Status: Pending


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Stop Buzzer ContactPre Coordination Document2020-02-19
Grant E-mail Notification generated [Mar 3 2020]Correspondence2020-03-03
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name

Attention: Tim Kemnitz
Street Address: 1680 University Avenue
P.O. Box:
City: Rochester
State: NY
Zip Code: 14610
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Kemnitz
First Name: Tim
Title: Engineering Specialist
Phone Number: 585-694-7901

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
STA required to conduct performance testing of an L3Harris transponder at Yuma Proving Grounds. This request is being filed pursuant to a late request from the frequency manager of the Yuma Proving Grounds who has requested FCC STA for the communications gear interfacing with transponder

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Testing performance of L3Harris transponder and RF-7800-W-OU47X/OU50X (military designation - J/F 12: 9357) at Yuma Proving Grounds. FCC has previously granted STA for transponder that will be operating at 465.55MHz under File #0134-EX-ST-2020. Radio will be operating at 4.665GHz. Said equipment will be used at altitude of 18,000’ and only during the exercise.

Callsign: WQ9XBD
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 03/02/2020
Operation End Date: 04/01/2020

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
L3Harris Technologies RF-7800-W-OU47X 1 Yes
L3Harris Technologies RF-7800-W-OU50X 1 Yes

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): Tim Kemnitz
Title of Applicant (if any): Engineering Specialist
Date: 2020-02-18 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Yuma Arizona North  32  47  32 West  114  28  51 Yuma, AZ. w/i 80 km of centerpoint coords, oper. at 18000 ft 80.00
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 4.60000000-4.70000000 GHz MO 5.000000 W 5.000000 W P 0.00025000 % 20M0W7D Data


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