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Released: February 22, 2013

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DA No.


Report No. SAT-00932

Friday February 22, 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 S2617
XM Radio LLC
04/20/2013 - 04/20/2021
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:

Nature of Service:

Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service
On February 21, 2013, the Satellite Division granted the application of XM Radio LLC to modify its authorization for its XM-3 Satellite Digital
Audio Radio Service space station at the 85.15° W.L. orbital location by extending the eight-year license term for an additional eight years,
through April 20, 2021, subject to the conditions placed on prior authorizations for XM-3. XM Radio is authorized to continue to provide
SDARS via XM-3 at the 85.15° W.L. orbital location in the 2332.5-2345 MHz (space-to-Earth) frequency band and to receive feeder link
transmissions in the 7025-7075 MHz (Earth-to-space) frequency band.


E S2400
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
On February 15, 2013, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC for a period of 30
days, to conduct telemetry, tracking, and command functions necessary to drift the Intelsat 701 space station from its currently authorized orbital
location of 157.0° E.L. to the 29.5° W.L. orbital location using the following center frequencies: 6173.7 MHz and 6176.3 MHz (Earth-to-space);
3947.5 MHz, 3948.0 MHz, 3952.5 MHz, and 3952.0 MHz (space-to-Earth).
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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