Georgia Institute of Technology

0835-EX-ST-2019

Status: Pending

WL9XMM
2019-05-06

Documents and Communications: [refresh]

DescriptionCategoryDate
Fee ExemptionText Documents2019-05-06
Directional Antenna InformationText Documents2019-05-06
REQUEST FOR EXPEDITED PROCESSINGText Documents2019-05-06
Grant E-mail Notification generated [May 24 2019]Correspondence2019-05-24
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Georgia Institute of Technology

Address
Attention: Office of Legal Affairs
Street Address: 760 Spring Street, NW, Suite 324
P.O. Box:
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Zip Code: 30332-0495
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: Perkins
First Name: Jim
Title: Chief Scientist, SEAL-SSED
Phone Number: 404-407-8270

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
This system is a test bed for counter small aircraft radar development. The system will be deployed at Elliott Field in Dawsonville GA. GTRI has authorization to operate unmanned air vehicles at Elliott Field. The radar test bed will provide data to characterize detection, tracking, and identification of small air vehicles. We request expedited processing in order to continue our testing and ultimately deliver 128 systems to the U.S. Government ASAP.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  This experiment will contribute the state of the art in detection and discrimination of small air vehicles.

Information
Callsign: WL9XMM
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 06/10/2019
Operation End Date: 12/10/2019

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
GTRI Experimental Unit 0 1 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): Ling-Ling Nie
Title of Applicant (if any): General Counsel, VP for Ethics and Compliance
Date: 2019-05-05 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Dawsonville Georgia North  34  27  38 West  84  10  57
Datum:  NAD 83
Is a directional antenna (other than radar) used?   Yes
Exhibit submitted:   Yes
(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
Modified 5250.00000000-5600.00000000 MHz FX 200.000000 W 200.000000 W P 0.01000000 % 10M0G3N PSK

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