Leidos, Inc.


Status: Grant Expired Due to New License


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Grant E-mail Notification generated [Jun 1 2017]Correspondence2017-06-01
Exhibit 1Text Documents2017-05-17
Grant E-mail Notification generated [Jun 1 2017]Correspondence2017-06-01
Exhibit 1Text Documents2017-05-17
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Leidos, Inc.

Attention: James Waddell
Street Address: 1402 Airport Road
P.O. Box:
City: Bridgewater
State: VA
Zip Code: 22812
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Waddell
First Name: James.
Title: SATCOM Engineer / Spectrum Manager
Phone Number: 5408510261

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
By the instant application (Application), Leidos, Inc. (Leidos) requests that the Commission grant Special Temporary Authority (STA) to permit Leidos to operate the facilities specified in the instant application. Please See Exhibit 1

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  To evaluate the performance of the ViaSat VR-18 SATCOM terminal that is installed on Leidos de Havilland dash-8 aircraft. Leidos wishes to test functionality and evaluate the performance of the ViaSat VR-18 SATCOM terminal that is installed onLeidos de Havilland dash-8 aircraft. The proposed operation will be used to test the VMT-18 ViaSat mobile aircraft mounted SATCOM antenna for system reliability and performance within the following KU band frequency range: (14,000 - 14,500 MHZ uplink (transmit). Please See Exhibit 1

Callsign: WL9XHC
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 06/19/2017
Operation End Date: 12/19/2017

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
ViaSat VMT-18 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): James Waddell
Title of Applicant (if any): Frequency Manager
Date: 2017-05-16 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
McClellan California North  38  40  4 West  121  24  2 McClellan Park, CA. Airborne Operations McClellan AFB 200.00
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?   Yes
(a) Overall height above ground to tip of antenna in meters:   5486.40
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   23.40
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   1.00
(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: None
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 14.00000000-14.39300000 GHz MO 20.000000 W 20.000000 W P 10M0G1W


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