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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission

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Start Preamble November 21, 2002.


The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing Start Printed Page 71967effort to reduce paperwork burden invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following information collection(s), 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 current 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 February 3, 2003. 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 collection(s) contact Les Smith at 202-418-0217 or via the Internet at

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OMB Control Number: 3060-0398.

Title: Equipment Authorization Measurement Standards, Sections 2.948 and 15.117(g)(2).

Form Number: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities.

Number of Respondents: 320.

Estimated Time per Response: 28.44 hours (avg.).

Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping; Three year reporting requirements.

Total Annual Burden: 9,100 hours.

Total Estimated Cost: None.

Needs and Uses: 47 CFR 2.948 and 15.117(g)(2) of FCC rules require that data accompanying all requests for equipment authorization are valid and that proper testing procedures are used. Testing ensures that potential interference to radio communications is controlled, and if necessary, the data may be used for investigating complaints or harmful interference, or for verifying the manufacturer's compliance with FCC rules. Manufacturers were no longer required to file UHF noise figure data documenting the performance of TV receivers tested and marketed in the U.S. following release of the FCC's Report and Order in ET Docket No. 95-144.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,


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[FR Doc. 02-30557 Filed 12-2-02; 8:45 am]