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Released: October 19, 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.

12-1680

Report No. SAT-00905

Friday October 19, 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-AMD-20100302-00038

E S2787
Intelsat North America LLC
Amendment
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/18/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20121002-00165

E S2875
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20121002-00166

E S2876
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20121002-00167

E S2877
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service
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SAT-LOA-20121002-00168

E S2878
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20121002-00169

E S2879
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20121002-00170

E S2880
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20121002-00171

E S2881
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20121002-00172

E S2882
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20121002-00173

E S2883
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20121002-00174

E S2884
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20121002-00175

E S2885
SES Americom, Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service
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SAT-MOD-20120124-00011

E S2740
DISH Operating L.L.C.
Modification
04/22/2012 - 04/22/2022
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
10/18/2012

Nature of Service:

Other
On October 18, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the request of DISH Operating L.L.C. to modify its authorization for the
EchoStar 7 space station at the 118.8° W.L. orbital location by extending the license term from April 22, 2012, until April 22, 2022. EchoStar 7 is
a Direct Broadcast Satellite space station using DBS channels 1-21 in the 12.2-12.7 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 17.3-17.8 GHz (Earth-to-space)
frequency bands.

SAT-MOD-20120605-00094

E S2396
Intelsat License LLC
Modification
10/16/2012 - 07/18/2016
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
10/16/2012

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service
On October 16, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the application of Intelsat License LLC to modify its authorization for the
Intelsat 709 space station to authorize operation of Intelsat 709 in inclined-orbit mode at the 47.5° E.L. orbital location, instead of its currently
authorized orbital location of 72.1° E.L. Intelsat is authorized to provide Fixed-Satellite Service at 47.5° E.L. in the 3700-4200 MHz
(space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), 10.95-11.20 GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.45-11.70 GHz (space-to-Earth), 12.50-12.75 GHz
(space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.50 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands. Intelsat is also authorized to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command
operations with the Intelsat 709 space station at the 47.5° E.L. orbital location using the following frequencies: 3947.5 MHz, 3948.0 MHz,
3952.5 MHz, and 3952.0 MHz (space-to-Earth); and 6173.7 MHz and 6176.3 MHz (Earth-to-space).

SAT-MOD-20120629-00109

E S2162
SES Americom, Inc.
Modification
09/30/2012 - 09/30/2017
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
10/18/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service
On October 18, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the request of SES Americom, Inc. to modify its authorization for the
AMC-3 space station at the 67º W.L. orbital location by extending the license term from September 30, 2012, until September 30, 2017. AMC-3
provides Fixed-Satellite Service at the 67º W.L. orbital location in the following frequency bands: 3700-4200 MHz (Earth-to-space), 5925-6425
MHz (space-to-Earth), 11.7-12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space). Telemetry, tracking, and command operations use
the following center frequencies: 3700.5 MHz (space-to-Earth), 4199.5 MHz (space-to-Earth), 6423.5 MHz (Earth-to-space), and 12.1980 GHz
(space-to-Earth).

SAT-STA-20120827-00143

E S2811
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
10/18/2012
On October 18, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation to
continue to operate the EchoStar 15 satellite on Channels 23 and 24 at the 61.65 W.L. orbital location for 180 days.

SAT-STA-20121001-00164

E S2388
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
10/18/2012
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On October 18, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 60 days,
to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to effect the drift of Intelsat 702 from the 47.5º E.L. orbital location to the
33.0° E.L. orbital location, using the 3947.5 MHz, 3948.0 MHz, 3952.5 MHz and 3952.0 MHz (space-to-Earth), and 6173.7 MHz and 6176.3
MHz (Earth-to-space) frequencies. Intelsat is also authorized, on a temporary basis, to operate Intelsat 702 in inclined orbit mode at the 33.0°
E.L. orbital location to provide Fixed-Satellite Service in the 3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), 10.95-11.2
GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.45-11.70 GHz (space-to-Earth), 12.5-12.75 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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