Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

0897-EX-ST-2021

Status: Pending


2021-06-02
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

Address
Attention: DS Law PLLC
Street Address: 1629 K St. NW Ste 300
P.O. Box:
City: Washington
State: DC
Zip Code: 20006
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: Siddall
First Name: David
Title: outside counsel
Phone Number: (202)559-4690

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (NGSC) requests grant of Special Temporary Authority (STA) to test airborne mobile equipment. STOP BUZZER is Jimmy Vargas or Frankie Avalos at 575-649-9638.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Testing of the STARLite SAR/GMTI Tactical Radar System (STARLite) and TCDL air-to-ground data equipment. Testing of the STARLite SAR/GMTI Tactical Radar System (STARLite) and TCDL air-to-ground data equipment. Stop Buzzer for this program is Daniel Robinson (661)272-7033 (o) or (661)480-8092 (c).

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

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 06/23/2021
Operation End Date: 12/23/2021

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
Northrop Grumman STARLite 1 Yes
Cubic TCDL MMT 2 Yes

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): Ron Werle
Title of Applicant (if any): Manager, Flight Operations
Date: 2021-06-01 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Red Bluff California North  40  9  20 West  122  15  5 Red Bluff, CA: Airborne at maximum altitude of 50,000 feet 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
New 14.62000000- GHz MO 11.500000 W 15.900000 W M 21M4G1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 14.62000000- GHz MO 11.500000 W 15.900000 W M 64M0G1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 15.25000000- GHz MO 11.500000 W 15.900000 W M 21M4G1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 15.25000000- GHz MO 11.500000 W 15.900000 W M 64M0G1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 16.20000000-17.30000000 GHz MO 32.000000 W N/A P 202MQ3N
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 16.20000000-17.30000000 GHz MO 32.000000 W N/A P 600MQ3N
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 16.20000000-17.30000000 GHz MO 32.000000 W N/A P 632MQ3N

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Mojave California North  35  3  32 West  118  9  5 Mojave CA Airborne max altitude 50,000 feet 185.00
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 14.62000000- GHz MO 11.500000 W 15.900000 W M 21M4G1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 14.62000000- GHz MO 11.500000 W 15.900000 W M 64M0G1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 15.25000000- GHz MO 11.500000 W 15.900000 W M 21M4G1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 15.25000000- GHz MO 11.500000 W 15.900000 W M 64M0G1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 16.20000000-17.30000000 GHz MO 32.000000 W 32.000000 W P 202MQ3N
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 16.20000000-17.30000000 GHz MO 32.000000 W 32.000000 W P 600MQ3N
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 16.20000000-17.30000000 GHz MO 32.000000 W 32.000000 W P 632MQ3N

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