PSHSB Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for TIS FNPRM
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500445 12th St., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20554
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
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
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)
2 47 C.F.R. 90.242(b)(8).
3 FNPRM at 16 42-43.
4 78 Fed. Reg. 50370 (Aug. 19, 2013).
6 FNPRM at 17 45.