Digital Audio Broadcasting Systems and Their Impact on the Terrestrial Radio Broadcast Service, FCC Form 335

ICR 202102-3060-017

OMB: 3060-1034

Federal Form Document

ICR Details
3060-1034 202102-3060-017
Received in OIRA 201812-3060-006
Digital Audio Broadcasting Systems and Their Impact on the Terrestrial Radio Broadcast Service, FCC Form 335
Revision of a currently approved collection   No
Regular 02/10/2021
  Requested Previously Approved
36 Months From Approved 12/31/2021
270 250
490 450
197,000 192,000

This submission is being made to the Office of Management (OMB) for the approval of information collection requirements contained in the Commission’s All-Digital AM Broadcasting Report and Order adopted October 27, 2020, and released on October 28, 2020, FCC 20-154, where the Commission adopts rules to allow AM radio stations, on a voluntary basis, to broadcast an all-digital signal using the HD radio in-band on-channel (IBOC) mode name MA3. This action will benefit AM stations and their listeners by improving reception quality and listenable signal coverage in stations’ service areas and by advancing the Commission’s goal of improving the AM service, thereby helping to ensure the future of the service. AM broadcast station licensees are required to notify the Commission of a change to all-digital operations using Digital Notification Form, FCC Form 335-AM.

US Code: 47 USC 154, 303, 310 and 533 Name of Law: Communications Act of 1934, as amended

3060-AK14 Final or interim final rulemaking 85 FR 78022 12/03/2020

  85 FR 75013 11/24/2020
86 FR 8907 02/10/2021

IC Title Form No. Form Name
Digital Audio Broadcasting Systems and Their Impact on the Terrestrial Radio Broadcast Service FCC Form 335-AM, FCC Form 335-FM Digital Notification ,   Digital Notification

  Total Request Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 270 250 0 20 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 490 450 0 40 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 197,000 192,000 0 5,000 0 0
Changing Regulations
There are program changes of +20 to the number of respondents, of +20 to the number of responses, of +40 to the annual burden hours and of +5,000 to the annual cost, which are due to the information collection requirements contained in FCC 20-154.

Lisa Scanlan 202 418-2700


On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.

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