Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 5 began on 12/18/1995 and closed on 5/6/1996.

Round 184. (See PN DA 96-716)
 
 
Licenses:
493 licenses. One in each of 493 Basic Trading Areas (BTAs)
(See Basic Trading Area (BTA) map (pdf))
Spectrum

1895-1910; 1975-1990 MHz

Bandwidth:
Block C - 30.0 MHz ea. (2 x 15 MHz paired) in 493 BTA's
Total bandwidth: 30.0 MHz (30,000 kHz)
See PCS Bandplan (pdf)
Winning Bidders:
89 small business bidders won 493 licenses
Rounds:
184
Qualified Bidders
255
Licenses Won:
493
Total Licenses:
493
Net Bids
$10,071,708,842
Gross Bids:
$13,428,945,122

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
11/6/1995; 5:30 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline (Cashiers Check)
12/1/1995; 11:59 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline (Wire Transfer)
12/1/1995; 3:00 pm ET
Orders for Remote Bidding Software
12/8/1995
Auction Start
12/18/1995
Auction Closed
5/6/1996