Dates and events you need to know

November 5, 2004

Filing deadline for FCC Form 381, DTV Pre-Election Certification Form
Deadline: Nov. 5
The forms can be viewed at
For more information, contact Nai Tam of the Video Services Division, Media Bureau, at (202) 418-1600 or Kim Matthews of the Policy Division, Media Bureau, at (202) 418-2120.

Consumer Advisory Committee meeting
Nov. 19 – 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FCC Headquarters, 445 12th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C.
The committee recommends direction to the FCC about consumer issues in the commission’s purview.
For more information, visit

NCTA call for papers deadline
Deadline: Nov. 15
The National Cable & Telecommunications Association has issued its annual call for technical papers to be presented at its annual convention April 3-5, 2005, at The Moscone Center in San Francisco.
Submit proposals for papers at: .

Full implementation deadline for ATSC PSIP standard required by A/65
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2005
Established by the commission in its Second DTV Periodic Review Report and Order, the deadline requires full implementation of the ATSC Program System and Information Protocol, PSIP, standard to the extent that ATSC A/65B requires.

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