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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval

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The Federal Communications Commissions, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burden invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) that does not display a valid control number. Comments are requested concerning (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Commission's burden estimate; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.


Written comments should be submitted on or before August 7, 2000. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the contact listed below as soon as possible.


Direct all comments to Les Smith, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-A804, 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20554 or via the Internet to

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For additional information or copies of the information collections contact Les Smith at (202) 418-0217 or via the Internet at

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OMB Control Number: 3060-0611

Title: Section 74.783, Station Identification

Form Number: N/A

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection

Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities; State, local, or tribal government

Number of Respondents: 200

Estimate Time Per Response: 0.166 hours (10 mins.)

Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirements; Third party disclosure

Total Annual Burden: 33 hours

Total Annual Costs: None

Needs and Uses: The FCC eliminated the call sign requirements from this information collection for which it now has approval under OMD Control No. 3060-0188. Under this revised collection, television translator stations, whose station identification is made by the television station whose signals are being rebroadcast by the translator, must furnish current information on the translator's call letters and location, and the name, address, and telephone number of the licensee to be contacted in the event the translator malfunctions.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Magalie Roman Salas,


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[FR Doc. 00-17251 Filed 7-6-00; 8:45 am]