Cirrus Design Corporation


Status: Pending


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E-Mail generated [Nov 26 2019]Correspondence2019-11-26
E-Mail generated [Dec 4 2019]Correspondence2019-12-04
E-Mail generated [Dec 5 2019]Correspondence2019-12-05
E-Mail generated [Dec 10 2019]Correspondence2019-12-10
E-Mail generated [Dec 12 2019]Correspondence2019-12-12
Incoming generated [Dec 4 2019]Correspondence2019-12-04
Incoming generated [Dec 5 2019]Correspondence2019-12-05
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Grant E-mail Notification generated [Dec 23 2019]Correspondence2019-12-23
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Cirrus Design Corporation

Attention: Grant Lichtsinn
Street Address: Taylor Circle
P.O. Box:
City: Duluth
State: MN
Zip Code: 55811
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: Lichtsinn
First Name: Grant
Title: Flight Test Engineer
Phone Number: 2187883472

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
FAA Flight Test Branch and Cirrus Design require testing of an emergency broadcast system that will transmit on 1090MHz and 978MHz.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  This testing will be in accordance with the Cirrus Design Flight Test Plan for the purpose of certifying the fore mentioned system.

Callsign: WP9XSH
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 12/23/2019
Operation End Date: 05/17/2020

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
Garmin International GTX33 1 No
Garmin International GTX345 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): Grant Lichtsinn
Title of Applicant (if any): Flight Test Engineer
Date: 2019-11-26 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
North  46  50  31 West  92  11  36 Duluth, MN, max altitude of 5,000 ft 93.00
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
New 978.00000000- MHz MO 250.000000 W N/A M 600KF1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 1090.00000000- MHz MO 250.000000 W N/A M 14M0A1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 1090.00000000- MHz MO 250.000000 W N/A M 7M00M1D


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