DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 33                                          February 19,1998

**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: February 19, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG: FEBRUARY 18, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt021998.pdf

Report No: I-8288. Released: February 19, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-315). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8045.txt

Report No: 44181. Released: February 19, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980219.txt

Report No: 24181. Released: February 19, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980219.txt

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TEXTS

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DUBUQUE TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP. Issued Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture in the amount of $7,500 to Dubuque TV Limited Partnership, licensee of KFXB-TV, Dubuque, Iowa, for repeated violations of the Commission's rule limiting the amount of commercial matter that may be aired during children's programming. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. by Letter. (DA No. 98-305). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da980305.txt

SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD. Issued a Notice of Apparent Liability in the amount of $7,500 to Second Generation of Iowa, Ltd, licensee of KFXA-TV, for repeated violations of the Commission's rule limiting the amount of commercial matter that may be aired during children's programming. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. by Letter. (DA No. 98-304). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da980304.txt

COMMON STOCKHOLDERS OF ALLIED COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC. AND BAHAKEL COMMUNICATIONS, LTD. Granted the request for conditional waiver of the television duopoly rule, Section 73.3555(b) of the Commission's Rules to permit the common control of television stations WKFT(TV), Fayetteville, North Carolina and WCCB(TV), Charlotte, North Carolina, and granted the application for transfer of control of Delta Broadcasting, Inc., licensee of WKFT(TV), Fayetteville, North Carolina and associated auxiliary stations, from Common Stockholders of Allied Communications Co., Inc. to Bahakel Communications, Ltd. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: February 17, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-312). MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released February 18, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 32:

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NEWS RELEASES

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COMMISSION AFFIRMS SERVICE RULES PROVIDING FOR RAPID CONVERSION OF OVER-THE-AIR BROADCASTING TO DIGITAL TELEVISION (DTV). Report No: MM-98-1. by MO&O Recon. & 5R&O. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: February 18, 1998. (FCC No. 98-23) News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. MMB Contact: Mania Baghdadi, Paul Gordon, Vicki Phillips (Legal), Gordon Godfrey (Engineering) -- Policy and Rules Division at (202) 418-2120. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/News_Releases/1998/nrmm8003.html

FCC ADOPTS FINAL DTV ALLOTMENT TABLE, POLICIES AND RULES. Report No: ET-98-2. by MO&O Recon. & 6R&O. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: February 18, 1998. (FCC No. 98-24) News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. OET Contact: Bruce Franca and Alan Stillwell at (202) 418-2470. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/News_Releases/1998/nret8002.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: February 18, 1998. COMMISSION TO HOLD EN BANC FEBRUARY 19, 1998 IN CONNECTION WITH REPORT TO CONGRESS ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE. (FCC No. 98-22). Contact: Report Working Group Contacts: Melissa Waksman at (202) 418-1580; Marcelino Ford-Levine at (202) 418-2030. News Media Contact: Rochelle Cohen (202) 418-0253. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/fcc98022.txt