Georgia Institute of Technology


Status: Denied/Dismissed


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Dismissal Without Prejudice generated [Jan 3 2013]Correspondence2013-01-03
Request for WithdrawalText Documents2012-12-14
Dismissal Without Prejudice generated [Jan 3 2013]Correspondence2013-01-03
Request for WithdrawalText Documents2012-12-14
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Georgia Institute of Technology

Attention: David Spencer
Street Address: 270 Ferst Drive
P.O. Box:
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Zip Code: 30332 0150
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Spencer
First Name: David
Title: Professor
Phone Number: 404 385 7641

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
The Prox-1 satellite is Georgia Techs entry in the UNP-7 competition. The Prox-1 satellite utilizes S-band for the downlink. An STA license is necessary in order to complete ground testing for the downlink system.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  This license will be used to perform ground testing between the Prox-1 satellites communications system, and the Georgia Tech ground station. An S-Band transmitter will send telemetry data to ground station, which will then verify the transmission.

Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 12/28/2012
Operation End Date: 06/28/2013

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
SpaceQuest, Ltd. TX-2400 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): David A. Spencer
Title of Applicant (if any): Professor
Date: 2012-11-27 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Atlanta Georgia North  33  46  18 West  84  23  44 The transmitter is mobile, however it will be at a fixed location during testing. 0.20
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 2200.00000000-2300.00000000 MHz FX 2.500000 W 2.529900 W P 2.20000000 % 177KF1D DFSK 38400 bps


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