Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 44 began on 8/27/2002 and closed on 9/18/2002.

Round 84 (See PN DA 02-2323)
Licenses:

734 MSA/RSAs licenses, 6 Economic Area Groupings (EAG)
Total of 740 licenses

Spectrum

MSA/RSA Block C: (710-716, 740-746 MHz)
EAG Block D: (716-722 MHz)

Bandwidth:

Block C: 12 MHz (2 x 6 MHz paired) in each MSA/RSA
Block D: 6 MHz (unpaired) in each EAG

Winning Bidders:
102 bidders won 484 licenses
Rounds:
84
Qualified Bidders
125
Licenses Won:
484
Licenses Held by FCC:
256
Total Licenses:
740
Net Bids
$88,651,630
Gross Bids:
$116,118,800

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
5/8/2002; 6:00 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
5/28/2002; 6:00 pm ET
Mock Auction
8/22/2002
Auction Start
8/27/2002
Auction Closed
9/18/2002
 
A complete listing of the licenses for Auction No. 44 is provided in Attachment A of Public Notice DA 02-1491. Initially this auction included licenses in Blocks A, B, and E. However these licenses were removed from this auction as a result of the Auction Reform Act.
   
Please check the summary page for Public Notices that provide due diligence information on licensees operating in these bands. The Commission makes no representations or guarantees that the matters listed in this Due Diligence Announcement are the only pending matters that could affect spectrum availability in these services.