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Released: June 29, 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
445 12th STREET S.W.
WASHINGTON D.C. 20554

News media information 202-418-0500
Internet: http://www.fcc.gov (or ftp.fcc.gov)
TTY (202) 418-2555

DA No.

12-1017

Report No. SAT-00879

Friday June 29, 2012

Policy Branch Information

Actions Taken

The Commission, by its International Bureau, took the following actions pursuant to delegated authority. The effective
date of these actions is the release date of this Notice, except where an effective date is specified.

SAT-LOA-20110902-00172

E S2844
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Launch and Operating Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
06/22/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct Broadcast Satellite Service
On June 22, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the application of EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation for authority to
construct, launch, and operate a Direct Broadcast Satellite service space station, EchoStar 16, at the 61.5º W.L. orbital location on DBS channels
3-32. EchoStar is authorized to construct and launch EchoStar 16 with the capability of operating on DBS channels 1 and 2, but did not seek and
is not granted authority to operate on DBS channels 1 and 2 pursuant to this authorization. EchoStar is authorized to operate the EchoStar 16
space station using feeder links in the 17.3-17.8 GHz band (Earth-to-space) and service links in the 12.2-12.7 GHz band (space-to-Earth). In
addition, EchoStar 16 is authorized for launch, transfer orbit, and on-station tracking, telemetry and command communications using center
frequencies located at 17.307 GHz and 17.7955 GHz (Earth-to-space), and 12.694 GHz, 12.695 GHz, 12.6965 GHz, and 12.6975 GHz
(space-to-Earth).

SAT-MOD-20111220-00243

E S2162
SES Americom, Inc.
Modification
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
06/28/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service
On June 28, 2012 the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the application of SES Americom, Inc. to modify the authorization for the
AMC-3 space station to specify operations at the 67º W.L. orbital location, rather than at 86.9º W.L. SES Americom is authorized to provide
Fixed-Satellite Service, including direct-to-home services, in the 11.7-12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency
bands. In addition, SES is authorized to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to maintain AMC-3 at 67º W.L. using
center frequencies located at 3700.5 MHz (space-to-Earth), 4199.5 MHz (space-to-Earth), 6423.5 MHz (Earth-to-space), and 12.198 GHz
(space-to-Earth).

SAT-MOD-20120619-00099

E S2460
Intelsat License LLC
Modification
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
06/22/2012
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Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-MOD-20120619-00101

E S2460
Intelsat License LLC
Modification
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
06/22/2012

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-MPL-20110923-00187

E S2591
New Skies Satellites B.V.
Modification to PDR/PPL
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
06/28/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service
On June 28, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the petition filed by New Skies Satellites B.V. to modify the Commission's
Permitted Space Station List entry for the NSS-806 space station at the 40.5º W.L. orbital location to include the provision of direct-to-home
services in the U.S. market in the 3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), 11.70-12.20 GHz (space-to-Earth), and
14.0-14.50 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands.

SAT-STA-20120509-00082

E S2162
SES Americom, Inc.
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
06/28/2012
Application listed in IBFS as granted to reflect operations pursuant to Section 1.62 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. 1.62. See also IBFS File
No. SAT-MOD-20111220-00243 (granted June 28, 2012).
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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