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Report No. SAT-00916
Friday December 7, 2012
Policy Branch Information
Satellite Space Applications Accepted for Filing
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.
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC
Launch and Operating Authority
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC, requests authority to construct, launch and operate a space station, to be known as KU-76W, which will provide
direct-to-home Fixed-Satellite Service from the 76.0° W.L. orbital location in the 11.7-12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 14.0-14.5 GHz
(Earth-to-space) frequency bands. Telemetry, tracking, and command operations will be provided using the following center frequencies: 11.704
GHz and 11.705 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.005 GHz and 14.495 GHz (Earth-to-space).
XM Radio LLC
XM Radio LLC seeks 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. XM Radio LLC is currently authorized 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.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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