DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 170                                         September 11,1996

**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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TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG. September 10. CCB.

SUPPLEMENT TO CALENDAR OF EVENTS. OPA.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 1273. Released: September 11, 1996. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: DS-1663. Released: September 11, 1996. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6107.txt

Report No: DS-1664. Released: September 11, 1996. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6108.txt

Report No: 43823. Released: September 11, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Report No: 23823. Released: September 11, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/pnmmap11.txt

Released: September 11, 1996. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN NON-RESTRICTED PROCEEDINGS.

Report No: NCS-96-46-A. Released: September 11, 1996. WIRELESS NARROWBAND BRANCH INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6110.txt

Released: September 11, 1996. WIRELESS NARROWBAND COMMERCIAL RADIO SERVICE INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6109.txt

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HERITAGE CABLEVISION, INC.-DES MOINES, IOWA. Heritage Cablevision Inc., d/b/a TCI of Central Iowa, raised two issues in this appeal. First, TCI claimed it must be allowed to recover costs of installing and retrieving converters, and the costs of managing converter inventory. Second, TCI claimed the LFA should not have deleted material costs associated with converters. We hold for the LFA on both of these issues. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 4, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1488). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961488.txt

MESA, AZ. Issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture against CGI Holdings, Inc., licensee of Public Land Mobile Station KNKM565, Mesa, Arizona, for failing to timely notify the Commission of an antenna location modification for that station. Action by Chief, Enforcement Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: September 10, 1996. by NALF. (DA No. 96-1317). MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 10, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 169:

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STATEMENT OF FCC CHAIRMAN REED HUNDT ON THE DEATH OF RALPH GABBARD. Hundt.

STATEMENT OF FCC COMMISSIONER SUSAN NESS REGARDING THE DEATH OF RALPH GABBARD. Ness.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 10, 1996. FCC ADDS NEW MEMBERS TO THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL. (DA No. 96-1516). Dkt No.: CC- 93-237. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1996/da961516.txt

Released: September 10, 1996. PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR REQUEST OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE THAT 311 BE RESERVED FOR USE BY COMMUNITIES FOR NON-EMERGENCY POLICE TELEPHONE CALLS.Comments are due October 10. For further information contact: Elizabeth Nightingale at (202) 418-2320. (DA No. 96-1500). Dkt No.: CC- 92-105.

Released: September 10, 1996. CABLE SERVICES ACTION.Additional Information Available for Public Inspection on Adelphia Communications Corporation Cable Service Tier Rates. (DA No. 96-1519). Action by: Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/1996/da961519.txt

Released: September 10, 1996. TELEVISION CHANNEL UTILIZATION.Contact: Evelyn Ripka at (202) 418-2127.

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AMERITECH. Suspended for one day and instituted an investigation with regard to the rate adjustments to Ameritech Operating Companies Tariff F.C.C. No. 2 filed under Transmittal Nos. 988, 989, 997, and 1003; waived various FCC rules. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division, CCB. Adopted: September 10, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1518). CCB

COMPETITIVE BIDDING. Resolved petitions for reconsideration of FCC rules governing the methodology and procedure for auctions to provide IVDS, and proposed modifications to the FCC competitive bidding rules for the upcoming auction of IVDS licenses. Dkt No.: PP- 93-253. Action by the FCC. Adopted: August 6, 1996. by Sixth MO&O & FNPRM. (FCC No. 96-330). WTB

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

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 6, 1996. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU TO HOLD EX PARTE MEETINGS ON WIRELINE PORTION OF ENHANCED 911 RULEMAKING.For further information contact: Gregory M. Cooke at (202) 418-2351 or Alan A. Thomas at (202) 418-2338. (DA No. 96-1463). Dkt No.: CC- 94-102. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1996/da961463.txt

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The following items are corrections from previous Daily Digests.

In the September 10, 1996, Daily Digest, in the ninth item under Texts (Madawaska, ME, AM proceeding), the DA number should read "DA 96-1506".