DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 172                                         September 13,1996

**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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The following items were adopted at the September 12, 1996, Commission meeting and released later that day.

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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC ALLOCATES THE 13.75 TO 14.0 GHZ BAND TO THE FIXED-SATELLITE SERVICE. Report No: DC 96-86. by R&O. Action by: the Commission Sept. 12. Dkt No.: ET- 96-20. (FCC No. 96-377) News Media Contact: Patricia Chew (202) 418-0500. OET Contact: Tom Mooring at (202) 418-2450. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/News_Releases/nret6012.txt

** COMMISSION ADOPTS SIMPLE PROCEDURE FOR UTILITY COMPANIES TO ENTER INTO THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY. Report No: DC 96-87. by R&O. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: September 12, 1996. Dkt No.: GC- 96-101. (FCC No. 96-376) News Media Contact: Rochelle Cohen (202) 418-0500. OGC Contact: James Olson or Lawrence Spiwak at (202) 418-1880. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/nrmc6074.txt

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The following items are dated for and released on September 13, 1996:

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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC FILINGS.

FCC CALENDAR OF EVENTS.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 13, 1996. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN NON-RESTRICTED PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310.

Released: September 13, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.

Report No: 1093. Released: September 13, 1996. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.

Report No: 289. Released: September 13, 1996. MASS MEDIA BUREAU CALL SIGN ACTIONS.

Report No: 43825. Released: September 13, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/pnmmac13.txt

Report No: 23825. Released: September 13, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/pnmmap13.txt

Report No: A-207. Released: September 13, 1996. AM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF CUT-OFF DATE OF OCTOBER 18, 1996.

Report No: 2153. Released: September 13, 1996. OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS REFERENCE DIVISION PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING FILED.

Report No: 1865. Released: September 13, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 3 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6.

Report No: CL-96-68. Released: September 13, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL RADIO SERVICE INFORMATION.

Report No: LB-96-46. Released: September 13, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCAIL WIRELESS SERVICE INFORMATION.

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RADIO PERRY, INC. Denied request to waive the significantly viewed exception to the Commission's network nonduplication rules, Section 76.92(f). Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 3, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1498). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961498.txt

CABLE TELEVISION OF YORK. Denied the complaints filed against the rates charged for cable programming services in York, PA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 10, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1523). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961523.txt

LAROUCHE EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE. Took action in Petition for Reconsideration by LaRouche Exploratory Committee of July 31, 1996 staff ruling. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 10, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1442). MMB

DELTA, CO. Allotted Channel 277C2 to Delta, CO as requested; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-38, RM- 8759. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 6, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1490). MMB

ELBERTON, GA. Granted allotment of Channel 286A to Elberton, GA as that community's first competitive FM service; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-165, RM- 8703. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 6, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1489). MMB

WELLINGTON, CO. Allotted Channel 232C3 to Wellington, CO as requested; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-51, RM- 8764. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 6, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1491). MMB

COLEMAN, SEBEWAING AND TUSCOLA, MI. Took action on request by Faircom Flint, Inc. to substitute Channel 268A for Channel 269A at Tuscola, MI and modify the license for Station WWBN to specify operation on Channel 268A. Dkt No.: MM- 95-7, RM- 8561. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Mass Media Bureau. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1501). MMB

ALVA, BARTLESVILLE, PONCA CITY, OK; DEERFIELD, MO. Issued an Order to Show Cause to station KIXR, Ponca City, Oklahoma. Dkt No.: MM- 96-80, RM- 8758, RM- 8833. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 6, 1996. by Order to Show Cause. (DA No. 96-1528). MMB

CONSOLIDATED COMMUNICATIONS MOBILE SERVICES. Issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture against Consolidated Communications Mobile Services, licensee of Paging and Radiotelephone Service Stations: KNKC602, Champaign, IL; KNKC460, Danville, IL; and KWU440, Rantoul, IL. Action by Chief, Enforcement Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: September 11, 1996. by NALF. (DA No. 96-1316). WTB

DELHI CELLULAR, INC., ET AL. V. NYNEX CORPORATION, ET AL. Took action on complaint filed by Delhi Cellular, Inc., et al. against NYNEX Corp. et al. Action by Chief, Enforcement Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: September 6, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1510). WTB

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 12, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 171:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 12, 1996. INCREASE IN FILING FEES FOR COMMERCIAL AM/FM/TV LICENSE RENEWAL APPLICATIONS EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 12, 1996. Contact: Ricardo Durham at (202) 418-1690 or Laura Johnson at (202) 418-1630..

Released: September 12, 1996. CABLE SERVICES ACTION - NEW PRODUCT TIER FILING REQUIREMENTS. (DA No. 96-1531). Contact: Les Smith at (202) 418-7200. News Media Contact: Morgan Broman (202) 418-2358. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/1996/da961531.txt

Released: September 12, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU DESIGNATES CLEARINGHOUSES THAT WILL ADMINISTER THE 2GHZ PCS RELOCATION COST-SHARING PLAN. (DA No. 96-1522). Contact: Laura Smith at (202) 418-7240.. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/da961522.txt

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JONES GROWTH PARTNERS D/B/A JONES INTERCABLE, INC. Denied complaints filed against Operator concerning its charges for cable programming services tier in Wheaton, IL. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 12, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1533). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961533.txt

PUHCA/ETC. See second item under News Releases. Dkt No.: GC- 96-101. Action by the Commission. Adopted: September 12, 1996. by R&O. (FCC No. 96-376). OGC Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Orders/1996/fcc96376.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 11, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 170:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: D-877. Released: September 11, 1996. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS.

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

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ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION. Directed distribution of a Proposed Resolution to complainants and local franchising authorities which was proposed by Adelphia to resolve rate complaints filed against Adelphia. Comments requested by October 10, 1996. Action by the Commission. Adopted: September 10, 1996. by Order. (FCC No. 96-373). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/fcc96373.txt