DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 146                                             August 7,1996

**Before an entry denotes that the item is part of the FCC's implementation of the 1996 Telecom Act. While we will attempt to flag all Telecom Act-related items, this marking is unofficial and informational only.

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Report No: 2146. Released: August 7, 1996. PETITIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS.

Released: August 7, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - AUGUST 6.

Report No: 3585. Released: August 7, 1996. CABLE SERVICES ACTION.

Report No: DS-1654. Released: August 7, 1996. INTERNATIONAL BUREAU ACTIONS - SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6097

Report No: SPB-56. Released: August 7, 1996. SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFORMATION: ERRATUM TO SPB-54, RELEASED JULY 24. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6111.txt

Report No: DS-1653. Released: August 7, 1996. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION - SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6096

Report No: SPB-55. Released: August 7, 1996. PREEMPTION OF LOCAL ZONING REGULATION OF SATELLITE EARTH STATIONS - COMMENTS SOUGHT ON ISSUES REMAINING.Comments due September 27; replies October 28. Dkt No.: IB- 95-96. Contact: Rosalee Chiara 202-418-0749. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6110.txt

Report No: I-8194. Released: August 7, 1996. ON JULY 31, 1996, SPRINT CORPORATION FILED ITS 1996 PROGRESS REPORT SUMMARIZING STEPS TAKEN BY THE FRENCH AND GERMAN GOVERNMENTS TO IMPLEMENT EFFECTIVE COMPETITION IN THE FRENCH AND GERMAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKETS BY JANUARY 1, 1998. Contact: Kerry E. Murray, Telecommunications Division 202-418-1470. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6098

Report No: 43797. Released: August 7, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Report No: 23797. Released: August 7, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.

Report No: D-869-A. Released: August 7, 1996. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS.

Report No: D-869. Released: August 7, 1996. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: NCS-96-40-A. Released: August 7, 1996. WIRELESS NARROWBAND BRANCH INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6077

Released: August 7, 1996. PART 101 - FIXED MICROWAVE SERVICE RULES: CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND CLARIFICATION.For more information call: 800-322-1117. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6075

Report No: 1199. Released: August 7, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU PART 21 RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS - WEEK OF JULY 24 THROUGH JULY 31, 1996. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6001

Report No: NCS-96-40. Released: August 7, 1996. WIRELESS NARROWBAND COMMERCIAL RADIO SERVICE INFORMATION - PUBLIC MOBILE SERVICES APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6076

Released: August 7, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU CLARIFIES THAT WAIVER OF SECTION 90.363(D) OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES EXTENDS TO ALL GRANDFATHERED MULTILATERATION LOCATION AND MONITORING SERVICE OPERATORS. (DA No. 96-1250). Contact: Jane Halprin (202) 418-0620. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/da961250.txt

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PARAGON CABLE. Granted the notice of withdrawal of its appeal of the rate order issued by New York, New York. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: July 29, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1209). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961209.txt

STATEN ISLAND CABLE. Granted the notice of withdrawal of its appeal of the rate order issued by Staten Island, NY. Action by chief, Con Protection and Competition Division. by Order. (DA No. 96-1210). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961210.txt

CHESTER, SC. Designated for hearing the renewal of Chester Broadcasting Compan (MM Docket No. 96-169. Dkt No.: MM- 96-169. Adopted: August 2, 1996. by HDO. (DA No. 96-1251). MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 6, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 145:

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Report No: TEL-32-A. Released: August 6, 1996. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18).

Released: August 6, 1996. NEES COMMUNICATIONS, INC. SEEKS COMMISSION DETERMINATION OF "EXEMPT TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY" STATUS UNDER THE PUBLIC UTILITY HOLDING COMPANY ACT OF 1935, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 103 OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996.Comments due August 21; replies August 28. (DA No. 96-1249). Contact: Lawrence Spiwak, Competition Division, 202-418-1870.

Report No: AUC-96-11-E. Released: August 6, 1996. AUCTION OF BROADBAND PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE (D,E,AND F BLOCKS) - STATUS OF APPLICATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN AUCTION. (DA No. 96-1235). Contact: Mark Bollinger or John Spencer, Auctions Division 202-418-0660.

** Released: August 6, 1996. **INFORMATION FOR PART 90 LICENSEES SUBJECT TO RECLASSIFICATION AS COMMERCIAL MOBILE RADIO SERVICE PROVIDERS ON AUGUST 10, 1996 - WIRELESS BUREAU ANSWERS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING CMRS STATUS. (DA No. 96-1245). Contact: Laura Smith or David Kirschner, Commercial Wireless Division 202-418-0620. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/da961245.txt

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SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TELEPHONE COMPANY TARIFF F.C.C. NO. 39. Denied Cablevision Systems Corporation's petitions to reject or, in the alternative, to suspend and investigate the Southern New England Telephone Company's Tariff F.C.C. No. 39, Transmittal Nos. 673, 679. Action by chief Competitive Pricing Division. by Order. (DA No. 96-1252). CCB

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 2, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 143:

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FAIR BLUFF, NC. Granted Atlantic Broadcasting Co.'s Petition for Reconsideration of the August 11, 1995 R&O denying Atlantic's request to delete vacant and then unnapplied for Channel 287A at Fair Bluff, NC or alternatively to impose a site restriction on the allotment. Dismissed as moot Atlantic's Motion for Stay; terminated proceeding. MM Docket No. 95-44. Action by Chief, Policy and Rules Division. Adopted: July 26, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1229). MMB

APALACHICOLA, MONTICELLO, PERRY, QUINCY, SPRINGFIELD, TRENTON, WOODVILLE, FL. Effective September 16, amended the FM Table of Allotments to indicate allotments of Channels 264A, 268C1 to Quincy, FL; Channel 289C3 to Monticello, FL; Channel 221A to Perry, FL; Channel 266A to Springfield, FL; modified licenses of various FM Stations accordingly; terminated Proceeding. (MM Docket No. 95-82). Action by Chief, Allocations Branch. Adopted: July 26, 1996. by R&O. MMB

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The following items are corrections from previous Daily Digests.

Digest no. 145, Dated August 6, 1996, listed the abbreviation for Arkansas as AK (MM Dkt. No. 96-153 [DA 96-847] Batesville, Arkansas). The correct abbreviation is AR.