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Released: December 14, 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.

12-2022

Report No. SAT-00919

Friday December 14, 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-MOD-20120814-00130

E S2811
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Modification
12/13/2012 - 08/06/2020
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/13/2012

Nature of Service:

Other
On December 13, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the application of EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation to modify the
authorization for its EchoStar 15 space station to specify operations at the 44.9° W.L. orbital location, instead of its currently authorized orbital
location at 61.55° W.L. EchoStar is authorized to provide Broadcasting-Satellite Service in the 12.2-12.7 GHz (space-to-Earth) frequency band
via EchoStar 15 at the 44.9° W.L. EchoStar is also authorized to conduct feeder link operations in the 17.3-17.8 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency
bands.

SAT-MPL-20120215-00017

E S2463
New Skies Satellites B.V.
Modification to PDR/PPL
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/10/2012

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service
On December 10, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the petition of New Skies Satellites, B.V., as supplemented, for access to
the U.S. market in the 3625-3700 MHz (space-to-Earth) and 5850-5925 MHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands via the NSS-7 space station at the
20° W.L. orbital location. The operations of NSS-7 addressed by this grant are licensed by the Administration of the Netherlands.

SAT-STA-20121022-00186

E S2382
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/07/2012
On December 7, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 180
days, to continue 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, and to maintain Intelsat 10 upon its arrival at 47.5° E.L., using the following center frequencies:
12.7475 GHz and 12.7485 GHz (space-to-Earth); and 14.0005 GHz and 14.4995 GHz (Earth-to-space). Intelsat is also authorized, on a temporary
basis, to provide Fixed-Satellite Service via Intelsat 10 at the 47.5° E.L. orbital location 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-20121026-00189

E S2229
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/07/2012
On December 7, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 180
days, to continue to perform telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to drift the Intelsat 7 space station from the 68.65º E.L.
orbital location to the 59.85° E.L. orbital location, and to maintain Intelsat 7 upon its arrival at 59.85° E.L., using the following center
frequencies: 11.451 GHz and 11.453 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 13.998 GHz (Earth-to-space). Intelsat is also authorized, on a temporary basis, to
provide Fixed-Satellite Service via Intelsat 7 at the 59.85° E.L. orbital location in the 3400-3700 MHz (space-to-Earth), 6425-6725 MHz
(Earth-to-space), 10.95-11.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.45-11.70 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 13.75-14.25 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands.

SAT-STA-20121203-00206

E S2232
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/13/2012
On December 13, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority, for a period of 30 days, to EchoStar Satellite
Operating Corporation to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to drift EchoStar 6 from its currently authorized orbital
location of 76.95° W.L. to the 76.80° W.L. orbital location, and to maintain EchoStar 6 at 76.80° W.L., using the following center frequencies:
17305.0 MHz (Earth-to-space); and 12203.0 MHz, 12204.0 MHz (space-to-Earth). EchoStar is also authorized, on a temporary basis, to provide
Direct Broadcast Satellite service via EchoStar 6 from the 76.80° W.L. orbital location on DBS channels 1-32 with feeder links in the 17.3-17.8
GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency band and service links in the 12.2-12.7 GHz (space-to-Earth) frequency band.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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