DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 226                                          November 29,1996

**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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Released: November 29, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - NOVEMBER 27.

Released: November 29, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - NON-DOMINANT CARRIERS - NOVEMBER 27.

Report No: 1105. Released: November 29, 1996. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.

Report No: 43877. Released: November 29, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac961129.txt

Report No: 23877. Released: November 29, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap961129.txt

Released: November 29, 1996. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN NON-RESTRICTED PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310.

Report No: LB-97-08. Released: November 29, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVICE INFORMATION.

Report No: CL-97-12. Released: November 29, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL RADIO SERVICE INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6178.txt

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COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Denied complaint filed against Cox for the rates charged for cable programming service tier in Alachua, Florida. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 25, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1968). CSB

A-R CABLE SERVICES, INC. Denied complaints concerning the rates charged by A-R Cable Services, Inc. for cable programming services in Wellsville and Willing, New York. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 25, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1973). CSB

TCI CABLEVISION OF OHIO, INC. Denied complaint filed against TCI Cablevision of Ohio for the rates charged for cable programming service tier in Steubenville, Ohio. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 25, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1969). CSB

TCI CABLEVISION OF NORTHWESTERN OHIO. Denied complaint filed against TCI Cablevision of Northwestern Ohio for the rates charged for cable programming service tier in Coldwater, St. Henry and Celina, Ohio. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 24, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1970). CSB

SUNBURG, MN. Amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to allot Channel 293A to Sunburg, Minnesota; filing window January 13, 1997-February 13, 1997; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-179. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 22, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1953). MMB

HICKSVILLE, OH. Amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Alotments, to allot Channel 294A to Hicksville, Ohio, as the community's first local aural service; filing window January 13, 1997-February 13, 1997; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-78. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 22, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 19-52). MMB

HARRIETTA, MI. Proposed amending FM Table to allot Channel 229A to Harrietta, Michigan, as that community's first local service; comments due January 21, 1997; replies February 5, 1997. Dkt No.: MM- 96-239. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 22, 1997. by NPRM. (DA No. 96-1955). MMB

SYLVAN BEACH, NY. Amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commmission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to allot Channel 262A to Sylvan Beach, New York, as the community's first local aural service; filing window January 13, 1997-February 13, 1997; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-37. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 22, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 19-54). MMB

ADA, NEWCASTLE AND WATONGA, OK. Amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to reallot Channel 227C1 from Ada to Newcastle, Oklahoma; substitute Channel 230A for Channel 228A at Watonga; modified licenses accordingly; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 95-175. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 22, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 19-51). MMB

ERRATUM TO AMENDMENT OF COMMISSION'S GUIDELINES FOR EVALUATING THE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF RADIOFREQUENCY RADIATION. Corrected the Report and Order released August 1, 1996 (ET Docket 93-62, FCC 96-326) to change paragraphs on pages 72 and 73. Dkt No.: ET- 93-62, F-CC 96-3. Action by Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology. Adopted: November 29, 1996. by Erratum. OET Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Orders/1996/err96326.html

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 27, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 225:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: November 27, 1996. PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMENTS ON BELLSOUTH'S COMPARABLY EFFICIENT INTERCONNECTION PLAN FOR PAYPHONE SERVICE PROVIDERS.Comments due December 30; replies January 15, 1997. (DA No. 96-2005). Dkt No.: CC- 96-128. Contact: Janice Myles, Policy and Program Planning Division of the Common Carrier Bureau at (202) 418-1577. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1996/da962005.txt

Released: November 27, 1996. CABLE SERVICES ACTION - MFS/MCCOURT AND MFS OF NEW YORK FILE FOR OPEN VIDEO CERTIFICATION.Comments on applications for open video certification in Boston, Massachusetts and New York, New York, due by December 5. (DA No. 96-2002). Contact: Dave Roberts at (202) 418-7200. News Media Contact: Morgan Broman (202) 418-2358.

Report No: SPB-69. Released: November 27, 1996. SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1996/pnin6141.txt

Report No: 116A. Released: November 27, 1996. TYPE ACCEPTANCE/NOTIFICATION ACTIONS.

Report No: 116B. Released: November 27, 1996. CERTIFICATION/NOTIFICATION ACTIONS.

Released: November 27, 1996. FCC LABORATORY EQUIPMENT AUTHORIZATION PROCESSING - SPEED OF SERVICE.

Released: November 27, 1996. ERRATUM TO PUBLIC NOTICE RELEASED NOVEMBER 18, 1996 - INTERNET ACCESS TO DATA FOR THE WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU.This Public Notice supersedes previous public notice to include the tables for Cellular data. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6170.txt

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**AMENDMENT OF RULES GOVERNING PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED WHEN FORMAL COMPLAINTS ARE FILED AGAINST COMMON CARRIERS. Initiated Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement certain complaint provisions contained in the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and to improve generally the speed and effectiveness of our formal complaint process; comments due January 6, 1997; replies January 31. Dkt No.: CC- 96-238. Action by the Commission. Adopted: November 26, 1996. by NPRM. (FCC No. 96-460). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Notices/1996/fcc96460.txt

TCA CABLE TV - ERRATUM TO DA 96-1936. Issued Erratrum to Order, DA 96-1936 (released November 20, 1996), to correct the following paragraphs: 8, 9, and 15 and to insert new paragraph 16. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 26, 1996. by Erratum. CSB

AMENDMENT OF PART 25 OF COMMISSION'S RULES. Granted joint request for Extension of Time and extended the filing deadlines for comments to December 20; replies January 13; and amended applications to January 27. Dkt No.: IB- 96-220. Action by Chief, International Bureau. Adopted: November 27, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-1989). IB