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Released: August 1, 2014
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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.

14-1119

Report No.

SAT-01033

Friday August 1, 2014

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-MOD-20131030-00126

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S2811

EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation

Modification

07/30/2014 - 08/06/2020

Grant of Authority

Effective Date:

07/30/2014

Nature of Service:

Other

On July 30, 2014, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the request of EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation to modify its

authorization for the EchoStar 15 space station. EchoStar is authorized to continue to provide service via EchoStar 15 from the 45.1° W.L.

orbital location using the 12.2-12.7 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 17.3-17.8 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands until such time as it chooses to

repoint EchoStar 15 as described in its application, subject to prior notification. EchoStar is also authorized to continue to conduct telemetry,

tracking and command operations necessary to maintain EchoStar 15 at the 45.1° W.L. orbital location using the following center frequencies:

17.7915 GHz and 17.7935 GHz (Earth-to-space); and 12.6920 GHz, 12.6930 GHz, 12.6945 GHz, and 12.6985 GHz (space-to-Earth).

SAT-MOD-20140515-00052

E

S2616

XM Radio LLC

Modification

12/16/2014 - 12/15/2022

Grant of Authority

Effective Date:

07/30/2014

Nature of Service:

Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service

On July 30, 2014, the Satellite Division granted the application of XM Radio LLC to modify its authorization for its XM-4 space station at the

115.25° W.L. orbital location by extending the eight-year license term for an additional eight years, through December 15, 2022. XM Radio is

authorized to continue to provide Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service via XM-4 at the 115.25° W.L. orbital location in the 2332.5-2345 MHz

(space-to-Earth) frequency band and to receive feeder link transmissions in the 7025-7075 MHz (Earth-to-space) frequency band.

SAT-STA-20140508-00048

E

S2741

EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation

Special Temporary Authority

Grant of Authority

Effective Date:

07/29/2014

On July 29, 2014, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation, for a

period of 180 days, to continue to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to maintain the EchoStar 3 Direct Broadcast

Satellite space station as an in-orbit spare at the 61.8º W.L. orbital location using the following center frequencies: 12.201 GHz, 12.203 GHz,

and 12.699 GHz (space-to-Earth); and 17.3015 GHz (Earth-to-space).

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SAT-STA-20140612-00062

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S2110

Iridium Constellation LLC

Special Temporary Authority

Grant of Authority

Effective Date:

07/29/2014

On July 29, 2014, the Satellite Division granted special temporary authority to Iridium Constellation LLC, for a period of 180 days, to continue

to operate six space stations in its non-geostationary orbit constellation in a manner consistent with a revised post-mission disposal plan

proposed in the license modification application in IBFS File No. SAT-MOD-20080701-00140.

SAT-STA-20140612-00063

E

S2110

Iridium Constellation LLC

Special Temporary Authority

Grant of Authority

Effective Date:

07/29/2014

On July 29, 2014, the Satellite Division granted special temporary authority to Iridium Constellation LLC, for a period of 180 days beginning

August 26, 2014, to continue to operate one space station in its non-geostationary orbit constellation in a manner consistent with a revised

post-mission disposal plan proposed in the license modification application in IBFS File No. SAT-MOD-20080701-00140.

SAT-T/C-20140613-00068

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S2862

Skybox Imaging, Inc.

Transfer of Control

Grant of Authority

Effective Date:

07/30/2014

Current Licensee:

Skybox Imaging, Inc.

FROM:

SKYBOX IMAGING, INC.

TO:

Google Inc.

No. of Station(s) listed: 1

For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.

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