Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  Blue Origin Texas, LLC

Attention: Karl Nelson
Street Address: 35961 Hwy 54
P.O. Box:
City: Van Horn
State: TX
Zip Code: 79855
E-Mail Address: knelson@blueorigin.com

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Nelson
First Name: Karl
Title: FCC Operations Coordinator
Phone Number: 253-437-9300

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
STA is needed for telemetry down-links for launch of the New Shepard reusable space launch vehicle.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  This application is for one suborbital flight of the launch system which includes a booster and capsule. This application is for the booster alone.The capsule is covered by 0410-EX-ST-2022, call sign WT9XNL. The booster transmits on 2211 MHz. Transmissions on this STA are limited to one flight, as well as supporting pre-flight and post-landing checkouts on the ground. The airborne transmission duration is less than fifteen minutes.

Callsign: WT9XNL
Class of Station: MO
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 06/01/2022
Operation End Date: 08/01/2022

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
Comtech DMD1050 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): Karl Nelson
Title of Applicant (if any): FCC Operations Coordinator
Date: 2022-03-30 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Van Horn Texas North  31  27  6 West  104  45  46 Up to flight level 425,000 FT MSL, Van Horn, TX 8.40
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 2211.00000000- MHz MO 5.000000 W 5.000000 W M 4M00G1D QPSK
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 2211.00000000- MHz MO 5.000000 W 5.000000 W M 4M00D1D QAM16