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Amendment


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

9. Amend §25.121 by revising paragraph (a)(1), adding paragraph (a)(3), revising paragraph (d)(2), and adding paragraph (d)(3) to read as follows:

§25.121   License term and renewals.

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(1) Except for licenses for DBS space stations, SDARS space stations and terrestrial repeaters, 17/24 GHz BSS space stations licensed as broadcast facilities, and licenses for which the application was filed pursuant to §§25.122 and 25.123, licenses for facilities governed by this part will be issued for a period of 15 years.

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(3) Licenses for which the application was filed pursuant to §25.122 or §25.123 will be issued for a period of 6 years, without the possibility of extension or replacement authorization.

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(2) For non-geostationary orbit space stations, except for those granted under §25.122 or §25.123, the license period will begin at 3 a.m. Eastern Time on the date when the licensee notifies the Commission pursuant to §25.173(b) that operation of an initial space station is compliant with the license terms and conditions and that the space station has been placed in its authorized orbit. Operating authority for all space stations subsequently brought into service pursuant to the license will terminate upon its expiration.

(3) For non-geostationary orbit space stations granted under §25.122 or §25.123, the license period will begin at 3 a.m. Eastern Time on the date when the licensee notifies the Commission pursuant to §25.173(b) that operation of an initial space station is compliant with the license terms and conditions and that the space station has been placed in its authorized orbit and has begun operating. Operating authority for all space stations subsequently brought into service pursuant to the license will terminate upon its expiration.

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