Duke University


Status: Grant Expired Due to New License


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E-Mail generated [Jun 23 2016]Correspondence2016-06-23
E-Mail generated [Jun 28 2016]Correspondence2016-06-28
Incoming generated [Jun 23 2016]Correspondence2016-06-23
Grant E-mail Notification generated [Jun 30 2016]Correspondence2016-06-30
Requested exhibit regarding radar transmitterText Documents2016-06-28
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Duke University

Attention: Andrew Young
Street Address: 5714 Stardust Dr
P.O. Box:
City: Durham
State: NC
Zip Code: 27712
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Young
First Name: Andrew
Title: Team Lead
Phone Number: 7192089723

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
For an exercise at Quantico, with permission from Range Management

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  We will conduct performance evaluations of our technologies and equipment in conjunction with the Marine Corps and The MITRE Corporation. Our research will benefit the government, industry, and the commercial sector through improvements in identifying selected targets. Specifically, we will be evaluating performance of a radar system transmitting an LFM chirp waveform.

Callsign: WK9XBS
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 08/09/2016
Operation End Date: 08/11/2016

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
Duke University 1 1 Yes

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): Andrew Young
Title of Applicant (if any):
Date: 2016-06-22 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Quantico Virginia North  38  34  28 West  77  32  41 1.00
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 2.40000000-2.50000000 GHz FX 100.000000 mW 1.000000 W P 0.10000000 % 100MP0N N/A - LFM Chirp


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