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Released: September 20, 2013

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DA No.


Report No. SAT-00973

Friday September 20, 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 S2886
Modification to PDR/PPL
Returned No Action
Effective Date:

Nature of Service:

Fixed Satellite Service
Application returned with no action in light of letter withdrawing application. See Letter from Jennifer D. Hindin, Counsel to Hispamar
Satelites, S.A., to Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, FCC, dated September 12, 2013.


E S2812
Satellite CD Radio LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
On September 19, 2013, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Satellite CD Radio LLC for a period of
180 days to conduct performance testing of its new geostationary-satellite orbit Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service (SDARS) space station,
FM-6, at the 120.5 W.L. orbital location, and to move the FM-6 space station from the 120.5 W.L. orbital location to the 116.15 W.L. orbital
location upon completion of testing. Satellite CD Radio is authorized to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations in the
2320.0-2332.5 MHz (space-to-Earth), 7051.5-7052.5 MHz (Earth-to-space), and 7060.0-7072.5 MHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands, both to
support performance testing operations at the 120.5 W.L. orbital location and to effect FM-6's drift to its authorized location of 116.15 W.L. at
the completion of performance testing.


E S2110
Iridium Constellation LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
On September 19, 2013, the Satellite Division granted special temporary authority to Iridium Constellation LLC, for a period of 180 days, to
continue to operate three space stations in its non-geostationary-orbit constellation in a manner consistent with a revised post-mission disposal
plan proposed in the pending license modification application in IBFS File No. SAT-MOD-20080701-00140.
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E S2704
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
Application listed in IBFS as granted to reflect operations pursuant to Section 1.62 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. 1.62.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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