FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY

Applicant Name
Name of Applicant:  CSTARS - University of Miami

Address
Attention: Dr. Bjoern Lund
Street Address: 11811 SW 168 Street
P.O. Box:
City: Miami
State: FL
Zip Code: 33177-2137
Country:
E-Mail Address: blund@cstars.miami.edu

Best Contact
Give the following information of person who can best handle inquiries pertaining to this application:  
Last Name: Lund
First Name: Bjoern
Title: Assoc. Scientist
Phone Number: 786-387-8652

Explanation
Please explain in the area below why an STA is necessary:
Permission to operate Marine X-band Radar from shore location to measure winds, waves and currents in Santa Cruz, CA.

Purpose of Operation
Please explain the purpose of operation:  This operation is in support of a research experiment funded by the Office of Naval Research.

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

Requested Period of Operation
Operation Start Date: 05/01/2022
Operation End Date: 10/31/2022

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
GEM Electtronica SU70-25E 1 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): Bjoern Lund
Title of Applicant (if any): Dr.
Date: 2022-03-28 00:00:00.0

Station Location
City State Latitude Longitude Mobile Radius of Operation
Santa Cruz California North  36  56  55 West  122  3  57 5.00
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:   14.00
(b) Elevation of ground at antenna site above mean sea level in meters:   10.00
(c) Distance to nearest aircraft landing area in kilometers:   14.00
(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: The antenna will be mounted inside the University of California Santa Cruz Joseph M. Long Marine Laboratory campus on a telescopic trailer tower with a maximum height of 14 m. It will be located within 20 m from single story laboratory buildings, 50 m from water tanks, and 70 m from two story laboratory buildings. The latter two are of a similar or greater elevation than the antenna.
Action Frequency Station Class Output Power/ERP Mean Peak Frequency Tolerance (+/-) Emission Designator Modulating Signal
New 9360.00000000-9460.00000000 MHz FX 25.000000 kW 106.000000 MW P 0.21000000 % N0X