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Lower 700 MHz Band


Public Notices

9/20/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-2323)
Lower 700 MHz Band Auction Closes
This Public Notice provides detailed information concerning the completion of Auction No. 44.
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8/7/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1933)
Revised Qualified Bidder Notification; 125 Qualified Bidders
This Public Notice provides the revised list of qualified bidders, their license selections and their upfront payments received for the auction of licenses in the Lower 700 MHZ C and D blocks, or the 710 716/740-746 MHZ and 716-722 MHZ Bands (Auction #44); identifies the qualified bidders that have elected early departure from the auction; and contains bidding instructions and other important information.
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6/26/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1491)
Auction #44 Revised Schedule, License Inventory, and Procedures
This Public Notice revises the schedule, license inventory, and procedures for Auction No.44 in order to comply with the recently enacted Auctions Reform Act of 2002.
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6/7/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1346)
Auction of Licenses for 698-746 MHz Band; 128 Qualified Bidders
This Public Notice identifies 128 applicants found to be qualified to bid in the upcoming auction of 759 licenses in the lower 700 MHz band (Auction #44).
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5/24/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (FCC 02-158)
Auction of Licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands (Auction No. 31) Postponed Until January 14, 2003; Auction of Licenses in the 698-746 MHz Band (Auction No. 44) will Proceed as Scheduled
This Public Notice announces the upcoming auction of licenses in the 747-762 and 777-792 MHZ band (Auction No. 31), is postponed until January 14, 2003, in order to provide additional time for Congress to consider legislation affecting the timing of that auction and, accordingly, bidder preparation and planning. Auction #44 will proceed as scheduled.
5/24/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-1213)
Auction of Licenses for 698-746 MHz Band; Status of FCC Form 175 Applications to Participate in the Auction; Extension of Upfront Payment Deadline
This Public Notice announces the status of the 153 applications received to participate in Auction No. 44. 72 applications were accepted for filing and 81 applications were incomplete.
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4/26/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-971)
Pleading Cycle Established for Oppositions to Application for Review of WTB April 10, 2002 Letter, DA 02-857, Regarding Schedule for Auctions 31 and 44
This Public Notice establishes May 3,2002 as the deadline for filing oppositions to the Application for Reviewfiled by CTIA.
4/18/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-904)
Due Diligence Announcement for the Upcoming Auction of Licenses in the 698-746 MHz Band
This Public Notice provides due diligence information, as of April 11, 2002, for potential bidders in the upcoming auction of licenses in the 698-746 MHz ("Lower 700 MHz") band, scheduled for June 19, 2002.
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4/16/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-883)
Auction of Licenses in the 698-746 MHz Band Scheduled for June 19, 2002; Reminder: Pre-Auction Seminar May 1, 2002
A seminar reminder to interested parties of Auction No. 44.
3/20/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-563)
Auction of Licenses in the 698-746 MHz Band Scheduled for June 19, 2002; Notice and Filing Requirements, Minimum Opening Bids, Upfront Payments and Other Auction Procedures, DA 02-563
This Public Notice announces the procedures and minimum opening bids for the upcoming auction of licenses in the 698-746 MHz (Lower 700 MHz) band scheduled for June 19, 2002.
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3/15/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-607)
Petition to Deny Filing Periods for Non-Reserved Channel FM and FM Translator Applications; Filing Periods to be Announced via "Broadcast Applications" Public Notice
On September 27, 2001, the Mass Media Bureau released a Public Notice announcing a window to permit settlements for certain closed groups of non-reserved channel mutually exclusive broadcast construction permit applications.
1/24/2002
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 02-200)
Auction of Licenses in the 698-746 MHZ Band Scheduled for June 19, 2002; Comment Sought on Reserve Prices Or Minimum Opening Bids and Other Auction Procedural Issues
This Public Notice announces the auction of licenses for Fixed, Mobile, and Broadcasting services in the 698-746 MHZ (Lower 700 MHz) band. Comments are due on or before February 6, 2002, and reply comments are due on or before February 13, 2002.
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Comments Filed
McBride Spectrum Partners, LLC: pdf
Paxson Communications Corporation: pdf
Rural 700 MHz Group: pdf
Rural Telelcommunications Group: pdf
Scott D. Reiter and Vincent D. McBride: pdf
Spectrum Exchange Group, LLC and Allen & Company Inc.: pdf
Telecom Consulting Associates: pdf
United States Cellular Corporation: pdf

Reply Comments
Council Tree Communications, LLC: pdf
Entravision Communications Corporation: pdf
Leap Wireless International, Inc.: pdf
McBride Spectrum Partners, LLC: pdf
National Telephone Cooperative Assocation: pdf
Norwell Television, LLC: pdf
Paxson Communications Corporation: pdf
Rural 700 MHz Group: pdf
Rural Telecommunications Group: pdf
Spectrum Clearing Alliance: pdf
Spectrum Exchange Group, LLC and Allen & Company Inc.: pdf
Telecom Consulting Associates: pdf
United States Cellular Corporation: pdf
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