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WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES THAT APPLICATIONS FOR BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE LICENSES ARE ACCEPTED FOR FILING

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Released: February 26, 2010

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D.C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322


DA 10-348

Released: February 26, 2010

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES THAT APPLICATIONS FOR

BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE LICENSES ARE ACCEPTED FOR FILING

Auction Event No. 86

Report No. AUC-86 (Auction No. 86)

On October 30, 2009, the Federal Communications Commission completed Auction No. 86 for
Broadband Radio Service licenses in the 2496-2502, 2602-2615, and 2616-2673.5 MHz bands (“BRS”).1
The long-form applications (FCC Form 601) for the BRS licenses listed in Attachment A have been
found, upon initial review, acceptable for filing.2 The Commission may return or dismiss any application
if it is found, upon further examination, to be defective or not in conformance with the Commission’s
rules. See 47 C.F.R. § 1.934(a), (d).
Petitions to deny the applications listed in Attachment A must be filed no later than

March 8,

2010, ten (10) days after the date of this Public Notice. See 47 C.F.R. § 1.2108(b). Oppositions to a
petition to deny must be filed no later than

March 15, 2010

, five (5) days after the filing date for petitions
to deny. See 47 C.F.R. § 1.2108(c). Replies to oppositions must be filed no later than

March 22, 2010

,
five (5) days after the filing date for oppositions. See 47 C.F.R. § 1.2108(c). All pleadings filed
regarding the BRS long-form applications should refer to

Report No. AUC-86

as well as to the specific
file number of the individual application.
Submissions may be filed electronically, through the Commission’s Universal Licensing System
(“ULS”), or by paper,3 pursuant to the instructions below.


1 Auction of Broadband Radio Service Licenses Closes; Winning Bidders Announced for Auction No. 86, Public
Notice
, DA 09-2378 (WTB rel. November 6, 2009).
2 See In the Matters of AST Telecom, LLC, Public Service Wireless Services, Inc., and Cavalier Wireless, LLC,
Order, DA 06-2120 (WTB rel. October 26, 2006).
3 The Commission has enhanced ULS to implement the electronic filing of pleadings. See Wireless
Telecommunications Bureau Enhances the Commission’s Universal Licensing System to Implement Electronic
Filing for Pleadings, Public Notice, 21 FCC Rcd 424 (WTB 2006) (“ULS Pleadings Implementation PN”); see also
FCC Announces New Filing Location for Paper Documents and a New Fax Number for General Correspondence,

·

If filed electronically

, the ULS website may be accessed at http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/.
From the ULS website, interested parties begin the process of submitting a pleading by
clicking on the “SUBMIT A PLEADING” link. The link takes the user first to the Pleadings
Information
Screen. Upon completion of that screen, clicking “CONTINUE” will take the
user to the File Numbers/Call Signs Screen. Upon completing that screen, the user continues
to complete the third and fourth steps of the process, in the Attach File and Confirmation
Screens, respectively. Each screen will indicate the information to be supplied and/or the
action(s) to be performed for completion of that screen. Additionally, a more detailed
description of the instructions can be found in the Public Notice announcing the enhancement
of ULS to implement electronic filing for pleadings.4
·

If filed by paper,

the original and four copies of each filing must be filed by hand or
messenger delivery, by first-class or overnight U.S. Postal Service mail (although we
continue to experience delays in receiving U.S. Postal Service mail), or by commercial
overnight courier:
o The Commission’s contractor will receive hand-delivered or messenger-delivered
paper filings for the Commission’s Secretary at 236 Massachusetts Avenue, N.E.,
Suite 110, Washington, D.C. 20002. The filing hours for this location are 8:00 a.m.
to 7:00 p.m. All hand deliveries must be held together with rubber bands or
fasteners. Any envelopes must be disposed of before entering the building.
o U.S. Postal Service first-class mail, Express Mail and Priority Mail should be
addressed to 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington D.C. 20554. All filings must be
addressed to the Commission’s Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal
Communications Commission.
o Commercial overnight mail (other than U.S. Postal Service Express Mail and Priority
Mail) must be sent to 9300 East Hampton Drive, Capitol Heights, MD 20743.
One copy of each pleading must be delivered electronically, by e-mail or facsimile, or if delivered
as paper copy, by hand or messenger delivery, by commercial overnight courier, or by first-class or
overnight U.S. Postal Service mail (according to the procedures set forth above for paper filings), to: (1)
the Commission’s duplicating contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., at FCC@BCPIWEB.COM or
(202) 488-5563 (facsimile); (2) John Schauble, Broadband Division, Wireless Telecommunications
Bureau, at john.schauble@fcc.gov, or (202) 418-7247 (facsimile); and (3) Genevieve Ross, Broadband
Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, at genevieve.ross@fcc.gov, or (202) 418-7247
(facsimile).
The applications listed in Attachments A and A1 are available to the public for electronic viewing
in ULS. Instructions for obtaining and using ULS are contained in Attachment B to this Public Notice.
Any amendments to FCC Form 601 applications must be filed electronically. For technical assistance in
using ULS for viewing applications or making amendments to applications, contact the FCC Technical
Support Hotline at (202) 414-1250. The FCC Technical Support Hotline generally will be available
Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST. All calls to the FCC Technical Support Hotline are
recorded. Questions regarding procedural issues should be directed to John Schauble at (202) 418-0797,
or Genevieve Ross at (202) 418-1305.





Public Notice, 16 FCC Rcd 22165 (2001); Reminder: Filing Locations for Paper Documents and Instructions for
Mailing Electronic Media, Public Notice, 18 FCC Rcd 16705 (2003).
4 See ULS Pleadings Implementation PN, 21 FCC Rcd at 425.
2

This Public Notice contains the following attachments:
Attachment A:
List of Applications Accepted for Filing – Sorted by Applicant.
Attachment A1:
List of Applications Accepted for Filing – Sorted by Market Number.
Attachment B:
Instructions for Searching for Applications Listed in Attachment A Using ULS.
-FCC-

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