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Re: (fwd) [Oz-ISP] USG takes control of xpnder off PAS-2

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Fri Sep 21 21:34:17 2001

On Fri, 21 Sep 2001, Joe Abley wrote:
> You'd think satellite capacity would be subject to some more
> international set of regulations than those of the FCC. Are you
> saying that if I buy preemptable capacity on PAS-N to uplink from
> New Zealand and downlink to Fiji, that the capacity is subject
> to preemption by the US Government under FCC rules?
> Or is there an assumption here that there's an (up|down)link on
> US soil involved?

There are satellites not subject to US FCC regulations.  PAS-2
isn't one of them.