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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 Start Printed Page 65195opportunity to comment on the following information collection(s), as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Public Law No. 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 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 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before January 10, 2005. 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 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) 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-XXXX.
Title: Section 73.1201, Station Identification.
Form Number: N/A.
Type of Review: New collection.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities; Not-for-profit institutions.
Number of Respondents: 1,700.
Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement; On occasion reporting requirement.
Total Annual Burden: 3,400 hours.
Total Annual Cost: None.
Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
Needs and Uses: On August 4, 2004, the Commission adopted a Report and Order (R&O), In the Matter of Second Periodic Review of the Commission's Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television, MB Docket No. 03-15. With this R&O, the Commission requires digital television stations to follow the same rules for station identification as analog television stations. 47 CFR 73.1201(a) requires licensees to make broadcast station identification announcements at the beginning and ending of each time of operation, and hourly, as close to the hour as feasible, at a natural break in program offerings. Television and Class A television broadcast stations may make these announcements visually or aurally. 47 CFR 73.1201(b) requires the licensees' station identification to consist of the station's call letters immediately followed by the community or communities specified in its license as the station's location.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. 04-25065 Filed 11-9-04; 8:45 am]
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