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Released: August 20, 2013

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 13-1784

Released: August 20, 2013

PUBLIC SAFETY AND HOMELAND SECURITY BUREAU ANNOUNCES COMMENT AND

REPLY COMMENT DATES FOR FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING ON

TRAVELERS' INFORMATION STATIONS

PS Docket No. 09-19, RM-11514, RM-11531

Comments Due: September 18, 2013
Reply Comments Due: October 3, 2013

On July 23, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission issued a Further Notice of Proposed
Rulemaking (FNPRM) addressing Travelers' Information Stations (TIS).1 The Commission sought
comment on removing the filtering provision of Section 90.242(b)(8) of the Commission's rules,2 which
requires TIS stations to filter audio frequencies above 3 kHz. The FNPRM set deadlines for filing
comments and reply comments at 30 and 45 days after publication in the Federal Register.3
On August 19, 2013, the Office of the Federal Register published a summary of the FNPRM and
associated comment and reply comment dates.4 Accordingly, comments must be filed on or before
September 18, 2013; and reply comments must be filed on or before October 3, 2013.5 The FNPRM sets
forth the comment filing instructions.6
For further information regarding these proceedings, contact Thomas Eng, Engineer, Policy and
Licensing Division, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, at (202) 418-0019 or via email at
Thomas.Eng@fcc.gov.

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1 Travelers' Information Stations; American Association of Information Radio Operators Petition for Ruling on
Travelers' Information Station Rules; Highway Information Systems, Inc. Petition for Rulemaking; American
Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Petition for Rulemaking; PS Docket No. 09-19, RM-
11514, RM-11531, Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, FCC 13-98, (rel. July 23, 2013)
(FNPRM).
2 47 C.F.R. 90.242(b)(8).
3 FNPRM at 16 42-43.
4 78 Fed. Reg. 50370 (Aug. 19, 2013).
5 Id.
6 FNPRM at 17 45.

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