Docket Number: 
FCC Docket

Orbcomm License Corp., Orbital Communications Corporation, and Orbcomm LLC have filed an application for the Consent to Assignment of License whereby the non-common carrier earth and space station authorizations and experimental licenses held by Orbital Communications Corporation (a subsidiary of Orbital Sciences Corporation) will be assigned to Orbcomm License Corporation; and a VSAT authorization will be assigned from Orbcomm Global LP to Orbcomm License Corp. These applications are being submitted in connection with the resolution of Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization of ORBCOMM Global, L.P. and the transfer of assets related to the ORBCOMM NVNG MSS system.

The lead file number is SAT-ASG-20010726-00068. Copies of these applications are available for inspection and copying during normal business hours in the FCC Reference Center (Room CY-A257) at its headquarters, 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20554, or may be purchased from the Commission's copy contractor, Qualex International, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW, Room CY-B402, Washington, DC, 20554; telephone: (202) 863-2893; facsimile: (202) 863-2898; e-mail qualexint@aol.com.

Timeline

Day 143 - March 11, 2002

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Record Documents

Below is a list of record documents in reverse chronological order.

3/11/02
Order And Authorization, Granted the applications of OCC and ORCOMM Global for authority to assign non-common carrier earth and space station authorizations, experimental licenses, and a VSAT network related to the ORBCOMM system to OLC and ORBCOMM LLC, DA No. 02-576, IB [
Acrobat | Word | Text ]

3/4/02
Letter to the Federal Communications Commission from Federal Bureau of Investigation

Letter to Walter H. Sonnenfeldt, Walter Sonnenfeldt & Associates, Counsel for Orbcomm LLC and Orbcomm License Corporation, from Federal Bureau of Investigation

2/28/02
Letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation from ORBCOMM LLC and ORBCOMM License Corporation

2/25/02
Supplement and Update to Application filed by Orbcomm LLC and Orbcomm License Corporation (redacted)

2/20/02
Letter to Applicants from the International Bureau, FCC, Stops the Clock Awaiting Further Information

12/4/01
Responsive filing concerning the ORBCOMM system license assignment applications from Orbcomm LLC and Orbcomm License Corporation

11/30/01
By Letter to Applicants from the International Bureau, FCC Requests Additional Information from Orbcomm LLC and Orbcomm License Corporation

11/27/01
By Letter to Applicants from the International Bureau, FCC Requests Additional Information from Orbcomm LLC and Orbcomm License Corporation

9/10/01
Public Notice -- Applications Accepted for Filing, Satellite Policy Branch Information, Report No. SAT-00083

Applications

7/26/01
Application For Consent To Assign Space Segment Authorizations Associated with the Orbcomm NVNG MSS System, Call Sign S2103, file number SAT-ASG-20010726-00068 filed by ORBCOMM License Corporation

Application For Consent To Assign C-band Relay Earth Station Authorizations Associated with the Orbcomm NVNG MSS System, Call Sign E990057, file number SES-ASG-20010726-01397, filed by ORBCOMM License Corporation

Application For Consent To Assign Ground Segment Authorizations Associated with the Orbcomm NVNG MSS System, Call Sign E990534, file number SES-ASG-20010726-01401, filed by ORBCOMM License Corporation

Application For Consent To Assign Experimental Authorizations Associated with the Orbcomm NVNG MSS System, Call Sign WB2XGL, file number 50-EX-AL-2001 and Call Sign WB2XDL, file number 53-EX-AL-2001, filed by ORBCOMM License Corporation

Background

Orbcomm License Corporation, Orbital Communications Corporation, and Orbcomm LLC have filed an application for the Consent to Assignment of License whereby the non-common carrier earth and space station authorizations and experimental licenses held by Orbital Communications Corporation (a subsidiary of Orbital Sciences Corporation) will be assigned to Orbcomm License Corporation; and a VSAT authorization will be assigned from Orbcomm Global LP to Orbcomm License Corporation These applications are being submitted in connection with the resolution of Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization of ORBCOMM Global, L.P. and the transfer of assets related to the ORBCOMM NVNG MSS system.

Orbcomm License Corporation, is a Delaware corporation, established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of ORBCOMM LLC for the purpose of consolidating the ownership and control of various FCC authorizations in connection with the construction, launch and operation of the ORBCOMM system and the ORBCOMM system's United States ground segment. ORBCOMM LLC is headquartered in Virginia, and is wholly-owned by International Licensees, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company. International Licensees, LLC is owned by Jerome B. Eisenberg (22.2%), Don Franco (22.2%) (both U.S. citizens), Orbcomm Asia Limited (44.8%) (a company organized under the laws of the Cayman Islands and 100% owned by Mr. Hyung Jin Song, a citizen of South Korea), and Orbcomm Deutschland, A.G. (3.4%) (a company owned by citizens of Germany).

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Order And Authorization, Granted the applications of OCC and ORCOMM Global for authority to assign non-common carrier earth and space station authorizations, experimental licenses, and a VSAT network related to the ORBCOMM system to OLC and ORBCOMM LLC, DA No. 02-576, IB [ Acrobat | Word | Text ] 3/11/02

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START:  3/5/02
Letter to FCC from FBI  3/4/02
Letter to Orbcomm LLC and Orbcomm License Corporation from FBI  3/4/02
Letter to FBI from ORBCOMM LLC and ORBCOMM License Corporation  2/28/02
Supplement and Update to Application filed by Orbcomm LLC and Orbcomm License Corporation  2/25/02

STOP:  1/23/02
Letter to Applicants from the International Bureau, FCC, Stops the Clock Awaiting Further Information  2/20/02

Contacts: 
Kathleen Campbell
Satellite Policy Branch, International Bureau
(202) 418-0753
General Information: 

This page contains an indexed unofficial listing of and electronic links to most materials in this docket. The applications and any associated documents are also available for public inspection and copying during normal reference room hours at the FCC Reference Center. Copies of the applications and any subsequently-filed documents in this matter also may be obtained through the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System. To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).