DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 46                                             March 10,1998

**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: March 10, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - MARCH 9. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt030998.pdf

Report No: 44194. Released: March 10, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980310.txt

Report No: 24194. Released: March 10, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980310.txt

Report No: 24194-A. Released: March 10, 1998. INSRUCTIONAL TELEVISION FIXED SERVICE: PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION PERMITS AND LICENSES. Contact: Thuam Pham at (202) 418-7067. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/ITFS_Notices/pnmm8035.txt

Released: March 10, 1998. ERRATUM TO PUBLIC NOTICE RELEASED FEBRUARY 12, 1998, "NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE FOR FILING OF TELEVISION BROADCAST STATION APPLICATIONS AND NOTICE OF PETITION TO DENY DEADLINE," REPORT NO. B-171. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8044.txt

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U S WEST D/B/A MEDIAONE. Denied a complaint filed against the cable programming services tier rate charged by U S West d/b/a MediaOne, Inc. in the Village of Clinton, MI. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: March 4, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-461). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980461.txt

JAMES A. KAY, JR. Denied Petition for Reconsideration, filed October 31, 1997, by James A. Kay, Jr. seeking reconsideration of an order that declined to disqualify Richard L. Sippel (ALJ) as the Presiding Judge in the proceeding "James A. Kay, Jr., FCC 97-349 (October 2, 1997); dismissed as moot a related Motion to Stay Proceedings, filed October 31, 1997. Dkt No.: WT- 94-147. Action by the Commission. Adopted: March 4, 1998. by Order. (FCC No. 98-32). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/fcc98032.txt

WESTEL SAMOA, INC. AND WESTEL, L.P. Granted in part a Petition for Reconsideration filed October 6, 1997, by Anthony T. Easton regarding a Hearing Designation Order and separate Notice of Apparent Liability issued against PCS 2000, of which Easton is CEO, and Easton's alleged intentional misconduct before the Commission, modified the hearing designation order in this proceeding ("Western Samoa, Inc., 12 FCC Rcd 14057 91997) (HDO). Dkt No.: WT- 97-199. Action by the Commission. Adopted: March 4, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-31). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/fcc98031.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released March 9, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 45:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: PGL98-1. Released: March 9, 1998. CORRECTION - TO "LOW POWER/TELEVISION TRANSLATORS: PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION PERMITS," REPORT NO. PGL98-1, RELEASED MARCH 6, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/LPTV_Notices/pnmm8034.txt

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**PAYPHONE COMPENSATION/PAYPHONE-SPECIFIC CODING DIGITS. Clarified and waived certain requirements established in the "Payphone Orders" ("Implementation of the Pay Telephone Reclassification and Compensation Provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, CC Docket No. 96-128, R&O, 11 FCC Rcd 20,541 (1996) ("Report and Order"); Order on Reconsideration, 11 FCC Rcd 21,233 (1996) ("Order on Reconsideration") regarding payphone-specific coding digits in order to facilitate the transition for local exchange carriers, payphone service providers, and interexchange carriers to provide and receive payphone-specific coding digits to identify calls from payphones to pay payphone compensation for subscriber 800 and access code calls. Dkt No.: CC- 96-128. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: March 9, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-481). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980481.txt