OMB Control Number:3060-0360.
Title:Section 80.409, Station Logs.
Type of Review:Extension of a currently approved collection.
Respondents:Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions, and state, local or tribal government.
Number of Respondents:18,876 respondents; 18,876 responses.
Estimated Time per Response:27.3 hours.
Frequency of Response:Recordkeeping requirement.
Obligation to Respond:Mandatory. Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 U.S.C. sections 151-154, 301-609, 3 UST 3450, 3 UST 4726, 12 UST 2377.
Total Annual Burden:533,458 hours.
Total Annual Cost:N/A.
Privacy Act Impact Assessment:N/A.
Nature and Extent of Confidentiality:There is no need for confidentiality.
Needs and Uses:The Commission will submit this expiring information collection (IC) to the OMB as an extension during this comment period to obtain the full three-year clearance from them. The Commission is reporting no change in recordkeeping requirement. The Commission is reporting a 41,050 hour reduction in burden which is due to 1,583 fewer respondents/responses. Therefore, the total annual burden has been adjusted. The recordkeeping requirements contained in section 80.409 is necessary to document the operation and public correspondence service of public coast radiotelegraph, public coast radiotelephone stations and Alaska-public fixed stations, including the logging of distress and safety calls where applicable.
The information is used by FCC personnel during inspections and investigations to ensure compliance with applicable rules and to assist in accident investigations. If the information was not maintained, documentation concerning the operation of public coast radiotelegraph stations, public coast radiotelephone stations and Alaska-public fixed stations would not be available.
Federal Communications Commission.
Marlene H. Dortch,