Piper Aircraft Inc.


Status: Pending


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E-Mail generated [Oct 8 2019]Correspondence2019-10-08
Grant E-mail Notification generated [Oct 10 2019]Correspondence2019-10-10
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Piper Aircraft Inc.

Attention: Eric Wright
Street Address: 2926 Piper Dr
P.O. Box:
City: Vero Beach
State: FL
Zip Code: 32968
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Wright
First Name: Eric
Title: Sr. Director of Certification & Compliance
Phone Number: 907-854-8946

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
FAA Atlanta ACO and Piper Aircraft Inc. require testing of an emergency broadcast system that will transmit on 121.5MHz and 1090MHz under Type Inspection Authorization for the purpose of approving the system.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  This operation will be necessary in order to conduct a certification test of an emergency system in the NAS. This testing is required under type inspection authorization for FAA certification of the system

Callsign: WP9XKN
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 10/08/2019
Operation End Date: 11/30/2019

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
Garmin International GTX 345 1 No
Garmin International GTX 335 1 No
Garmin International GIA 64 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): Eric A. Wright
Title of Applicant (if any): Sr. Director of Certification & Compliance
Date: 2019-10-08 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Garden City Kansas North  37  55  39 West  100  43  28 Garden City, KS, max alt. 23,000 ft. AGL 93.00
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 121.50000000- MHz MO N/A 16.000000 W 6K00A3E


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