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Released: April 26, 2013

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.

13-903

Report No. SAT-00945

Friday April 26, 2013

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-20120809-00125

E S2103
ORBCOMM License Corp.
Amendment
Granted in Part/ Deferred in Part
Effective Date:
04/25/2013

Nature of Service:

Mobile Satellite Service
See IBFS File No. SAT-MOD-20111021-00207 for description of the action taken.

SAT-AMD-20130212-00020

E S2103
ORBCOMM License Corp.
Amendment
Granted in Part/ Deferred in Part
Effective Date:
04/25/2013

Nature of Service:

Mobile Satellite Service
See IBFS File No. SAT-MOD-20111021-00207 for description of the action taken.

SAT-MOD-20111021-00207

E S2103
ORBCOMM License Corp.
Modification
10/02/2012 - 04/30/2025
Granted in Part/ Deferred in Part
Effective Date:
04/25/2013

Nature of Service:

Mobile Satellite Service
On April 25, 2013, the Satellite Division granted in part, with conditions, the amended application of Orbcomm License Corp. to modify its
authorization for a non-voice, non-geostationary mobile satellite service (Little LEO) system. The Satellite Division granted authority for an
additional feeder link, centered at 150.025 MHz, for use by all currently operating satellites in the Orbcomm system, and authority to construct
and operate that feeder link on 17 additional Orbcomm Generation 2 satellites. The Satellite Division deferred action on all other aspects of the
pending modification application, as amended. The grant was without prejudice to action on remaining portions of the amended modification
application, including Orbcomm's request to extend or waive milestones.
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SAT-STA-20130401-00055

E S2110
Iridium Constellation LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
04/25/2013
On April 25, 2013, 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' 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-20130401-00056

E S2110
Iridium Constellation LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
04/25/2013
On April 25, 2013, 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-20130410-00058

E S2388
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
04/25/2013
On April 25, 2013, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 60 days, to
continue to: (1) conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to maintain the Intelsat 702 space station at the 33.0° 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); and (2) operate Intelsat 702 at 33.0° E.L. in inclined orbit 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.

SAT-STA-20130412-00059

E S2704
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
04/25/2013
On April 25, 2013, 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 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 following center frequencies: 14.498 GHz and 13.999 GHz (Earth-to-space); and 11.451
GHz, 11.452 GHz, and 11.454 GHz (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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