Circuit of the Americas, LLC


Status: Pending


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Narrative Purpose of STA and Frequency CoordinationText Documents2019-10-07
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Circuit of the Americas, LLC

Attention: Alicia Prilipp, Manager, Motorsports Operations
Street Address: 9201 Circuit of the Americas Boulevard
P.O. Box:
City: Austin
State: TX
Zip Code: 78767
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Imlay
First Name: Christopher
Title: Communications Counsel
Phone Number: 3013845525

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
An STA is necessary for the temporary use at a fixed location of a Selex Systems Integration Germatronik Weather Radar Model RS-90 Rainscanner at the Circuit of the Americas automobile racing track in Austin, Texas just prior to and during the Formula One Race at that venue in October of this year. This same weather radar is used in all other Formula One racing venues worldwide. The radar is to operate on a center frequency of 9410 MHz for which there is no license held presently by the applicant.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Operation of a weather radar system in support of Formula One Automobile Racing at Austin, Texas during the United States Grand Prix held at the Circuit of the Americas racing track.

Callsign: WP9XLT
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 10/30/2019
Operation End Date: 11/03/2019

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
Selex Systems Integration GmbH RS-90 1 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): Alicia Prilipp
Title of Applicant (if any): Manager, Motorsports Operations
Date: 2019-10-07 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Texas North  30  13  3 West  97  41  14 Circuit of the Americas Race Track, Austin, Texas 5.00
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?   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
Modified 9405.00000000-9415.00000000 MHz MO 25.000000 kW 25.000000 kW P 2M50M2N


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