Yes

Certification
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): Miles Francis
Title of Applicant (if any): Manager II
Date: 2019-10-02 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Tulia Texas North  34  32  13 West  101  46  40 Tulia, TX 80.50
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?   Yes
(a) Overall height above ground to tip of antenna in meters:   42.70
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   1065.60
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   2.59
(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: N/A
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 897.00625000-897.13125000 MHz FX 4.000000 W 25.000000 W P 12K5W7D 0
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 897.00625000-897.13125000 MHz MO 4.000000 W 25.000000 W P 12K5W7D 0
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 936.00625000-936.13125000 MHz FX 4.000000 W 25.000000 W P 12K5W7D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 936.00625000-936.13125000 MHz MO 4.000000 W 25.000000 W P 12K5W7D

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Plainview Texas North  34  11  35 West  101  42  10 Plainview, TX 80.50
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?   Yes
(a) Overall height above ground to tip of antenna in meters:   32.90
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   1025.70
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   2.44
(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: N/A
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 897.00625000-897.13125000 MHz FX 4.000000 W 25.000000 W P 12K5W7D 0
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 897.00625000-897.13125000 MHz MO 4.000000 W 25.000000 W P 12K5W7D 0
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 936.00625000-936.13125000 MHz MO 4.000000 W 25.000000 W P 12K5W7D 0
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 936.00625000-936.13125000 MHz FX 4.000000 W 25.000000 W P 12K5W7D 0

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