Space Station Accepted for Filing PN 12/19/2013
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
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Report No. SAT-00986
Friday December 20, 2013
Policy Branch Information
Satellite Space Applications Accepted for FilingThe FCC's Website and all Electronic Filing Systems, except for the Network Outage Reporting System (NORS), will be
unavailable because of maintenance activities from 8:00 p.m. (EST) Friday, December 20 until 6:00 a.m. (EST) Sunday,
December 22. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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The 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.
Inmarsat Hawaii Inc.
Letter of Intent
Inmarsat Hawaii Inc. requests access to the U.S. market using a proposed geostationary orbit Ka-band satellite, INMARSAT-KA 63 W, which
Inmarsat plans to operate under the authority of the United Kingdom at the 62.85° W.L. orbital location. Inmarsat requests U.S. market access to
provide Fixed-Satellite Service using the following frequency bands: 18.3-18.8 GHz and 19.7-20.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), 28.35-28.6 GHz and
29.5-30.0 (Earth-to-space) on a primary basis; 18.8-19.3 GHz (space-to-Earth) for gateway downlink operations on a non-conforming basis; and
28.1-28.35 GHz and 28.6-29.1 GHz frequency bands for gateway uplink operations on a secondary basis. Inmarsat seeks a waiver of Section
2.106, Footnote NG165, of the Commission's rules to permit GSO FSS operations in the 18.8-19.3 GHz band on a non-conforming basis.
Inmarsat also seeks a waiver of Section 25.114(c) of the Commission's rules. Inmarsat filed supplemental information stating that it has an
agreement with Hispamar Satelites, S.A. regarding the coordination of INMARSAT-KA 63W at 62.85° W.L. with Amazonas-3 at 61° W.L., and
demonstrating that O3b Limited's NGSO FSS system will be protected from INMARSAT-KA 63W's operations in the 18.8-19.3 GHz and
28.6-29.1 GHz bands. See Letter to Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, FCC, from John Janka, Counsel for Inmarsat Hawaii Inc. (filed Nov. 29,
Intelsat License LLC
Intelsat License LLC seeks to modify its authorization for the Intelsat 7 space station at the 68.65° E.L. orbital location by extending the license
term for approximately five and a half years, through April 1, 2019. Intelsat is currently authorized to operate Intelsat 7 at the 68.65° E.L. orbital
location to provide Fixed-Satellite Services in the in the 3400-3700 MHz (space-to-Earth), 6425-6725 MHz (Earth-to-space), 10.95-11.2 GHz
(space-to-Earth), 11.45-11.7 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 13.75-14.0 (Earth-to-space) frequency bands.
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