Fourth State Communications


Status: Pending


Documents and Communications: [refresh]

FAA Antenna SketchImages2021-02-17
Directional Antenna Array InformationPre Coordination Document2021-02-17
Directional Antenna Array InformationPre Coordination Document2021-02-18
FAA Antenna SketchPre Coordination Document2021-02-18
E-Mail generated [Feb 22 2021]Correspondence2021-02-22
Incoming generated [Feb 23 2021]Correspondence2021-02-23
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Fourth State Communications

Attention: Levi E Kunkel
Street Address: 750 County Road 138
P.O. Box:
City: Cheyenne
State: WY
Zip Code: 82007
Country: United States
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Kunkel
First Name: Levi
Title: Chief Technology Officer
Phone Number: 3072876851

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
We are conducting atmospheric research in the ionosphere, which will require radiating RF in the HF Band.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  The purpose of this operation is to conduct study of the ionosphere, in support of the Department of Defense and Commercial sector use cases.

Callsign: WR9XQA
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 05/01/2021
Operation End Date: 11/01/2021

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
Los Angeles Amplifier, Inc CE-10000HIPASHF 8 No
Los Angeles Amplifier, Inc CE-10000HIPASHF 8 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): Levi Edward Kunkel
Title of Applicant (if any): Chief Technology Officer
Date: 2021-02-13 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Cheyenne Wyoming North  41  3  16 West  104  53  33
Datum:  NAD 83
Is a directional antenna (other than radar) used?   Yes
Exhibit submitted:   No
(a) Width of beam in degrees at the half-power point:   10.00
(b) Orientation in horizontal plane:  
(c) Orientation in vertical plane:   90.00
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:   14.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   6062.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   12.00
(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: 500ft Tower, 100ft Building within 0.5km of antenna location.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 4.50000000- MHz FX 10.000000 kW 9.889000 kW M 50H0N0N Continuous Wave


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