Liteye Systems, Inc.


Status: Pending

Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Liteye Systems, Inc.

Attention: Roy Crosthwaite
Street Address: 7060 S. Tucson Way, Suite A
P.O. Box:
City: Centennial
State: CO
Zip Code: 80112
Country: United States
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Crosthwaite
First Name: Roy
Title: System Engineer
Phone Number: 7209741766

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Liteye Systems is providing Counter UAS training to TSA Air Marshals stationed at BWI Airport. An STA is required to operate the Ku band (15.7-17.2GHZ) radar used on the Liteye Systems Anti-UAS Defense System for Small UAS detection.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  The training use of this radar and corresponding camera/operating system is to provide TSA personnel an introduction to Counter Unmanned Arial Systems and specifically to the AUDS system. Goals include detection and surveillance of inadvertent and advertent aerial and ground threats posed to critical assets, personnel and facilities involved in airport operations. Additionally, the following objectives will be pursued: Detect, surveil, and collect data on arial and ground-based intrusions; collect detect/surveil performance data on all intrusions. Evaluate system configuration requirements best suited to meet local challenges . Determine gaps in current surveillance capabilities . Analyze and report on operations and site security requirements and identify improvements to procedures and improved material solutions for security of airports and TSA personnel, equipment, and facilities.

Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 07/10/2021
Operation End Date: 01/10/2022

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
Blighter A400-HP-WB 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): Roy E. Crosthwaite
Title of Applicant (if any): System Engineer
Date: 2021-06-18 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Ft. Meade Maryland North  39  5  17 West  76  45  34 Tipton Airport Authority 1.00
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
Modified 15.70000000-17.20000000 GHz MO 4.000000 W 562.000000 W P 26M0Q3N FM


© 2021
This site is not affiliated with or endorsed by the FCC