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

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The Federal Communications Commission, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to (PRA) of 1995 (PRA), Public Law 104-13. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. Subject to the PRA, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information 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 PRA comments should be submitted on or before October 29, 2007. 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.


You may submit all PRA comments by e-mail or U.S. mail. To submit your comments by e-mail, send them to To submit your comments by U.S. mail, send them to Jerry Cowden, Federal Communications Commission, Room 1-B135, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554.

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For additional information about the information collection(s), contact Jerry Cowden via e-mail at or call (202) 418-0447.

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OMB Control Number: 3060-1050.

Title: New Allocation for Amateur Radio Service, § 97.303(s).

Form Number: N/A.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities; Not-for-profit institutions; and Individuals or household.

Number of Respondents: 5,000 respondents; 5,000 responses.

Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes (0.3 hours).

Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement.

Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits.

Total Annual Burden: 1,500 hours.

Total Annual Cost: None.

Privacy Impact Assessment: No, the FCC will conduct a Privacy Impact Assessment when it revises the information system(s) covered by FCC/WTB-1, “Wireless Services Licensing Records,” System of Records Notice.

Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: No information is requested that would require assurance of confidentiality.

Needs and Uses: On April 29, 2003, the Office of Engineering and Technology adopted a Report and Order in Amendment of Parts 2 and 97 of the Commission's Rules to Create a Low Frequency Allocation for the Amateur Radio Service, in ET Docket No. 02-98, FCC 03-105. An amateur operator holding a General, Advanced or Amateur Extra Class license may only operate on the channels 5332 kHz, 5348 kHz, 5368 kHz, 5373 kHz, and 5404 kHz, under the following limitations: (1) A maximum effective radiated power (e.r.p.) of 50 W; and (2) single sideband suppressed carrier modulation (emission designator 2K8J3E), upper sideband voice transmissions only. For the purpose of computing e.r.p. the Start Printed Page 50109transmitter PEP will be multiplied with the antenna gain relative to a dipole or the equivalent calculation in decibels. Licensees using other antennas must maintain in their station records on either manufacturer data on the antenna gain or calculations of the antenna gain.

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Federal Communications Commission.

William F. Caton,

Deputy Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E7-17119 Filed 8-29-07; 8:45 am]