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Satellite Update - Oct. 24, 2008

On Oct. 16, the FCC International Bureau's Satellite Division Policy Branch granted EchoStar Corp. special temporary authority to continue to drift, for 30 days, the EchoStar 8 satellite from its assigned orbital location at 110 degrees West Longitude (WL) to 77 degrees WL.

Doug Lung is one of America's foremost authorities on broadcast RF technology. He has been with NBC since 1985 and is currently vice president of broadcast technology for NBC/Telemundo stations.