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Released: September 30, 2011

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DA No.


Report No. SAT-00811

Friday September 30, 2011

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.


E S2115
Open Range Communications
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
On September 29, 2011, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the request of Open Range Communications Inc. for special temporary
authority, for a period of 180 days commencing on September 29, 2011, to continue operation of terrestrial stations in the 2483.5-2495 MHz band.


E S2817
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
On September 29, 2011, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC for a period of 30
days to conduct in-orbit testing of the Intelsat 18 space station at the 176.0 E.L. orbital location. Accordingly, Intelsat is authorized to operate
the communications payload on Intelsat 18 at the 176.0 E.L. orbital location in the following frequency bands for in-orbit testing purposes only:
3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), 10950-11200 MHz, 11450-11700 MHz, and 12250-12750 MHz
(space-to-Earth), and 14000-14500 MHz (Earth-to-space). Additionally, Intelsat is authorized to operate telemetry, tracking, and telecommand on
Intelsat 18 both to support testing operations at the 176.0 E.L. E.L. orbital location, and to effect Intelsat 18's drift to its authorized location of
180.0 E.L. at the completion of in-orbit testing, using the following center frequencies: 3947.5 MHz and 3952.5 MHz (space-to-Earth); 6173.7
MHz and 6176.3 MHz (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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