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Released: April 1, 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE
Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

445 12th St., S.W.

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

Washington, D.C. 20554

DA 14-432
April 1, 2014

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES THAT

APPLICATION FOR H BLOCK (1915-1920 MHZ AND 1995-2000 MHZ) LICENSES IS

ACCEPTED FOR FILING

Auction No. 96

Report No. AUC-96 (Auction No. 96)

On February 27, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission completed an auction of 176 H
Block licenses in the 1915-1920 MHz and 1995-2000 MHz bands (Auction 96).1 The long-form
application (FCC Form 601) for the H Block licenses listed in Attachment A has been found, upon initial
review, to be acceptable for filing. The Commission may return or dismiss any application if it is found,
upon further examination, to be defective or not in conformance with the Commission’s rules. See 47
C.F.R. § 1.934(a), (d).
Petitions to deny the application listed in Attachment A must be filed no later than

April 11,

2014, ten (10) days after the date of this Public Notice. Oppositions to a petition to deny must be filed no
later than

April 18, 2014

, five (5) business days after the filing date for petitions to deny. Replies to
oppositions must be filed no later than

April 25, 2014

, five (5) business days after the filing date for
oppositions. All pleadings filed regarding the lower and upper H Block long-form application should
refer both to

Report No. AUC-96

and to the file number of the application.
Pleadings may be filed electronically through the Commission’s Universal Licensing System
(ULS), or by paper pursuant to the following instructions.

If filing electronically

, users may access the ULS website at http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/.
Each screen indicates the information to be provided or the action(s) to be performed to
complete that screen. From the ULS website, begin the process of filing a pleading click on
“SUBMIT A PLEADING”. The link takes the user to the Pleadings Information screen.
Upon completing the Pleadings Information screen, click “CONTINUE” to go to the File
Numbers/Call Signs
screen. Upon providing the information required on that screen,
complete steps three and four at the Attach File and Confirmation screens, respectively. For

1 Auction of H Block Licenses in 1915-1920 MHz and 1995-2000 MHz Bands Closes; Winning Bidder Announced
for Auction 96, Public Notice, DA 14-279 (WTB rel. Feb. 28, 2014).

more information, detailed instructions can be found in the Public Notice announcing the
implementation of electronic filing for pleadings.2
• If filing by paper, a party must file an original and four copies of each pleading with the
Office of the Secretary. Filings may be delivered by hand or messenger, by commercial
overnight courier, or by first-class or overnight U.S. Postal Service mail. All filings must be
addressed to the Commission’s Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal Communications
Commission.
o All hand-delivered or messenger-delivered paper filings must be delivered to FCC
Headquarters at 445 12th Street, S.W., Room TW-A325, Washington, D.C. 20554.
The filing hours are 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. All hand-deliveries must be held
together with rubber bands or fasteners. All envelopes must be disposed of before
entering the building.
o Commercial overnight mail (other than U.S. Postal Service mail) must be sent to
9300 East Hampton Drive, Capitol Heights, MD 20743.
o All other mail, including U.S. Postal Service First-Class, Express, and Priority mail
must be addressed to 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington D.C. 20554.
One copy of each pleading must be delivered electronically to (1) the Commission’s duplicating
contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., at fcc@bcpiweb.com or (202) 488-5563 (facsimile); (2) David
Hu, Broadband Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, at david.hu@fcc.gov; and (3) Matthew
Pearl, Broadband Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, at matthew.pearl@fcc.gov. If
delivered as a paper filing by hand or messenger delivery, by commercial overnight courier, or by first-
class or overnight U.S. Postal Service mail, one copy of each pleading must be delivered to (1) the
Commission’s duplicating contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., according to the procedures set forth
above for paper filings; (2) David Hu at 445 12th Street, S.W., Room 3-A165, Washington, D.C. 20554;
and (3) Matthew Pearl at 445 12th Street, S.W., Room 3-A232, Washington, D.C. 20554.
The application listed in Attachment A is available to the public for electronic viewing through
ULS. Any amendments to FCC Form 601 applications must also be filed electronically through ULS.
For technical assistance in using ULS for viewing applications or filing amendments to applications,
contact the ULS Licensing Support Hotline at (877) 480-3201, or Ruth Taylor at (717) 338-2658. The
ULS Licensing Support Hotline is available Monday through Friday, from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Eastern Time. All calls to the ULS Licensing Support Hotline are recorded. Questions regarding
procedural issues should be directed to Matthew Pearl at (202) 418-2607.
Attachment A – Application Accepted for Filing – Sorted by Market Number.

2 Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Enhances the Commission’s Universal Licensing System to Implement
Electronic Filing for Pleadings, Public Notice, 21 FCC Rcd 424 (WTB 2006).
2

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