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Released: October 4, 2011
PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
445 12th STREET, S.W.
ASHIN
W
GTON, D.C. 20554

DA 11-1665



News media information 202/418-0500 Fax-On-Demand 202/418-2830 Internet: http://www.fcc.gov ftp.fcc.gov


Released:

October

4,
2011

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES THAT APPLICATION

FOR 700 MHz BAND LICENSES IS ACCEPTED FOR FILING


Auction No. 92


Report No. AUC-92 (Auction No. 92)




On July 25, 2011, the Federal Communications Commission completed an auction of 16 licenses
in the 700 MHz Band. This auction, which was designated Auction 92, raised (in net bids) a total of
$19,770,250 with 7 bidders winning a total of 16 licenses.1 The long-form application (FCC Form 601)
for the 700 MHz band licenses listed in Attachment A has been found, upon initial review, acceptable for
filing. 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 application listed in Attachment A must be filed no later than October 14,
2011, 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

October 25, 2011

, five (5) business 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
October 28, 2011,
five (5) business days after the filing date for oppositions. See 47 C.F.R. 1.2108(c).
All pleadings filed regarding 700 MHz Band long-form applications should refer to

Report No. AUC-92

,
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"),2 or by paper, pursuant to the instructions below.

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

1 Auction of 700 MHz Band Licenses Closes; Winning Bidders Announced for Auction 92, Public Notice, 26 FCC
Rcd 10494 (WTB 2011).
2 The Commission enhanced ULS to implement 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").

found in the Public Notice announcing the enhancement of ULS to implement electronic filing for
pleadings.3

If filed by paper

, a party must file an original and four copies of each filing. Filings can be sent
by hand or messenger delivery, by commercial overnight courier, or by first-class or overnight
U.S. Postal Service mail. All filings must be addressed to the Commission's Secretary, Office of
the Secretary, Federal Communications Commission.

All hand-delivered or messenger-delivered paper filings for the Commission's
Secretary must be delivered to FCC Headquarters at 445 12th St., SW, Room TW-
A325, Washington, DC 20554. The filing hours 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.

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.

U.S. Postal Service first-class, Express, and Priority mail must be addressed to 445
12th Street, SW, Washington DC 20554.


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) Michael Connelly, Mobility Division, Wireless Telecommunications
Bureau, at michael.connelly@fcc.gov, or (202) 418-7224 (facsimile); and (3) Kathy Harris, Mobility
Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, at kathy.harris@fcc.gov, or (202) 418-7224 (facsimile).


The application listed in Attachment A is available to the public for electronic viewing in the
Commission's Universal Licensing System ("ULS"). Instructions for accessing and using ULS are
contained in Attachments B and C of this Public Notice.

Any amendments to an FCC Form 601 application 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, or Denise Walter at (202) 418-0620. The FCC Technical
Support Hotline generally will be available Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. All calls
to the FCC Technical Support Hotline are recorded. Questions regarding procedural issues should be
directed to Michael Connelly at (202) 418-0620.


This Public Notice contains the following attachments:

Attachment A:
List of Application Accepted for Filing Sorted by Applicant.

Attachment B:
Instructions for Searching for Application Listed in Attachment A Using ULS.

Attachment C:
Instructions for Accessing the FCC Network Using Windows 95/98/2000/XP.

3 See ULS Pleadings Implementation PN, 21 FCC Rcd at 425.



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ATTACHMENT A

700 MHz Band

APPLICATION ACCEPTED FOR FILING

AUCTION ID: 92

SORTED BY APPLICANT NAME AND FILE NUMBER

DATE OF REPORT: OCTOBER 4, 2011

Intent to Seek a

Tribal Land

Applicant Name

File Number

Bidding Credit

Big Wave Ventures LLC
0004836794
N
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Attachment B



SEARCH INSTRUCTIONS FOR BROADBAND PCS APPLICATIONS







This attachment provides instructions for electronically searching the FCC Network for a
specific application or applications on file with the Commission. The following instructions
relate specifically to searching for applications filed in response to Auction 92.

To search the FCC Network for an application, you must first connect to the FCC Network.
Attachment C describes how Windows XP users can connect to the FCC Network using the
Dial-Up Networking features of Windows XP.

Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or greater or Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher (Internet web browser software)
are available to download and use for Universal Licensing System (ULS) for license searches.
To download the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer free of charge, access the
Mozilla Firefox download site at http://www.mozilla.com/ or the Microsoft Internet Explorer
download site at: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads.

Conventions



The instructions in this attachment use the following typographic conventions:

bold
Represents objects on the screen that you click with the mouse pointer, including
buttons, Internet links, icon, tabs, menu items (e.g.,

Cancel

button,

Auctions

link,

Save

option in the File menu).

italic
Represents field names or areas of a screen (e.g., Licensee Name field, Applicant
Information
area of a screen).

bold italic
Represents characters that you must type exactly as they appear in the
instructions. For example, if you are instructed to type http://www.fcc.gov, you
should type all of the characters shown in bold italic exactly as they are printed.

SMALL CAPS Represents keys on the keyboard (e.g., ENTER, CTRL, ESC).

Note: Throughout these instructions, "enter" means to type the appropriate information and then
press the ENTER key.

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Performing an Application Search



Once you have connected to the FCC Network, follow the procedures below to search for an
application. You may click the ? (Help) button at anytime for additional information on using
Application Search.


1.
Connect to the FCC Network using one of the following options:


Note: If your PC is connected to a network, you must use a secure proxy to access the
FCC Network. Consult your Network Administrator.


Dial-Up Access


a.
Use Dial-Up Networking in Windows 95/98/2000/XP to connect to the FCC
Network (see Attachment C).


b.
Start your web browser. In the location field of the web browser screen, type
http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/. Then press the ENTER key.


Internet Access


a.
Start your web browser and connect to the Internet using your Internet Service
Provider.

b.
In
the location field of the web browser screen, type http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/.
Then press the ENTER key.

2.
Verify that Java and JavaScript are enabled in your web browser preferences.
Additionally, the preferences must specify "Accept all cookies." Refer to your web
browser Help facility for more information.


3.
On the Universal Licensing System main page, click the

Applications

button, located in
the center of the page.


4.
For a quick search, use the drop down list in the center License Search box to search by a
specific Call Sign, FRN or Licensee Name. You can choose the Advance Search option
to search by various criteria.



You can conduct an Advanced Application Search to specify search options by Applicant
State, ZIP, and Name; Dates (Receipt, Action, etc.); Application Status; Application
Purpose; and more.


Also shown are the options for various Non-Auction service specific searches: Aircraft,
Amateur, Commercial/Restricted Permits, GMRS and Ship.


You have the option to conduct a Specialized Search with the following options:

2


Select

Market Based

to search only for licenses associated with an FCC Auction

Select

Site Based

to search only for site-based licenses

Select

Frequency

to search for Wireless licenses based on a single frequency or
frequency ranges.

Select

Facility ID

to search by facility identification number.

Select

Geographic

to search by coordinates, county/state, address, and frequency
information.

Select

Link Registration ID

to search by the link registration identification number.

Select

NG Number

to search by the Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee
(IRAC) coordination number.

Select

Transfers and Assignment Search

by search by Assignment information
transfer information, date information and more.

Select

Ownership Search

to search by Ownership Disclosure Filings by Filing Type,
Filing Status and more.



5.
The appropriate Application Search screen appears. This screen contains several data
entry fields used for specifying the criteria for your application search. Specify the
search criteria necessary to locate the desired application. Please refer to the following
"Basic Guidelines for Specifying Search Criteria" for more information.


If you are searching for an application filed for Auction 92, click 92 in the Auction ID
field.


Basic Guidelines for Specifying Search Criteria:



You must specify search criteria in at least one field. You do not have to specify
search criteria in all of the search fields. Enter search criteria into as many fields
as you wish.



To specify search criteria in a search field containing a menu of options, click the
desired option from the menu. Use the scroll bars to view all options in a menu.
You can select multiple options from a menu by pressing the CTRL key while you
click the menu options.


3


Click
the Reset button to undo a menu selection and search for all options in the
menu.


Click
the

Clear

button to reset entries in all of the search fields.

Click
the
?

Help

button for a definition of each search field available on the Application

Search screen.

6.
After you have specified the desired search criteria, click the

Search

button. The system
will scan the database for any applications matching the search criteria. The matching
application files will be listed on the Search Results screen. The Search Results screen
will identify the file number, licensee name, application purpose, application status, radio
service code, and receipt date for each application returned in the query.


A message on the Search Results screen will indicate if no matches were found for the
specified search criteria. Click the

New Search

button and re-specify search criteria.

7.
To view an application, click its file number link. To navigate through the data on the
Application screen, use the scroll bar or click the links at the top of the screen. Click the
?

Help

button for information regarding specific functions available on this screen.




To re-access the Search Results screen, click

Return to Results

at the top of the
screen.



To begin a new search, click

New Search

at the top of the screen..

Technical Support



For technical assistance in searching the ULS for applications, contact the FCC Technical
Support Hotline at (202) 414-1250 (voice) or (202) 414-1255 (TTY). The FCC Technical
Support Hotline is generally available Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. All
calls to the FCC Technical Support Hotline are recorded.

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Attachment C


USING DIAL-UP NETWORKING IN

WINDOWS XP FOR ULS FILING


This attachment describes how to use Windows XP Dial-Up Networking to establish a direct
connection from your PC to the FCC Network and the Universal Licensing System (ULS) in order to
file or review the Form 601. This point-to-point connection is not routed through the Internet.

This direct dial-up connection is

NOT

required to perform ULS online filing. You may file or review
Form 601 on the Internet by entering http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls in your Web browser's
address/location bar and clicking the

Online

Filing

button on the ULS homepage.

Conventions



The instructions in this section use the following typographical conventions:

bold
Represents objects on the screen that you click with the mouse pointer, including
buttons, Internet links, icons, tabs, menu items (e.g.,

Cancel

button,

Auctions

link,

Save

option in the File menu).

italic
Represents field names or areas of a screen (e.g., Applicant field, Selected Licenses
area of a screen).

bold italic
Represents characters that you must type exactly as they appear in the instructions.
For example, if you are instructed to type http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls, you should
type all of the characters shown in bold italic exactly as they are printed.

SMALL CAPS Represents keys on the keyboard (e.g., ENTER, CTRL, ESC).

Note: Throughout these instructions, "enter" means to type the appropriate information and then
press the ENTER key.

Hardware and Software Requirements


Connecting to the FCC Network using Windows XP Dial-Up Networking requires at a minimum the
following hardware and software:

Hardware Requirements



CPU: Pentium 133 or above
RAM: 32 MB (more recommended if you have multiple applications open)
Monitor: VGA or above
Modem: 28.8 Kbps, Hayes-compatible or faster (recommend 56.6 Kbps)
Mouse or other pointing device


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Software Requirements


Web browser software is required. You may use Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or greater or Internet
Explorer 6.0 or higher (Internet web browser software) to use ULS for license
searches. To download the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer
free of charge, access the Mozilla Firefox download site at http://www.mozilla.com/
or the Microsoft Internet Explorer download site at:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads.
Microsoft Windows XP

Note:

If you are running Windows in a networked environment, check with your local network
administrator for any potential conflicts with Windows XP Dial-Up Networking. This usually
includes any TCP/IP installed network protocol.

Adobe Acrobat 4.0 Reader (or higher) is recommended as a plug-in to your browser. This
provides a viewer for displaying files related to applications, such as attachments and exhibits.
For best results, install the plug-in after you have installed the desired web browser. This will
allow the plug-in to be fully integrated within the browser window.

To download Adobe Acrobat version 4.0 or higher, access the Acrobat download site at
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/main.html.

Configuring Dial-Up Networking


1. To start dial-up networking in

Windows XP

follow the steps below:

a. Click the

Start

button.
b. Click the

Programs

option to display the Programs menu.
c. Click the

Accessories

option to display the Accessories menu.
d. Click

Communications


e. Click

New Connection Wizard.


f. Click

Connect to the Network at My Workplace

.
g. Click

Dial-Up Connection

.
h. Specify connection name by entering the name of the dial-up location in the Company
Name field, e.g. "FCC Dial-Up Connection."
i. Enter dial-up phone number, 1-800-844-2784.
j. Select Connection Availability:
Anyone's use
My use only

NOTE:

You must have administrative rights in Windows XP to set up dial-up networking.

Dial-Up Procedure


1.
If the Dial-Up Networking window is not currently open, do the following:

2. Double-click
the

ULS at FCC

icon in the Dial-Up Networking window.


2


3. Click
the

Connect

button on the window. Do not enter User name and Password.

The Connecting window appears, indicating the status of your connection as your modem dials
into the system. This window must remain running during your dial-up session. You may
minimize the window, if you wish.

If your modem fails to establish a connection, please see the Troubleshooting section below.

4.
Once the connection is established, open your Web browser.

5.
In your browser's location field, enter http://wireless.fcc.gov/uls/

If nothing appears in your Web browser, see the Troubleshooting section below.

6. When you have finished, exit the Web browser, then click the

Disconnect

button on the
Connecting window to end your dial-up session.

Troubleshooting


Following are problems you may encounter and possible solutions for resolving or isolating them.

Modem does not respond

1.
Confirm that all physical connections for the modem are present.

2. Confirm that the phone line is active by connecting it to a telephone and checking for a dial
tone.

3.
Confirm that the correct modem driver is installed for your modem.

Modem dials but does not connect

1.
Confirm that the number the modem is dialing is correct.

2.
Confirm that the modem prefix, if any, is correct.


Modem dials and connects, but nothing appears when you enter the location in the Web
browser

1. Check the settings in your dial-up networking icon, particularly that the Primary DNS is
192.104.54.1 and that TCP/IP is the only selected protocol.

2.
Confirm that your Web browser is not using proxies; it should be set to "direct connection to
the Internet."

2. If you do log into a TCP/IP LAN, confirm that your LAN network IP address is being released.



3


To do so, connect to the FCC Network using dial-up networking, then click the

Start

button in
Windows 95/98 and select

Run

. Type winipcfg and press

OK

. If your IP address does not
begin with "192.104.", then your LAN IP address is not being released. Click the

Release All


button, or consult your LAN administrator.

Receive an Internal Server error in the Web browser

1.
Confirm that the address entered in the location field is correct (http://www.fcc.gov/wtb/uls).

2. Confirm that Java and JavaScript are enabled in your Web browser, and confirm that Cookies is
set to Accept All.

Help


For technical assistance with installing or using FCC software, contact the FCC Technical Support
Hotline at (202)-414-1250 (voice) or (202) 414-1255 (TTY). The FCC Technical Support Hotline is
available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time. There are no weekend hours
and the hotline is closed all Federal holidays. All calls to the FCC Technical Support Hotline are
recorded.


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Document Outline

  • Auc 92 Attachment A - Big Wave.pdf
  • AFF PN Att C-Dial-Up 09 01 11 (2).pdf

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