Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting, 170-171 [E7-25492]

Download as PDF 170 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 1 / Wednesday, January 2, 2008 / Notices February 19–22, 2008: The STT will meet at the Council office in a public work session to draft ‘‘Preseason Report I-Stock Abundance Analysis for 2008 Ocean Salmon Fisheries’’ and to consider any other estimation or methodology issues pertinent to the 2008 ocean salmon fisheries. March 31–April 1, 2008: Public hearings will be held to receive comments on the proposed ocean salmon fishery management options adopted by the Council. All public hearings begin at 7 p.m. at the following locations: March 31, 2008: Chateau Westport, Beach Room, 710 W Hancock, Westport, WA 98595, telephone: (360) 268–9101. March 31, 2008: Red Lion Hotel, Umpqua Room, 1313 N Bayshore Drive, Coos Bay, OR 97420, telephone: (541) 267–4141. April 1, 2008: Red Lion Eureka, Evergreen Room, 1929 Fourth Street, Eureka, CA 95501, telephone: (707) 445–0844. Although non emergency issues not contained in the Salmon Technical Team (STT) meeting agendas may come before the STT for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal STT action during these meetings. STT action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this document and to any issues arising after publication of this document requiring emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the STT’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations The meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 (voice), or (503) 820– 2299 (fax) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et. seq. Dated: December 27, 2007. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–25436 Filed 12–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XE73 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Trawl Rationalization Tracking and Monitoring Committee (TRTMC) will hold a working meeting, which is open to the public. DATES: The TRTMC meeting will be held Wednesday, January 23, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. until business for the day is completed. ADDRESSES: The TRTMC meeting will be held at the Doubletree Hotel and Executive Meeting Center Portland Lloyd Center; 1000 NE Multnomah; Portland, OR 97232; telephone: (503) 281–6111. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jim Seger, Staff Officer; telephone: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council is considering a rationalization program to cover limited entry trawl landings in the West Coast groundfish fishery. The purpose of the TRTMC working meeting is to provide agency guidance and perspectives on design constraints and to scope likely impacts of alternative configurations of tracking and monitoring systems for trawl rationalization. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before the TRTMC for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal TRTMC action during this meeting. TRTMC action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the TRTMC’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:07 Dec 31, 2007 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: December 27, 2007. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–25474 Filed 12–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), Department of Commerce (DOC) ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information on spectrum management matters. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 8, 2008, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Institute for Telecommunication Sciences, 325 Broadway, Room 1-1103/ 05, Boulder, Colorado 80305. Public comments may be mailed to Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue N.W., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230 or emailed to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric Stark, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 482–1880 or estark@ntia.doc.gov; Joe Gattuso at (202) 482–0977 or jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov; and/or visit NTIA’s Web site at www.ntia.doc.gov/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background:The Secretary of Commerce established the Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee) to implement a recommendation of the President’s Initiative on Spectrum Management pursuant to the President’s November 29, 2004 Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on the subject of ‘‘Spectrum Management for the 21st Century.’’1 1President’s Memorandum on Improving Spectrum Management for the 21st Century, 49 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2875 (Nov. 29, 2004) (Executive Memorandum). E:\FR\FM\02JAN1.SGM 02JAN1 pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 1 / Wednesday, January 2, 2008 / Notices 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 provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management to enable the introduction of new spectrum-dependent technologies and services, including long-range spectrum planning and policy reforms for expediting the American public’s access to broadband services, public safety, and digital television. The Committee functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. Matters to Be Considered: The Committee will receive recommendations and reports from its Technical Sharing Efficiencies subcommittee and Operational Sharing Efficienciessubcommittee. It will consider matters to be taken up at its next meeting. It will also provide an opportunity for public comment on these matters. Time and Date: The meeting will be held on February 8, 2008, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. These times and the agenda topics are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http:// www.ntia.doc.gov, for the most up-todate meeting agenda. Place: U.S. Department of Commerce, Institute for Telecommunication Sciences, Room 1-1103/05, 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305. The meeting will be open to the public and press on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. Due to security requirements and to facilitate entry to the building, anyone wishing to attend must contact Joe Gattuso at jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov or (202) 482–0977 at least fifteen (15) days prior to the meeting in order to provide the necessary clearance information. When arriving for the meeting, attendees must present photo or passport identification and/or a U.S. Government building pass, if applicable, and should arrive at least one-half hour prior to the start time of the meeting. The public meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring special services, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to indicate this to Mr. Gattuso. Status: Interested parties are invited to attend and to submit written comments. Interested parties are permitted to file written comments with the Committee at any time before or after a meeting. If interested parties VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:07 Dec 31, 2007 Jkt 214001 wish to submit written comments for consideration by the Committee in advance of this meeting, they should be sent to the above listed address and received by close of business on February 5, 2008, to provide sufficient time for review. Comments received after February 5, 2008, 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 three and one-half inch computer diskette in HTML, ASCII, Word or WordPerfect format (please specify version). Diskettes 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 may also be submitted in one or more of the formats specified above. Records: NTIA is keeping records of all Committee proceedings. Committee records are available for public inspection at NTIA’s office at the address above. Documents including the Committee’s charter, membership list, agendas, minutes, and any reports are or will be available on NTIA’s Committee Web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ advisory/spectrum. Dated: December 27, 2007. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. E7–25492 Filed 12–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–S 171 The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Room 4830, Washington, D.C. (Please enter at 14th Street). The handicapped accessible entrance is located at the 14th Street Aquarium Entrance. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding the meeting, contact Mary Lou Kenny, Partnership Manager, at (202) 482–9114. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NTIA will host a public meeting to discuss how to leverage existing communications channels within Federal departments and agencies to inform consumers about the digital television transition and the TV Converter Box Coupon Program. Detailed information about the Coupon Program is available at www.dtv2009.gov. Because of space limitation, attendance will be determined on a firstcome, first-served basis. The meeting will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring special services, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to indicate this to Mary Lou Kenny at least two (2) days prior to the meeting. Members of the public will have an opportunity to ask questions at the meeting. Individuals who would like to submit questions in writing should e-mail their questions to Mary Lou Kenny at MKenny@ntia.doc.gov. ADDRESSES: Dated: December 27, 2007. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. E7–25494 Filed 12–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Notice: TV Converter Box Coupon Program Public Meeting National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: NTIA will hold a public meeting on January 24, 2008, in connection with its TV Converter Box Coupon Program described in the Final Rule that was released on March 12, 2007.1 DATES: The meeting will be held on January 24, 2008, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. 1See Rules to Implement and Administer a Coupon Program for Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes, 72 FR 12097 (March 15, 2007) PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Docket No. 071018612-7895-02 Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA),Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) publishes this notice to announce the effective date of a Privacy Act System of Records entitled COMMERCE/NTIA-1, Applications Related to Coupons for Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes. NTIA is creating a new system of records for applications related to coupons for the Digital-to- E:\FR\FM\02JAN1.SGM 02JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 1 (Wednesday, January 2, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 170-171]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-25492]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY:  National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA), Department of Commerce (DOC)

ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting

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

DATES:  The meeting will be held on February 8, 2008, from 1:30 p.m. to 
3:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 
Institute for Telecommunication Sciences, 325 Broadway, Room 1-1103/05, 
Boulder, Colorado 80305. Public comments may be mailed to Spectrum 
Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue N.W., Room 4725, 
Washington, DC 20230 or emailed to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric Stark, Designated Federal 
Officer, at (202) 482-1880 or estark@ntia.doc.gov; Joe Gattuso at (202) 
482-0977 or jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov; and/or visit NTIA's Web site at 
www.ntia.doc.gov/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background:The Secretary of Commerce 
established the Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee) to 
implement a recommendation of the President's Initiative on Spectrum 
Management pursuant to the President's November 29, 2004 Memorandum for 
the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on the subject of 
``Spectrum Management for the 21st Century.''\1\

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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. Sec.  904(b). The 
Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for 
Communications and Information on needed reforms to domestic spectrum 
policies and management to enable the introduction of new spectrum-
dependent technologies and services, including long-range spectrum 
planning and policy reforms for expediting the American public's access 
to broadband services, public safety, and digital television. The 
Committee functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the 
FACA.
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    \1\President's Memorandum on Improving Spectrum Management for 
the 21st Century, 49 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2875 (Nov. 29, 2004) 
(Executive Memorandum).
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    Matters to Be Considered: The Committee will receive 
recommendations and reports from its Technical Sharing Efficiencies 
subcommittee and Operational Sharing Efficienciessubcommittee. It will 
consider matters to be taken up at its next meeting. It will also 
provide an opportunity for public comment on these matters.
    Time and Date: The meeting will be held on February 8, 2008, from 
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. These times and the 
agenda topics are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA's Web site, 
http://www.ntia.doc.gov, for the most up-to-date meeting agenda.
    Place: U.S. Department of Commerce, Institute for Telecommunication 
Sciences, Room 1-1103/05, 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305. The 
meeting will be open to the public and press on a first-come, first-
served basis. Space is limited. Due to security requirements and to 
facilitate entry to the building, anyone wishing to attend must contact 
Joe Gattuso at jgattuso@ntia.doc.gov or (202) 482-0977 at least fifteen 
(15) days prior to the meeting in order to provide the necessary 
clearance information. When arriving for the meeting, attendees must 
present photo or passport identification and/or a U.S. Government 
building pass, if applicable, and should arrive at least one-half hour 
prior to the start time of the meeting. The public meeting is 
physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals 
requiring special services, such as sign language interpretation or 
other ancillary aids, are asked to indicate this to Mr. Gattuso.
    Status: Interested parties are invited to attend and to submit 
written comments. Interested parties are permitted to file written 
comments with the Committee at any time before or after a meeting. If 
interested parties wish to submit written comments for consideration by 
the Committee in advance of this meeting, they should be sent to the 
above listed address and received by close of business on February 5, 
2008, to provide sufficient time for review. Comments received after 
February 5, 2008, 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 three and one-half inch computer diskette in HTML, 
ASCII, Word or WordPerfect format (please specify version). Diskettes 
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 
may also be submitted in one or more of the formats specified above.
    Records: NTIA is keeping records of all Committee proceedings. 
Committee records are available for public inspection at NTIA's office 
at the address above. Documents including the Committee's charter, 
membership list, agendas, minutes, and any reports are or will be 
available on NTIA's Committee Web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/
advisory/spectrum.

    Dated: December 27, 2007.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. E7-25492 Filed 12-31-07; 8:45 am]
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