Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 21 began on 2/23/1999 and closed on 3/5/1999.

Round 54 (See PN DA 99-405)
Licenses:
528 Multilateration licenses. One license offered awarded for each of the three spectrum blocks in each of 176 Economic Areas (EAs).
See the Economic Area (EA) map (pdf)
Spectrum

Block A: 904.000-909.750 MHz and 927.750-928.000 MHz
Block B: 919.750-921.750 MHz and 927.500-927.750 MHz
Block C: 921.750-927.250 MHz and 927.250-927.500 MHz

Bandwidth:
Block A - 6.0 MHz license in each of 176 EAs
Block B - 2.25 MHz license in each of 176 EAs
Block C - 5.75 MHz license in each of 176 EAs
See the LMS bandplan (pdf)
Winning Bidders:
4 bidders won 289 licenses
Rounds:
54
Qualified Bidders
5
Licenses Won:
289
Licenses Held by FCC:
239
Total Licenses:
528
Net Bids
$3,438,294
Gross Bids:
$5,289,677

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
1/25/1999; 5:30 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
2/8/1999; 6:00 pm ET
Orders for Remote Bidding Software
2/9/1999; 5:30 pm ET
Mock Auction
2/19/1999
Auction Start
2/23/1999
Auction Closed
3/5/1999