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Released: December 4, 2009

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

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TTY (202) 418-2555

DA No.

09-2538

Report No. SAT-00652

Friday December 4, 2009

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-AMD-20090528-00059

E S2789
Intelsat North America LLC
Amendment
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
11/25/2009

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service
For a full description of the action taken, see IBFS File No. SAT-LOA-20090410-0043.

SAT-LOA-20090410-00043

E S2789
Intelsat North America LLC
Launch and Operating Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
11/25/2009

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service
On November 25, 2009, the Satellite Division granted, subject to conditions, the application of Intelsat North America LLC, as amended by IBFS
File No. SAT-AMD-20090528-00059, to launch and operate the Intelsat 15 space station at the 85.15º E.L. orbital location using the 14.00-14.50
GHz (Earth-to-space), 13.75-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space), 10.95-11.20 GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.45-11.70 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 12.5-12.75
GHz (space-to-Earth) frequency bands to provide Fixed-Satellite Service (FSS). In addition, the Satellite Division found that Intelsat North
America has satisfied the first three milestones (execute a binding non-contingent contract for construction, complete the critical design review,
and commence construction) required for a geostationary satellite. The milestone and bond requirements were adjusted accordingly.

SAT-STA-20090821-00092

E S2653
EchoStar Corporation
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/01/2009

Nature of Service:

Direct Broadcast Satellite Service
On December 1, 2009, the Satellite Division granted, subject to conditions, special temporary authority to EchoStar Corporation to operate its
EchoStar 12 Direct Broadcast Satellite Service satellite over Channels 23 and 24 at the 61.5º W.L. orbital location for a period of 180 days, from
September 28, 2009 to March 27, 2010.
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SAT-STA-20090910-00096

E
Sirius XM Radio Inc.
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/01/2009
On December 1, 2009, the Satellite Division granted, subject to conditions, special temporary authority to Sirius XM Radio Inc. for a period of
180 days, commencing on September 13, 2009, to continue to operate two types of indoor terrestrial repeaters with an effective isotropically
radiated power (EIRP) of (1) up to 10 watts and (2) up to 0.0001 watts, respectively, at trade shows and other indoor locations. Sirius XM will
operate these repeaters using the 2320-2345 MHz frequency band, which is assigned for Sirius XM's exclusive use to provide Satellite Digital
Audio Radio Service (SDARS).

SAT-STA-20091014-00110

E S2789
Intelsat North America LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/03/2009

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service
On December 3, 2009, the Satellite Division granted, subject to conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat North America LLC for a
period of 30 days, commencing December 7, 2009, to conduct in-orbit testing (IOT) of the Intelsat-15 space station at the 63.15º E.L. orbital
location and to drift Intelsat-15 from 63.15º E.L. to its assigned orbital location of 85.15 º E.L. after completion of IOT operations. Intelsat North
America is authorized to use the 13.75-14.00 GHz (Earth-to-space), 14.00-14.50 GHz (Earth-to-space), 10.95-11.20 GHz (space-to-Earth),
11.45-11.70 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 12.5-12.75 GHz (space-to-Earth) frequency bands for these operations.

SAT-STA-20091201-00134

E
Intelsat North America LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/03/2009
On December 3, 2009, the Satellite Division granted the request of Intelsat North America LLC for special temporary authority to continue
operating the Intelsat 706 space station at the 54.85° E.L. orbital location through January 4, 2010. Operations pursuant to this authorization shall
be in accordance with conditions imposed as part of Intelsat 706's authorization to operate at this orbital location granted on March 20, 2009. See
IBFS File No. SAT-MOD-20081124-00218 (grant stamp, dated March 20, 2009).

SAT-STA-20091202-00135

E S2156
SES Americom, Inc.
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/03/2009
On December 3, 2009, the Satellite Division granted special temporary authority to SES Americom, Inc., for a period of seven days, to permit the
AMC-5 satellite to drift outside its assigned station-keeping box of 78.95° W.L. +/- 0.05° for brief periods to enable thermal fuel gauging
measurements to be taken for end-of-life planning purposes. Specifically, SES Americom, Inc. is granted authority to drift AMC-5 up to 0.0045°
beyond the eastern (78.90° W.L.) edge of its assigned box for limited periods, as set forth in its application.

SAT-T/C-20091125-00125

E S2751
Intelsat New Dawn Company, Ltd.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/03/2009

Current Licensee:

Intelsat New Dawn Company, Ltd.

FROM:

Intelsat Global, Ltd. (Bermuda)

TO:

Intelsat Global, S.A. (Luxembourg)
No. of Station(s) listed: 1
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SAT-T/C-20091125-00126

E S2423
PanAmSat H-2 Licensee Corp.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/03/2009

Current Licensee:

PanAmSat H-2 Licensee Corp.

FROM:

Intelsat Global, Ltd. (Bermuda)

TO:

Intelsat Global, S.A. (Luxembourg)
No. of Station(s) listed: 1

SAT-T/C-20091125-00127

E
PanAmSat Licensee Corp.
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/03/2009

Current Licensee:

PanAmSat Licensee Corp.

FROM:

Intelsat Global, Ltd. (Bermuda)

TO:

Intelsat Global, S.A. (Luxembourg)
No. of Station(s) listed: 21

SAT-T/C-20091125-00128

E S2154
Intelsat North America LLC
Transfer of Control
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/03/2009

Current Licensee:

Intelsat North America LLC

FROM:

Intelsat Global, Ltd. (Bermuda)

TO:

Intelsat Global, S.A. (Luxembourg)
No. of Station(s) listed: 25
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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