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47 CFR--PART 25

View Printed Federal Register page 85 FR 43733 in PDF format.

Amendment(s) published July 20, 2020, in 85 FR 43733

Effective Dates: Aug. 19, 2020

6. Amend §25.113 by revising paragraphs (h) and (i) to read as follows:

§25.113   Station construction, deployment approval, and operation of spare satellites.

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(h) An operator of NGSO space stations under a blanket license granted by the Commission, except for those granted pursuant to the application process in §25.122 or §25.123, need not apply for license modification to operate technically identical in-orbit spare satellites in an authorized orbit. However, the licensee must notify the Commission within 30 days of bringing an in-orbit spare into service and certify that its activation has not exceeded the number of space stations authorized to provide service and that the licensee has determined by measurement that the activated spare is operating within the terms of the license.

(i) An operator of NGSO space stations under a blanket license granted by the Commission, except for those granted pursuant to the application process in §25.122 or §25.123, need not apply for license modification to deploy and operate technically identical replacement satellites in an authorized orbit within the term of the system authorization. However, the licensee must notify the Commission of the intended launch at least 30 days in advance and certify that its operation of the additional space station(s) will not increase the number of space stations providing service above the maximum number specified in the license.

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