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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission for Extension Under Delegated Authority 5 CFR 1320 Authority, Comments Requested

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Start Preamble March 6, 2003.


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(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 May 13, 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: 3060-0250.

Title: Section 74.784, Rebroadcasts.

Form Number: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business and other for-profit entities; State, Local or Tribal Government.

Number of Respondents: 1,080.

Estimated Time Per Response: 1 hour.

Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirements.

Total Annual Burden: 1,080 hours.

Total Annual Costs: $0.00.

Needs and Uses: 47 CFR 73.1560 requires licensees of low power and TV translator stations to notify the FCC when rebroadcasting programs or signals of another station and to certify that written consent has been obtained from originating station. Data are used by FCC staff to ensure compliance with Section 325(a) of the Communications Act, as amended.

OMB Control Number: 3060-0466.

Title: Section 74.1283, Station Identification.

Form Number: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities.

Number of Respondents: 200.

Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.

Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping; On occasion reporting requirement.

Total annual burden: 400 hours.

Total Annual Costs: $0.00.

Needs and Uses: 47 CFR 74.1283(c)(1) requires FM translator stations whose station identification is made by the primary station to furnish current information on the translator's call letters and location. This information is kept in the primary station's files. This information is used to contact the translator licensee in the event of malfunction of the translator.

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Federal Communications Commission.

Marlene H. Dortch,


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[FR Doc. 03-6144 Filed 3-13-03; 8:45 am]