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(b) Field offices and suboffices are located at the following addresses:
All except Clark, which is covered by Long Beach, CA office.
covered by Nortolk, VA. Baldwin and Mobile; all others are covered by Atlanta, GA
office. All counties
Florida, Tampa 33602,' ADP Building, Room 601, 1211 N. Florida.
Westshore Blvd. Georgia, Atlanta 30309, Room 440, Massell Bldg., 1365 Peach Alabama .... tree St., N.E.
Tennessee ......... Georgia, Powder Springs 30073, Special Enforcement Facility
P.O. Box 65.
Courthouse, P.O. Box 8004 (125 Bull Street).
All except Baldwin and Mobile which are covered by Miamai,
FL office. All counties. All counties. All counties.
Administrative Areas Counties
Angelina, Aransas, Atascosa, Austin, Bandera, Bastrop, Bee,
Bexar, Blanco, Brazoria, Brazos, Brooks, Burleson, Caldwell, Calhoun, Cameron, Chambers, Colorado, Comal, De Witt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, Fayette, Fort Bond, Frio, Galves ton, Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Grimes, Guadalupe, Hardin, Harris, Hays, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jim Hogg. Jim Wells, Karnes, Kendall, Kennedy, Kerr, Kinney, Kleberg. La Salle, Lavaca, Lee, Liberty, Live Oak, Madison, Matagorda, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Montgomery. Naco doches, Newton, Nueces, Orange, Polk, Real, Petugio, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, San Patricio, Start, Travis, Trinity. Tyler, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Walker, Waller, Washington, Webb, Wharton, Willacy. Williamson, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala; all others covered by Dallas,
TX office. All counties. All except those listed for District of Columbia. Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai,
Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, Shoshone; all others covered by
Portland, OR office.
(c) Monitoring stations are located at the following addresses and geographical coordinates: Allegan, Michigan 49010
42°38'20" N. Latitude
85°57'20" W. Longitude Anchorage, Alaska 99502 61'09'43" N. Latitude
149°59'55" W. Longitude Belfast, Maine 04915
44°26'42" N. Latitude
69°04'58" W. Longitude Douglas, Arizona 85607 31°30'06" N. Latitude
109°39'10" W. Longitude Ferndale, Washington 98240 48°57'21" N. Latitude
122°33'13" W. Longitude Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314
26°06'08" N. Latitude 80°16'42" W. Longitude Grand Island, Nebraska 68801 40°55'24" N. Latitude
98'25'59" W. Longitude Kingsville, Texas 78363
27°26'29" N. Latitude
97*53'00" W. Longitude Laurel, Maryland 20810
39'09'54" N. Latitude
76*4917" W. Longitude Livermore, California 94550
37°43'30" N. Latitude
121°45'12" W. Longitude Powder Springs, Georgia 30073
33°51'44" N. Latitude 84°43'26" W. Longitude Sabana Seca, Puerto Rico 00749
18°27'23" N. Latitude
66°13'37" W. Longitude Waipahu, Hawaii 96797
21°22'45" N. Latitude
157°59'54" W. Longitude (Secs. 4, 5, 303, 48 Stat. 1066, 1068, 1082, as amended (47 U.S.C. 154, 155, 303)) (43 FR 55764, Nov. 29, 1978, as amended at 44 FR 77167, Dec. 31, 1979; 45 FR 19558, Mar. 26, 1980)
the development and regulation of the Private Radio Services. These services include nationwide and international uses of radio by persons, businesses, state and local governments, and other organizations licensed to operate their own communications systems for their own use as an adjunct of their primary business or other activity. This program includes, among others (1) the compul. sory use of radio for safety at sea purposes, and (2) the regulation of public coast stations. The Bureau performs the following functions:
(a) Advises and makes recommendations to the Commission and acts for the Commission in matters pertaining to the regulation and development of the Private Radio Services. These matters include: Rule making, waivers of rules, action on applications for authorizations, adjudicative hearings, enforcement activities, legislation, and defense matters.
(b) Participates in treaty activities and all phases of international conferences concerning the Private Radio Services.
(c) Conducts studies of frequency requirements in the Private Radio Services; recommends allocations of frequencies and drafts frequency assignment plans for these services.
(d) Studies technical requirements for equipment for the Private Radio Services in accordance with standards established by the Chief Scientist.
(e) Collaborates and coordinates with Federal and State Government agencies in matters involving the Private Radio Services.
(f) Advises and assists members of industry and user groups interested in the Private Radio Seryices.
(31 FR 6832, May 7, 1966, as amended at 44 FR 39179, July 5, 1979; 45 FR 25399, Apr. 15, 1980)
PRIVATE RADIO BUREAU
80.131 Functions of the Bureau.
The Private Radio Bureau develops, recommends, and administers policies and programs for
8 0.132 Units in the Office.
The Private Radio Bureau is comprised of the following units:
8 0.161 Functions of the Board.
The Review Board is a permanent body with continuing functions, composed of three or more Commission employees designated by the Commission. The Board reviews initial decisions and other hearing matters referred to it by the Commission, and performs such additional duties not inconsistent with these functions as may be assigned to it by the Commission. (41 FR 14870. Apr. 8, 1976)
NETWORK INQUIRY SPECIAL STAFF
8 0.176 Functions of the staff.
The network inquiry special staff is responsible for conducting a fact-gathering investigation and preparing a final report to the Commission relating to commercial television network practices, the ability of station licensees to serve the public interest, and related policy issues. (43 FR 36445, Aug. 17, 1978)
DEFENSE AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FUNCTIONS
8 0.151 Functions of the Office.
The Office of Administrative Law Judges consists of a Chief Administrative Law Judge, an Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge, and as many other Administrative Law Judges qualified and appointed pursuant to the requirements of section 11 of the Administrative Procedure Act as the Commission may find necessary. It is responsible for hearing and conducting all adjudicatory cases designated for any evidentiary adjudicatory hearing other than those designated to be heard by the Commission en banc or by one or more members of the Commission, and for such other hearings as the Commission may assign. 8 0.152 Responsibilities of the Chief Administrative
Law Judge. The Chief Administrative Law Judge and, in his absence, an Acting Chief Administrative Law Judge appointed by the Chief Administrative Law Judge, have the following administrative responsibilities:
(a) To coordinate and supervise administratively the activities of the Office of Administrative Law Judges.
(b) To prepare and maintain hearing calendars, showing the time and place of the commencement of hearings
(c) To receive, correlate and approve recommendations of the Administrative Law Judges of the Commission on matters relating to changes in rules and regulations governing hearing procedures, and recommend to the Commission desirable changes in said rules and regulations to promote the simplified and expeditious conduct of proceedings.
(d) To require and prepare reports, statistical data and other information requested or required by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management or other offices or agencies of the U.S. Government concerned with the proper operation of the Office of Administrative Law Judges.
(e) To serve, upon instruction of the Commission or the Chairman, as liaison for the Commission and the Office of Administrative Law Judges in the making of appropriate arrangements for the securing of advice or information from representatives of other agencies, bar associations, and other interested persons in connection with the formulation and improvement of administrative
8 0.181 The Defense Commissioner.
A Defense Commissioner and two Alternate Defense Commissioners are designated by the Commission. The Defense Commissioner directs the defense activities of the Commission and has the following duties and responsibilities:
(a) To keep the Commission informed as to significant developments in the field of emergency preparedness, defense mobilization, and any defense activities that involve formulation or revision of Commission policy in any area of responsibility of the Commission.
(b) To represent the Commission in national defense matters requiring conferences or communications with other governmental officers, departments, or agencies.
(c) To act as the Defense Coordinator in representations with other agencies with respect to planning for the continuity of the essential functions of the Commission under national emergency conditions, and to serve as the principal representative of the Commission to the Interagency Emergency Planning Committee of the Federal Preparedness Agency/General Services Administration.
(d) To serve as the principal representative of the Commission to the Interagency Civil Defense Committee of the Defense Civil Preparedness Agency of the Department of Defense.
(e) To serve as the principal point of contact for the Commission on all matters pertaining to the National Communications System.
(f) To take such measures as will assure continuity of the Commission's functions under any foreseeable circumstances with a minimum of interruption.
(g) In the event of enemy attack, or the imminent threat thereof, or other disaster resulting in the inability of the Commission to function at its offices in Washington, D.C., to assume all of the duties and responsibilities of the Commission and the Chairman, until relieved or augmented by other Commissioners or members of the staff, as set forth in 88 0.186 and 0.383.
(h) To approve national emergency plans and develop preparedness programs covering: provision of service by common carriers; broadcasting facilities, and the safety and special radio seryices; radio frequency assignment; electromagnetic radiation; investigation and enforcement.
(i) To perform such other duties and assume such other responsibilities related to the Commission's defense activities as may be necessary for the continuity of functions and the protection of Commission personnel and property. (29 FR 14664, Oct. 28, 1964, as amended at 41 FR 31209, July 27, 1976)
8 0.182 Executive Director.
(a) Recommends national emergency plans and preparedness programs covering: provision of service by common carriers, broadcasting facilities, and the safety and special radio services; radio frequency assignment; electromagnetic radiation; investigation and enforcement.
(b) Acts as Alternate Defense Coordinator in representations with other agencies with respect to planning for the continuity of the essential functions of the Commission under national emergency conditions.
(c) Serves as the alternate representative of the Commission to the Interagency Emergency Planning Committee of the Federal Preparedness Agency/General Services Administration; serves as the alternate representative of the Commission to the Interagency Civil Defense Committee of the Defense Civil Preparedness Agency of the Department of Defense.
(d) Provides for the Executive Secretariat for the National Industry Advisory Committee.
(e) Keeps the Defense Commissioner informed as to significant developments in the field of emergency preparedness and related defense activities.
tive Director and with the concurrence of the responsible Bureau Heads and Staff Officers, develops and prepares for the Executive Director national emergency plans and develops preparedness programs covering:
(1) Provision of service by common carriers, broadcasting facilities, and safety and special radio services under national emergency conditions;
(2) Assignment of radio frequencies to Commission licensees under national emergency conditions;
(3) Preparation of data with respect to facilities operated by the non-government communications industry for use by the Mathematical Computation Laboratory;
(4) Control of non-Federal Government radio stations in an emergency;
(5) Investigations of violations of pertinent law and regulations in an emergency, and develop ment of procedures to bring about the appropriate enforcement actions required in the interest of national security;
(6) Provision of financial, credit or other assistance to common carriers and Commission licensees who need such assistance in various conditions of mobilization;
(7) Development by common carriers and licensees of standby plans for the conservation and salvage of supplies and equipment as well as the rehabilitation, restoration, or replacement of essential communication facilities after an attack;
(8) Preparation, as claimant agency for the nonGovernment communications industry, to claim materials, manpower, equipment, supplies and services needed in support of the common carriers and Commission licensees from the appropri. ate resource agencies, and work with these agencies to insure availability of such resources in an emergency;
(9) Provision of advice and guidance to achieve industry protection necessary to maintain the integrity of the facilities and services provided by common carriers and radio station licensees, and promote a national program to stimulate disaster preparedness and damage control;
(10) Development and maintenance of a capability to assess the effects of attack on communication facilities and services subject to Commission regulation, which are essential in a national emergency, and provision of data to appropriate agencies.
(b) Prepares plans, in collaboration with the Bureaus and Offices, for the continuity of Gov. ernment functions of the Commission in the event of a national emergency, including: Plans for emergency mobilization of the Commission's personnel; positioning, maintenance, and protection of supplies, material and essential records; and selection, training, transportation and emergency assignment of personnel.
(41 FR 31209, July 27, 1976)
8 0.183 Emergency Communications Division.
(a) The Emergency Communications Division under the supervision and direction of the Execu