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Released: May 3, 2013

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DA No.


Report No. SAT-00947

Friday May 3, 2013

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 S2401
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
On April 26, 2013, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 60 days, to:
(1) continue to provide Fixed-Satellite Service, on a temporary basis, via the Intelsat 706 space station at the 157.0º E.L. orbital location in the
3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), 10.95-11.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), 11.45-11.7 GHz (space-to-Earth),
12.5-12.75 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands; and (2) conduct telemetry, tracking, and command
operations necessary to maintain the Intelsat 706 space station at 157.0º E.L. using the following center frequencies: 3947.5 MHz, 3948.0 MHz,
3952.5 MHz, and 3952.0 MHz (space-to-Earth); and 6173.7 MHz and 6176.3 MHz (Earth-to-space).



Skybox Imaging, Inc.
On May 2, 2013, the Satellite Division determined that Skybox Imaging, Inc. met the first three milestone conditions in its license for two
non-geostationary-orbit Earth Exploration Satellite Service space stations, SkySat-1 and SkySat-2. Consequently, as provided in 47 C.F.R.
§ 25.165(d), Skybox Imaging may reduce the amount of the bond it filed pursuant to 47 C.F.R. § 25.165 from $5 million to $2 million.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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