Space Station Accepted for Filing PN 01/09/2014
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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WASHINGTON D.C. 20554
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Report No. SAT-00990
Friday January 10, 2014
Policy Branch Information
Satellite Space Applications Accepted for FilingThe applications listed below have been found, upon initial review, to be acceptable for filing. The Commission reserves
the right to return any of the applications if, upon further examination, it is determined the application is not in
conformance with the Commission's rules or its policies. Consideration of each satellite application in this Public Notice
may depend on the Commission's action on another satellite application earlier in the queue. Petitions, oppositions and
other pleadings filed in response to this notice should conform to Section 25.154 of the Commission's rules, unless
otherwise noted. 47 C.F.R. § 25.154.
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC, requests a modification of its operating authority so that it can reorient the DIRECTV 5 satellite, located at the
110.1° W.L. orbital location and operating in the 12.2-12.7 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 17.3-17.8 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands, such that
Puerto Rico falls within a portion of the DIRECTV 5 downlink beam with higher power levels. DIRECTV seeks a waiver of Section 25.148 (c)
of the Commission's rules in connection with its request.
LightSquared Subsidiary LLC, Debtor-in-Possession
LightSquared Subsidiary LLC seeks to modify its authorization for the MSAT-2 space station at 103.3° W.L. by extending the license term by
one year, from December 31, 2013, to December 31, 2014, to continue service to its customers not transitioning to its second-generation space
station, SkyTerra-1, as well as to provide a backup for that satellite. MSAT-2 operates service links to customers in the following frequency
bands: 1530-1544 MHz (space-to-Earth), 1545-1559 MHz (space-to-Earth), 1631.5-1645.5 MHz (Earth-to-space), and 1646.5-1660.5 MHz
(Earth-to-space). Feederlinks for MSAT-2 are in the 13.0-13.15 GHz and 13.20-13.25 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands. Telemetry,
tracking, and command operations use the following center frequencies: 11.7005 GHz and 11.701 GHz (space-to-Earth); 14.0005 GHz and
14.4995 GHz (Earth-to-space).
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Intelsat License LLC requests special temporary authority for a period of 180 days to (1) continue to provide Fixed-Satellite Service at 43.10°
W.L. using 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; and (2) continue to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command
functions necessary to maintain the Intelsat 9 space station at its temporarily authorized location of 43.10° W.L. using the center frequencies of
11700.5 MHz and 11702.5 MHz (space-to-Earth) and 14494.5 MHz and 14000.5 MHz (Earth-to-space). Intelsat seeks waivers of Section
2.106, footnote NG52 (formerly NG104) of the Commission's rules in connection with its requests.
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For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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