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Released: October 17, 2012

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information 202 / 418-0500

445 12th St., S.W.

Internet: http://www.fcc.gov

Washington, D.C. 20554

TTY: 1-888-835-5322

DA 12 - 1655
October 17, 2012

WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ANNOUNCES WORKSHOP:

SECTION 106 GUIDANCE UPDATES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE

CONSTRUCTION OF COMMUNICATIONS TOWERS AND THE COLLOCATION OF

COMMUNICATIONS GEAR

The FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau will host an educational workshop on the Section
106 process required for the construction of all new communications towers and for the collocation of
communications gear on other structures. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, October 23, 2012,
from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Eastern in the Commission Meeting Room at FCC Headquarters in
Washington, DC. The FCC will not webcast the workshop at this time.
The workshop will provide guidance to its licensees and their consultants, and for those who
construct communications facilities for FCC licensees, on the Section 106 process required by the
National Historic Preservation Act and by the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for Review of
Effects on Historic Properties for Certain Undertakings Approved by the Federal Communications
Commission.
. Among the topics to be discussed are improvements to the submittal of documentation to
the FCC, State Historic Preservation Offices, and to Indian Tribes. A particular focus will be the effects
of communications projects on historic and Tribal landscapes and on Tribal religious and cultural
properties. Presentations will be made by FCC staff and staff from the Advisory Council on Historic
Preservation, National Park Service, and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Offices.

Attendance

. This workshop is open to the public. All attendees are advised to arrive
approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of the workshop to allow time to go through our security
process. Attendees are required to pre-register by submitting their name and company affiliation sending
an email to Jim Swartz (james.swartz@fcc.gov) in order to expedite the check-in process.

Accessibility Information.

To request information in accessible formats (computer diskettes,
large print, audio recording, and Braille), send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the FCC’s Consumer
and Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (voice), (202) 418-0432 (TTY). This document can
also be downloaded in Word and Portable Document Format (PDF) at: http://www.fcc.gov.
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau contact: Steve DelSordo at (202) 418-1986 or by e-mail:
stephen.delsordo@fcc.gov. Please e-mail James Swartz at james.swartz@fcc.gov to pre-register for
attendance.
For more news and information about the Federal Communications Commission, please visit: www.fcc.gov.
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