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Released: October 26, 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.

12-1727

Report No. SAT-00907

Friday October 26, 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-STA-20120315-00049

E S2844
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
10/23/2012
On October 23, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation, for
a period of 60 days, to conduct in-orbit testing of the EchoStar 16 Direct Broadcast Satellite space station at the 67.1º W.L. orbital location in the
12.2-12.7 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 17.3-17.8 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands. EchoStar is also authorized to conduct tracking, telemetry
and command operations using the following center frequencies during in-orbit testing at the 67.1º W.L. orbital location and during the drift of
EchoStar 16 to its authorized location of 61.5º W.L. upon completion of in-orbit testing: 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-STA-20120911-00147

E S2704
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
10/25/2012
On October 25, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 30 days,
to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to drift the Intelsat 5 space station from the 169.0° E.L. orbital location to the
65.45° E.L. orbital location, using the 14498 MHz and 13999 MHz (Earth-to-space); and 11451 MHz, 11452 MHz, and 11454 MHz
(space-to-Earth) frequencies .

SAT-STA-20120925-00155

E S2382
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
10/23/2012
On October 23, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 30 days,
to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to drift the Intelsat 10 space station from the 68.5º E.L. orbital location to the
47.5° E.L. orbital location, using the 12.7475 GHz and 12.7485 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.0005 GHz and 14.4995 GHz (Earth-to-space)
frequencies. Intelsat is also authorized, on a temporary basis, to operate Intelsat 10 at the 47.5° E.L. orbital location to provide Fixed-Satellite
Service in the 3400-3700 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), 11.45-11.70 GHz (space-to-Earth), 12.25-12.75 GHz
(space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands.
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SAT-STA-20120926-00156

E S2396
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
10/19/2012

SAT-STA-20121015-00181

E S2831
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
10/25/2012
On October 25, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 30 days,
to continue to conduct in-orbit testing of the Intelsat 23 space station at the 51.5° W.L. orbital location in the 3700 - 4200 MHz (space-to-Earth),
5925 - 6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), 11.45 - 11.70 GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.7 - 12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.0 - 14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space)
frequency bands. Additionally, Intelsat is granted authority to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to maintain Intelsat
23 at 51.5° W.L. and to drift Intelsat 23 from 51.5° W.L. to its authorized location at 53.0° W.L. using center frequencies of 6173.7 MHz and
6176.3 MHz (Earth-to-space) and 3947.5/3948 MHz or 3952/3952.5 MHz (space-to-Earth).
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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