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1 MEDIA BUREAU SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT LIST Contact a Subject Matter Expert by or Phone. ALL PRESS INQUIRIES en Español Abuse of Process - Non Hearing Access to Multiple Dwelling Units Accounting Issues Wireline Competition Bureau Aeronautical Frequency Issues Enforcement Legal Allocations Engineering Notifications Non-Cable MVPD Notifications Usage/Cumulative Leakage Index (CLI) - Form 320 FM Enforcement Bureau AM Application Status AM Directional Antenna AM Expanded Band AM Technical Standards Applications Audio Division Annual Cable Operator Report Form

2 Appeals of Local Rate Decisions - Status Application Filing Fees Media Bureau FCC Application Status Assignments or Transfers - Legal Policy CARS Attribution Rules for Broadcast Station Ownership Equity/Debt Plus Auctions Procedures for Broadcasters Audio Division Video Division Aural Modulation Measurement Auxiliary Antennas/Transmitters Filing Fee Guide Application Filing Fees Blackout of Programming Broadcast Blanketing Interference Page 2

3 Broadcast License Applications Media Bureau Subject Matter Expert List Broadcast Signal Carriage by Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (MVPDs) Broadcast Station License Broadcast Television Networks & Affiliates CableCARDS Cable Horizontal and Vertical Integration Cable Interior Wiring Legal Issues Technical Issues Cable Modems (Broadband) Cable Ownership & Attribution Rules Cable Price Survey Cable Rate Regulation Cable Signal Quality Standards Cable System Operator Changes Cable Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (MVPD) System Registrations Cable Technical Questions Cable Technical Standards and Related Issues Page 3

4 Cable Television Relay System (CARS) License Applications Media Bureau Subject Matter Expert List Status Technical Questions/Waivers Transfers/Assignments Call Sign Helpdesk Technical Application Support CDBS (Consolidated DataBase System) Channels 14 & 69 Interference with Mobile Radio Character Qualifications Children s Television Children's Television Programming Renewal Citizens' Agreement Technical Support Hotline Class A Television Service Page 4

5 Closed Captioning Legal Matters Informal Complaints Policy Questions TTY (Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau) (Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau) (Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau) COALS (Cable Operations and Licensing System) Electronic Filing Technical Support Commercial Leased Access Commercials Political (Lowest Unit Charge) Community of License Changes AM FM (Legal) FM (Engineering) Compatibility between Cable System and Consumer Equipment Competition Report Congressional Inquiries Congressional Review Act (MB Representatives) Contests Enforcement Bureau Conversion to Digital Television Page 5

6 Copyright Must-Carry Copyright Office Creation of New Low Power Radio Station Cross-Ownership of Broadcast Stations Daytime Broadcasting AM Radio Definition of Radio Markets Digital Audio Broadcasting Digital Declaratory Ruling Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS)/ Instructional Television Fixed Service (ITFS) (Note: This is not related to digital /D) Digital Television (A)(D)(HD) Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Licensing Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) Industry/Penetration Licensing Local Signal Availability/ Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act (SHVIA) International Bureau Direct Measurement of Power (BZ) Directional Antennas (AM & FM) AM FM Audio Division Discounts (Bulk, Promo, MDU) Page 6

7 Dismissal of E and F Channel Applications Dismissal of Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS) Applications Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Diversity Proceeding D Broadcast Standards D Public Interest Issues D Specific Channels D Standards for Cable Carriage (Office of Engineering Technology) D Towers Dual Network Rule (Telecommunications Act of 1996) Due Diligence Requests Political Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Educational Access Channels Effective Competition Legal Matters Status Inquiries Emergency Alert Service (Public Safety & Homeland Security Bureau) Environmental Rules (non-rf) Page 7

8 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Rules & Policies Media Bureau Subject Matter Expert List Discrimination Complaints EEO Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (MVPD) Certification Status & All Other Inquiries All Other Inquiries Equipment Compatibility Legal Questions Technical Questions (Office of Engineering Technology) Establishment of a Class A Service FAA Clearance Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Problems Federal Register (MB Liaison with Office of the Secretary) Fees for Ancillary/Supplementary Use of D Spectrum FM Blanketing Interference FM Boosters Technical FM Technical Standards FM Translators Page 8

9 Foreign Ownership Forms: Copies Best Copying and Printing Questions Regarding OMB Approval of FCC Forms and Other Information Collections Form Cumulative Leakage Index Assistance Form Aeronautical Frequency Notification Assistance Form Cable Registration Assistance Form Ownership Reports Form Cable System Operator Changes Assistance Form Annual Cable Operator Report Form Cable Television Relay System (CARS) Station License Renewals and New or Modified Page 9

10 Form Franchising Authority Certification Forms 395-A, 395-B, 396, 396-A, 396-C, 397 Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (MVPD) Forms Form Setting Maximum Initial Permitted Rates Form Facsimile Request for Necessary Information Enforcement Bureau Form Cable Equipment Form Form "Update Form" (also for Going Forward) Form Cost of Service Filing - Basic Tier and CPS Tier Status Form Cable Small Systems Form Abbreviated Cost of Service Filing for Cable Network Upgrades Form Updating of Maximum Permitted Rates for Regulated Cable Service Legal (BST) Page 10

11 Franchising Authority Cable Programming Service Tier (CPST) Rate Complaints ('96 Act) Certification Legal Questions Status Inquiries Effective Competition Withdrawal of Certification Franchising Policy Issues Franchise Fee Issues Free Time for Political Candidates Gambling and Gaming Enforcement Bureau Governmental Access Channels Policy Division Grandfathered Short-spaced FM Stations Highway Advisory Radio Commercial Wireless Division (Wireline Telecommunications Bureau) Incentive Auctions Indecency Complaints Enforcement Bureau Industry Information Infomercials Enforcement Bureau Instructional Television Fixed Service (ITFS) Interactive Television Wireline Telecommunications Bureau Page 11

12 Internet Protocol Television (IP) Interference - Television Channels IP Closed Captioning Technical Issues Legal Issues John.K Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau Leased Access, Commercial License Broadcast Station License License Terms for Broadcast Stations Liquor Ads Local Marketing Agreements (LMA) LMA Participation Question LMA Participation Question Local Ownership Rules Local Rate Orders, Appeals of Lotteries Enforcement Bureau Loud Commercials Low Power FM Stations Low Power Television Stations General Information Legal Page 12

13 Lowest Unit Charge Minority and Female Ownership Mobile Radio Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS)/ Multichannel Multipoint Distribution System (MMDS) Wireless Bureau Multiple Ownership Rules Must-Carry Channel Position Copyright Designated Market Area (DMA) Digital Television Generally (Local Broadcast Signals on Cable) Licensing of Network Nonduplication/Syndex (Syndicated exclusivity) Market Definition ('96 Act) Noncommercial Stations Petitions for Special Relief/Carriage Complaints Satellite DBS Must Carry Significantly Viewed Status Signal Strength Measurement National Ownership Rules Page 13

14 Negative Option Billing Legal Issues Legislation News Exemption to Equal Time Rule Noncommercial Educational Radio Stations Noncommercial Educational Stations Underwriting/Donor Acknowledgements Noncommercial Television Station Use of Additional Channel Capacity (Enforcement Bureau) Obscenity/Pornography, see Program Content for Cable Enforcement Bureau Open Video Systems (OVS) ('96 Act) OVS Filings Status Substantive Questions Over the Air Reception Devices ('96 Act) Congressional Inquiries Declaratory Ruling Requests and Waiver Requests Ownership of Cable Systems Cross Ownership ('96 Act) Ownership Reports (Form 323) Paperwork Reduction Act (MB Representatives) Page 14

15 Petitions for Special Relief - General Status Pirate Radio Pole Attachments (Utility Poles) Legal Issues Political Broadcasting & Political Cablecasting Political Sponsorship Identification PON/FTTx Preemption of State and Local Zoning D Towers Satellite and BS Antennas Wireless Towers (Enforcement Bureau) (Wireline Telecommunications Bureau) Wireline Telecommunications Bureau Program Access Issues Program Content for Cable Gambling Advertisements Indecency Obscenity Office of General Counsel Enforcement Bureau Office of General Counsel Program Ratings/V-Chip Public, Educational and Governmental (PEG) Access Channels Policy Division Page 15

16 Public Inspection Files and Main Studio Rules Broadcast and Radio Issues/Programs List Main Studio Audio Waiver Requests Main Studio Video Waiver Requests Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS)/Multichannel Multipoint Distribution System (MMDS) Online Public File Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Public Interest Obligations of Broadcast Licensees Public Interest Obligations of Satellite/Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) Licensees Public Radio Public Television - Underwriting Donor Quadrennial Review of the Broadcast Ownership Rules (Enforcement Bureau) Quadrennial Review - Streamlining Broadcast Applications Radio Ownership Regulations Reasonable Access for Federal Political Candidates Regulatory Fees (Office of Managing Director) Page 16

17 Remote Operation of Station Renewals CARS Retransmission Consent (Negotiations) Sales Satellite Home Viewer Copyrights Copyright Office SHVIA (waivers, testing) SHVERA (SHVIA,SHVA) Distant Signal Retransmission Large Dishes Satellite/International Bureau Zoning Preemption Satellite Antennas and Zoning Preemption Legislation Page 17

18 Satellite Master Antenna System (SMA) If microwave authorizations involved, refer to If CARS is involved, refer to Security Interest in Licenses Set-Top Boxes Legal Technical Signal Leakage Notification Technical Issues (Cable and Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (MVPDs)) Legal Issues Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (Office of General Counsel) Significantly Viewed Station List Silent Station Authorizations (Telecommunications Act of 1996) General Policy Special Temporary Authorizations AM FM Specific Applications CARS Sponsorship Identification Media Bureau Status Line Enforcement Bureau Page 18

19 Sports Programming Blackouts Streamlining Processes - Radio Technical Rules Supplementary Use of D Spectrum Surveys/Studies Television Advertising Enforcement Bureau Television Channel Interference Television Ownership Rules (Rulemaking) Local/National Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau Television Ownership Rules (Practical or case-specific questions) Television Satellite Stations Television Technical Standards Television Violence Tender Offers Proxy Contests Terrex - Territorial Exclusivity Cable Broadcast Theft of Service Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau Tier Buy-through Time Brokerage/Station Leases (Case by Case) Radio Tolling/Waiver of Construction Deadline Radio Page 19

20 Underwriting (Enforcement Bureau) Upgrades User Fees Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau (Option 2) V-Chip Technical Issues Video Description Zoning Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS), and Multichannel Multipoint Distribution System (MMDS) ('96 Act) Satellite Dishes and Multichannel Multipoint Distribution System (MMDS) Antennas ('96 Act) Page 20

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