Space Station Accepted for Filing PN 11/14/2013
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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Report No. SAT-00980
Friday November 15, 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.
SES Americom, Inc.
See IBFS File No. SAT-RPL-20121228-00227 for a description of the application.
Intelsat License LLC
Intelsat License LLC seeks to modify its authorization for the Intelsat 8 space station at the 169.0° E.L. orbital location by extending the 15-year
license term for approximately three years, through June 30, 2016. Intelsat is currently authorized to operate Intelsat 8 at the 169.0° E.L. orbital
location to provide Fixed-Satellite Services in the in the 3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), 12.25-12.75 GHz
(space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (space-to-Earth) frequency bands. As part of its request, Intelsat requests continued waiver of the Table of
Frequency Allocations, Section 2.106, and Section 25.202(a)(1).
SES Americom, Inc.
Replacement Satellite Application (no new frequency)
SES Americom, Inc. requests authority to operate the SES-3 space station at the 103.0º W.L. orbital location to provide Fixed-Satellite Service
(FSS) and Direct-to-Home (DTH) service in the 3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth), 5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-space), 11.7-12.2 GHz
(space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands. SES Americom states that SES-3 will replace the AMC-1 space station,
Call Sign S2445, currently operating at 103.0º W.L. in these frequency bands. SES-3 also contains a 17/24 GHz Broadcasting-Satellite Service
(BSS) payload, which is capable of operating in the 24.75-25.25 GHz (Earth-to-space) and 17.3-17.8 GHz GHz (space-to-Earth) frequency
bands. SES Americom does not seek operational authority for this 17/24 GHz BSS payload as part of this application. SES-3 seeks authority to
conduct telemetry, tracking, and telecommand operations at the 103.0º W.L. orbital location using the following center frequencies: 3700.5
MHz, 4199.5 MHz, 11701.0 MHz, 12199.0 MHz (space-to-Earth); 6423.5 MHz and 14499.0 MHz (Earth-to-space). SES Americom also
requests any necessary waivers of Sections 25.113(g), 25.114(d)(3), and 25.264(c)-(d) of the Commission's rules.
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