MRTC Motorsport Communications


Status: Grant Expired Due to New License


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E-Mail generated [Sep 8 2014]Correspondence2014-09-08
Incoming generated [Sep 8 2014]Correspondence2014-09-08
Grant E-mail Notification generated [Sep 20 2014]Correspondence2014-09-20
Narrative Explanation of Operation and Frequency CoordinationText Documents2014-09-05
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  MRTC Motorsport Communications

Attention: Erica Whayman
Street Address: Stanfort House, Main Street, Stanford-on-Soar
P.O. Box:
City: Loughborough
Zip Code: LE12 5PY
Country: United Kingdom
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Imlay
First Name: Christopher
Title: Communications Counsel
Phone Number: 3013845525

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
This application proposes the use of three UHF operations channels for an automobile race team (AF Corse) for voice communications between crew and race vehicles at the Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta Raceway in Braselton, Georgia during October 2-4 of 2014. An STA is necessary because the system uses land mobile radio equipment that is not licensed or licensable in the United States at the moment due to frequency ranges, and it is new technology under development.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Testing of automobile racing communications system involving race team and race vehicles for voice transmissions.

Callsign: WH9XWL
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 10/02/2014
Operation End Date: 10/04/2014

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
various various 10 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): Erica Whayman
Title of Applicant (if any): Operations Manager
Date: 2014-09-05 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Braselton Georgia North  34  8  45 West  83  48  59 Road Atlanta Motor Speedway, Braselton, GA 5.00
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 454.10000000- MHz MO 5.000000 W 5.000000 W P 8K50F3E
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 455.10000000- MHz MO 5.000000 W 5.000000 W P 8K50F3E
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 461.10000000- MHz MO 5.000000 W 5.000000 W P 8K50F3E


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