Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 56 began on 7/28/2004 and closed on 7/28/2004.

(See PN DA 04-2429)
Licenses:

880 licenses to be offered: Five in each of 172 EAs and four EA-like areas

Spectrum

24.25-24.45 GHz and 25.05-25.25 GHz

Bandwidth:

400 megahertz:

80 megahertz (paired 40 megahertz segments) in each of five channels (Channel Numbers 35-39)

Winning Bidders:
3 Bidders won 7 licenses
Rounds:
4
Qualified Bidders
3
Licenses Won:
7
Total Licenses:
880
Net Bids
$216,050
Gross Bids:
$306,000

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Window Opens
5/25/2004; 12:00 noon ET
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
6/4/2004; 6:00 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
6/29/2004; 6:00 pm ET
Mock Auction
7/23/2004
Auction Start
7/28/2004
Auction Closed
7/28/2004
 
Channel Number Channel Description Frequencies Bandwidth
EA Licenses
35 Two paired 40 MHz frequency blocks 24,250-24,290 / 25,050-25,090 MHz 80 MHz
36 Two paired 40 MHz frequency blocks 24,290-24,330 / 25,090-25,130 MHz 80 MHz
37 Two paired 40 MHz frequency blocks 24,330-24,370 / 25,130-25,170 MHz 80 MHz
38 Two paired 40 MHz frequency blocks 24,370-24,410 / 25,170-25,210 MHz 80 MHz
39 Two paired 40 MHz frequency blocks 24,410-24,450 / 25,210-25,250 MHz 80 MHz
Total   400 MHz