ESPN Productions, Inc.


Status: Pending


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STA EligibilityApplicant Eligibility2019-05-30
MB-ED coordination responseText Documents2019-06-06
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  ESPN Productions, Inc.

Attention: Kenneth G. Gordon, Jr.
Street Address: 1 ESPN Plaza
P.O. Box:
City: Bristol
State: CT
Zip Code: 06010
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Underhill
First Name: Dana
Title: Associate Operations Manager
Phone Number: 860-766-2278

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Applicant is a cable sports programming network that provides live coverage of sporting events with the use of wireless equipment. Applicant holds certain private wireless licenses for this purpose. However, the spectrum demands in major cities and the limited spectrum for these events makes in necessary to make coordinated, temporary use of additional frequencies in the UHF spectrum. Such is necessary to have sufficient communications to coordinate event activities at these events. Applicant will coordinate with the local SBE coordinator for this venue.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Remote broadcast Special event. The STA purpose is to coordinate wireless production activities related to the live coverage of the ESPYs to be held in Los Angeles, CA with national interest.

Callsign: WO9XTQ
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 07/01/2019
Operation End Date: 07/30/2019

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
Kenwood TK-3180 600 No
Kenwood TKR-840 4 No
Kenwood TKR-850 10 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): Kenneth G. Gordon, Jr.
Title of Applicant (if any): Assistant Chief Counsel, ESPN, Inc.
Date: 2019-05-30 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Los Angeles California North  34  2  41 West  118  16  6 10.00
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:   16.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   76.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   17.00
(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: Antenna structure will be located in downtown Los Angeles below the skyline of high rise buildings.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 488.00000000-494.00000000 MHz FX 25.000000 W 50.000000 W P 11K0F3E 11.00


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