Status: Pending

Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name

Street Address: 1735 HUGHES LANDING BLVD.
P.O. Box:
State: TX
Zip Code: 77380
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: WEICHEL
First Name: MARY
Phone Number: 8326240238

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
ExxonMobil is seeking to demonstrate mobile network testing with regard to data coherency, propagation, data throughput, vehicle integration required for supervision and control of autonomous surface vessel operating in a bayou(small stream). ExxonMobil is applying for this STA due to the fact the autonomous surface vessel and mobile command center require high bandwidth(>500kbits) connectivity and the autonomous surface vessel will be operating in a stream with heavy vegetation.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Demonstrate that the radio system operating in the 2.1GHz or 2.3GHz band can robustly provide the required bandwidth facilitating operations of an autonomous surface vessel operating in a stream neighboring heavily vegetated areas with the mobile command unit being up to 10 miles from the autonomous vessel. In this demonstration there will be a MIMO connection between two mobile command units and the autonomous vessel where one mobile command unit deploys its radio on a DRONE platform and the other mobile command unit is on the ground. The demonstrations serves the public interest by enabling ExxonMobil to demonstrate the reliability of the connection and ability to remotely supervise the autonomous vessel for inspection of pipeline hydro crossings during flooded conditions or other natural disasters where it is unsafe for conventional manned systems be deployed to carry out the inspection but where a timely inspection of the pipeline is in best interest of the public

Callsign: WP9XER
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 09/16/2019
Operation End Date: 10/02/2019

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
Silvus Technologies, Inc. SC4400 3 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): MARY CAROL WEICHEL
Title of Applicant (if any): REGULATORY ADVISOR
Date: 2019-08-29 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
PORT BARRE Louisiana North  30  33  19 West  91  57  19 16.10
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 2210.00000000- MHz MO 4.000000 W 12.000000 W M 0.00200000 % 20M0D7W VIDEO
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2235.00000000- MHz MO 4.000000 W 12.000000 W M 0.00200000 % 20M0D7W VIDEO


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