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Space Systems Subcommittee (SSS)

The Space Systems Subcommittee (SSS), chaired by NTIA, shall have as its normal function the international registration of federal government satellite systems with the ITU as its normal function. In the furtherance of the above the SSS shall, on behalf of the IRAC and after coordination with the Deputy Associate Administrator for Spectrum Management, Office of Spectrum Management, take action to:              

1.  Review, modify, develop, and maintain the procedures for national implementation of the provisions of the ITU Radio Regulations related to space systems;              

2.  Advance publish, coordinate, and notify federal government space systems under the applicable provisions of the ITU Radio Regulations;              

3.  Respond to the data furnished by other Administrations and the Radiocommunication Bureau (BR) regarding proposed space telecommunications systems in accordance with the applicable provisions of the ITU Radio Regulations;              

4.  Process international actions through the FCC.

Acting Chairperson
Mr. Robert Avery
Department of Commerce
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 4082
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: 202-482-1138
Fax: 202-501-8189
Email: ravery@ntia.doc

Vice-Chairperson
(Vacant)

Secretary
Ms. Verleanor Cobb
Department of Commerce
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 1087
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: 202-482-3230
Fax: 202-482-3790
Email: vcobb@ntia.gov

Assistant Secretary
Mr. John Darden
Department of Commerce
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Herbert C. Hoover Building, Room 1087
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: 202-482-0599
Fax: 202-482-3790
Email: jdarden@ntia.gov