Viasat, Inc.

1421-EX-ST-2021

Status: Pending


2021-09-01
Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Viasat, Inc.

Address
Attention: Steven Hemple
Street Address: 6155 El Camino Real
P.O. Box:
City: Carlsbad
State: CA
Zip Code: 92009
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: Hemple
First Name: Steven
Title: Engineer, Regulatory Affairs
Phone Number: 760-476-4812

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
The testing is of a short-term nature consistent with special temporary authority.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  The planned experiment will test mobile antennas on Telesats NGSO constellation.

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

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 09/06/2021
Operation End Date: 03/05/2022

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
Viasat GAT-5530 2 No
Cobham Sea Tel 4412 2 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): Mr. Steven C Hemple
Title of Applicant (if any): Engineer
Date: 2021-09-01 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Carlsbad California North  33  7  37 West  117  16  1
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:  
(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 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.760000 W 305492.110000 W M 10M5D1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.760000 W 305492.110000 W M 50M5D1D

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Duluth Georgia North  33  57  26 West  84  6  8
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:  
(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:   12.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   282.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   12.55
(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: Antenna will be on top of roof of operations building. Antenna will have a pretty clear line of site down to about 6 degrees elevation. There is no shielding around.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.100000 W 48417.230000 W M 10M5D1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.100000 W 48417.230000 W M 50M5D1D

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Duluth Georgia North  33  57  26 West  84  6  8
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:  
(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:   12.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   282.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   12.55
(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: Antenna will be on top of roof of operations building. Antenna will have a pretty clear line of site down to about 6 degrees elevation. There is no shielding around.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.760000 W 305492.110000 W M 10M5D1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.760000 W 305492.110000 W M 50M5D1D

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Germantown Maryland North  39  12  4 West  77  16  12
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:  
(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:   12.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   147.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   19.30
(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: Antenna will be on top of roof of operations building. Antenna will have a pretty clear line of site down to about 6 degrees elevation. There is no shielding around.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.760000 W 305492.110000 W M 10M5D1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.760000 W 305492.110000 W M 50M5D1D

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Carlsbad California North  33  7  37 West  117  16  1
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:  
(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 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.100000 W 48417.230000 W M 10M5D1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.100000 W 48417.230000 W M 50M5D1D

City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Germantown Maryland North  39  12  4 West  77  16  12
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:  
(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:   12.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   147.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   19.30
(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: Antenna will be on top of roof of operations building. Antenna will have a pretty clear line of site down to about 6 degrees elevation. There is no shielding around.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.100000 W 48417.230000 W M 10M5D1D
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 28600.00000000-29100.00000000 MHz FX 7.100000 W 48417.230000 W M 50M5D1D

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