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Released: February 3, 2010


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DA 10-224

February 3, 2010

Guard Band Licensee and Band Manager Annual Reports Are Due March 1, 2010

By this Public Notice, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (Bureau) reminds certain licensees that
the ninth annual reports from 700 MHz Guard Band Licensees and the eighth annual report from Access
220, LLC, a 220 MHz Band Manager,1 are due March 1, 2010. In the annual report, as required by 47
C.F.R. § 27.607, Guard Band Licensees must supply the Commission with specific information for each
license held.2 Guard Band Licensees should note that the basic information required in the annual reports
was revised in April 2007.3 In addition, these reports must be filed electronically through the Bureau’s
internet site at The public can view the
reports at
For information on filing this annual report, please contact James Brown of the Bureau’s Mobility Division
at 717-338-2621 or

1 See Request for Waivers to Provide Band Management Services Utilizing Licenses in the 220-222 MHz Band, WT
Docket 02-224, Memorandum Opinion and Order, 17 FCC Rcd 20464, 20470 (WTB 2002).
2 See 47 C.F.R. § 27.607(c); see also “700 MHz Guard Band Managers’ First Annual Report is Due October 1,
2002,” Public Notice, 17 FCC Rcd 8577 (WTB 2002).
3 See Service Rules for the 698-746, 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands, WT Docket No. 06-150, Revision of the
Commission’s Rules to Ensure Compatibility with Enhanced 911 Emergency Calling Systems, CC Docket No. 94-
102, Section 68.4(a) of the Commission’s Rules Governing Hearing Aid-Compatible Telephones, WT Docket No.
01-309, Biennial Regulatory Review – Amendment of Parts 1, 22, 24, 27, and 90 to Streamline and Harmonize
Various Rules Affecting Wireless Radio Services, WT Docket 03-264, Former Nextel Communications, Inc. Upper
700 MHz Guard Band Licenses and Revisions to Part 27 of the Commission’s Rules, WT Docket No. 06-169,
Implementing a Nationwide, Broadband, Interoperable Public Safety Network in the 700 MHz Band, PS Docket No.
06-229, Development of Operational, Technical and Spectrum Requirements for Meeting Federal, State and Local
Public Safety Communications Requirements Through the Year 2010, WT Docket No. 96-86, Report and Order and
Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
, 22 FCC Rcd 8064 (2007).
4 See “Electronic Filing of the 700 MHz Guard Band Managers Report will be Available through the Internet
Beginning September 4, 2002,” Public Notice, 17 FCC Rcd 15825 (WTB 2002).

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