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Released: February 19, 2010

PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
445 12th STREET S.W.
WASHINGTON D.C. 20554

News media information 202-418-0500
Internet: https://www.fcc.gov (or ftp.fcc.gov)
TTY (202) 418-2555

DA No.

10-281

Report No. SAT-00666

Friday February 19, 2010

POLICY BRANCH INFORMATION

Actions Taken

The Commission, by its International Bureau, took the following actions pursuant to delegated authority. The effective
date of these actions is the release date of this Notice, except where an effective date is specified.

SAT-STA-20100111-00006

E S2396
Intelsat North America LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
02/12/2010
On February 12, 2010, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the request of Intelsat North America LLC for special temporary authority
for a period of 60 days in order to drift its C- and Ku-band space station, Intelsat 709 (Call Sign S2396) to - and to operate the Intelsat 709 space
station at - the 54.85 º E.L. orbital location. Accordingly, Intelsat is authorized, for a period of 60 days commencing on February 15, 2010, to
conduct Telemetry, Tracking, and Command operations with the Intelsat 709 space station to effect the drift of the Intelsat 709 space station from
the 85.15º E.L. orbital location to the 54.85º E.L. orbital location using the following frequencies: 6173.7 MHz and 6176.3 MHz (left-hand
circular polarization/Earth-to-space); 3947.5 MHz, 3948.0 MHz , 3952.5 MHz, and 3952.0 MHz (right-hand circular polarization/space-to-Earth).
Additionally, Intelsat is authorized to operate the Intelsat 709 space station in the 3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz
(Earth-to-space), 10950-11200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 11450-11700 MHz (space-to-Earth), 12500-12750 MHz (space-to-Earth), and
14000-14500 MHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands to provide fixed-satellite service (FSS) from the 54.85º E.L. orbital location once it arrives at
that location.

SAT-STA-20100203-00020

E S2232
EchoStar Corporation
Special Temporary Authority
Granted in Part/ Deferred in Part
Effective Date:
02/12/2010

Nature of Service:

Direct Broadcast Satellite Service
On February 12, 2010, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the request of EchoStar Corporation for a 60-day special temporary
authority, commencing on February 15, 2010, to conduct Telemetry, Tracking, and Telecommand (TT&C) operations necessary to drift the
EchoStar 6 space station to the 61.65° W.L. orbital location. EchoStar is authorized to use the 14,002.5 MHz and 17,305 MHz frequencies for
telecommand and the 12,203 and 12,204 MHz frequencies for telemetry during these operations. We defer action on EchoStar's request to operate
EchoStar 6 at the 61.65° W.L. orbital location temporarily as an in-orbit spare. We also take the administrative action of re-assigning the call sign
S2232 to the EchoStar 6 space station.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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