Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

1294-EX-ST-2017

Status: Grant Expired Due to New License

WK9XYI
2017-09-27

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Grant E-mail Notification generated [Sep 27 2017]Correspondence2017-09-27
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: 20006-1631
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:
A four-month extension to authority granted under FCC File No. 1036-EX-ST-2017 (WK9XYI) is sought to continue testing the very broad band performance of a Northrop Grumman designed experimental Active Electronically Scanned Antenna (AESA). The start of testing was delayed and the additional time will permit completion of work

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  The purpose of the operation is to evaluate a new very broad band antenna design as detailed in the exhibit filed with FCC File No. 1036-EX-ST-2017.

Information
Callsign: WK9XYI
Class of Station: FX MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 10/02/2017
Operation End Date: 02/01/2018

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
Agilent N5173B EXG X 1 No
Northrop Grumman CYCLOPS MMR Experimental 1 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): Kevin Nekula
Title of Applicant (if any): RF Spectrum and Licensing
Date: 2017-09-07 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Hanover Maryland North  39  11  6 West  76  42  22
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 445.00000000- MHz FX 2.880000 kW 55.500000 kW P 10M0N0N CW, pulsed tone
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 910.00000000- MHz FX 2.880000 kW 55.500000 kW P 10M0N0N CW, pulsed tone

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Linthicum Maryland North  39  11  1 West  76  41  3
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 445.00000000- MHz FX 2.880000 kW 55.500000 kW P 10M0N0N CW, pulsed tone
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 910.00000000- MHz FX 2.880000 kW 55.500000 kW P 10M0N0N CW, pulsed tone

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Georgetown Delaware North  38  41  13 West  75  40  21 Georgetown, DE: max altitude 18,000 feet MSL 350.00
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 445.00000000- MHz MO 2.880000 kW 55.500000 kW P 10M0N0N CW, pulsed tone
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 910.00000000- MHz MO 2.880000 kW 55.500000 kW P 10M0N0N CW, pulsed tone

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
North      West      offshore warning area W108; coordinates in exhibit
Datum:  NAD 83
Is a directional antenna (other than radar) used?   Yes
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 143.00000000- MHz MO 2.880000 kW 55.500000 kW P 15K0N0N CW, pulsed tone

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