MIT Lincoln Laboratory

2179-EX-ST-2019

Status: Pending

N/A
2019-11-20
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Address
Attention: Joseph Fischetti
Street Address: 244 Wood Street
P.O. Box:
City: Lexinton
State: MA
Zip Code: 02421
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: Johnson
First Name: David
Title: Associate Staff
Phone Number: 7812646573

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
The experiment will last less than six months (12/1/2019 - 5/31/2020).

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  The proposed experiment fulfills the requirements for work supported by the Department of the Air Force under Air Force contract number FA8702-15-D-0001. The project is evaluating the use of this radar for the detection and tracking of targets in an urban environment.

Information
Callsign: WP9XRU
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 12/02/2019
Operation End Date: 05/31/2020

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
Echodyne Corporation MESA-SSR 1 No

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): Joseph Fischetti
Title of Applicant (if any): Technical Staff
Date: 2019-11-20 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Gardner Massachusetts North  42  33  10 West  72  0  52
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 24.45000000-24.65000000 GHz FX 4.000000 W 486.000000 W P 0.00008000 % 190MFXN FM Chirps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 24.45000000-24.65000000 GHz FX 4.000000 W 486.000000 W P 0.00008000 % 47M1FXN FM Chirps

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Gardner Massachusetts North  42  36  47 West  72  0  2
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 24.45000000-24.65000000 GHz FX 4.000000 W 486.000000 W P 0.00008000 % 190MFXN FM Chirps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 24.45000000-24.65000000 GHz FX 4.000000 W 486.000000 W P 0.00008000 % 47M1FXN FM Chirps

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Cambridge Massachusetts North  42  21  24 West  71  6  5
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 24.45000000-24.65000000 GHz FX 4.000000 W 486.000000 W P 0.00008000 % 190MFXN FM Chirps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 24.45000000-24.65000000 GHz FX 4.000000 W 486.000000 W P 0.00008000 % 47M1FXN FM Chirps

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Cambridge Massachusetts North  42  21  42 West  71  5  23
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 24.45000000-24.65000000 GHz FX 4.000000 W 486.000000 W P 0.00008000 % 190MFXN FM Chirps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 24.45000000-24.65000000 GHz FX 4.000000 W 486.000000 W P 0.00008000 % 47M1FXN FM Chirps

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