Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting, 36301 [E8-14544]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 124 / Thursday, June 26, 2008 / Notices National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Regional Office, 263 13th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701; telephone: 727–824–5301. Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center, 17620 International Boulevard, Seattle, WA, 98188; telephone: 206– 244–4800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deb Lambert at (301) 713–2341 or via email at deb.lambert@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 9, 2008, NMFS published proposed revisions to the National Standard 1 Guidelines in the Federal Register (73 FR 32526). These proposed revisions would update the guidelines to include guidance on how to comply with new annual catch limit (ACL) and accountability measure requirements for ending overfishing of fisheries managed by federal fishery management plans (FMPs). It also clarifies the relationship between ACLs, maximum sustainable yield, optimum yield (OY), and other applicable reference points. The intent of this action is to facilitate compliance with requirements of the MagnusonStevens Act to end and prevent overfishing, rebuild overfished stocks, and achieve OY. NMFS is holding these public meeting to solicit public comments on the proposed guidelines. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), Department of Commerce (DOC) ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting 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 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 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 working groups of its Technical Sharing Efficiencies subcommittee and Operational Sharing Efficiencies subcommittees. The Committee will also consider matters to be taken up at its next meeting. It will provide an opportunity for public comment at the meeting. SUMMARY: This notice announces a public meeting of the Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides 1 President’s Memorandum on Improving Spectrum Management for the 21st Century, 49 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2875 (Nov. 29, 2004) (Executive Memorandum). Special Accommodations These meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other aids, and requests for special accommodations or needs should be directed to Deb Lambert at (301) 713– 2341 at least 5 business days in advance of the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1851 to 1854. Dated: June 20, 2008. Alan D. Risenhoover, Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–14517 Filed 6–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting AGENCY: rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information on spectrum management matters. DATES: The meeting will be held on July 14, 2008, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at ArrayComm, Inc., 2480 N. First St., San Jose, CA. Public comments may be mailed to Commerce 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:05 Jun 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36301 Time and Date: The meeting will be held on July 14, 2008, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight 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: ArrayComm Inc., 2480 N. First St., San Jose, CA. The meeting will be open to the public and press on a firstcome, first-served basis. Space is limited. 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 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 with the Committee at any time before or after a meeting. Parties wishing to submit written comments for consideration by the Committee in advance of this meeting should send them to the above-listed address and must be received by close of business on July 7, 2008, to provide sufficient time for review. Comments received after July 7, 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 maintains 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 will be available on NTIA’s Committee web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ advisory/spectrum. Dated: June 23, 2008. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. E8–14544 Filed 6–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–S E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1

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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 July 14, 2008, from 1:30 p.m. to 
3:30 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES:  The meeting will be held at ArrayComm, Inc., 2480 N. First 
St., San Jose, CA. Public comments may be mailed to Commerce 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 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\ 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 21\st\ 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 working groups of its Technical 
Sharing Efficiencies subcommittee and Operational Sharing Efficiencies 
subcommittees. The Committee will also consider matters to be taken up 
at its next meeting. It will provide an opportunity for public comment 
at the meeting.
    Time and Date: The meeting will be held on July 14, 2008, from 1:30 
p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight 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: ArrayComm Inc., 2480 N. First St., San Jose, CA. 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 special services, 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 with the Committee at any time before or after a 
meeting. Parties wishing to submit written comments for consideration 
by the Committee in advance of this meeting should send them to the 
above-listed address and must be received by close of business on July 
7, 2008, to provide sufficient time for review. Comments received after 
July 7, 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 maintains 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 will be available on 
NTIA's Committee web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/advisory/spectrum.

    Dated: June 23, 2008.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-14544 Filed 6-25-08; 8:45 am]
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