DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 166                                          September 5,1996

**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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SUNSHINE NOTICE

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The FCC will hold an open meeting on September 12, 1996, at 9:30 a.m., room 856, 1919 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

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NEWS RELEASES

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DON GIPS NAMED CHIEF OF INTERNATIONAL BUREAU. IB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/News_Releases/1996/nrin6023.txt

JOHN STERN NAMED SENIOR LEGAL ADVISOR. OMD. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1996/nrmc6069.txt

RUTH MILKMAN NAMED DEPUTY CHIEF OF INTERNATIONAL BUREAU. OMD. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1996/nrmc6071

KAREN KORNBLUH NAMED ASSISTANT CHIEF OF INTERNATIONAL BUREAU. OMD. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1996/nrmc6068.txt

THOMAS A. BOASBERG NAMED SENIOR LEGAL ADVISOR OF INTERNATIONAL BUREAU. OMD. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1996/nrmc6070.txt

AMATEUR RADIO CALL SIGNS. News Media Contact: Kara Palamaras (202) 418-0654. WTB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1996/nrwl6039

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 5, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.September 3.

Released: September 5, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.September 4.

Released: September 5, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG -- NON-DOMINANT CARRIERS.September 4.

Report No: I-8200. Released: September 5, 1996. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATION ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 96-1484).

Report No: 43819. Released: September 5, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices//Brdcst_Actions/pnmmac05.txt

Report No: 23819. Released: September 5, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices//Brdcst_Applications/pnmmap05.txt

Report No: D-875, D-875-A. Released: September 5, 1996. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS.(2 documents).

Released: September 5, 1996. FORUM ON SMALL BUSINESS MARKET ENTRY BARRIERS. Contact: S. Jennell Trigg at (202) 418-0990. OGC contact: Linda Haller at (202) 418-1720. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1996/pnmc6034.txt

Report No: 290. Released: September 5, 1996. EXPERIMENTAL ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Public_Notices/1996/pnet6014.txt

Report No: LM38. Released: September 5, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU BROADCAST AUXILIARY.

Released: September 5, 1996. FCC ADOPTS FINAL RULES CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF U.S. CERTIFIED ACCOUNTING AUTHORITIES. Contact: Regina Dorsey at (202) 418-1995. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6104

Released: September 5, 1996. FCC LISTING OF THE ENTITIES WHO ARE INTERIM U.S. CERTIFIED ACCOUNTING AUTHORITIES AND THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING U.S. CERTIFIED ACCOUNTING AUTHORITIES. Contact: Regina Dorsey at (202) 418-1995. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6103

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TEXTS

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WMFP, INC. Granted the petition for mandatory carriage of television broadcast station WMFP, Lawrence, Massachusetts, on the cable television system operated by Charter Communications, Inc. in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 22, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1438). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961438.txt

MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. Granted the petition for mandatory carriage of television broadcast station WFMZ-TV, Allentown, Pennsylvania on Harron Communications Corp., a cable television system located at Malvern, Pennsylvania. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 22, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1437). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961437.txt

FUNKSTOWN, MD. Granted the motion for summary decision filed by WPVG (AM), Funkstown, Maryland; granted WPVG Inc.'s application for renewal of license for station WPVG(AM) subject to the condition that the station shall resume broadcast operations on or before February 8, 1997. Dkt No.: MM- 96-117. Action by Administrative Law Judge Arthur I. Steinberg. by Summary Decision. (FCC No. 96D-05). MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 4, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 165:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 43818A, 43818B. Released: September 4, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.(2 documents).

Report No: 1901. Released: September 4, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU.

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 3, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 164:

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TEXTS

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PHOENIX. AZ. Issued a further notice of apparent liability in the amount of $6,000 against Timothy Harold Hoffman, Phoenix, Arizonia, for violations of various amateur radio rules. Action by Chief, Compliance Division, Compliance and Information Bureau. Adopted: August 30, 1996. by FNAL. (DA No. 96-1478). CIB

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The following items are corrections from previous Daily Digests.

ON THE SEPTEMBER 4 DAILY DIGEST THE 6TH ITEM UNDER TEXTS CONCERNING STATION WPVG(AM) WAS INADVERTENTLY LISTED.