Summary

September 14, 2005 - September 26, 2005
Rounds:
43
Bidding Days:
9
Qualified Bidders:
44
Winning Bidders:
39 Bidders won 90 Permits
Licenses Held by FCC:
23
Gross Bids:
$997,100
Net Bids:
$834,600
Spreadsheets Files
Document
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Charts Files
Maps & Band Plans
Band Plans Files

Fact Sheet

Date:

Auction 81 began on 9/14/2005 and closed on 9/26/2005.
Round 43 (See PN DA 05-2543)

Licenses:

113 construction permits for LPTV, television translator and Class A television broadcast stations.

Spectrum:

Specified frequencies from 54 MHz to 806 MHz (television channels 2-69)

Bandwidth:

6 MHz per license

Winning Bidders:
39 Bidders won 90 Permits
Rounds:
43
Qualified Bidders:
44
Licenses Won:
90
Licenses Held by FCC:
23
Total Licenses:
113
Net Bids:
$834,600
Gross Bids:
$997,100
 
EventDate
Pre-Auction Seminar
FCC Form 175 Remedial Filing Window Opens
FCC Form 175 Remedial Filing Window Deadline
Upfront Payments Deadline
Mock Auction
Auction Start
Auction Closed
For more information, refer to Due Diligence in the Auction No. 81 Procedures Public Notice, DA 05-1337, released May 20, 2005.
 
Releases P
 
9/30/2005
The WTB announces the close of the Low Power Television Construction Permit Auction No. 81.
 
9/2/2005
This public notice identifies 44 applicants found qualified to bid in Auction No. 81, scheduled to begin on September 14, 2005.
 
8/1/2005
The Media Bureau and the WTB jointly announce applications accepted for filing for the upcoming LPTV Auction No. 81 scheduled to begin on Wednesday, September 14, 2005.
 
6/9/2005
The FCC will hold a pre-auction seminar for the Low Power Television Auction on Friday, June 24, 2005.
 
5/20/2005
The Media and WTB announce procedures and minimum opening bid amounts for Auction No. 81 scheduled to begin September 14, 2005. A remedial filing window starts June 24 and ends 6:00 pm July 8, 2005.
 
4/13/2005
WTB and Media Bureau revised its list of construction permits for certain low power television (LPTV), television translator and Class A television broadcast stations available for auction in Auction No 81.
2/28/2005
This public notice announces the auction of construction permits for certain LPTV, television translator and Class A Television broadcast stations (Auction No. 81) to commence on September 14, 2005.
 
Comments Filed

Avelino Moreia MX246: pdf
Carbon County MX229: pdf
Charles C. Townsend, III: pdf
Cooperative Television Association of Southern Minnesota: pdf
Core Group International, Inc.: pdf
Darold Smith MX241: pdf
David Bates MX239: pdf
Federated Rural Electric Association: pdf
Harold Tegtmeier MX237: pdf
Idaho State Board of Education: pdf
Iron County MX210: pdf
Iron County MX232: pdf
Jesuchristo Es Mi Refugio, Inc: pdf
Josepht Liska MX220: pdf
Julie St. Clair MX059: pdf
Mark Silberman MX169: pdf
Mark Silberman MX180: pdf
Mark Silberman MX241: pdf
Mark Silberman MX242: pdf
Meyer Feldman MX237: pdf
National Translator Association: pdf
National Translator Association MX038, MX238, MX054: pdf
Prism Broadcasting MX066: pdf
Prism Broadcasting MX073: pdf
Regional Translators Association MX060: pdf
Robert Naismith MX221: pdf
Robert Raynolds MX046: pdf
San Juan County MX234, MX235: pdf
Summit County MX229: pdf
SW Colorado Translator MX234, MX235: pdf
Troy Tumm MX246: pdf
West Central Minnesota Educational Television Company: pdf
William Germano MX239: pdf
Mintz Letter 032305: pdf
Julie Mintz MX024: pdf
Julie Mintz MX139: pdf
Laurie Mintz MX018: pdf
Amanda Orrick MX200: pdf
Dan Peek MX048 MX227 MX209: pdf

2/28/2005
This public notice announces that applicants for LPTV construction permits to be awarded in Auction No. 81 must submit their FRNs by March 18, 2005.
 
 
 
7/2/2001
This Public Notice extends the Settlement period from July 24, 2001 to August 23, 2001.
 
5/25/2001
This Public Notice provides as Attachment A a list of all proposals received during the filing widow, as partially extended, that are not mutually exclusive with any other proposal submitted in the filing window.
 
5/25/2001
This Public Notice provides as Attachment A, a list of all proposals received during the filing window, as extended, that are mutually exclusive with other proposals submitted in the filing window.
 
2/13/2001
This Public Notice provides as Attachment A a list of all proposals received during the filing window that are not mutually exclusive with any other proposal submitted in the filing window.
Attachment A: xls
 
 
6/23/2000
The Mass Media Bureau (MMB) and the WTB (WTB) announce the scheduling of an auction filing window for certain low power television, television translator, and Class A television broadcast stations. Commencing July 31, 2000, and continuing to and including August 4, 2000.
See Public Notice DA 00-1648 for partial Extension of filing window
Releases L
 
 
7/8/2005
Denies the Petition for Reconsideration and Reinstatement filed by Sainte Partners II, LP.
 
7/8/2005
Denies Glorious Communications Channel Broadcasting, LLC's request for waiver of the FRN submission deadline for Auction No. 81
 
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Auction Seminar

This seminar was held on June 24, 2005. You may view the presentations below.
 

Presentations

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Kathryn Garland, Deputy Division Chief, Auctions & Spectrum Access Division (ASAD)
pdf - PowerPoint

Pre-Auction Process
Linda Sanderson, Auctions Marketing Specialist, ASAD
pdf - PowerPoint

Overview of LPTV Service Rules and Due Diligence
Shaun Maher, Attorney, Video Division

Legal, Technical, Auction Rules and Payment Procedures

Electronic Review and Updating of Form 175 and Overview of Auction Rules
Lisa Stover, Auctions Marketing Specialist, ASAD

Lynne Milne, Attorney, ASAD
pdf - PowerPoint

Wire Transfer & Payment Process
Gail Glasser, Financial Management Specialist, Auctions Accounting Group

Auction Bidding Procedures

Overview of Auction Process & FCC Automated Auction System
Jeffrey Crooks, Wireless Telecommunications Analyst, ASAD

Post-Auction Process

Payment and Filing Requirements
Lisa Stover, Auctions Marketing Specialist, ASAD
Hossein Hashemzadeh, Associate Chief, Video Division

Education