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Released: July 5, 2013

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DA No.


Report No. SAT-00958

Friday July 5, 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 S2741
EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
On June 28, 2013, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to EchoStar Satellite Operating Corporation, for a
period of 180 days, to continue to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to maintain the EchoStar 3 Direct Broadcast
Satellite space station as an in-orbit spare at the 61.8 W.L. orbital location using the following center frequencies: 12.201 GHz, 12.203 GHz,
and 12.699 GHz (space-to-Earth); and 17.3015 GHz (Earth-to-space).



Globalstar Licensee LLC
On June 7, 2013, CTIA-The Wireless Association requested leave to withdraw the Petition for Reconsideration dated December 1, 2008,
concerning this file. Leave is granted and the petition for reconsideration is dismissed.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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