DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 168                                          September 9,1996

**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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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 9, 1996. FEDERAL-STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE TO CONVENE AN OPEN MEETING AT 9:A.M. ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1996 (CC DOCKET NO. 96-45).Panels on Insular Areas and Alaska and on Recovery of Interstate Loop Costs. DA 96-1505. (DA No. 96-1505). Contact: Astrid Carlson at (202) 530-6023. News Media Contact: Mindy Ginsburg (202) 418-1500.

** Released: September 9, 1996. **COMMON CARRIER BUREAU TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM ON SEPTEMBER 12TH TO DISCUSS ACCESS CHARGE REFORM AND UNIVERSAL SERVICE ISSUES RAISED BY THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996 [DA 96-1504].Forum on September 12 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Commission Meeting Room, 1919 M Street, N.W. Contact: Richard Lerner at (202) 418-1520. News Media Contact: Mindy Ginsburg (202) 418-1500.

Report No: 43821. Released: September 9, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Report No: 23821. Released: September 9, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.

** Released: September 9, 1996. **COMMON CARRIER BUREAU AND OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM ON SEPTEMBER 17TH TO DISCUSS ENFORCEMENT ISSUES RAISED BY THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996 [DA 96-1503].Forum on September 17, 1996 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon in the Crystal Forum room at the Crystal City Marriott, Crystal City, VA. Contact: Office of General Counsel Contact: Debra Weiner at (202) 418-1720; Common Carrier Bureau Contact: Thomas Wyatt at (202) 418-0960.. News Media Contact: Mindy Ginsburg (202) 418-1500.

Released: September 9, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - SEPTEMBER 6.

Released: September 9, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG INFORMATIONAL TARIFFS - SEPTEMBER 6.

Report No: CW-96-19. Released: September 9, 1996. PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE INFORMATION BROADBAND - MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6108.txt

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AT&T CORP. APPLICATION FOR MODIFICATION OF THE TELSTAR 303 DOMESTIC FIXED-SATELLITE. Granted AT&T's application to 1) extend TELSTAR 303"s license term, 2) reassign it to another orbital location, and 3) allow it to operate in an inclined orbit mode. Action by Bureau Chief, International Bureau. Adopted: September 6, 1996. by O&A. (DA No. 96-1499). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1996/da961499.txt

ERRATUM TO HDO (DA 96-184) RELEASED AUGUST 30, 1996. The HDO (DA 96-184) in the Matter of Concord Area Broadcasting Order to Show Cause release on August 30, 1996 is corrected by changing the DA from 96-184 to DA 96-1466. Dkt No.: MM- 96-184. Action by the Commission. by Erratum. MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 6, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 167:

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NEWS RELEASES

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**COMMISSION ADOPTS PROPOSALS TO IMPLEMENT TARIFF STREAMLINING PROVISIONS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996 -- CC DOCKET NO. 96-187 (REPORT NO. DC 96-84, ACTION IN DOCKET CASE). The Commission today released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) seeking comment on proposals to implement streamlined tariff filing requirements for local exchange carriers (LECs). The Commission's proposals would permit LECs to file tariffs electronically. Action by the Commission August 30, 1996, by Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FCC 96-367). News Media Contact: Mindy Ginsburg (202) 418-1500. CCB Contact: Dan Abeyta at (202) 418-1538. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1996/nrcc6056.txt

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: TEL-38-A. Released: September 6, 1996. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING (FORMAL SECTION 63.18).

Report No: 23820. Released: September 6, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.

Released: September 6, 1996. OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH TO DISCUSS DIGITAL TELEVISION ALLOTMENT PLAN.The Office of Engineering and Technology, in cooperation with the Mass Media Bureau and the Office of Plans and Policy, will hold a public forum on September 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon in the Commission Meeting Room, 1919 M Street, N.W. to discuss the key technical and engineering issues of the Sixth Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making in Docket No. 87-268, which was recently adopted by the Commission. Contact: Helena Mitchell at (202) 418-2930. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Public_Notices/1996/pnet6015.txt

Report No: 1864. Released: September 6, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU - WEEK OF AUGUST 26, 1996 THROUGH AUGUST 30, 1996.

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**IMPLEMENTATION OF SECTION 402(B)(1)(A) OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996. Proposed measures to implement the specific streamlining requirements of Section 204(a)(3) as well as additional steps for streamlining the tariff processes that are designed to advance the broader goals of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Comments due October 9; replies October 24. Dkt No.: CC- 96-187. Action by the Commission. Adopted: August 30, 1996. by NPRM. (FCC No. 96-367). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Notices/1996/fcc96367

HOLLIS, OK. Proposed amending FM Table to reallot Channel 267C3 to Hollis, Oklahoma, as the community's first local aural transmission service. Comments due October 28 ; replies November 12. Dkt No.: MM- 96-178. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 30, 1996. by NPRM. (DA No. 96-1456). MMB

CROSS HILL, SC. Amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to allot Channel 231A at Cross Hill, South Carolina, as the community's first local aural transmission service; filing window October 21-November 21; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-126. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 30, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1453). MMB

AMARGOSA VALLEY, NV. Proposed amending FM Table to allot Channel 266A to Amargosa Valley, Nevada, as the community's first local aural transmission service. Comments due October 28; replies November 12. Dkt No.: MM- 96-180. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 30, 1996. by NPRM. (DA No. 96-1455). MMB

AMENDMENT OF SECTION 73.202(B), TABLE OF ALLOTMENTS. Amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to specify the classes of channels alloted to various communities; terminated proceeding. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 30, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1451). MMB