Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 71 began on 5/16/2007 and closed on 5/21/2007.

(See Public Notice DA 07-30)
Licenses:

3 A block MTA licenses (includes partial markets)
26 C block BTA licenses
1 D block BTA license
2 E block BTA licenses
6 F block BTA licenses
38 Total licenses

Bandwidth:

Block A, 30 MHz: 1850-1865, 1930-1945 MHz
Block C1, 15 MHz: 1902.5-1910, 1982.5-1990 MHz
Block C2, 15 MHz: 1895-1902.5, 1975-1982.5 MHz
Block C3, 10 MHz: 1895-1900,1975-1980 MHz
Block C4, 10 MHz: 1900-1905,1980-1985 MHz
Block C5, 10 MHz: 1905-1910, 1985-1990 MHz
Block D, 10 MHz: 1865-1870, 1945-1950 MHz
Block E, 10 MHz: 1885-1890, 1965-1970 MHz
Block F, 10 MHz: 1890-1895, 1970-1975 MHz

Winning Bidders:
12 Bidders won 33 Licenses
Rounds:
21
Qualified Bidders
23
Licenses Won:
33
Licenses Held by FCC:
5
Total Licenses:
38
Net Bids
$13,932,150
Gross Bids:
$14,562,000

Event Date
Pre-Auction Seminar
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Window Opens
3/7/2007; 12:00 noon ET
Form 175 (Short Form) Application Filing Deadline
3/16/2007; 6:00 pm ET
Upfront Payments Deadline
4/20/2007; 6:00 pm ET
Mock Auction
5/14/2007
Auction Start
5/16/2007
Auction Closed
5/21/2007
 
Frequency Block Eligibility Status Bandwidth Frequency
  Tier 1 Tier 2    
A n/a n/a 30 MHz 1850-1865, 1930-1945 MHz
C1 Open Closed* 15 MHz 1902.5-1910, 1982.5-1990 MHz
C2 Open Closed* 15 MHz 1895-1902.5, 1975-1982.5 MHz
C3 Closed Closed* 10 MHz 1895-1900, 1975-1980 MHz
C4 Open Closed* 10 MHz 1900-1905, 1980-1985 MHz
C5 Open Open 10 MHz 1905-1910, 1985-1990 MHz
D n/a n/a 10 MHz 1865-1870, 1945-1950 MHz
E n/a n/a 10 MHz 1885-1890, 1965-1970 MHz
F Open Open 10 MHz 1890-1895, 1970-1975 MHz
See 47 C.F.R. Part 24