Space Station Accepted for Filing PN 08/01/2013
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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WASHINGTON D.C. 20554
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Report No. SAT-00964
Friday August 2, 2013
Policy Branch Information
Satellite Space Applications Accepted for FilingThe applications listed below have been found, upon initial review, to be acceptable for filing. The Commission reserves
the right to return any of the applications if, upon further examination, it is determined the application is not in
conformance with the Commission's rules or its policies. Consideration of each satellite application in this Public Notice
may depend on the Commission's action on another satellite application earlier in the queue. Petitions, oppositions and
other pleadings filed in response to this notice should conform to Section 25.154 of the Commission's rules, unless
otherwise noted. 47 C.F.R. 25.154.
Planet Labs Inc.
Launch and Operating Authority
Planet Labs Inc. requests authority to launch and operate 28 non-geostationary-orbit remote-sensing satellites that would transmit image and
telemetry data to fixed earth stations in the 8025-8400 MHz frequency band and receive command signals in the 2025-2110 MHz band. Planet
Labs also requests authority to use the 401-402 MHz and 449.75-450.25 MHz bands for early-phase and emergency-backup telemetry, tracking,
and command operation. The satellites would operate at initial altitudes between 380 and 410 km and continue operation until orbital altitude
diminishes to 200 km. Planet Labs requests waivers of Sections 25.156, 25.157, and 25.217(b) of the Commission's rules.
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Intelsat License LLC requests special temporary authority for a period of 180 days to (1) provide Fixed-Satellite Service via Intelsat 5, in inclined
orbit, at the 50.15 E.L. orbital location in the 3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space); 10.70-10.95 GHz,
11.2-11.45 GHz, and 11.45-11.7 GHz (space-to-Earth); and 12.75-13.25 GHz and 14.0-14.25 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands; and (2)
conduct telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to maintain Intelsat 5 at 50.15 E.L. using the following center frequencies:
14.498 GHz and 13.999 GHz (Earth-to-space); 11.451 GHz, 11.452 GHz, and 11.454 GHz (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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