March 10, 2006
FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2006
The Federal Communications Commission will hold an
Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Friday,
March 17, 2006, which is scheduled to commence at 9:30
a.m. in Room TW-C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W.,
ITEM NO. BUREAU SUBJECT
1 MEDIA TITLE: Childrens Television Obligations of
Digital Television Broadcasters (MM Docket No.
SUMMARY: The Commission will consider a Second
Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking concerning the
Joint Proposal of Industry and Advocates on
Reconsideration of Childrens Television Rules.
2 WIRELESS TELE-COMMUNICATIONS TITLE: The Development
of Operational, Technical and Spectrum Requirements
for Meeting Federal, State and Local Public Safety
Communications Requirements Through the Year 2010 (WT
Docket No. 96-86).
SUMMARY: The Commission will consider an Eighth
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on
public safety communications needs in the 700 MHz band
(746-776 MHz and 794-806 MHz).
3 OFFICE OF MANAGING DIRECTOR TITLE: Establishment of
the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau.
SUMMARY: The Commission will consider an Order
creating a Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
and amending the rules to reflect the function of this
Open captioning will be provided for this event.
Other reasonable accommodations for people with
disabilities are available upon request. Include a
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including as much detail as you can. Also include a
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Make your request as early as possible; please allow
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Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice),
Additional information concerning this meeting may be
obtained from Audrey Spivack or David Fiske, Office of
Media Relations, (202) 418-0500; TTY 1-888-835-5322.
Audio/Video coverage of the meeting will be broadcast
live with open captioning over the Internet from the
FCC's Audio/Video Events web page at
For a fee this meeting can be viewed live over George
Mason University's Capitol Connection. The Capitol
Connection also will carry the meeting live via the
Internet. To purchase these services call (703)
993-3100 or go to www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu.
Copies of materials adopted at this meeting can be
purchased from the FCC's duplicating contractor, Best
Copy and Printing, Inc. (202) 488-5300; Fax (202)
488-5563; TTY (202) 488-5562. These copies are
available in paper format and alternative media,
including large print/type; digital disk; and audio
and video tape. Best Copy and Printing, Inc. may be
reached by e-mail at FCC@BCPIWEB.com.
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