Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 50 began on 9/24/2003 and closed on 9/29/2003.

Round 20 (See PN DA 03-3012)
Licenses:
48 Major Trading Areas (MTA) licenses
See Major Trading Area (MTA) map (pdf)
Spectrum

MTA Channel 26: (901.35 - 901.40 MHz)
MTA Channel 27: (901.40 - 901.45 MHz)
MTA Channel 29: (901.95 - 902.00, 930.80 - 930.85 MHz)
MTA Channel 30: (901.65 - 901.70, 930.30 - 930.40 MHz)
MTA Channel 31: (901.70 - 901.75, 930.85 - 931.00 MHz)
MTA Channel 32: (901.8375 - 901.8500, 940.9 - 941.0 MHz)

Bandwidth:
MTA Channel 26: 50 kHz unpaired
MTA Channel 27: 50 kHz unpaired
MTA Channel 29: 50 kHz/50 kHz paired
MTA Channel 30: 50 kHz/100 kHz paired
MTA Channel 31: 50 kHz/150 kHz paired
MTA Channel 32: 12.5 kHz/100 kHz paired
See Narrowband Bandplan (pdf)
Winning Bidders:
4 bidders won 48 licenses
Rounds:
20
Qualified Bidders
4
Licenses Won:
48
Total Licenses:
48
Net Bids
$428,709
Gross Bids:
$571,610

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
8/8/2003; 6:00 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
8/26/2003; 6:00 pm ET
Mock Auction
9/22/2003 (previously scheduled 9/19/2003)
Auction Start
9/24/2003
Auction Closed
9/29/2003