Attachment STA Request

This document pretains to SES-STA-INTR2019-01521 for Special Temporal Authority on a Satellite Earth Station filing.


May 15, 2019

Ms. Marlene H. Dortch
Secretary
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554

       Re: Request for Extension of Special Temporary Authority to Operate a 1 meter
           Ku-band Antenna


Dear Ms. Dortch:

Intelsat License LLC (“Intelsat”) herein requests an additional 60 days of Special Temporary
Authority (“STA”)1 previously granted Intelsat to utilize a transportable 1 meter Ku-band antenna2 in
the contiguous-lower 48 states to communicate with Intelsat satellites in order to provide customer
demonstrations.3 Intelsat has filed an application seeking permanent authority for this antenna.4

The communication services will continue to be performed in the following frequency bands: 14.0-
14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space), and 11.7-12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth). The operations will continue to be
consistent with Intelsat’s coordination agreements. The 24x7 contact information for the proposed
operations is as follows:

               Ph.:   (703) 559-7701 – East Coast Operations Center (primary)
                      (310) 525-5591 – West Coast Operations Center (back-up)


1
         Intelsat has filed its STA request, an FCC Form 159, a $210.00 filing fee, and this supporting
letter electronically via the International Bureau’s Filing System (“IBFS”).
2
       See Satellite Communications Services Information; Actions Taken, Report No. SES-02148,
File No. SES-STA-20190308-00314 (Mar. 27, 2019) (Public Notice).
3
       Intelsat is simultaneously filing an identical request for the use of a second, identical antenna.

4      See Satellite Communications Services; Satellite Radio Applications Accepted for Filing,
Report No. SES-02157, File No. SES-LIC-20190419-00546 (May 1, 2019) (Public Notice).


Ms. Marlene Dortch
May 15, 2019
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                 Request to speak with Harry Burnham or Kevin Bell.

In support of this extension request, Intelsat incorporates by reference the radiation hazard report
submitted as Exhibit A in its original STA request.

Grant of this STA extension request services the public interest by enabling Intelsat to continue
providing customer demonstrations for a new service.

Please direct any questions regarding this STA extension request to the undersigned at (703) 559-
6949.


Respectfully submitted,

/s/ Cynthia J. Grady

Cynthia J. Grady
Senior Counsel
Intelsat US LLC

cc: Paul Blais



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