Satellite Update

The FCC granted SES Americom's request for special temporary authority (STA) to drift AMC-16 to 96.925 degrees West Longitude (WL) and operate its Ka-band payload and Ku-band telemetry, tracking and control (TT&C) functions at that location for the period of April 8, 2005 to June 7, 2005. It also granted SES Americom
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The FCC granted SES Americom's request for special temporary authority (STA) to drift AMC-16 to 96.925 degrees West Longitude (WL) and operate its Ka-band payload and Ku-band telemetry, tracking and control (TT&C) functions at that location for the period of April 8, 2005 to June 7, 2005. It also granted SES Americom's request for STA to change the coverage of SN-4 by repointing the satellite northward. The authorization is for 60 days, commencing April 6, 2005. For additional information on these and several other less technical FCC satellite actions, see FCC Report SAT-00283.