Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 72616 [E5-6868]

Download as PDF 72616 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 233 / Tuesday, December 6, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 120105A] Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold its Precious Corals Plan Team (PCPT) meeting in Honolulu, HI. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda items). ADDRESSES: The PCPT meeting will be held at the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council Office, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813. DATES: The meeting of the PCPT will be held January 5, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The PCPT will meet on January 5, 2006 to discuss the following agenda items: Thursday, January 5, 2006 1. Introductions 2. Review of last plan team meeting and recommendations 3. Report on the Third International Deep Sea Coral Conference 4. New coral aging data 5. Update on black coral management 6. Black coral workshop 7. Update on State of Hawaii Black Coral Regulations 8. Report on upcoming Carijoa research The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. Public comment periods will be provided throughout the agenda. The Plan Team will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before the Plan Team for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Plan Team action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and any issue arising after publication of this document that requires emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:44 Dec 05, 2005 Jkt 205001 Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: December 1, 2005. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–6868 Filed 12–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 102805E] Vessel Monitoring Systems; Additional Approved Mobile Transmitting Units for use in the South Atlantic Rock Shrimp Fishery National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of vessel monitoring systems; additional approval. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document provides notice of vessel monitoring systems (VMS) approved by NOAA for use by vessels participating in the Rock Shrimp Fishery of the South Atlantic Region and sets forth relevant features of the VMS. ADDRESSES: To obtain copies of the list of NOAA approved VMS mobile transmitting units and NOAA approved VMS communications service providers, or information regarding the status of VMS systems being evaluated by NOAA for approval, write to NOAA Fisheries Office for Law Enforcement (OLE), 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 415, Silver Spring, MD 20910. To submit a completed and signed checklist, mail or fax it to NOAA Enforcement, 7600 Sand Point Way, Seattle, WA 98115, fax 206–526–6528. VMS provider addresses can be found in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice under the heading VMS Provider Addresses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For current listing information Mark Oswell, Outreach Specialist, phone 301–427– 2300, fax 301–427–2055. For questions regarding VMS installation, activation checklists, and status of evaluations, contact Jonathan Pinkerton, National VMS Program Manager, phone 301– PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 427–2300; fax 301–427–2055. For questions regarding the checklist, contact Beverly Lambert, Southeast Divisional VMS Program Manager, NMFS Office for Law Enforcement, Southeast Division, phone 727–824– 5344. The public may acquire this notice, installation checklist, and relevant updates by calling 301–427–2300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. VMS Mobile Transceiver Units BOATRACS - FMTC/G The Boatracs satellite communications VMS transmitting unit that meets the minimum technical requirements for the Rock Shrimp Fishery is the FMTC/G. The address for the Boatracs distributor dealer contact is provided under the heading VMS Provider Addresses. The FMTC/G is an integrated GPS two-way satellite communications system, consisting of two major hardware components, the Mobile Communication Transceiver (MCT) and the Enhanced Display Unit (EDU). The MCT contains the antenna and integrated GPS that communicates with the satellite and contains the operating circuitry and memory. The EDU is a shock and splash resistant display and keyboard unit consisting of, a liquid crystal display, keyboard, with adjustable contrast, brightness, and audible alerts. A backlight illuminates the display for night view. The EDU has message waiting, no signal, and audible message received indicators. The MCT is 6.7 inches high, 11.4 inches wide and weighs 11 pounds (4.99 kg). The base of the unit is 6.595 inches in diameter. The MCT draws approximately 2.3 amps of current from the power supply while transmitting and 1.2 amps when the vessel is idle. The EDU is a hardened and splash proof keyboard display unit with a 15line X 40-character screen that allows for both text and graphics. It is 12.72 inches wide, 9.3 inches long, 2.21 inches in depth, and weighs 3 pounds (1.36 kg) and is holster mounted in the cabin. II. Satellite Communication Services The FMTC/G utilizes KU band geostationary satellite to provide twoway date services. The data satellite transmits and receives all two-way message traffic between the vessel and NMFS, Shore Office, Network Operations Center or third party. The satellite is located 22,300 miles over the equator at 103 W. Longitude (south of Florida). Boatracs operates a redundant NOC. This facility is online 24 hours a day, E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 120105A]


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will 
hold its Precious Corals Plan Team (PCPT) meeting in Honolulu, HI. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda items).

ADDRESSES: The PCPT meeting will be held at the Western Pacific Fishery 
Management Council Office, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 
96813.

DATES: The meeting of the PCPT will be held January 5, 2006, from 9 
a.m. to 1 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; 
telephone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The PCPT will meet on January 5, 2006 to 
discuss the following agenda items:

Thursday, January 5, 2006

1. Introductions
2. Review of last plan team meeting and recommendations
3. Report on the Third International Deep Sea Coral Conference
4. New coral aging data
5. Update on black coral management
6. Black coral workshop
7. Update on State of Hawaii Black Coral Regulations
8. Report on upcoming Carijoa research
    The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. Public 
comment periods will be provided throughout the agenda. The Plan Team 
will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before the Plan Team for discussion, those issues may not be the 
subject of formal action during these meetings. Plan Team action will 
be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and 
any issue arising after publication of this document that requires 
emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified 
of the Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 
(voice) or (808) 522-8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting 
date.

    Dated: December 1, 2005.
Emily Menashes,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E5-6868 Filed 12-5-05; 8:45 am]
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