Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 34 began on 8/16/2000 and closed on 9/1/2000.

Round 76. (See PN DA 00-2037)
Licenses:

1,050 licenses for the 800 MHz General Category: six contiguous 25 channel blocks in 175 Economic Areas (EAs).
3 licenses for selected EAs the 800 MHz Upper Band: one 20 channel block (Block A); one 60 channel block (Block B), and one 120 channel block (Block C).

Spectrum

General Category: 851.0125-854.7375 MHz / 806.0125-809.7375 MHz
Upper Band: 861.0000-866.0000 MHz / 816.0000-821.0000 MHz

Bandwidth:

General Category: 1.25 MHz per license
Upper Band: 1 MHz (Block A); 3 MHz (Block B); 6 MHz (Block C)
See SMR 800 MHz Band Plan

Winning Bidders:
14 bidders won 1030 licenses
Rounds:
76
Qualified Bidders
26
Licenses Won:
1030
Licenses Held by FCC:
23
Total Licenses:
1053
Net Bids
$319,451,810
Gross Bids:
$337,494,900

Event Date
 
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
7/17/2000
Upfront Payments Deadline
7/31/2000
Mock Auction
8/14/2000
Auction Start
8/16/2000
Auction Closed
9/1/2000
 
License Suffix Channel No. Frequency
(Base) (Mobile)
D 1 - 25 851.0125 - 851.6125 806.0125 - 806.6125
DD 26 - 50 851.6375 - 852.2375 806.6375 - 807.2375
E 51 - 75 852.2625 - 852.8625 807.2625 - 807.8625
EE 76 - 100 852.8875 - 853.4875 807.8875 - 808.4875
F 101 - 125 853.5125 - 854.1125 808.5125 - 809.1125
FF 126 - 150 854.1375 - 854.7375 809.1375 - 809.7375
Spectrum Block Channel Numbers Frequency
(Base) (Mobile)
A 401 – 420 861.0 – 861.5 MHz 816.0 – 816.5 MHz
B 421 – 480 861.5 – 863.0 MHz 816.5 – 818.0 MHz
C 481 - 600 863.0 – 866.0 MHz 818.0 – 821.0 MHz