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Released: March 23, 2012

445 12th STREET S.W.

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DA No.


Report No. SAT-00854

Friday March 23, 2012

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.


LightSquared Subsidiary LLC
12/31/2011 - 12/31/2012
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service, Mobile Satellite Service
On March 22, 2012, the Satellite Division granted the application of LightSquared Subsidiary LLC to extend the license term of the MSAT-2
space station at 103.3ยบ W.L. until December 31, 2012, in order to afford more time to transition customers from MSAT-2 to LightSquared's
second-generation space station, SkyTerra-1. MSAT-2 provides service to customers in the following frequency bands: 1530-1544 MHz
(space-to-Earth), 1545-1559 MHz (space-to-Earth), 1631.5-1645.5 MHz (Earth-to-space), 1646.6-1660.5 MHz (Earth-to-space). Feeder links for
MSAT-2 are in the 13.0-13.15 GHz and 13.20-13.25 GHz frequency bands. Telemetry, tracking, and telecommand operations for MSAT-2 use
the following center frequencies: 11.7005 GHz and 11.701 GHz (space-to-Earth); 14.0005 GHz and 14.4995 GHz (Earth-to-space).
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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