DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 225                                          November 27,1996

**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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STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER SUSAN NESS RELEASING INDUSTRY AGREEMENT ON DTV STANDARD. Ness.

COMMISSION INITIATES REVIEW OF FORMAL COMPLAINT PROCESS.. Adopted: November 26, 1996. Dkt No.: CC-96-238. CCB. Dkt No.: CC- 96-238. CCB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1996/nrcc6080.txt

COMMON CARRIER BUREAU RELEASES STATISTICS OF COMMUNICATIONS COMMON CARRIERS. CCB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/News_Releases/1996/nrcc6092

COMMISSION ALLOWS NEW FLEXIBILITY IN INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING RATES.. Adopted: November 26, 1996. Dkt No.: CC-90-337. IB.. Dkt No.: CC-90-337. IB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/News_Releases/1996/nrin6028.txt

ECONOMIC SPEAKER SERIES PRESENTS PROFESSOR MICHAEL SALINGER. OPP. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1996/nrmc6097.txt

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Released: November 27, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG: NOVEMBER 26, 1996.

Released: November 27, 1996. EFFECTIVE DATE OF POLICY AND RULES CONCERNING THE INTERSTATE, INTEREXCHANGE MARKETPLACE. (FCC No. 96-424). (DA No. 96-1985). Dkt No.: CC- 96-61. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1996/da961985

Released: November 27, 1996. CORRECTED VERSION: THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL'S WORKING GROUPS TO HOLD MEETINGS DECEMBER 3-5. Dkt No.: CC- 92-237. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1996/pncc6011.txt

Report No: N-049-A. Released: November 27, 1996. THE COMMISSION TOOK THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS ON COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS: PART 68 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND ACTIONS TAKEN.

Report No: 1284. Released: November 27, 1996. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS RE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Released: November 27, 1996. INFLATION ADJUSTMENT FIGURES FOR CABLE OPERATORS USING FCC FORMS 1210 AND 1240 NOW AVAILABLE. (DA No. 96-1986). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/1996/da961986

Report No: DS-1686. Released: November 27, 1996. " SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES ." Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6139

Report No: DS-1685. Released: November 27, 1996. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6140

Report No: I-8218. Released: November 27, 1996. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 96-1988).

Report No: 43876. Released: November 27, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac961127

Report No: 23876. Released: November 27, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap961127

Released: November 27, 1996. TECHNICAL STANDARDS FOR DIGITAL TELEVISION MM DOCKET NO. 87-268 THE COMMISSION SEEKS COMMENT ON DIGITAL TV STANDARDS AGREEMENT.Comments due December 6, 1996. (FCC No. 96-465). Dkt No.: 87-268. Action by: the Commission. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/fcc96465

Released: November 27, 1996. PUBLIC INFORMATION COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS SUBMITTED TO THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL.

Released: November 27, 1996. NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION COLLECTIONS BEING REVIEWED BY FCC FOR PROVISION FOR EXTENSION UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY 5 CFR 1320 AUTHORITY, COMMENTS REQUESTED.

Report No: NCS-97-09-A. Released: November 27, 1996. WIRELESS NARROWBAND BRANCH INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6173.txt

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TCI OF ILLINOIS, INC. Denied a complaint concerning the rates charged for cable programming services in Skokie, IL. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 25, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1975). CSB

MARCUS CABLE ASSOCIATES, L.P. Denied LFA complaint filed against Marcus Cable Associates, L.P., concerning its charges for cable programming service tier rate increase effected June 1, 1996 in Forth Worth, TX. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 25, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1966). CSB

TCI CABLEVISION OF LOS ANGELES. Denied LFA complaint filed against TCI Cablevision of Los Angeles concerning its charges for cable programming service tier rate increase effective June 1, 1996, in Hacienda Heights, CA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Division. Adopted: November 25, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1967). CSB

TCI CABLEVISION OF WESTERN MICHIGAN. Denied a complaint filed against the rates charged for cable programming services in Wyoming, MI. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 25, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1964). CSB

HOMETOWN MEDIA, INC. Affirmed initial decision granting application for renewal of license for station WYAB(AM), Waynesboro, VA. Action by the Commission. Adopted: November 26, 1996. by Decision. (FCC No. 96-461). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96461.txt

"MEMPHIS, TN AND OLIVE BRANCH, MS . Granted assignment of licensees for WREC(AM), WEGR(FM), WRXQ(FM) from S.E. Licensee G.P. to Clear Channel Radio Licenses, Inc.; granted assignment of licenses for KWAM(AM), and KJMS(FM) from KWAM, Inc. to US RADIO ACQUISITIONS, INC. Action by the Commission. Adopted: November 26, 1996. by MO&O. (FCC No. 96-464). MMB Internet URL: " http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96464.txt

LIABILITY OF MONTE CORPORATION. Granted in part Monte Clark request and imposed a forfeiture in the amount of $10,000, for twice transferring control of KSWB, Seaside, OR, without Commission authorization. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 25, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1984). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/da961984.txt

WWBB(FM) PROVIDENCE, RI AND WWRX-FM WESTERLY, RI. Granted assignments of license from both stations from REP WWBB(FM) and R.I. License, respectively, to Clear Channel Radio Licensees, Inc. Action by the Commission. Adopted: November 26, 1996. (FCC No. 96-463). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1996/fcc96463.txt

THE DEVELOPMENT OF OPERATIONAL, TECHNICAL AND SPECTRUM REQUIREMENTS FOR MEETING FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCY COMMUNICATION REQUIREMENTS THROUGH THE YEAR 2010. Granted extension of time for filing reply comments to close of business on December 19, 1996. Dkt No.: WT- 96-86. Action by Chief, Policy Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. by Order. (DA No. 96-1990). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1996/da961990.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 26, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 224:

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WTB, OFFICE OF OPERATIONS, LICENSING DIVISION, MARY M. SHULTZ WILL BE ACTING CHIEF OF THE WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU'S MICROWAVE BRANCH. WTB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1996/nrwl6053

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Released: November 26, 1996. THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL'S WORKING GROUPS TO HOLD MEETINGS DECEMBER 3-5. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1996/pncc6010.txt

Released: November 26, 1996. CABLE SERVICES, COMMON CARRIER AND WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAUS AND THE OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM ON DECEMBER 16TH TO DISCUSS USE AND MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN THE PROVISION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES.

Released: November 26, 1996. REVISED SECURITY AGREEMENT ISSUED FOR C BLOCK AUCTION WINNERS DEADLINE FOR RETURN OF DOCUMENTS - DECEMBER 18, 1996. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/da961998.txt

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APPLICATIONS FOR VANITY CALL SIGNS RECEIVED PRIOR THE THE OPENING OF FILING GATE 2. Denied petitions by nine individual amateur radio operators for reconsideration of the dismissals of their applications.. Action by Chief, Licensing Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: November 26, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1979). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1996/da961979

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 25, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 223:

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ALLAN B. MENDELSOHN, TRUSTEE, SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC. Granted assignment of License of WUSS(AM), Atlantic City, New Jersey from Allan B. Mendelsohn, trustee, to South Jersey Radio, Inc., and a related request for waiver of the Commission's one-to-a-market rule. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 25, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-1980). MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 22, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 222:

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FORT BRAGG AND WILLITS, CALIFORNIA. Effective January 4, 1996, amended FM Table of Allotments to reallot Channel 228B from Fort Bragg to Willets, CA; modified license of KLLK-FM accordingly. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 15, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1931). MMB

"CROSSROADS, TENNESSEE . Effective January 6, 1996, amended FM table to allot Channel 243A to Parker's Crossroads, TN, and Channel 284A to Henry, TN. Filing windows for both stations open January 6 and close February 6, 1997. Dkt No.: MM- 95-122. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 15, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1895). MMB"