Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 11 began on 8/26/1996 and closed on 1/14/1997.

Round 276 (See PN 97-81)
Licenses:

1479 licenses. 3 licenses in each of 493 Basic Trading Area (BTA)

Spectrum

Block D: 1865-1870/1945-1950 MHz
Block E: 1885-1890/1965-1970 MHz
Block F: 1890-1895/1970-1975 MHz

Bandwidth:

Block D, E & F - 10.0 MHz ea. (2 x 5 MHz paired) in 493 BTAs
Total bandwidth: 30.0 MHz (30,000 kHz)

Winning Bidders:
125 winners 1472 licenses(93 small business bidders won 598 licenses)(32 other bidders won 874 licenses)
Rounds:
276
Qualified Bidders
153
Licenses Won:
1472
Licenses Held by FCC:
7
Total Licenses:
1479
Net Bids
$2,517,439,565
Gross Bids:
$2,715,885,604

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
8/1/1996; 5:30 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline (Cashiers Check)
8/12/1996; 11:59 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline (Wire Transfer)
8/12/1996; 6:00 pm ET
Orders for Remote Bidding Software
8/16/1996
Mock Auction
8/20/1996
Auction Start
8/26/1996
Auction Closed
1/14/1997