Southwest Research Institute


Status: Grant Expired Due to New License


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E-Mail generated [Oct 12, 2006]Correspondence2006-10-12
Incoming generated [Oct 23, 2006]Correspondence2006-10-23
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Southwest Research Institute

Attention: John W. McLeod
Street Address: 6220 Culebra Road
P.O. Box: PO Drawer 28510
City: San Antonio
State: TX
Zip Code: 78228-0510
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Pilcher
First Name: Michael
Title: Manager
Phone Number: 210-522-2083

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Temporary authorization is required so that SwRI may perform operational tests on experimental equipment to meet U.S. military client demands

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Operational tests on experimental equipment to meet U.S. military client demands that will result in an always-available telemetry system for the US Army.

Callsign: WC9XPU
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 05/01/2006
Operation End Date: 10/31/2006

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
Minicircuits Inc. ZFL-2500VH 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): John W. McLeod
Title of Applicant (if any): Vice President and General Counsel
Date: 2006-10-11 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
San Antonio Texas North  29  26  38 West  98  36  26 2.00
Datum:  NAD 83
Is a directional antenna (other than radar) used?   Yes
Exhibit submitted:   No
(a) Width of beam in degrees at the half-power point:   60.00
(b) Orientation in horizontal plane:   0.00
(c) Orientation in vertical plane:   90.00
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 1610.00000000-1625.00000000 MHz FX 2.000000 W 10.000000 W P 0.00100000 % 5M00G1D 100 baud


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