DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 15, No. 246                                          December 30,1996

**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: 43898. Released: December 30, 1996. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac961230.txt

Report No: 23898. Released: December 30, 1996. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap961230.txt

Report No: D-902-A. Released: December 30, 1996. FCC ANNOUNCES GRANT OF MDS AUTHORIZATIONS. Contact: Office of Managing Director, William Koch at (202) 418-1995; Mass Media Bureau, Charles Dziedzic at (202) 418-1600, Sharon Bertelsen at (202) 418-7057, or Nazifa Naim at (202) 418-7059.

Released: December 30, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - DECEMBER 30.

Released: December 30, 1996. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG INFORMATIONAL TARIFFS - DECEMBER 30.

Report No: CW-97-16. Released: December 30, 1996. PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE INFORMATION - BROADBAND - MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1996/pnwl6204.txt

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"PRIVATE LAND MOBILE RADIO SERVICES/ MARITIME COMMUNICATIONS RULES . Amended Part 90 of Commission's Rules; set forth a new channel plan that accommodates a broad range of equipment and a transition schedule that requires manufacturers to meet increasingly efficient equipment standards, but does not require users to buy new radios or to change out entire systems; provided requlatory framework which addressed the diverse communications requirements of both large and small private land mobile users. Dkt No.: PR- 92-235, PR- 92-257. Action by the Commission. Adopted: December 23, 1996. by MO&O. (FCC No. 96-492). WTB"

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 27, 1996, did not appear in Digest No. 245:

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TIME WARNER CABLE SOCIAL CONTRACT. Granted Time Warner Cable's request for the addition of recently acquired cable systems to the Social Contract between Time Warner and the Commission; granted a waiver of Section 76.922(e)(1) of the Commission's Rules in order to synchronize the annual adjustment authorized under the Social Contract for the additional communities. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 26, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-2192). CSB

CENTURY COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, D/B/A YUMA CABLEVISION. Granted City of Yuma, Arizona's Petition for Reconsideration or Clarification of that portion of a Cable Services Bureau Order regarding the franchise fee calculation. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 20, 1996. by MO&O. (DA No. 96-2173). CSB

TCI CABLE OF BROOKHAVEN. Denied complaint filed against the rates TCI Cable of Brookhaven charged for cable programming service tier in Brookhaven, NY. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 16, 1996. by Order. (DA No. 96-2131). CSB

ADVANCED TELEVISION SYSTEMS. Took action in the matter of Advanced Television Systems by adjusting digital television standard. Dkt No.: MM- 87-268. Action by the Commission. Adopted: December 24, 1996. by Fourth R&O. (FCC No. 96-493). MMB