DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 215                                          November 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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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 1282. Released: November 13, 1996. REPORT NO. 1282.CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: DS-1681. Released: November 13, 1996. REPORT NO. DS-1681.SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION RE: SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: DS-1682. Released: November 13, 1996. REPORT NO. DS-1682.SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES.

Report No: SPB-65. Released: November 13, 1996. REPORT NO. SPB-65.INTERNATIONAL BUREAU ANNOUNCES CONCLUSION OF U.S.-MEXICO PROTOCOL FOR DIRECT-TO-HOME SATELLITE SERVICES. (DA No. 96-1880). Contact: Tom Boasberg at (202) 418-0431 or Suzanne Hutchings (202) 418-0762. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/da961880.txt

Report No: 43866. Released: November 13, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac961113.txt

Report No: 23866. Released: November 13, 1996. REPORT NO. 23866.BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap961113

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

Report No: 1911. Released: November 13, 1996. REPORT NO. 1911.WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU.

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TIME WARNER CABLE. Found that Time Warner's CPST rates in the City of Dekalb are not unreasonable. Action by Chief, Fin. Analysis & Compliance Div. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1856). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961856.txt

TIME WARNER CABLE. Found that Time Warner's CPST rates in the City of Franklin are not unreasonable. Action by Chief, Fin. Analysis & Compliance Div. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1857). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961857.txt

TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF HOPEWELL/PRINCE GEORGE. Found that the CPST rates in the communities of Hopewell/Prince George were not unreasonable. Action by Chief, Fin. Analysis & Compliance Div. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1859). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961859

ADELPHIA CABLE PARTNERS, L.P., LIBERTY CITY, FL. Found that Adelphia has justified the monthly CPST rate of $12.75 charged from September 1993 to September 30, 1995; the monthly CPST rate of $13.75 charged from October 1, 1995 to May 31, 1996; and the CPST rate of $15.20 implemented onJune 1, 1996. Action by Chief, Fin. Analysis & Compliance Div. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1855). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961855

ADELPHIA CABLE PARTNERS, L.P., KEY BISCAYNE, FL. Found that Adelphia has justified the monthly CPST rate of $12.75 charged from September 1993 to September 30, 1995; the monthly CPST rate of $13.27 charged from October 1, 1995 to May 31, 1996; and the CPST rate of $14.42 implemented on June 1, 1996. Action by Chief, Fin. Analysis & Compliance Div. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1854). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961854.txt

ADELPHIA CABLE PARTNERS, L.P., DADE COUNTY FLORIDA. Found that Adelphia has justified the monthly cable programming services tier (CPST) rate of $12.75 charged from September 1993 to September 31, 1995 the monthly CPST rate of $13.52 charged from October 1, 1995 to May 31, 1996; and the CPST rate of $14.92 implemented on June 1, 1996. Action by Chief, Fin. Analysis & Compliance Div. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1853). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da961853.txt

TOPEKA, KS AND AMARILLO, TX. Granted applications to assign the licenses of KGNC(AM) and KGNC-FM, Amarillo, TX, from the Stauffer Amarillo Radio Trust to Stauffer Communications, Inc.; granted temporary waiver of the daily newspaper cross-ownership rule, with condition; granted the applications to assign the licenses of WIBW(AM), and WIBW-FM, Topeka, KS, from the Stauffer Topeka Radio Trust to Stauffer Communications, Inc.; granted request for temporary waiver of the daily newspaper cross-ownership rule, with condition. Action by the Commission. Adopted: October 29, 1996. by MO&O. (FCC No. 96-428). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96428.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 12, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 213:

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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC PROPOSES NEW WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE IN 2.3 GHZ BAND IMPLEMENTING PROVISION OF 1997 APPROPRIATIONS ACT. Report No: DC 96-101. Action by: the Commission. Dkt No.: GN- 96-228. (FCC No. 96-441) News Media Contact: Kara Palamaras (202) 418-0654. WTB Contact: OET-Bruce Franca at (202) 418-2470; WTB Jonathan Cohen at (202) 4180797. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1996/nrwl6049

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SAN ANTONIO, TX. Notified Waterman Broadcasting Corp. of Texas, licensee of KTFM(FM), of an apparent liability for a forfeiture in the amount of $7,500 for violation of the Communictions Act and the Commission's rules by broadcasting allegedly indecent material. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: November 7, 1996. by Letter. (DA No. 96-1858). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/da961858.txt

NATIONAL TELECOM PCS, INC. (NATTEL). Set forth the default and withdrawal payment obligations and procedures for NatTel, resulting from its failure to remit payment to cover both the required down payment on the license for which it was the successful high bidder and bid withdrawal payments for two licenses in the Broadband Personal Communications Services C Block auction. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1877). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1996/da961877.txt

WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE. See first item under ADDENDA: "News Release." Comments are due December 4, replies December 16. Dkt No.: GN- 96-228. Action by the Commission. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by NPRM. (FCC No. 96-441). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Notices/1996/fcc96441.txt