DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 228                                           December 3,1996

**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: 43879. Released: December 3, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS.

Report No: 23879. Released: December 3, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.

Report No: 2167. Released: December 3, 1996. PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS.

Report No: 1914. Released: December 3, 1996. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU.

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 2, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 227:

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NEWS RELEASES

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WTB RELEASES FACT SHEET ON NEW SHIP RADIO LICENSING PROCEDURES. Quello.

FCC FILINGS. OPA.

FCC CALENDAR OF EVENTS. OPA.

WTB RELEASES FACT SHEET ON NEW AIRCRAFT RADIO LICENSING PROCEDURES. WTB.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: December 2, 1996. CLARIFICATION OF WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ORDER REGARDING REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF THE 800 MHZ SPECIALIZED MOBILE RADIO APPLICATION FREEZE, RELEASED OCTOBER 23, 1996. (DA No. 96-2003). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/da962003.txt

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SPEECHES

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"CHAIRMAN REED E. HUNDT, CHAIRMAN FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION,. to the National Telecommunications Commission, December 2, 1996, Manilla, Philippines."

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TEXTS

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"PART 69. Granted, to an extent, petitions for waiver of the rules to permit establishment of new rate elements to recover the costs of new switched transport services that use Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) technology filed by Bell Atlantic Telephone Companies, Pacific Bell, BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc., Southern New England Telephone Company, GTE Service Corporation, US West Communications, Inc., and Ameritech Operating Companies. . Action by Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: November 27, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-2004). CCB"

NATIONAL EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION, INC. Denied NECA's petition to initiate a rulemaking proceeding to permit small cost companies to elect average schedule settlement status. Action by Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: November 27, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-2008). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1996/da962008.txt

BELL ATLANTIC-NEW JERSEY, INC. Granted extension of time to March 1, 1997 to complete transition to open video system in Dover Township, New Jersey. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 2, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-2009). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1996_TXT/da962009

NEW JERSEY BROADCASTERS, PLAYERS INTERNATIONAL, INC., GREATER NEW ORLEANS BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Denied New Jersey Broadcasters, Players International, Inc., and the Greater New Orleans Broadcasters Association petitions requesting the Commission to suspend or cease enforcement as applied by the Commission to prohibit the broadcast advertising of casino gambling. Action by General Counsel, Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 22, 1996. by Letter. (DA No. 96-1999). MMB