Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

1586-EX-ST-2020

Status: Pending

N/A
2020-11-11
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:
An STA is needed to use the 80-100 GHz band for development and testing of a new antenna and associated equipment.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  The purpose of the operation is to test communications equipment operating in the 80-100 GHz range on the ground in Redondo Beach, CA; and also to test the equipment in aircraft-to-ground and aircraft-to-aircraft configurations around Mojave, CA.

Information
Callsign: WR9XHD
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 11/30/2020
Operation End Date: 05/29/2021

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 prototype 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: 2020-10-12 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Mojave California North  35  3  59 West  118  9  3 max altitude 60,000 feet 185.00
Datum:  NAD 83
Is a directional antenna (other than radar) used?   Yes
Exhibit submitted:   Yes
(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 80.00000000-100.00000000 GHz N/A 100.000000 W P 500MG7D BPSK

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Redondo Beach California North  33  53  32 West  118  22  26 5.00
Datum:  NAD 83
Is a directional antenna (other than radar) used?   Yes
Exhibit submitted:   Yes
(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 80.00000000-100.00000000 GHz MO N/A 100.000000 W P 500MG7D BPSK

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