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Application Form:
OET Special Temporary Authority Report

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  XTAR LLC

Attention: Todd Dudley
Street Address: 43777 Central Station Dr
P.O. Box: 20147
City: Ashburn
State: VA
Zip Code: 20147
E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Dudley
First Name: Todd
Title: Director, Navy and Maritime Programs
Phone Number: 5715241730

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
We have been working X-band licensing clarifications since last fall with DoD, STA is now necessary due to rapidly-approaching start of test window (1 Jul 19 - 31 Jan 20), which will include a series of WGS-XTAR handoff tests starting this summer.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  XTAR is a provider of commercially-available X-band SATCOM bandwidth, to be provided from our XTAR-LANT satellite at 30W, which we intend to utilize to support RDT&E efforts of a first-ever WGS-compatible remotely-operated amphibious vehicle, and, if successful, provide rapid-handoff/roaming capability between WGS and XTAR assets.

Callsign: WO9XUW
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 07/01/2019
Operation End Date: 01/31/2020

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
General Dynamics 20/20M 1 No
General Dynamics 20/20M 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): Todd Dudley
Title of Applicant (if any): Director, Navy and Maritime Programs
Date: 2019-06-03 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
North  38  18  11 West  77  27  38 Benchtesting lab located in Fredericksburg, VA 450.00
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:   5.00
(b) Orientation in horizontal plane:   119.60
(c) Orientation in vertical plane:   24.10
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 7.25000000-8.40000000 GHz MO 25.000000 W 14.620000 kW P 0.00001000 % 7M60G1D QPSK 3131.5 ksps


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