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Space Station Accepted for Filing PN 09/27/2012

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Released: September 28, 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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WASHINGTON D.C. 20554

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Report No. SAT-00901

Friday September 28, 2012

Policy Branch Information

Satellite Space Applications Accepted for Filing

The 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.

SAT-A/O-20120817-00137

E S2369
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC
Date Filed:
08/17/2012 16:01:09:99300
Authorization to Operate
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC requests authority to operate its Direct Broadcast Satellite service space station, DIRECTV 1R, at the 56.16º W.L.
orbital location in the 12.2-12.5 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 17.3-17.6 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands. DIRECTV seeks waiver of Sections
25.114(d)(14)(ii) and 25.283(c) of the Commission's rules in connection with its request.

SAT-AMD-20120824-00142

E S2872
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC
Date Filed:
08/24/2012 15:43:53:80000
Amendment
See IBFS File No. SAT-A/O-20120817-00137 for a description of the application.

SAT-AMD-20120913-00148

E S2872
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC
Date Filed:
09/13/2012 11:25:47:43000
Amendment
See IBFS File No. SAT-A/O-20120817-00137 for a description of the application.

SAT-MOD-20120813-00128

E S2110
Iridium Constellation LLC
Date Filed:
08/13/2012 13:44:51:21600
Modification
Iridium Constellation LLC requests to modify its license for the operation of a constellation of non-geostationary-orbit Mobile-Satellite Service
space stations in the 1617.775-1626.5 MHz (service link), 19.4-19.6 GHz (feeder downlink), and 29.1-29.25 GHz (feeder uplink) frequency bands
to allow operation of additional satellites in tandem with existing satellites that become partially impaired. Iridium Constellation requests waiver
of the requirement in Section 25.117(c) of the Commission's rules to include Schedule S information.
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SAT-MOD-20120814-00130

E S2811
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Date Filed:
08/14/2012 13:43:44:94300
Modification
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation requests to modify its authorization for the EchoStar 15 Broadcasting-Satellite Service space station to
specify operations in the 12.2-12.7 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 17.3-17.8 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands at the 44.9º W.L. orbital location,
rather than its currently assigned orbital location of 61.5º W.L.

SAT-MOD-20120829-00144

E S2844
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Date Filed:
08/29/2012 16:44:33:64300
Modification
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation requests a waiver of Section 25.215 of the Commission's rules to modify its authorization for Echo Star
16 Direct Broadcast Satellite service space station which, when launched, will operate at 61.5° W.L and use the 12.2-12.7 GHz (space-to-Earth)
and 17.3-17.8 (Earth-to-space) frequencies. The modification reflects the results of antenna tests conducted by the satellite manufacturer.

SAT-STA-20120924-00153

E S2232
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Date Filed:
09/24/2012 16:03:21:45600
Special Temporary Authority
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation requests special temporary authority for a period of 180 days to continue to operate the EchoStar 6
space station to provide Direct Broadcast Satellite service at the 76.95º W.L. orbital location, in the 17.3-17.8 GHz (Earth-to-space) and the
12.2-12.7 GHz (space-to-Earth) frequency bands. EchoStar will perform on-station tracking, telemetry and command operations using center
frequencies located at: 17.305 GHz (Earth-to-space), and 12.203 GHz and 12.204 GHz (space-to-Earth). EchoStar states that it will continue to
comply with conditions set forth in its first grant of special temporary authority for EchoStar 6 at the 76.95° W.L. orbital location, IBFS File No.
SAT-STA-20110207-00026 (granted Feb. 11, 2011).
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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