DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 169                                         September 10,1996

**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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NEWS RELEASES

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COMMISSION ACCEPTS FOR COMMENT A PROPOSED RESOLUTION OF CABLE RATE COMPLAINTS INVOLVING ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION. The Commission has accepted for comment a Proposed Resolution of cable rate complaints involving Adelphia Communications Corporaiton, that will, if finally adopted by the Commission, resolve approximately 66 pending cable television rate complaints for Adelphia's cable systems. This proposal would affect approximately 320,000 Adelphia subscribers.. Report No: CS 96-30. (FCC No. 96-373) News Media Contact: Morgan Broman (202) 418-2358. CSB Contact: John Norton at (202) 418-7200.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 10, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG: AUGUST 9, 1996.

Report No: 43822. Released: September 10, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Report No: 23822. Released: September 10, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.

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SPEECHES

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REMARKS BY CHAIRMAN REED HUNDT FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION - NATIONAL COALITION FOR TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING, SEPTEMBER 9, 1996. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Hundt/spreh633

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ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION. See first item under "News Release.". CSB

TCI OF ILLINOIS. Affirmed initial decision by the Cable Services Bureau which denied the appeal of the local rate order adopted by the City of Macomb, IL. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 3, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1486). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961486.txt

FALCON TELECABLE. Remanded, in part, to the local franchising authority, City of Thousand Oaks, CA, petitions for appeal. Related Requests for Stay dismissed as moot. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 3, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1485). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961485.txt

FALCON CABLEVISION. Granted in part and denied in part appeal of local rate order and remanded matter to the City of Calabasas, CA for further proceedings. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 30, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1487). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961487.txt

HUGHES COMMUNICATIONS GALAXY, INC. Granted, with conditions, Hughes' application for license to cover its construction permit for DBS facilities. Action by Bureau Chief. by Letter. (DA No. 96-1515). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1996/da961515.txt

MADAWASKA, ME. Ordered Lamoille Broadcasting and Communications, licensee of Station WSJR(AM) to show cause why its license for the station should not be revoked. Dkt No.: 96-189. by Order. (DA No. 96-189). MMB

FORT KENT, ME. Ordered Lamoille Broadcasting and Communications, licensee of Station WLVC(AM) to show cause why its license for the station should not be revoked. Dkt No.: 96-190. by Order. (DA No. 96-1507). MMB

HINTON, WV. Designated for hearing, the application to renew the license of Bluestone Broadcasters, Inc., for Station WMTD(AM), Hinton, WV. Dkt No.: 96-192. Action by Asst. Chief, Audio Ser. Div. by HDO. (DA No. 96-1509). MMB

ASPEN, CO. Ordered Charles B. Moss, Jr., licensee of Station KRKE(AM), Aspen, CO, to show cause why the license for Station KRKE(AM) should not be revoked. Dkt No.: 96-191. Action by Asst. Chief, Audio Ser. Div. by Order. (DA No. 96-1508). MMB

NORFOLK, VA. Notified WCMS Radio Norfolk, Inc., licensee of Stations WCMS/WCMS-FM, Norfolk, VA, of an apparent liability of a forfeiture for EEO violations. Action by the Commission. by MOO/NAL. (FCC No. 96-351). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96351.txt

LOUISVILLE, KY. Notified Prism Radio Partners, L.P. of an apparent liability for a forfeiture in the amount of $16,000 for apparent EEO violations. Action by the Commission. by Order. (FCC No. 96-366). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96366.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 9, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 168:

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ASSIGNMENT OF ACCOUNTS. Granted request for extension of time until September 23 to file reply comments in the matter of joint petition ofr Declaratory Ruling on the assignment of accounts (Traffic) without the associated CSTP II plans under AT&T Tariff F.C.C. No. 2. Action by Chief, Comp. Pricing Div. by Order. (DA No. 96-1511). CCB

D.D. CABLE. Denied petition filed by D.D. Cable Holdings, Inc. and D.D. Cable Partners, L.P. seeking special relief to establish rates for regulated cable service in accordance with small system cost of service methodology. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 6, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1512). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961512.txt

TRIAX MIDWEST ASSOCIATES. Denied petition filed by Triax Midwest Associates, L.P. seeking special relief to establish rates for regulated cable service in accordance with small system cost of service methodology. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 6, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1513). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961513

DIRECTSAT CORPORATION. Granted Directsat's request for authorization to launch its USABSS-4 DBS service satellite into the 118.8 degrees, W.L. orbital location and to operate the satellite using its DBS channel assignments at that location; and to make minor modifications to the satellite design. Action by Bureau Chief. by Order. (DA No. 96-1502). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1996/da961502.txt

DIRECTSAT CORPORATION. Granted Directsat's request to modify its DBS authorization to use fixed-satellite service frequencies, on a non-conforming basis, in the 3698.3-3699.7 MHz, 5923.0-5924.0 MHz, and 6426.0-6427.0 MHz bands for all on-orbit telemetry, tracking and control functions on its DBS space station, USABSS-4. Action by Bureau Chiefs. by Order. (DA No. 96-1514). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1996/da961514.txt