Rockwell Collins, Inc.


Status: Grant Expired Due to New License


Documents and Communications: [refresh]

E-Mail generated [Dec 11 2013]Correspondence2013-12-11
E-Mail generated [Dec 20 2013]Correspondence2013-12-20
E-Mail generated [Dec 20 2013]Correspondence2013-12-20
Grant E-mail Notification generated [Feb 4 2014]Correspondence2014-02-04
Antenna DescriptionText Documents2013-12-09
ACARS Data Link License Codes ConfirmationText Documents2014-01-08
Modulating Signal and Necessary Bandwidth DescriptionText Documents2013-12-09
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Rockwell Collins, Inc.

Attention: Laurie Sussman
Street Address: 1300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 200
P.O. Box:
City: Arlington
State: VA
Zip Code: 22209
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Sussman
First Name: Laurie
Title: Government Relations Manager
Phone Number: 703-516-8227

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Rockwell Collins is testing the commercial Aircraft Communication Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) and DataLink system on aircraft based at Edwards AFB. The test will last for three days only, with additional time requested prior to the test for internal testing.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Testing the commercial Aircraft Communication Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) and DataLink system on aircraft based at Edwards AFB. Rockwell Collins will be communicating to a VDL ARINC network for DataLink testing at Edwards Airforce Base (ACTFAST). The test is being coordinated among Hanscomb AFB, Edwards AFB, and Rockwell Collins. The test will demonstrate the ability to run DataLink communications on military aircraft. Rockwell Collins has obtained license keys from ARINC to access the Data Link system for testing; it will be using an FAA-supplied tail ID for testing purposes so there is no interfere with air traffic control.

Callsign: WH9XFF
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 02/03/2014
Operation End Date: 03/31/2014

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
Sensor Systems, Inc. S65-8280-Series 1 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): Laurie Sussman
Title of Applicant (if any): Government Relations Manager
Date: 2013-12-09 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Richardson Texas North  32  59  42 West  96  39  45
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
Modified 136.97500000- MHz FX 18.000000 W 22.931330 W P 14K0G1D


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