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APPLICATION FOR EARTH STATION AUTHORIZATIONS

FCC 312 MAIN FORM
FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
FCC Use Only
APPLICANT INFORMATION
1-8. Legal Name of Applicant
HNS License Sub, LLC 301-428-5893
301-428-2818
11717 Exploration Lane jennifer.manner@echostar.com
Germantown MD
USA 20876 -
Jennifer A. Manner
9-16. Name of Contact Representative
Jennifer A. Manner 301-428-5893
Hughes Network Systems, LLC 301-428-2818
11717 Exploration Lane
Germantown MD
USA 20876-
CLASSIFICATION OF FILING
17. Choose the button next to the classification that applies to this filing for both questions a. and b. Choose only one for 17a and only one for 17b.

a.
a1. Earth Station
(N/A) a2. Space Station
b.
b1. Application for License of New Station
b2. Application for Registration of New Domestic Receive-Only Station
(N/A) b3. Amendment to a Pending Application
(N/A) b4. Modification of License or Registration
(N/A) b5. Assignment of License or Registration
(N/A) b6. Transfer of Control of License or Registration
(N/A) b7. Notification of Minor Modification
(N/A) b8. Application for License of New Receive-Only Station Using Non-U.S. Licensed Satellite
(N/A) b9. Letter of Intent to Use Non-U.S. Licensed Satellite to Provide Service in the United States
b10. Other (Please specify)
b11. Application for Earth Station to Access a Non-U.S.satellite Not Currently Authorized to Provide the Proposed Service in the Proposed Frequencies in the United States.
b12. Application for Database Entry
(N/A) b13. Amendment to a Pending Database Entry Application
(N/A) b14. Modifiction of Database Entry
17c. Is a fee submitted with this application?
If Yes, complete and attach FCC Form 159.

If No, indicate reason for fee exemption (see 47 C.F.R.Section 1.1114).
Governmental Entity Noncommercial educational licensee
Other(please explain):

17d.
Fee Classification BAX - Fixed Satellite Transmit/Receive Earth Station
18. If this filing is in reference to an existing station, enter:
(a) Call sign of station:
Not Applicable
19. If this filing is an amendment to a pending application enter:
(a) Date pending application was filed:

Not Applicable
(b) File number of pending application:

Not Applicable
TYPE OF SERVICE
20. NATURE OF SERVICE: This filing is for an authorization to provide or use the following type(s) of service(s): Select all that apply:

a. Fixed Satellite
b. Mobile Satellite
c. Radiodetermination Satellite
d. Earth Exploration Satellite
e. Direct to Home Fixed Satellite
f. Digital Audio Radio Service
g. Other (please specify)
21. STATUS: Choose the button next to the applicable status. Choose only one.
Common Carrier Non-Common Carrier
22. If earth station applicant, check all that apply.
Using U.S. licensed satellites
Using Non-U.S. licensed satellites
23. If applicant is providng INTERNATIONAL COMMON CARRIER service, see instructions regarding Sec. 214 filings. Choose one. Are these facilities:
Connected to a Public Switched Network Not connected to a Public Switched Network N/A
24. FREQUENCY BAND(S): Place an "X" in the box(es) next to all applicable frequency band(s).
a. C-Band (4/6 GHz) b. Ku-Band (12/14 GHz)
c.Other (Please specify upper and lower frequencies in MHz.)
Frequency Lower: 27500 Frequency Upper: 51400
TYPE OF STATION
25. CLASS OF STATION: Choose the button next to the class of station that applies. Choose only one.
a. Fixed Earth Station
b. Temporary-Fixed Earth Station
c. 12/14 GHz VSAT Network
d. Mobile Earth Station
(N/A) e. Geostationary Space Station
(N/A) f. Non-Geostationary Space Station
g. Other (please specify)
26. TYPE OF EARTH STATION FACILITY: Choose only one.
Transmit/Receive Transmit-Only Receive-Only N/A
PURPOSE OF MODIFICATION
27. The purpose of this proposed modification is to: (Place an 'X' in the box(es) next to all that apply.)
Not Applicable
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
28. Would a Commission grant of any proposal in this application or amendment have a significant environmental impact as defined by 47 CFR 1.1307? If YES, submit the statement as required by Sections 1.1308 and 1.1311 of the Commission's rules, 47 C.F.R. §§ 1.1308 and 1.1311, as an exhibit to this application.A Radiation Hazard Study must accompany all applications for new transmitting facilities, major modifications, or major amendments. Yes No

Exhibit E
ALIEN OWNERSHIP Earth station applicants not proposing to provide broadcast, common carrier, aeronautical en route or aeronautical fixed radio station services are not required to respond to Items 30-34.
29. Is the applicant a foreign government or the representative of any foreign government? Yes No
30. Is the applicant an alien or the representative of an alien? Yes No N/A
31. Is the applicant a corporation organized under the laws of any foreign government? Yes No N/A
32. Is the applicant a corporation of which more than one-fifth of the capital stock is owned of record or voted by aliens or their representatives or by a foreign government or representative thereof or by any corporation organized under the laws of a foreign country? Yes No N/A
33. Is the applicant a corporation directly or indirectly controlled by any other corporation of which more than one-fourth of the capital stock is owned of record or voted by aliens, their representatives, or by a foreign government or representative thereof or by any corporation organized under the laws of a foreign country? Yes No N/A
34. If any answer to questions 29, 30, 31, 32 and/or 33 is Yes, attach as an exhibit an identification of the aliens or foreign entities, their nationality, their relationship to the applicant, and the percentage of stock they own or vote.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
35. Does the Applicant request any waivers or exemptions from any of the Commission's Rules?
If Yes, attach as an exhibit, copies of the requests for waivers or exceptions with supporting documents.
Yes No

Exhibit C
36. Has the applicant or any party to this application or amendment had any FCC station authorization or license revoked or had any application for an initial, modification or renewal of FCC station authorization, license, or construction permit denied by the Commission? If Yes, attach as an exhibit, an explination of circumstances. Yes No

Exhibit F
37. Has the applicant, or any party to this application or amendment, or any party directly or indirectly controlling the applicant ever been convicted of a felony by any state or federal court? If Yes, attach as an exhibit, an explination of circumstances. Yes No

38. Has any court finally adjudged the applicant, or any person directly or indirectly controlling the applicant, guilty of unlawfully monopolizing or attemptiing unlawfully to monopolize radio communication, directly or indirectly, through control of manufacture or sale of radio apparatus, exclusive traffic arrangement or any other means or unfair methods of competition?If Yes, attach as an exhibit, an explanation of circumstances Yes No

39. Is the applicant, or any person directly or indirectly controlling the applicant, currently a party in any pending matter referred to in the preceding two items? If yes, attach as an exhinit, an explanation of the circumstances. Yes No

40. If the applicant is a corporation and is applying for a space station license, attach as an exhibit the names, address, and citizenship of those stockholders owning a record and/or voting 10 percent or more of the Filer's voting stock and the percentages so held. In the case of fiduciary control, indicate the beneficiary(ies) or class of beneficiaries. Also list the names and addresses of the officers and directors of the Filer.

41. By checking Yes, the undersigned certifies, that neither applicant nor any other party to the application is subject to a denial of Federal benefits that includes FCC benefits pursuant to Section 5301 of the Anti-Drug Act of 1988, 21 U.S.C. Section 862, because of a conviction for possession or distribution of a controlled substance. See 47 CFR 1.2002(b) for the meaning of "party to the application" for these purposes. Yes No
42a. Does the applicant intend to use a non-U.S. licensed satellite to provide service in the United States? If Yes, answer 42b and attach an exhibit providing the information specified in 47 C.F.R. 25.137, as appropriate. If No, proceed to question 43. Yes No

42b. What administration has licensed or is in the process of licensing the space station? If no license will be issued, what administration has coordinated or is in the process of coordinating the space station?
43. Description. (Summarize the nature of the application and the services to be provided). Applicant seeks authority to operate a gateway earth station to facilitate operation of a geostationary orbit Ka-band and Q/V-band satellite at the nominal 95 W.L. orbital location. See attachment 1.

Attachment 1

43a. Geographic Service Rule Certification
By selecting A, the undersigned certifies that the applicant is not subject to the geographic service or geographic coverage requirements specified in 47 C.F.R. Part 25.
A

By selecting B, the undersigned certifies that the applicant is subject to the geographic service or geographic coverage requirements specified in 47 C.F.R. Part 25 and will comply with such requirements.
B

By selecting C, the undersigned certifies that the applicant is subject to the geographic service or geographic coverage requirements specified in 47 C.F.R. Part 25 and will not comply with such requirements because it is not feasible as a technical matter to do so, or that, while technically feasible, such services would require so many compromises in satellite design and operation as to make it economically unreasonable. A narrative description and technical analysis demonstrating this claim are attached.
C
CERTIFICATION
The Applicant waives any claim to the use of any particular frequency or of the electromagnetic spectrum as against the regulatory power of the United States because of the previous use of the same, whether by license or otherwise, and requests an authorization in accordance with this application. The applicant certifies that grant of this application would not cause the applicant to be in violation of the spectrum aggregation limit in 47 CFR Part 20. All statements made in exhibits are a material part hereof and are incorporated herein as if set out in full in this application. The undersigned, individually and for the applicant, hereby certifies that all statements made in this application and in all attached exhibits are true, complete and correct to the best of his or her knowledge and belief, and are made in good faith.
44. Applicant is a (an): (Choose the button next to applicable response.)

Individual
Unincorporated Association
Partnership
Corporation
Governmental Entity
Other (please specify)
Limited Liability Company
45. Name of Person Signing
Jennifer A. Manner
46. Title of Person Signing
Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
47. Please supply any need attachments.
Attachment 1: Attachment 2: Attachment 3:
WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND / OR IMPRISONMENT
(U.S. Code, Title 18, Section 1001), AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION
(U.S. Code, Title 47, Section 312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, Section 503).

SATELLITE EARTH STATION AUTHORIZATIONS
FCC Form 312 - Schedule B:(Technical and Operational Description)


FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY


Location of Earth Station Site
E1: Site Identifier: Quincy WA E5. Call Sign:
E2: Contact Name Hughes Network Management Center E6. Phone Number: 301-428-7205
E3. Street: 2200 M St NW E7. City: Quincy
E8. County: Grant
E4. State WA E9. Zip Code 98848
E10. Area of Operation: CONUS
E11. Latitude: 47 ° 14 ' 52.6 " N
E12. Longitude: 119 ° 48 ' 54.2 " W
E13. Lat/Lon Coordinates are: NAD-27 NAD-83 N/A
E14. Site Elevation (AMSL): 399.36 meters
E15. If the proposed antenna(s) operate in the Fixed Satellite Service (FSS) with geostationary satellites, do(es) the proposed antenna(s) comply with the antenna gain patterns specified in Section 25.209(a) and (b) as demonstrated by the manufacturer's qualification measurement? If NO, provide asExhibit B a technical analysis showing compliance with two-degree spacing policy.
Yes No N/A
E16. If the proposed antenna(s) do not operate in the Fixed Satellite Service (FSS), or if they operate in the Fixed Satellite Service (FSS) with non-geostationary satellites, do(es) the proposed antenna(s) comply with the antenna gain patterns specified in Section 25.209(a2) and (b) as demonstrated by the manufacturer's qualification measurements?
Yes No N/A
E17. Is the facility operated by remote control? If YES, provide the location and telephone number of the control point.
Yes No
E18. Is frequency coordination required? If YES, attach a frequency coordination report as
Yes No
E19. Is coordination with another country required? If YES, attach the name of the country(ies) and plot of coordination contours as
Yes No
E20. FAA Notification - (See 47 CFR Part 17 and 47 CFR part 25.113(c)) Where FAA notification is required, have you attached a copy of a completed FCC Form 854 and or the FAA's study regarding the potential hazard of the structure to aviation?
FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH 47 CFR PARTS 17 AND 25 WILL RESULT IN THE RETURN OF THIS APPLICATION.
Yes No
POINTS OF COMMUNICATION
Satellite Name:OTHER | OTHER | If you selected OTHER, please enter the following:
E21. Common Name: HNS 95W E22. ITU Name: USASAT-76E
E23. Orbit Location: 95.2 WL E24. Country: USA
POINTS OF COMMUNICATION (Destination Points)
E25. Site Identifier:
E26. Common Name: E27. Country:
ANTENNA
Quincy WA 1 1 General Dynamics 9.2 meter 9.2 70.1 dBi at 41.0
71.6 dBi at 48.7
71.9 dBi at 50.9
66.7 dBi at 27.75
66.9 dBi at 28.35
1 0.0/0.0 10.2 409.6 1.0 200.0 10.2 73.8
FREQUENCY
1 40000 42000 R Left and Right Circular 470MG7W 0.0 0.0
E50. Modulation and Services M-ary PSK inroute
1 27500 28000 T Left and Right Circular 470MG7W 58.1 7.1
E50. Modulation and Services M-ary PSK outroute
1 28100 28600 T Left and Right Circular 470MG7W 58.1 7.1
E50. Modulation and Services M-ary PSK outroute
1 47200 50200 T Left and Right Circular 470MG7W 62.7 11.9
E50. Modulation and Services M-ary PSK outroute
1 50400 51400 T Left and Right Circular 470MG7W 63.0 12.2
E50. Modulation and Services M-ary PSK outroute
FREQUENCY COORDINATION
1 Geostationary 27500 28600 95.2/ 95.2 148.0 30.6 148.0 30.6 -64.1
REMOTE CONTROL POINT LOCATION
REMOTE CONTROL POINT LOCATION
E61. Call Sign

NOTE: Please enter the callsign of the controlling station, not the callsign for which this application is being filed.
E65. Phone Number
301-428-7205
E62. Street Address
11717 Exploration Lane
E63. City
Germantown
E67. County
Montgomery
E64/68. State/Country
MD/ USA
E66. Zip Code
20876


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