Dept of Commerce: Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting on January 11, 2011

December 7, 2010 at 9:31 am | Posted in Aerospace Law Interfaces | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: Federal Register

[Federal Register: December 7, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 234)]
[Notices]
[Page 75968]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr07de10-39]

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration,
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce
Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee
provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for
Communications and Information on spectrum management policy matters.

DATES: The meeting will be held on January 11, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 1
p.m., Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce,
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4830, Washington, DC. Public
comments may be mailed to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory
Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration,
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230 or e-
mailed to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Gattuso, Designated Federal
Officer, at (202) 482-0977 or jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov; and/or visit
NTIA’s Web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/advisory/spectrum.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Background: The Committee provides advice to the Assistant
Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on needed
reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management in order to:
License radio frequencies in a way that maximizes their public
benefits; keep wireless networks as open to innovation as possible; and
make wireless services available to all Americans (See charter, at
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/advisory/spectrum/csmac_charter.html). This
Committee is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5
U.S.C. App. 2, and is consistent with the National Telecommunications
and Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. 904(b). The Committee
functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. For
more information about the Committee visit: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/
advisory/spectrum
.
Matters To Be Considered: The Committee will review and consider
draft reports of its Incentives Subcommittee and Unlicensed
Subcommittee. NTIA will post a detailed agenda on its Web site, http://
www.ntia.doc.gov
, prior to the meeting. There also will be an
opportunity for public comment at the meeting.
Time and Date: The meeting will be held on January 11, 2011, from 9
a.m. to 1 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. The times and the agenda topics
are subject to change. The meeting may be webcast or made available via
audio link. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov,
for the most up-to-date meeting agenda and access information.
Place: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce,
National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401
Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4830, Washington, DC. The meeting will
be open to the public and press on a first-come, first-served basis.
Space is limited. The public meeting is physically accessible to people
with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign
language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify
Mr. Gattuso at (202) 482-0977 or jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov, at least five
(5) business days before the meeting.
Status: Interested parties are invited to attend and to submit
written comments to the Committee at any time before or after the
meeting. Parties wishing to submit written comments for consideration
by the Committee in advance of this meeting should send them to NTIA at
the above-listed address and they must be received by close of business
on January 5, 2011, to provide sufficient time for review. Comments
received after January 5, 2011, will be distributed to the Committee,
but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting. It would be helpful if
paper submissions also include a compact disc (CD) in HTML, ASCII,
Word, or WordPerfect format (please specify version). CDs should be
labeled with the name and organizational affiliation of the filer, and
the name of the word processing program used to create the document.
Alternatively, comments may be submitted electronically to
spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov. Comments provided via electronic mail
also may be submitted in one or more of the formats specified above.
Records: NTIA maintains records of all Committee proceedings.
Committee records are available for public inspection at the address
above. Documents including the Committee’s charter, membership list,
agendas, minutes, and any reports are available on NTIA’s Committee web
page at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/advisory/spectrum.

Dated: December 1, 2010.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2010-30557 Filed 12-6-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-60-P

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