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Start Preamble December 12, 2000.


The Federal Communications Commission, 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 January 29, 2001. 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, SW., 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: 3060-0963.

Title: Sections 101.527, Construction Requirements for 24 GHz Operations, and 101.529, Renewal Expectancy Criteria for 24 GHz Licensees.

Form Number: N/A.

Type of Review: New collection.

Respondents: Business and other for-profit entities.

Number of Respondents: 952.

Estimate Time Per Response: 30 mins. to 20 hrs.

Frequency of Response: Once every 10 years reporting requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 14,399 hours.

Total Annual Costs: $952,000.

Needs and Uses: The information required by 47 CFR Sections 101.527 and 101.529 is used to determine whether a renewal applicant of a 24 GHz Service system has complied with the requirement to provide substantial service by the end of the ten-year initial license term. The FCC uses this information to determine whether an applicant's license will be renewed at the end of the license period.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Magalie Roman Salas,


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[FR Doc. 00-33041 Filed 12-27-00; 8:45 am]