Contour Networks Inc.


Status: Pending


Documents and Communications:

Antenna DrawingImages2019-02-05
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Contour Networks Inc.

Attention: 61 Inverness Drive East
Street Address: Suite 108
P.O. Box:
City: Englewood
State: CO
Zip Code: 80112
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: Sharkey
First Name: Colm
Title: SVP, Operations
Phone Number: 3038888288

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Contour Networks requests an experimental STA to conduct wireless CBRS base station and end-user equipment testing using 3.55GHz-3.7GHz spectrum in preparation for commercial services.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Contour Networks Inc. is working with base station and end-user device manufacturers to test and develop indoor and outdoor product solutions using the 3.55 GHz-3.7 GHz CBRS band. For this operation, Contour Networks will be conducting limited customer-site trials where customer premise devices will communicate to the base stations using the aforementioned spectrum. This trial will focus on the potential for CBRS in both broadband and IoT applications for rural communities.

Callsign: WN9XWC
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

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

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
Telrad Networks Ltd ARA-COMPACT3X 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): Colm Sharkey
Title of Applicant (if any): SVP, Operations
Date: 2019-02-05 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Cripple Creek Colorado North  38  45  21 West  105  13  4 30.00
Datum:  NAD 83
Is a directional antenna (other than radar) used?   Yes
Exhibit submitted:   No
(a) Width of beam in degrees at the half-power point:   65.00
(b) Orientation in horizontal plane:   270.00
(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:   21.34
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   10410.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   8.04
(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 3550.00000000-3595.00000000 MHz FX 1.000000 W 47.000000 W P 0.00000775 % 20M0M0D OFDM
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 3550.00000000-3595.00000000 MHz FX 1.000000 W 47.000000 W P 0.00000775 % 40M0M7D OFDM


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