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Released: December 13, 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.

13-2372

Report No. SAT-00985

Friday December 13, 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-MPL-20130906-00114

E S2591
New Skies Satellites B.V.
Modification to PDR/PPL
Granted in Part/ Deferred in Part
Effective Date:
12/06/2013

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service
On December 6, 2013, the Satellite Division granted in part, with conditions, the petition of New Skies Satellites B.V., IBFS File No.
SAT-MPL-20130906-00114, to modify the terms of the grant of U.S. market access for its NSS-806 space station. Specifically, New Skies'
grant of U.S. market access is modified to: (1) reflect the relocation of NSS-806 from the 40.5° W.L. orbital location to the 47.5º W.L. orbital
location; (2) allow NSS-806 to provide Fixed-Satellite Service to the United States in the 3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz
(Earth-to-space), 11.70-11.95 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.25 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands; (3) allow NSS-806 to provide
direct-to-home services in the 3700-4200 MHz and 11.7-11.95 GHz bands within the United States and between the United States and specified
foreign markets; and (4) allow New Skies to re-point the steerable conventional Ku-band spot beam on NSS-806 from its current pointing over
South America to a pointing that will cover the United States and the Caribbean, and allow New Skies to re-point the steerable spot beam
anywhere within the visible Earth, subject to the parameters described in its petition. The Satellite Division deferred action on New Skies'
petition to access the U.S. market via NSS-806 from 47.5° W.L. in extended C-band frequencies.

SAT-STA-20131203-00141

E S2110
Iridium Constellation LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/12/2013
On December 12, 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-20131203-00142

E S2110
Iridium Constellation LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/12/2013
On December 12, 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
its satellite, SV023, as a non-transmitting spare satellite, approximately 300 kilometers behind satellite SV094 at an altitude of approximately
778 kilometers.
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SAT-STA-20131204-00144

E S2401
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
12/12/2013
On December 12, 2013, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 60
days, to: (1) continue to provide Fixed-Satellite Service, on a temporary basis, via the Intelsat 706 space station 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), 11.45-11.7 GHz (space-to-Earth),
12.5-12.75 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands; and (2) conduct telemetry, tracking, and command
operations necessary to maintain the Intelsat 706 space station at 157.0º E.L. 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).
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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