Bell Textron

1646-EX-ST-2021

Status: Pending

N/A
2021-10-09

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Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Bell Textron

Address
Attention: Mark Stoufflet
Street Address:
P.O. Box: 482
City: Fort Worth
State: TX
Zip Code: 76101
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: Hansen
First Name: Jeffery
Title: Flight Test Data Operations Engineer
Phone Number: 817-280-1631

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
The request for STA is necessary pursuant to 47 CFR 5.61 to request authorization to transmit with an effective radiated output power of 9.7 watts in the 2.1 to 2.5 GHz range.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  The purpose of the test is to evaluate the performance of video downlink hardware using a Bell OEM helicopter as the airborne platform and video transmitter hardware from Domo Tactical Communications (DTC). The attached letter provides further details, figures, tables and concept of operations.

Information
Callsign: WS9XVI
Class of Station: FX MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

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

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
Domo Tactical Communications SOL7MRRPTR 1 No
Southwest Antennas 1004-003 2 No
Domo Tactical Communications SOL7 1 No
Domo Tactical Communications DTC-OMNI 4 No
Domo Tactical Communications PRORXD-2U 1 No

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): Mark Stoufflet
Title of Applicant (if any): Bell Textron Frequency Manager
Date: 2021-10-09 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Sierra Blanca Texas North  31  17  38 West  105  26  15
Datum:  NAD 83
Is a directional antenna (other than radar) used?   Yes
Exhibit submitted:   Yes
(a) Width of beam in degrees at the half-power point:   55.00
(b) Orientation in horizontal plane:   108.00
(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:   7.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   1496.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   13.50
(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: Sketch is contained in attached letter
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 2.12000000- GHz FX 2.000000 W 9.700000 W P 0.00050000 % 8M60M0D COFDM

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Sierra Blanca Texas North  31  17  38 West  105  26  15 Sierra Blanca, TX 16.00
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:   3600.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   1417.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   13.50
(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: This transmitter is on a helicopter
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2.43000000- GHz MO 4.000000 W 3.100000 W P 0.00050000 % 8M60M0D COFDM

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