Space Station Accepted for Filing PN 11/09/2011
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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Report No. SAT-00821
Thursday November 10, 2011
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.
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Intelsat License LLC requests special temporary authority for a period of 180 days to conduct telemetry, tracking, and telecommand operations
necessary to drift the Intelsat 706 space station from its current orbital position of 72.0° E.L. to the 47.5º E.L. orbital position and to maintain
Intelsat 706 at the 47.5º E.L. orbital position using the following center frequencies: 3947.5 MHz, 3948.0 MHz , 3952.5 MHz, and 3952.0 MHz
(Right-hand Circular Polarization, space-to-Earth); and 6173.7 MHz and 6176.3 (Left-hand Circular Polarization, Earth-to-space). Additionally,
Intelsat seeks to operate Intelsat 706 temporarily at 47.5º E.L., in inclined orbit, using 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. Intelsat requests waiver of Sections 25.202(g), 25.210(a)(1), 25.210(i), and 25.211(a) of the Commission's
rules in connection with its request.
New Skies Satellites B.V.
We are correcting the Public Notice accepting for filing New Skies Satellites B.V.'s application to modify the terms of grant of U.S. market
access for its NSS-806 space station at the 40.5º W.L. orbital location. In that Public Notice, Report No. SAT-00819, we stated that, "New
Skies states that NSS-806 will provide direct-to-home services in the 11.70-11.95 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 14.25-14.50 GHz
(Earth-to-space) frequency bands." Instead, that sentence should read, "New Skies states that the steerable Ku-band spot beam on NSS-806
will operate in the 11.70-11.95 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 14.25-14.50 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands." This correction does not
change the date on which comments regarding the modification application are due. Comments are due on December 5, 2011.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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