Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation


Status: Pending


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E-Mail generated [Oct 25 2018]Correspondence2018-10-25
E-Mail generated [Nov 6 2018]Correspondence2018-11-06
Incoming generated [Nov 7 2018]Correspondence2018-11-07
Incoming generated [Nov 7 2018]Correspondence2018-11-07
Grant E-mail Notification generated [Nov 7 2018]Correspondence2018-11-07
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

Attention: DS LAW PLLC
Street Address: 1629 K St NW Ste 300
P.O. Box:
City: Washington
State: DC
Zip Code: 20006
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

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
An extension of this STA through April 12, 2019, is necessary in support of USGOV contract 11-C-8879.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  To use a radio from the AN/ARQ-52B Advanced Range Data System (ARDS) to support testing as part of a government contract effort. To use a radio from the AN/ARQ-52B Advanced Range Data System (ARDS) (NTIA SPS Control Number 15290/5) to support testing as part of a government contract effort. The purpose of the operation is to use a radio from the AN/ARQ-52B Advanced Range Data System (ARDS) (NTIA SPS Control Number 15290/5) to support testing as part of a government contract effort. The radio will be used as part of the test support equipment, and will not be modified. It will be used at the fixed ground location shown in this application connected to omnidirectional blade antennas. The government contract office has requested Northrop Grumman to obtain the necessary FCC license for the operation of the radio at the test location.

Callsign: WM9XSG
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 11/08/2018
Operation End Date: 04/12/2019

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
Eglin Data Link 46TW/TSS RSDS 2 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): Kevin Nekula
Title of Applicant (if any): RF Spectrum and Licensing
Date: 2018-10-25 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Rolling Meadows Illinois North  42  6  8 West  88  1  54
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 1385.00000000- MHz FX 100.000000 W 306.000000 W M 1M60G1D TDMA SOQPSK


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