Satellite Application Grants
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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Report No. SAT-00911
Friday November 16, 2012
Policy Branch Information
Actions TakenThe 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.
Iridium Constellation LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
On November 13, 2012, the Satellite Division granted special temporary authority to Iridium Constellation LLC for a period of 30 days to modify
the operations of its 'Big LEO' band non-geostationary satellite orbit constellation. Specifically, Iridium is authorized to operate satellite SV023
as a non-transmitting spare satellite approximately 300 kilometers behind satellite SV094 at an altitude of approximately 778 kilometers.
Hughes Network Systems, LLC
Transfer of Control
Returned No Action
Current Licensee:Hughes Network Systems, LLC
FROM:Hughes Network Systems, LLC
TO:Hughes Network Systems, LLC
No. of Station(s) listed: 1
The application was administratively closed effective November 13, 2012, in light of letter from Stephen D. Baruch, Counsel for Hughes Network
Systems, LLC, to Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, FCC, dated November 13, 2012.
GEOEYE LICENSE CORP.
A typographical error appeared in the authorization and public notice text for the grant of the application of GeoEye License Corp. to add
authority to launch and operate an additional Earth Exploration Satellite Service space station, GeoEye-2, as part of its
non-geostationary-orbit satellite system. See Public Notice, DA 12-1629, SAT Report No. SAT-00904 (rel. Oct. 12, 2012). The correct
telemetry center frequency that was requested and authorized should have been listed as 8036 MHz, rather than 8039 MHz.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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