General Dynamics Mission Systems


Status: Pending

Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  General Dynamics Mission Systems

Attention: Mr. Gil O. Estrella
Street Address: 8201 E. McDowell Rd
P.O. Box:
City: Scottsdale
State: AZ
Zip Code: 85257
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Estrella
First Name: Gil
Title: EMC/TEMPEST Group Lead
Phone Number: 480.441.3725

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Verification of mesh radio operation for four (4) production transportable systems. Radios utilize unlicensed band but slightly higher power level is required for testing purposes.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Verification of mesh radio operation for four (4) production transportable systems. Verify proper integration into vehicle systems and basic radio functionality with all nodes operating simultaneously. Vehicles will be stationary during operation and within the radius of operation. Testing will be intermittent as each of the systems undergo verification over the start through stop dates.

Callsign: WN9XHW
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 05/01/2019
Operation End Date: 10/31/2019

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 SC4240-580 6 No
Silvus SC4240-580 1 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): Gil O. Estrella
Title of Applicant (if any): EMC/TEMPEST Group Lead
Date: 2019-03-11 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Phoenix Arizona North  33  15  29 West  112  1  26 10.00
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:   80.00
(b) Orientation in horizontal plane:   360.00
(c) Orientation in vertical plane:   7.00
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:   9.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   457.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   13.00
(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: This is a remote desert area south of Phoenix Arizona on the Gila River Indian Community. This remote test area is shielded to the North by the South Mountain range which lies between the test site and Sky Harbor Airport, and to the West by the Estrella Mountain range.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 5.72500000-5.85000000 GHz FX 4.000000 W 80.000000 W P 0.00150000 % 20M0W7D Data


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