Fortem Technologies, Inc.

0102-EX-ST-2019

Status: Pending


2019-01-31
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Fortem Technologies, Inc.

Address
Attention: Spencer Prows
Street Address: 2015 W Grove Pkwy Suite H
P.O. Box:
City: Pleasant Grove
State: UT
Zip Code: 84062
Country:
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Prows
First Name: Spencer
Title: Director, Customer Support
Phone Number: 608-358-8051

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Fortem Technologies has developed Detect and Avoid(DAA) and Detect and Attack(Counter Drone) Radar systems which operate in the Aeronautical Radionavigation(15.4-15.7GHz) and Radiolocation(15.7-16.5) bands. Detect and Avoid has been classified as Aeronautical Radionavigation and Counter Drone technology has been classified as Radiolocation. Fortem has been granted FCCID: 2APIM-FTR20SKYD for the 15.4-15.7 band and is seeking further testing at various locations in the 15.4-16.5 band for the dual function of Detect and Avoid and Detect and Attack. (Please review STA grant for file 1533-EX-ST-2018) This STA is necessary to support work we are currently doing for commercial and government contracts

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Testing of counter drone technology in the Radiolocation frequency bands. The Radar will be mounted on a drone flying under 400 ft AGL. Stop Buzzer for this project: Spencer Prows 608-358-8051; Adam Robertson 801-762-7263

Information
Callsign: WO9XIC
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 04/17/2019
Operation End Date: 08/28/2019

Manufacturer
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
Fortem Technologies, Inc. DAA - R20 5 Yes

Certification
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): James Mackie
Title of Applicant (if any): Principle RF Engineer
Date: 2019-01-31 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Seattle Washington North  47  31  43 West  122  18  8 Boeing Airfield, Seattle, Washington 5.00
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 15.40000000-15.70000000 GHz MO 2.340000 W 20.000000 W P 0.00009400 % 150MQ0N FM Ramp 1K PRF

14450

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