Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 14 began on 4/15/1997 and closed on 4/25/1997.

Round 29 (See PN DA 97-886)
Licenses:
128 licenses. 2 licenses in each of 52 Major Economic Areas (MEAs)
2 licenses in each of 12 Regional Economic Area Groupings (REAGs)
(See the Major Economic Area (MEA) Map (pdf) and the Regional Economic Area Grouping (REAG) map (pdf))
Spectrum

Block A: 2305-2310 MHz paired with 2350-2355 MHz
Block B: 2310-2315 MHz paired with 2355-2360 MHz
Block C: 2315-2320 MHzBlock D: 2345-2350 MHz

Bandwidth:
Block A & B - 10.0 MHz ea. in 52 MEAs
Block C & D - 5.0 MHz ea. in 12 REAGs
Total Bandwidth: 30.0 MHz (30,000 kHz)
See WCS & DARS Band Plan (pdf)
Winning Bidders:
17 bidders won 126 licenses. 8 small business bidders won 32 licenses. 9 other bidders won 94 licenses.
Rounds:
29
Qualified Bidders
24
Licenses Won:
126
Total Licenses:
128
Net Bids
$13,638,940
Gross Bids:
$14,892,613

Event Date
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
3/25/1997; 5:30 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
4/4/1997; 6:00 pm ET
Orders for Remote Bidding Software
4/4/1997; 5:30 pm ET
Mock Auction
4/10/1997
Auction Start
4/15/1997
Auction Closed
4/25/1997