Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting, 49260 [2013-19505]

Download as PDF 49260 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 13, 2013 / Notices sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt, at (503) 820–2280, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 8, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–19567 Filed 8–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: 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 August 28, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230. Public comments may be mailed to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4099, Washington, DC 20230 or emailed to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov. SUMMARY: ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce M. Washington, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 482–6415 or BWashington@ntia.doc.gov and/or visit NTIA’s Web site at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac. 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/otherpublication/2013/csmac-2013-charter. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:31 Aug 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 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/category/ csmac. Matters to Be Considered: The Committee will receive recommendations from its members on matters related to the accomplishment of the President’s goal of identifying 500 megahertz of radio spectrum for wireless broadband by 2020. In addition, the Committee will report out on the recommendations from the following working groups (WGs) established to facilitate collaboration between industry and government stakeholders to develop proposed relocation, transition, and sharing arrangements and plans for the 1755– 1850 MHz band: 1. WG3 1755–1850 MHz Satellite Control Links and Electronic Warfare, 2. WG4 1755–1850 MHz Fixed Pointto-Point and Tactical Radio Relay, and 3. WG5 1755–1850 MHz Airborne Operations. NTIA will post a detailed agenda on its Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ category/csmac, prior to the meeting. To the extent that the meeting time and agenda permit, any member of the public may speak to or otherwise address the Committee regarding the agenda items. See Open Meeting and Public Participation Policy, available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/ csmac. Time and Date: The meeting will be held on August 28, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. The times and the agenda topics are subject to change. The meeting will be available via two-way audio link and may be webcast. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/ csmac, 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 20230. 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. Washington, at (202) 482–6415 or PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BWashington@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 a meeting must send them to NTIA’s Washington, DC office at the above-listed address and comments must be received five (5) business days before the scheduled meeting date, to provide sufficient time for review. Comments received after this date 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 Word or PDF format. CDs should be labeled with the name and organizational affiliation of the filer. 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 NTIA’s Washington, DC office at the address above. Documents including the Committee’s charter, member list, agendas, minutes, and any reports are available on NTIA’s Committee Web page at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–19505 Filed 8–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office [Docket No. PTO–C–2013–0038] Trademark Public Advisory Committee United States Patent and Trademark Office. 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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 August 28, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 
4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 
1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4830, Washington, DC 20230. Public 
comments may be mailed to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory 
Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4099, Washington, DC 20230 or 
emailed to spectrumadvisory@ntia.doc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce M. Washington, Designated 
Federal Officer, at (202) 482-6415 or BWashington@ntia.doc.gov and/or 
visit NTIA's Web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac.

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/other-publication/2013/csmac-2013-charter. 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/category/csmac.
    Matters to Be Considered: The Committee will receive 
recommendations from its members on matters related to the 
accomplishment of the President's goal of identifying 500 megahertz of 
radio spectrum for wireless broadband by 2020. In addition, the 
Committee will report out on the recommendations from the following 
working groups (WGs) established to facilitate collaboration between 
industry and government stakeholders to develop proposed relocation, 
transition, and sharing arrangements and plans for the 1755-1850 MHz 
band:
    1. WG3 1755-1850 MHz Satellite Control Links and Electronic 
Warfare,
    2. WG4 1755-1850 MHz Fixed Point-to-Point and Tactical Radio Relay, 
and
    3. WG5 1755-1850 MHz Airborne Operations.
NTIA will post a detailed agenda on its Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac, prior to the meeting. To the extent 
that the meeting time and agenda permit, any member of the public may 
speak to or otherwise address the Committee regarding the agenda items. 
See Open Meeting and Public Participation Policy, available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac.
    Time and Date: The meeting will be held on August 28, 2013, from 
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. The times and the agenda 
topics are subject to change. The meeting will be available via two-way 
audio link and may be webcast. Please refer to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac, 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 20230. 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. Washington, at (202) 482-6415 or BWashington@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 a meeting must send them to NTIA's 
Washington, DC office at the above-listed address and comments must be 
received five (5) business days before the scheduled meeting date, to 
provide sufficient time for review. Comments received after this date 
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 Word or PDF format. CDs should be labeled with the 
name and organizational affiliation of the filer. 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 NTIA's 
Washington, DC office at the address above. Documents including the 
Committee's charter, member list, agendas, minutes, and any reports are 
available on NTIA's Committee Web page at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/csmac.

Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-19505 Filed 8-12-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-60-P