Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

1327-EX-ST-2020

Status: Pending

N/A
2020-08-28

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E-Mail generated [Aug 28 2020]Correspondence2020-08-28
Incoming generated [Aug 30 2020]Correspondence2020-08-30
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: Vargas
First Name: Jimmy
Title: Firebird Flight Test, Northrop Grumman AS
Phone Number: 661-221-3142

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Emergency authorization requested to assist forest fire operations of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). CAL FIRE POC: [email protected]; 209-670-5729. Northrop Grumman stop buzzer and POC: Jimmy Vargas, [email protected]; 661-221-3142. CAL FIRE contract No. 7UI20F626. Operational need is immediate through fire season in January.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Northrop Grumman aircraft under contract with CAL FIRE to employ real-time optical sensor package for surveillance, fire perimeter updates, fire and airmass behavior analysis and reporting to CAL FIRE and U.S. Forestry Service. Highj definition imagery also will be used to do damage assessment, burned area analysis, and vegetative health indices.

Information
Callsign: WQ9XYP
Class of Station: FX MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 08/31/2020
Operation End Date: 01/31/2021

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
Silvus Streamcaster SC38WC 2 No
Silvus AP4D195235 2 No
Silvus BDA235-16 2 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): Ron Werle
Title of Applicant (if any): Manager, Flight Operations
Date: 2020-08-28 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 Max Altitude 25,000 feet 320.00
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 2305.00000000- MHz FX N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2305.00000000- MHz MO N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2410.00000000-2470.00000000 MHz MO N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2410.00000000-2470.00000000 MHz FX N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
McClellan Park California North  38  39  39 West  121  23  35 Maximum altitude 25,000 feet 320.00
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 2305.00000000- MHz MO N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2305.00000000- MHz FX N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2410.00000000-2470.00000000 MHz FX N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2410.00000000-2470.00000000 MHz MO N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Mojave California North  35  3  32 West  118  9  5 Max altitude 25,000 feet 320.00
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 2305.00000000- MHz FX N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2305.00000000- MHz MO N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2410.00000000-2470.00000000 MHz FX N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2410.00000000-2470.00000000 MHz MO N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Carlsbad California North  33  5  45 West  117  18  59 Max altitude 25,000 ft
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 2305.00000000- MHz FX N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2305.00000000- MHz MO N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2410.00000000-2470.00000000 MHz FX N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2410.00000000-2470.00000000 MHz MO N/A 125.000000 W M 20M0G1D phase modulation

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