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Released: May 2, 2013

Commission
Meeting Agenda
A Public Notice of the Federal Communications Commission

Federal Communications Commission

News Media Information (202) 418-0500

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Washington, D.C. 20554

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May 2, 2013

FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING

THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below
on Thursday, May 9, 2013. The meeting is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. in Room TW-
C305, at 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.

ITEM NO.

BUREAU

SUBJECT

1

INTERNATIONAL,

TITLE:

Expanding Access to Broadband and
Encouraging Innovation through Establishment of

WIRELESS TELE-

an Air-Ground Mobile Broadband Secondary

COMMUNICATIONS

Service for Passengers Aboard Aircraft in the
&
14.0-14.5 GHz Band (RM-11640 and 11429)

OFFICE OF

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a

ENGINEERING &

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking to

TECHNOLOGY

improve consumer access to broadband aboard
aircraft and encourage innovation through
establishment of an Air-Ground Mobile
Broadband secondary service in the 14.0-14.5
GHz band, while ensuring that existing users are
protected from interference.
2

OFFICE OF

TITLE:

Amendment of Part 2 of the

ENGINEERING &

Commission's Rules for Federal Earth Stations

TECHNOLOGY

Communicating with Non-Federal Fixed Satellite
Service Space Stations; Federal Space Station Use
of the 399.9-400.05 MHz band; and Allocation of
Spectrum for Non-Federal Space Launch
Operations (RM-11341)

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of
Inquiry to ease access to spectrum for commercial
space launch operators and better facilitate federal
*The summaries listed in this notice are intended for the use of the
public attending open Commission meetings. Information not summarized
may also be considered at such meetings. Consequently these summaries
should not be interpreted to limit the Commission's authority to
consider any relevant information.

government use of commercial satellite services,
and seek comment on streamlining processes,
eliminating unnecessary burdens, and identifying
future communication and spectrum needs of the
commercial space sector.
3

PUBLIC SAFETY AND TITLE:

Facilitating the Deployment of Text-to-

HOMELAND

911 and Other Next Generation 911 Applications;

SECURITY

Framework for Next Generation 911 Deployment
(PS Docket Nos. 11-153; 10-255)

SUMMARY:

The Commission will consider a
Report and Order requiring CMRS providers and
providers of interconnected text messaging
services to provide consumers with an automatic
bounce-back message if the consumer attempts to
text 911 where that capability is unavailable.
The meeting site is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Sign
language interpreters, open captioning, and assistive listening devices will be provided on site.
Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. In your
request, include a description of the accommodation you will need and a way we can contact you
if we need more information. Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
Send an e-mail to: fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-
418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).
Additional information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Meribeth McCarrick,
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 Live web page
at www.fcc.gov/live.
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.
-FCC-
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