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 August 18, 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 Leslie.Smith@fcc.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For additional information or copies of the information collection(s) contact Les Smith at 202-418-0217 or via the Internet at Leslie.Smith@fcc.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OMB Control Number: 3060-0341
Title: Section 73.1680, Emergency antennas
Form Number: N/A
Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection
Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities
Number of Respondents: 142
Estimated Time per Response: 0.5 hours
Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirements
Total Annual Burden: 71 hours
Total Annual Costs: $28,400
Needs and Uses: 47 CFR Section 73.1680 requires that licensees of AM, FM, or TV stations submit an informal request to the FCC (within 24 hours of commencement of use) to continue operation with an emergency antenna. An emergency antenna is one that is erected for temporary use after the authorized main and auxiliary antennas are damaged and cannot be used. FCC staff use the data to ensure that interference is not caused to other existing stations.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. 03-15494 Filed 6-18-03; 8:45 am]
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