Federal Communications Commission
A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission
March 12, 1997
Previous Sunshine Notice
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed
below on Thursday, March 13, 1997, which is scheduled to commence at 9:30 a.m. in Room 856,
at 1919 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
|1||OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY||TITLE: Amendment of Parts 2, 15, 18 and Other
Parts of the Commission's Rules to Simplify and
Streamline the Equipment Authorization Process
for Radio Frequency Equipment.
SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a
proposal to: 1) simplify existing equipment
authorization processes; 2) deregulate the
equipment authorization for certain types of
equipment; 3) provide for electronic filing of
applications for equipment authorization.
|2||INTERNATIONAL AND OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY||TITLE: Allocation and Designation of Spectrum
for Fixed-Satellite Services in the 37.5-38.5 GHz,
40.5-41.5 GHz and 48.2-50.2 GHz Frequency
Bands; Allocation of Spectrum to Upgrade Fixed
and Mobile Allocations in 40.5-42.5 GHz and
Allocation of Spectrum at 46.9-47.0 GHz for
Wireless Communications Services (RM-8811).
SUMMARY: The Commission will consider proposed changes to the U.S. Table of Frequency Allocations for Fixed-Satellite Services at 37.5-38.5 GHz, 40.5-41.5 GHz, and 48.2-50.2 GHz, along with related allocation proposals affecting the 40.5-42.5 GHz and 46.9-47.0 GHz bands.
Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Maureen Peratino or
David Fiske, Office of Public Affairs, telephone number (202) 418-0500.
Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be purchased from the FCC's duplicating
contractor, International Transcription Services, Inc. (ITS, Inc.) at (202) 857-3800 or fax (202)
857-3805 and 857-3184. These copies are available in paper format and alternative media which
includes, large print/type; digital disk; and audio tape. ITS may be reached by e-mail:
email@example.com. Their Internet address is http://www.itsi.com.
This meeting can be viewed over George Mason University's Capitol Connection. For
information on this service call (703) 993-3100. The audio portion of the meeting will be
broadcast live on the Internet via the FCC's Internet audio broadcast page at
<http://www.fcc.gov/realaudio/>. The meeting can also be heard via telephone, for a fee, from
National Narrowcast Network, telephone (202) 966-2211 or fax (202) 966-1770; and from
Conference Call USA (available only outside the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area),
telephone 1-800-962-0044. Audio and video tapes of this meeting can be obtained from the
Office of Public Affairs, Television Staff, telephone (202) 418-0460, or TTY (202) 418-1398;
fax numbers (202) 418-2809 or (202) 418-7286.