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 (PRA) of 1995, Public Law 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 (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 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) comments should be submitted on or before September 7, 2007. If you anticipate that you will be submitting PRA comments, but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, you should advise the FCC contact listed below as soon as possible.
Direct all PRA comments to Jasmeet K. Seehra, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10236 NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395-3123, or via fax at 202-395-5167 or via internet at Jasmeet_K._Seehra@omb.eop.gov and to Judith-B.Herman@fcc.gov, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-B441, 445 12th Street, SW., DC 20554 or an e-mail to PRA@fcc.gov. If you would like to obtain or view a copy of this information collection, you may do so by visiting the FCC PRA Web page at: http://www.fcc.gov/omd/pra.Start Further Info
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For additional information or copies of the information collection(s), contact Judith B. Herman at 202-418-0214 or via the Internet at Judith-B.Herman@fcc.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OMB Control Number: 3060-0192.
Title: Section 87.103, Posting Station License.
Form No.: N/A.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions, and state, local or tribal government.
Number of Respondents: 67,800 respondents; 67,800 responses.
Estimated Time Per Response: .25 hours.
Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement.
Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
Total Annual Burden: 16,950 hours.
Total Annual Cost: N/A.
Privacy Act Impact Assessment: N/A.
Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for confidentiality.
Needs and Uses: The Commission will submit this information collection to OMB as an extension during this comment period to obtain the full three-year clearance from them. The Commission is reporting an increase in the number of respondents that are affected by this rule section by 20,000.
The recordkeeping requirement in Section 87.103 is necessary to demonstrate that all transmitters in the Aviation Service are properly licensed in accordance with the requirements of Section 103 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended; 47 U.S.C. 301, No. 2020 of the International Radio Regulations, and Article 30 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation. The information used by FCC staff during inspection and investigations to ensure the particular station is licensed and operated in compliance with applicable rule, statutes and treaties. Section 87.103 requires (a) stations at fixed locations: The licensee or a photocopy must be posted or retained in the station's permanent records; (b) aircraft radio stations: The licensee must be either posted in the aircraft or kept with the aircraft registration certificate. If a single authorization covers a fleet of aircraft, a copy of the license must be either posted in each aircraft or kept with each aircraft registration certificate; and (c) aeronautical mobile stations: The license must be retained as a permanent part of the station records.Start Signature
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,
[FR Doc. E7-15453 Filed 8-7-07; 8:45 am]
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