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RTCA Special Committee 186: Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), dot.


Notice of RTCA Special Committee 186 meeting.


The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 186: Automatic Dependent Surveillance—Broadcast (ADS-B).


The meeting will be held November 1-5, 2004 starting at 9 a.m. (unless stated otherwise).


The meeting will be held at RTCA, Inc., 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036.

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RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036; telephone (202) 833-9339; fax (202) 833-9434; Web site

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Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is hereby given for a Special Committee 186 meeting. Note: Specific working group sessions will be held on November 1, 2 & 3. The plenary agenda will include:

  • November 4-5:
  • Opening Plenary Session (Chairman's Introductory Remarks, Review of Meeting Agenda, Review/Approval of Previous Meeting Summary).
  • SC-186 Activity Reports.
  • WG-1, Operations & Implementation.
  • WG-2, Traffic Information Service—Broadcast (TIS-B).
  • WG-3, 1090 MHz Minimum Operational Performance Standard (MOPS).
  • WG-4, Application Technical Requirements.
  • WG-5, Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) MOPS.
  • WG-6, Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Minimum Aviation System Performance Standards (MASPS).Start Printed Page 62115
  • Requirement Focus Group.
  • EUROCAE WG-51 Activity Report.
  • Discussion of Working Group Structure.
  • Discussion of inter-committee coordination & discussion of future changes to DO-242A.
  • Vehicle Tracking System AC SF-21.
  • New Business.
  • Review/Approval Revised DO-286, Minimum Aviation System Performance Standards (MASPS) for Traffic Information Service—Broadcast (TIS-B), RTCA Paper No. 159-04/SC186-223.
  • Closing Plenary Session (Date, Place and Time of Next Meeting, Other Business, Review Actions Items/Work Program, Adjourn).

Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairmen, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the “FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT” section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on October 13, 2004.

Robert Zoldos,

FAA System Engineer, RTCA Advisory Committee.

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[FR Doc. 04-23671 Filed 10-21-04; 8:45 am]