Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 16 began on 10/28/1997 and closed on 12/8/1997.

Round 235 (See PN DA 97-2583)
Licenses:

525 licenses. 3 licenses in each of 175 Economic Areas (EAs)

Spectrum

Block A: 401-420 Channel Numbers 861.0-861.5 MHz paired with 816.0-816.5 MHz
Block B: 421-480 Channel Numbers 861.5-863.0 MHz paired with 816.5-818.0 MHz
Block C: 481-600 Channel Numbers 863.0-866.0 MHz paired with 818.0-821.0 MHz

Bandwidth:

Block A - 1.0 MHz in 175 EAs
Block B - 3.0 MHz in 175 EAs
Block C - 6.0 MHz in 175 EAs

Winning Bidders:
14 bidders won 524 licenses
Rounds:
235
Qualified Bidders
62
Licenses Won:
524
Licenses Held by FCC:
1
Total Licenses:
525
Net Bids
$96,232,060
Gross Bids:
$98,609,975

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
9/29/1997; 5:30 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
10/14/1997; 6:00 pm ET
Orders for Remote Bidding Software
10/15/1997; 5:30 pm ET
Mock Auction
10/23/1997
Auction Start
10/28/1997
Auction Closed
12/8/1997