Statement of Changes of Beneficial Ownership


FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

KARMAZIN MEL
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

SIRIUS XM RADIO INC. [ (SIRI) ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
CEO
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

1221 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

10/15/2012
(Street)

NEW YORK, NY 10020
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   10/15/2012     M    5800000.0000   A $0.4300   14300000.0000   D    
Common Stock   10/15/2012     S    5800000.0000   (1) D $2.7731   8500000.0000   D    
Common Stock   10/16/2012     M    7300000.0000   A $0.4300   15800000.0000   D    
Common Stock   10/16/2012     S    7300000.0000   (1) D $2.8087   8500000.0000   D    
Common Stock                  323947.0000   I   By 401(k) Plan  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy)   $0.4300   10/15/2012     M         5800000.0000    12/31/2010   12/31/2014   Common Stock   5800000.0000   $0.4300   37300000.0000   D    
Stock Option (Right to Buy)   $0.4300   10/16/2012     M         7300000.0000    12/31/2010   12/31/2014   Common Stock   7300000.0000   $0.4300   30000000.0000   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Transactions pursuant to the Sales Plan adopted by Mr. Karmazin on August 30, 2012.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
KARMAZIN MEL
1221 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS
NEW YORK, NY 10020
X
CEO

Signatures
/s/ Mel Karmazin 10/17/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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