Fortem Technologies, Inc.

1176-EX-ST-2019

Status: Pending


2019-06-25
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: Jeffery Davis
Street Address: 2015 W. Grove Parkway
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: Davis
First Name: Jeffery
Title: Compliance Officer
Phone Number: 801-822-8043

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
The STA will enable Fortem Technologies to test its low weight, low power prototype radar in order to refine its design prior to requesting further licensing. We were advised by the FCC and FAA to test at 15.4-15.7 GHz which is allocated for Aeronautical Radionavigation. We have more testing to complete in this frequency band before we apply for FCC certification and licenses for our product. This is necessary to support work we are currently doing for an AFRL contract on drone technology, work with NASA on drone detect and avoid, and additional work and demos of drones we are proposing to the US DoD (Air Force and Army) and others.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Testing radar. To test its low weight, low power prototype radar on drones. This ultra-small SWaP-C radar has been designed to enable UAVs to detect and avoid other airborne vehicles, thus allowing them to safely fly Beyond Line of Sight. This testing will be directed by the Fortem engineering team; the team has managed STA and Experimental Licenses in the past. This ultra-small SWaP-C radar has been designed to enable UAVs to detect and avoid other airborne vehicles, thus allowing them to safely fly Beyond Line of Sight. The current application covers initial testing from the ground. Subsequent applications will be added for on wing testing. This testing will be directed by the engineering team which joined Fortem Technologies when the technology was purchased from IMSAR; the team has managed STA and Experimental Licenses in the past.

Information
Callsign: WO9XVN
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 07/15/2019
Operation End Date: 01/15/2020

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 6 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): Jeffery L Davis
Title of Applicant (if any): Compliance Officer
Date: 2019-06-25 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Eagle Mountain Utah North  40  19  48 West  112  0  46 Near Cory Wride Park, Eagle Mountain, UT 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?   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 30.000000 W P 0.00009400 % 1K00QXN FMCW

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