The FCC held this Open Meeting on the subjects listed below:
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and related agency telework and headquarters access policies, this meeting was held in an electronic format and was open to the public only on the Internet via live feed from the FCC’s web page at www.fcc.gov/live and on the FCC’s YouTube channel.
Public Drafts of Meeting Items – The FCC is publicly releasing the draft text of each item expected to be considered at this Open Commission Meeting with the exception of items involving specific, national security, enforcement, or other sensitive predecisional information will not be publicly released . One-page cover sheets are included in the public drafts to help summarize each item. Links to these materials are provided below.
- Facilitating Access to Spectrum for Offshore Uses and Operations
The Commission considered a Notice of Inquiry seeking comment on whether changes in the Commission’s rules and policies are needed to facilitate the development of commercial and private wireless networks offshore. (WT Docket No. 22-204)
- Improving Wireless 911 Call Routing
The Commission considered a Public Notice to examine recent technological improvements to and deployments of location-based routing for wireless 911 calls, as well as steps the Commission could take to help reduce misrouted 911 calls. (PS Docket No. 18-64)
- Preserving Local Radio Programming*
The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding a proposal to allow certain channel 6 low power television stations to continue to provide FM radio service as ancillary or supplementary service under specified conditions. (MB Docket No. 03-185)
- Proposed Fine for Interfering with Wildfire Suppression Communications
The Commission considered a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture which proposes a $34,000 fine against Jason Frawley for apparently interfering with U.S. Forest Service radio communications that were guiding fire suppression aircraft combating the 2021 “Johnson fire” near Elk River, Idaho.
- Affordable Connectivity Program Transparency Data Collection*
The Commission considered a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking comment on a statutorily mandated annual data collection relating to the price and subscription rates of internet service offerings received by households enrolled in the Affordable Connectivity Program from participating providers. (WC Docket No. 21-450)
*NOTE: These items were adopted by the Commission prior to the Open Meeting and thus deleted from the agenda of the meeting itself.
FCC Seeks Input on Offshore Spectrum Needs and Uses
FCC Examines Location-Based Routing for Wireless 911 Calls
FCC Proposes Fine for Interrupting Wildfire Suppression Communications
- Deletion Notice
- Deletion Notice
- Tentative Agenda
- Circulation Documents: