Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

1909-EX-ST-2020

Status: Pending


2021-01-03
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:
An STA is necessary to use specific frequencies in performance of USGOV contract FA8650-19-C-7926. POC Michael Standiford, 571-218-4596, michael.standiford.ctr [at] darpa.mil.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Purpose of operation is to evaluate one-way radio data transmission of command and control for an UAV, and command a software defined payload to transmit at a given frequency and power. The Dragonlink 433 MHz radio modem will be used for control of the UAV test bed.

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

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 01/20/2021
Operation End Date: 07/20/2021

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
Triad TA1049 1 Yes
Dragonlink V3 2 No
RF Design Modem RFD900x 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): Kevin Nekula
Title of Applicant (if any): RF Spectrum and Licensing
Date: 2020-12-20 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Springfield Ohio North  39  50  35 West  83  50  37 Max Altitude 6500 ft AMSL 40.00
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 433.00000000- MHz MO 1.000000 W 2.000000 W P 4M00G1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 902.00000000-928.00000000 MHz MO 1.000000 W 19.300000 W P 230KF1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2500.00000000-2655.00000000 MHz MO 10.000000 W 13.000000 W 50K0G7D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2500.00000000-2655.00000000 MHz MO 10.000000 W 13.000000 W 5M00G7D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 4400.00000000-4940.00000000 MHz MO 10.000000 W 16.000000 W 50K0G7D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 4400.00000000-4940.00000000 MHz MO 10.000000 W 16.000000 W 5M00G7D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 5725.00000000-5875.00000000 MHz MO 10.000000 W 16.000000 W 50K0G7D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 5725.00000000-5875.00000000 MHz MO 10.000000 W 16.000000 W 5M00G7D

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