Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX)

1233-EX-ST-2019

Status: Pending

WH2XUB
2019-07-02

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E-Mail generated [Jul 2 2019]Correspondence2019-07-02
Incoming generated [Jul 2 2019]Correspondence2019-07-02
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX)

Address
Attention: Kristi Key
Street Address: 1 Rocket Road
P.O. Box:
City: Hawthorne
State: CA
Zip Code: 90250
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: Key
First Name: Kristi
Title: Launch Range Administrator
Phone Number: 310-970-8116

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
This STA is required for testing of the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launch vehicle systems from the SpaceX Rocket Development and Test Facility in McGregor, Texas. This STA is an extension of 1956-EX-ST-2018.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  Testing of the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launch vehicle systems from the SpaceX Rocket Development and Test Facility in McGregor, Texas.

Information
Callsign: WH2XUB
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 07/14/2019
Operation End Date: 01/14/2020

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
Minicircuits ZHL-16W-43+ 1 No
Quasonix QSX-VSR-110-20S 1 No
Ettus Research N210 1 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): Kristi Key
Title of Applicant (if any): Launch Range Administrator
Date: 2019-07-02 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
McGregor Texas North  31  23  19 West  97  28  8 McGregor, TX 8.00
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:   15.00
(b) Orientation in horizontal plane:   25.16
(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?   Yes
(a) Overall height above ground to tip of antenna in meters:   9.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   251.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   16.39
(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: There are no natural or man-made structures that will likely shield aircraft
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 2090.00000000- MHz FX 2.400000 W 65.400000 W P 0.00025000 % 800KG1D 600 kbps

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
McGregor Texas North  31  23  55 West  97  27  48
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?   Yes
(a) Overall height above ground to tip of antenna in meters:   43.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   245.70
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   16.39
(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: There are no natural formations which could shield the antenna. The test stand will provide some shielding.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2209.00000000- MHz FX 20.000000 W 11.800000 W P 0.00025000 % 4M84F1D 4.167
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2209.00000000- MHz FX 20.000000 W 11.800000 W P 0.00025000 % 4M14F1D 3.57 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2211.00000000- MHz FX 20.000000 W 20.650000 W P 0.00025000 % 4M14F1D 3.57 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2211.00000000- MHz FX 20.000000 W 20.650000 W P 0.00025000 % 3M22F1D 2.777 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2232.50000000- MHz FX 20.000000 W 20.650000 W P 0.00025000 % 3M22F1D 2.777 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2255.50000000- MHz FX 20.000000 W 20.650000 W P 0.00025000 % 4M14F1D 3.57 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2255.50000000- MHz FX 20.000000 W 20.650000 W P 0.00025000 % 3M22F1D 2.777 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2272.50000000- MHz FX 20.000000 W 20.650000 W P 0.00025000 % 3M22F1D 2.777 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2370.50000000- MHz FX 20.000000 W 20.650000 W P 0.00025000 % 4M88G1D 6.25 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2382.50000000- MHz FX 20.000000 W 20.650000 W P 0.00025000 % 4M88G1D 6.25 Mbps

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
McGregor Texas North  31  23  20 West  97  28  8 McGregor, TX: Falcon test stands -S1
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?   Yes
(a) Overall height above ground to tip of antenna in meters:   6.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   251.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   16.39
(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: There are no natural formations, but the test stand will provide some shielding.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2209.00000000- MHz FX 0.000100 W 0.000034 W P 0.00025000 % 4M14F1D 3.57 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2209.00000000- MHz FX 0.000100 W 0.000034 W P 0.00025000 % 4M84F1D 4.167 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2211.00000000- MHz FX 0.000100 W 0.000034 W P 0.00025000 % 4M14F1D 3.57 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2211.00000000- MHz FX 0.000100 W 0.000034 W P 0.00025000 % 3M22F1D 2.777 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2232.50000000- MHz FX 0.000100 W 0.000034 W P 0.00025000 % 3M22F1D 2.777 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2255.50000000- MHz FX 0.000100 W 0.000034 W P 0.00025000 % 3M22F1D 2.77 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2255.50000000- MHz FX 0.000100 W 0.000034 W P 0.00025000 % 4M14F1D 3.57 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2272.50000000- MHz FX 0.000100 W 0.000034 W P 0.00025000 % 3M22G1D 2.777 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2370.00000000- MHz FX 0.000100 W 0.000034 W P 0.00025000 % 4M88G1D 6.25 Mbps
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 2382.50000000- MHz FX 0.000100 W 0.000034 W P 0.00025000 % 4M88F1D 6.25 Mbps

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