DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 213                                          November 12,1996

**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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BRIEFING ON INTERNATIONAL REPORT CONCERNING RADIO SERVICES SET FOR NOVEMBER 21. IB Contact: Larry Olson at (202) 418-2142. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/News_Releases/1996/nrin6027.txt

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 43865. Released: November 12, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac961112

Report No: 23865. Released: November 12, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap961112

Released: November 12, 1996. CORRECTION TO REPORT NO. 2162 - PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS.Report No. 2162, released November 5, 1996, listed a petition as an FM Table of Allotments instead of a TV Table of Allotments.

Report No: B-188. Released: November 12, 1996. NON-COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF DECEMBER 17 CUT-OFF DATE. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm6029

Report No: A-304. Released: November 12, 1996. NON-COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF DECEMBER 17 CUT-OFF DATE. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm6030

Report No: 2164. Released: November 12, 1996. PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS.

Released: November 12, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - NOVEMBER 8.

Released: November 12, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG INFORMATIONAL TARIFFS - NOVEMBER 8.

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ADVOCATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. D/B/A CABLE OF CORAL SPRINGS. Granted petition filed by Advocate Communications, Inc. d/b/a Cable TV of Coral Springs, seeking special relief to modify the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Florida ADI to exclude Television Broadcast Station WEYS (CBS, Ch. 22), Key West from carriage on cable system serving various communities in Broward County, FLorida. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1846). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961846.txt

KBL CABLESYSTEMS OF THE SOUTHWEWST, INC. D/B/A PARAGON CABLE. Granted petition for special relief for modification of the television market of Station KVAW, Eagle Pass, Texas. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1845). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961845.txt

SUBURBAN CABLE TV CO., INC. Dismissed LFA complaint against Suburban Cable TV Co., Inc. concerning its charges for cable programming service tier in Doylestown, PA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1860). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961860.txt

MODIFICATION OF THE MIAMI-FT. LAUDERDALE, FL. ADI; COMPLAINTS OF HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORP.; REQUESTS FOR CARRIAGE. Granted petition filed by Continental Cablevision of Jacksonville, Inc. d/b/a Continental Cablevision of Broward County, Inc., Comcast of Broward County, Inc., Dynamic Cablevision of Florida, Ltd., and Advocate Communications, Inc. d/b/a Coral Springs Cable TV seeking special relief to modify the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Florida ADI to exclude Television Broadcast Station WWFD-TV (Channel 8), Key West, Florida, from carriage on their cable systems serving various communities in Broward and Dade Counties, Florida. Dismissed as moot must carry complaints filed by Hispanic Keys Broadcasting corp., licensee of WWFD-TV against the above-mentioned cable systems. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1844). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961844.txt

TOTALNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted TotalNet Communications, Inc.'s application for authority, pursuant to Section 214 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, to transfer control of TotalNet to GST Telecommunications, Inc. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division, International Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1996. by M,O& A. (DA No. 96-1875). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1996/da961875.txt

WINSTAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted Winstar Telecommunications, Inc.'s application for global authority to operate as an international facilities-based and resale carrier. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division, International Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1996. by O, A & C. (DA No. 96-1874). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1996/da961874.txt

INTERNATIONAL SURVEY OF SPECTRUM ASSIGNMENT FOR CELLULAR AND PCS, PAPER WRITTEN BY MARTIN SPICER. WTB Contact: Sande Taxali at (202) 418-0600.

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 8, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 212:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: November 8, 1996. CABLE SERVICES BUREAU ANNOUNCES FURTHER EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE COMMENTS ON THE PROPOSED RESOLUTION FOR CENTURY COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (DA 96-1861, CABLE SERVICES ACTION).Deadline for filing comments extended to November 22; replies December 9. (DA No. 96-1861). Contact: Marjorie Reed Greene at (202) 418-7200. News Media Contact: Morgan Broman (202) 418-2358. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/1996/da961861

Released: November 8, 1996. FCC ISSUES PROCEDURES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR JANUARY 13, 1997 AUCTION OF CELLULAR UNSERVED PHASE I AND PHASE II SERVICE AREAS. (DA No. 96-1850). Contact: Thomas Horan or Lisa Minard, FCC Auctions Contacts at (202) 418-0660 or Thomas Dombrowsky, FCC Commercial Wireless Contact at (202) 418-0620. News Media Contact: Kara Palamaras (202) 418-0654.

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**FEDERAL-STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE. Issued Recommended Decision on Universal Service. Proposed rules and policies that will create an effective universal service support system to ensure that the goals of affordable service and access to advanced services are met by means that enhance, rather than distort, competition. Dkt No.: CC- 96-45. Action by Federal-State Joint Board. Adopted: November 7, 1996. by Recommended Decision. (FCC No. 96-J-3). CCB

**PAY TELEPHONE RULES, POLICIES AND PROVISIONS. Addressed issues relating to the clarification of rules adopted September 20, 1996, (FCC 96-388); concluded that petitions filed by a number of parties on October 21, 1996, requesting that Commisison reconsider or clarify these rules be denied, with two limited exceptions. Dkt No.: CC- 96-128, CC- 91-35. Action by the Commission. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by O on Reconsideration. (FCC No. 96-439). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/fcc96439

SAN CARLOS APACHE TELECOMMUNICATIONS UTILITY, INC., AND U.S. WEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted, subject to conditions, San Carlos Apache Telecommunications Utility, Inc.'s and US WEST Communications, Inc.'s petition for waiver of three Commission Rules concerning Sections 61.41(c)(2), 69.3(e) and the definition of "Study Area" contained in the Part 36 Appendix-Glossary of the Commission's Rules. Action by Chief, Accounting and Audits Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1872). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/da961872.txt

ERRATUM TO MO&O (FCC 96-433) RE: THE APPLICATION OF ZEPHYR BROADCASTING, INC. Corrected the MO&O (FCC 96-433) to include the released date of November 8, 1996. Action by the FCC. by Erratum. MMB

MENA, AR. Effective December 23, amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to allot FM Channel 287C3 to Mena, Arkansas, as the community's third local FM transmission service; filing window December 23, 1996 - January 23, 1997; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-135. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 1, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1812). MMB

GLENROCK, WY. Proposed amending FM Table to allot Channel 252A at Glenrock, Wyoming, as the community's first local aural transmission service. Comments due December 30, 1996; replies January 14, 1997. Dkt No.: MM- 96-227. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 1, 1996. by NPRM. (DA No. 96-1808). MMB

CLEAR LAKE, SD. Proposed amending FM Table to allot Channel 296C3 at Clear Lake, South Dakota, as the community's first local aural transmission service. Comments due December 30, 1996; replies January 14, 1997. Dkt No.: MM- 96-224. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 1, 1996. by NPRM. (DA No. 96-1809). MMB

GEORGETOWN AND MILLSBORO, DE. Effective December 23, amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to: substitute Channel 228B for Channel 228B1 at Georgetown, Delaware; modify the license for Station WZBH accordingly; and reallot Channel 228B from Georgetown to Millsboro, Delaware; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-13. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 1, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1807). MMB

BAGDAD AND CHINO VALLEY, AZ. Effective December 23, amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to: substitute Channel 280C3 for Channel 280A at Bagdad, Arizona; reallot Channel 280C3 from Bagdad to Chino Valley, Arizona; and modify 21st Century Radio Ventures, Inc.'s authorization as requested; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 95-181. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 1, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1810). MMB

CANTON AND NORMAL, IL. Proposed amending FM Table to: allot Channel 252A at Canton, Illinois, as the community's third local FM transmission service; allot Channel 250A at Normal, Illinois as the community's second local commercial FM transmission service. Comments due December 30; replies, January 14, 1997. Dkt No.: MM- 96-225. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 1, 1996. by NPRM. (DA No. 96-1811). MMB