Systems & Technologies Research

0118-EX-ST-2021

Status: Pending

N/A
2021-02-08
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Systems & Technologies Research

Address
Attention: Susan Bendott
Street Address: 600 West Cummings Park, Suite 6500, Suite 6500
P.O. Box: 01801
City: Woburn
State: MA
Zip Code: 01801
Country: United States
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Usbeck
First Name: Kyle
Title: Program Manager
Phone Number: 3398880108

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Research and development and Testing of a LTE femtocell-based UAV operations system

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  The purpose of this R&D and testing for multi UAV command and control for U.S. Government research

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

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 03/01/2021
Operation End Date: 08/31/2021

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
Modal AI Modal Link 1 Yes
Sierra Wireless WP7610 14 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): Susan D Bendott
Title of Applicant (if any): Contracts Manager
Date: 2021-01-27 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Newburyport Massachusetts North  42  47  45 West  70  50  28 Surface within 3km of Plum Island RC Flyers 3.00
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
Modified 1715.00000000-1820.00000000 MHz MO 1.000000 W 3.200000 W P 4E-8 % 5M00W7W CDMA

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Concord Massachusetts North  42  28  50 West  71  23  10 Airborne 400ft AGL max within 26 km of Concord, MA 26.00
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?   Yes
(a) Overall height above ground to tip of antenna in meters:   122.00
(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: Airborne, mounted on small UAVs, flown in areas within 26km radius of Conccord, MA, where allowable under FAA Part 107 rules. See exhibit for further details.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 1715.00000000-1820.00000000 MHz MO 200.000000 mW 317.000000 mW P 4E-8 % 5M00W7W CDMA

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Concord Massachusetts North  42  28  50 West  71  23  10 Surface within 26 km of Concord, MA 26.00
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 1715.00000000-1820.00000000 MHz MO 1.000000 W 3.200000 W P 4E-8 % 5M00W7W CDMA

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Newburyport Massachusetts North  42  47  45 West  70  50  28 Airborne 400ft AGL 3km from Plum Island RC Flyers 3.00
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?   Yes
(a) Overall height above ground to tip of antenna in meters:   122.00
(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: Airborne, mounted on small UAVs, flown in areas within 3km radius of Plum Island RC flyers site in Newburyport, MA, where allowable under FAA Part 107 rules. See exhibit for further details.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 1715.00000000-1820.00000000 MHz MO 200.000000 mW 317.000000 mW P 4E-8 % 5M00W7W CDMA

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
San Simeon California North  35  43  21 West  121  17  12 Surface within Hunter and Roberts MOAs 53.00
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: Surface, within lateral bounds of Hunter and Roberts MOAs, and R-2513 and R-2504, in direct coordination with respective local airspace and spectrum authority. See exhibit for further details.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 1715.00000000-1820.00000000 MHz MO 1.000000 W 3.200000 W P 4E-8 % 5M00W7W CDMA

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
San Simeon California North  35  43  21 West  121  17  12 Airborne 400ft AGL Hunter and Roberts MOAs 53.00
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?   Yes
(a) Overall height above ground to tip of antenna in meters:   122.00
(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: Airborne, mounted on small UAVs, flown in lateral bounds of Hunter and Roberts MOAs, and R-2513 and R-2504, in direct coordination with respective local airspace and spectrum authority. See exhibit for further details.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 1715.00000000-1820.00000000 MHz MO 200.000000 mW 317.000000 mW P 4E-8 % 5M00W7W CDMA

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