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[Federal Register: March 11, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 48)]


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Federal Aviation Administration

RTCA Special Committee 186: Automatic Dependent Surveillance-- Broadcast (ADS-B)

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of RTCA Special Committee 186 meeting.

SUMMARY: The FAS is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 186: Automatic Dependent Surveillance--Broadcast (ADS-B).

DATES: The meeting will be held April 5-9, 2004, starting at 9 a.m. (unless stated otherwise).

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at RTCA, Inc., 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036; telephone (202) 833-9339; fax (202) 833-9434; Web site

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is hereby given for a Special Committee 186 meeting. Note: Specific working group sessions will be held on April 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9. The plenary agenda will include:

April 8-9:

Opening Plenary Session (Chairman's Introductory Remarks, Review of Meeting Agenda, Review/Approval of Previous Meeting Summary)

SC-186 Activity Reports

WG-1, Operations and Implementation

WG-2, Traffic Information Service--Broadcast (TIS-B)

WG-3, 1090 MHz Minimum Operational Performance Standard (MOPS)

WG-4, Application Technical Requirements

WG-5, Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) MOPS

WG-6, Automatic Dependent Surveillance-- Broadcast (ADS-B) Minimum Aviation System Performance Standards (MASPS)

Review Status--Requirements Focus Group

EUROCAE WG-51 Activity Report

Briefing--Australian ADS-B air-ground

Review/Approval Revised DO-282, Minimum Operational Performance Standards for Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) Automatic Dependent Surveillance--Broadcast, RTCA Paper No. 031- 04/SC186-217.

Review/Approve Change 1 to DO-260A, Minimum Operational Performance Standards for 1090 MHz Automatic Dependent Surveillance--Broadcast (ADS-B) and Traffic Information Services (TIS- B), RTCA Paper No. 032-04/SC186-218.

Closing Plenary Session (Date, Place and Time of Next Meeting, Other Business, Review Actions Items/Work Program, Adjourn)

Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairmen, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time.

Issued in Washington, DC, on March 2, 2004. Robert Zoldos, FAA System Engineer, RTCA Advisory Committee.

[FR Doc. 04-5558 Filed 3-10-04; 8:45 am]