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Released: December 21, 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.

12-2065

Report No. SAT-00921

Friday December 21, 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-20100602-00120

E S2809
VIASAT, INC.
Amendment
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
12/13/2012

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-AMD-20100831-00186

E S2809
VIASAT, INC.
Amendment
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
12/13/2012

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-LOA-20100217-00029

E S2809
VIASAT, INC.
Launch and Operating Authority
Withdrawn
Effective Date:
12/13/2012

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service

SAT-STA-20121109-00197

E S2369
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Granted in Part / Denied in Part
Effective Date:
12/14/2012
On December 14, 2012, the Satellite Division granted in part, with conditions, and denied in part the application of DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC
for special temporary authority, for a period ending on December 31, 2012, to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to
maintain the DIRECTV 1R space station at the 55.8º E.L. orbital location using the following center frequencies: 17.305 GHz and 17.799 GHz
(Earth-to-space); and 12.69825 GHz and 12.69925 GHz (space-to-Earth). DIRECTV's request for a grant nunc pro tunc was denied.
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SAT-STA-20121126-00202

E S2398
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/19/2012
On December 19, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC for a period of 30
days to perform tracking, telemetry, and command operations with the Intelsat 707 space station to execute end-of-life maneuvers. These
maneuvers are intended to boost Intelsat 707 from its current location at 53.0° W.L. to a disposal orbit with a minimum perigee altitude of 150
kilometers above the geostationary arc. Intelsat is authorized to use the following center frequencies for these operations: 3948.0 MHz and
3952.0 MHz (space-to-Earth) and 6173.7 MHz and 6176.3 MHz (Earth-to-space).

SAT-STA-20121203-00205

E S2369
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/14/2012
On December 14, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC, for a period
of 30 days to conduct in-orbit testing of DIRECTV 1R at the 55.8 E.L. orbital location using the 12.2-12.5 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 17.3-17.8
GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands.

SAT-STA-20121207-00210

E S2110
Iridium Constellation LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/19/2012
On December 19, 2012, the Satellite Division granted special temporary authority to Iridium Constellation LLC for a period of 60 days to modify
the operations of its 'Big LEO' band non-geostationary satellite orbit constellation. Specifically, Iridium is authorized to continue to operate
satellite SV023 as a non-transmitting spare satellite approximately 300 kilometers behind satellite SV094 at an altitude of approximately 778
kilometers.

SAT-STA-20121210-00212

E S2400
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/20/2012
On December 20, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 30
days, to continue to provide Fixed-Satellite Service via Intelsat 701 at the 157.0º E.L. orbital location 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), 11.7-11.95 GHz (space-to-Earth),
12.5-12.75 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands. Intelsat is also authorized to continue to conduct
telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to maintain Intelsat 701 at the 157.0º E.L. orbital location using the following center
frequencies: 3947.5 MHz (space-to-Earth), 3948.0 MHz (space-to-Earth), 3952.5 MHz (space-to-Earth), 3952.0 MHz (space-to-Earth), 6173.7
MHz (Earth-to-space), and 6176.3 MHz (Earth-to-space).

SAT-STA-20121210-00213

E S2110
Iridium Constellation LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/19/2012
On December 19, 2012, the Satellite Division granted special temporary authority to Iridium Constellation LLC, for a period of 60 days, to
continue to co-locate one of its spare in-orbit satellites with another satellite in its orbital constellation.

SAT-STA-20121210-00214

E S2401
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/20/2012
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On December 20, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 30
days, to continue to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations with the Intelsat 706 space station necessary to drift the Intelsat 706
space station from the 72.0º E.L. orbital location to the 157.0º E.L. orbital location using the following center 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-STA-20121211-00215

E S2388
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/20/2012
On December 20, 2012, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 60
days, to continue 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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