From FCC Report SAT-00692 [PDF]:
- • PanAmSat Licensee Corporation requested special temporary authority (STA) for to conduct telemetry, tracking and telecommand (TT&C) operations necessary to drift Intelsat-2 from 169.10 degrees east longitude (EL) to 157.0 degrees EL and to operate it at that location using conventional C and Ku-bands. The STA is requested for 90 days, starting June 25, 2010.
From FCC Report SAT-00691 [PDF]:
- • The FCC granted PanAmSat STA for 30 days, beginning May 15, to allow it to perform TT&C functions necessary to execute end-of-life maneuvers lifting Galaxy 9 to a disposal orbit above the geostationary arc. TT&C operations are authorized using specific C-band frequencies 4199.0 MHz, 4199.875 MHz, 6424.5 MHz and 5925.5 MHz.
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Doug Lung is one of America's foremost authorities on broadcast RF technology. As vice president of Broadcast Technology for NBCUniversal Local, H. Douglas Lung leads NBC and Telemundo-owned stations’ RF and transmission affairs, including microwave, radars, satellite uplinks, and FCC technical filings. Beginning his career in 1976 at KSCI in Los Angeles, Lung has nearly 50 years of experience in broadcast television engineering. Beginning in 1985, he led the engineering department for what was to become the Telemundo network and station group, assisting in the design, construction and installation of the company’s broadcast and cable facilities. Other projects include work on the launch of Hawaii’s first UHF TV station, the rollout and testing of the ATSC mobile-handheld standard, and software development related to the incentive auction TV spectrum repack.
A longtime columnist for TV Technology, Doug is also a regular contributor to IEEE Broadcast Technology. He is the recipient of the 2023 NAB Television Engineering Award. He also received a Tech Leadership Award from TV Tech publisher Future plc in 2021 and is a member of the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society and the Society of Broadcast Engineers.