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Spectrum

 

Proceedings and Initiatives


Satellite Earth Station Streamlining
In February 2002, the Commission through a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking invited comment on revisions to the licensing process for orbital locations or spectrum used to the provision of international or global satellite communications services in an effort to aid the Commission in fashioning rules to streamline that process. In turn, the Commission expects that the adoption of appropriate rules will facilitate innovation, significantly reduce administrative burdens on applicants, and expedite the provision of beneficial services to the public, including new services to rural and unserved areas.

Releases

6/24/2005
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING AND SEVENTH REPORT AND ORDER
Proposal to Eliminate Part 23 of the Commission's Rules Governing International Fixed Public Radiocommunication Services.
4/5/2005
ERRATUM
Erratums Correcting March 15, 2005 Release.
3/15/2005
SIXTH REPORT AND ORDER AND THIRD FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
The Commission Adopts Additional Technical Rule Changes Updating the Rules for VSAT Networks using CDMA, so that the Requirements are Consistent in Different Frequency Bands and Proposed Rules that would Give Earth Station Operators More Flexibility to Adjust their Operations to Meet Marketplace Demands.
10/6/2004
ORDER
This Declaratory Order Clarifies Certain Part 25 Electronic Filing Requirements Adopted in the Fourth Report and Order in this Proceeding.
4/16/2004
FOURTH REPORT AND ORDER
Amendment of the Commission's Space Station Licensing Rules and Policies. 2000 Biennial Regulatory Review Streamlining and Other Revisions of Part 25 of the Commission's Rules Gverning the Licensing of, and Spectrum Usage by, Satellite Network Earth Stations and Space Stations.
1/3/2004
DECLARATORY ORDER
Order Clarifies Certain Part 25 Electronic Filing Requirements Adopted in the Fourth Report and Order. Order also Delays the Effective Date of the Mandatory Electronic Filing Requirements for Petitions, Comments, and Replies Filed in Response to Satellite Applications.
7/23/2003
ERRATUM TO THIRD REPORT AND ORDER AND SECOND FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
Amendment of the Commission's Space Station Licensing Rules and Policies.
6/26/2003
THIRD REPORT AND ORDER AND SECOND FURTHER NOCTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
Space Station Licensing Rules and Policies.
6/4/2003
SECOND REPORT AND ORDER
Space Station Licensing Rules and Policies - Adopted a Procedure That Will Give Operators the Flexibility to Operate Satellites in Their Fleets at Any One of Their Orbit Locations Assigned to Their Fleet Without Individual Prior Approval.
9/16/2002
FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
2000 Biennial Regulartory Review -- Streamlining and Other Revisions of Part 25 of the Commission's Rules Governing the Licensing of, and Spectrum Usage by, Satellite Network Earth Stations and Space Stations.
2/28/2002
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
Amendment of Commission's Space Station Licensing Rules and Policies. Invite Comment on Two Options for Revising the Current Satellite Procedure: (1) a First-Come, First Served Procedure, and (2) Modifications to the Current Processing Round Procedure.

Last reviewed/updated on 03/06/2008