Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority, 5441-5442 [2016-01823]


[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 21 (Tuesday, February 2, 2016)]
[Pages 5441-5442]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2016-01823]



[OMB 3060-0998]

Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal 
Communications Commission Under Delegated Authority

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, 
and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 
3501-3520), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or the 
Commission) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to 
take this opportunity to comment on the following information 
collection. Comments are requested concerning: Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the Commission, including whether the information 
shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the Commission's burden 
estimate; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information collected; ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on the respondents, including the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and 
ways to further reduce the information collection burden on small 
business concerns with fewer than 25 employees. The FCC may not conduct 
or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently 
valid control number. No person shall be subject to any penalty for 
failing to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA 
that does not display a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
control number.

DATES: Written PRA comments should be submitted on or before April 4, 
2016. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, but find 
it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, 
you should advise the contact listed below as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES: Direct all PRA comments to Cathy Williams, FCC, via email and to

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the 
information collection, contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418-2918.

    OMB Control No.: 3060-0998.

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    Title: Section 87.109, Station logs.
    Form No.: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit entities.
    Number of Respondents and Responses: 5 respondents and 5 responses.
    Estimated Time per Response: 100 hours.
    Frequency of Response: Recordkeeping requirement.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. 
Statutory authority for this collection of information is contained in 
47 U.S.C. 154, 303 and 307(e) unless otherwise noted.
    Total Annual Burden: 500 hours.
    Annual Cost Burden: No cost.
    Privacy Act Impact Assessment: No impact(s).
    Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for 
confidentiality with this collection of information.
    Needs and Uses: Section 87.109 of the Commission's rules require 
that a station at a fixed location in the international aeronautical 
mobile service (IAMS) must maintain a log (written or automatic log) in 
accordance with the Annex 10 provisions of the International Civil 
Aviation Organization (ICAO) Convention. This log is necessary to 
document the quality of service provided by fixed stations, including 
the harmful interference, equipment failure, and logging of distress 
and safety calls where applicable. This information is used by the 
Commission to ensure that particular stations are licensed and operated 
in compliance with applicable rules, statutes, and treaties.

Federal Communications Commission.
Gloria J. Miles,
Federal Register Liaison Officer, Office of the Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-01823 Filed 2-1-16; 8:45 am]