Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  SRI International

Attention: Robert Sparr
Street Address: 333 Ravenswood Ave
P.O. Box:
City: Menlo Park
State: CA
Zip Code: 94025
E-Mail Address: robert.sparr@sri.com

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Sparr
First Name: Robert
Title: Principal Research Engineer
Phone Number: 650-859-5112

Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
The hardware is a prototype system that will only be used for a few months.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  We will use this transmitter to demonstrate the ability to detect and track space debris.

Callsign: WF9XQT
Class of Station: FX
Nature of Service: Experimental

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 06/18/2012
Operation End Date: 12/17/2012

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
IFI Instruments T251-500A 2 No
Aeroflex IFR-3416 1 No
Stanford Research Systems PRS10 1 No
NovAtel OEM5 1 No
SRI International (septum feed) v01 1 Yes

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): Robert Sparr
Title of Applicant (if any): Principal Research Engineer
Date: 2012-04-30 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Palo Alto (Stanford) California North  37  24  31 West  122  10  49
Datum:  NAD 83
Is a directional antenna (other than radar) used?   Yes
Exhibit submitted:   Yes
(a) Width of beam in degrees at the half-power point:   0.44
(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:   48.80
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   121.50
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   7.90
(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: Foothill ridge line, 700 m max. altitude Antenna structure has been a highly visible landmark used by area pilots for about 50 years
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 902.00000000-928.00000000 MHz FX 500.000000 W 435.000000 W P 100HN0N unmodulated CW carrier
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
Modified 902.00000000-928.00000000 MHz FX 500.000000 W 435.000000 W P 12M0FXN linear ramp (LFM chirp)