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Technological Advisory Council

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.
SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, this notice advises interested persons of the seventh meeting of the Technological Advisory Council ("Council") under its new charter.
DATES: Wednesday, December 4, 2002 beginning at 10 a.m. and concluding at 3 p.m.
ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th St. SW., Room TW-C305 Washington, DC 20554.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Continuously accelerating technological changes in telecommunications design, manufacturing, and deployment require that the Commission be promptly informed of those changes to fulfill its statutory mandate effectively. The Council was established by the Federal Communications Commission to provide a means by which a diverse array of recognized technical experts from different areas such as manufacturing, academia, communications services providers, the research community, etc., can provide advice to the FCC on innovation in the communications industry. The purpose of, and agenda for, the seventh meeting under the Council's new charter will be to review the progress that has been made and further direct the Council's efforts to fulfill its responsibilities under its charter. The Council will also consider such questions as the

Commission may put before it. Members of the public may attend the meeting. The Federal Communications Commission will attempt to accommodate as many persons as possible. Admittance, however, will be limited to the seating available. Unless so requested by the Council's Chair, there will be no public oral participation, but the public may submit written comments to Jeffery Goldthorp, the Federal Communications Commission's Designated Federal Officer for the Technological Advisory Council, before the meeting. Mr. Goldthorp's e-mail address isjgoldtho@fcc.gov. His United States mail delivery address is Jeffery Goldthorp, Chief, Network Technology Division, Office of Engineering and Technology, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554.

Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary.