DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 79                                             April 24,1998

**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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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC FILINGS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/filings.html

FCC CALENDAR OF EVENTS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/calendar.html

GARY L. STANFORD, ASSOCIATE BUREAU CHIEF WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU RETIRES MAY 1, 1998. WTB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1998/nrwl8013.txt

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: April 24, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 04/23/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt042398.pdf

Report No: SPB-124. Released: April 24, 1998. SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.And Errata to Report No. SPB-122. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8103.txt

Report No: TEL-149-A. Released: April 24, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: International Bureau Reference Center: (202) 418-1492 or (202) 418-1493. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8101.txt

Report No: TEL-149-B. Released: April 24, 1998. NON-STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214, CABLE LANDING LICENSE AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18 and 1.767). Contact: International Bureau Reference Center: (202) 418-1492 or (202) 418-1493. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8102.txt

Report No: 44227. Released: April 24, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980424.txt

Report No: 24227. Released: April 24, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980424.txt

Report No: 24227A. Released: April 24, 1998. NEW AND MAJOR CHANGE ITFS APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/ITFS_Notices/pnmm8063.txt

Report No: 44227A. Released: April 24, 1998. NOTICE OF ACTION ON FM BROADCAST SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS AND APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/pnmm8062.txt

Report No: LB-98-38. Released: April 24, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVICE INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8042.txt

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SUBURBAN CABLE TV COMPANY, INC. Granted complaint filed against cable programming service tier rates charged by Suburban Cable TV Company, Inc. in Pottstown, PA. Found cable programming service tier rates unreasonable beginning March 1, 1995. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: April 16, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-746). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980746.txt

CORPORATE MEDIA PARTNERS, D/B/A AMERICAST. Granted program access complaint filed by Americast against FX Networks, LLC, Fox/Liberty Networks, LLC and Tele-Communications, Inc., finding that FX's actions violated the Communications Act's prohibition on exclusive contracts and constituted an unreasonable refusal to sell to Americast. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: April 22, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-783). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980783.txt

NETSAT 28 COMPANY, L.L.C. Terminated condition placed on NetSat 28's authorization to construct, launch, and operate a geostationary Ka-Band Fixed-Service Communications Satellite. Action by Chief, International Bureau. Adopted: April 23, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-789). IB

ASHDOWN AND DEQUEEN, ARKANSAS. Effective June 8, 1998, amended FM Table of Allotments to substitute Channel 227C3 for Channel 221A at Ashdown and modified license of KDQN(FM) accordingly; substituted Channel 221C2 for Channel 226C2 at DeQueen and modified license of KDQN(FM) accordingly. Dkt No.: MM-97-223. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: April 15, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-777). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980777.txt

MALVERN AND BRYANT, ARKANSAS. Proposed amending FM Table of Allotments to reallot Channel 227A, from Malvern to Bryant, Arkansas, and modifying authorization of KBOK(FM) accordingly. Comments Due: June 15, 1998; Reply Comments Due: June 30, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-53. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: April 8, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-692). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da980692.txt

JACKSONVILLE AND CENTER, TEXAS. Proposed substitution of Channel 272C2 for Channel 272A at Jacksonville, Texas, and modification of Station KLJT(FM)'s license to specify operation of Channel 272C2; substitution of Channel 263A for Channel 262A at Center, Texas, and modification of station KDET(FM) license accordingly. Comments Due: June 15, 1998; Reply Comments Due: June 30, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-57. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: April 15, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-770). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da980770.txt

CHESTER, SHASTA LAKE CITY, ALTURAS, MCCLOUD, WEAVERVILLE, AND SHINGLETOWN, CALIFORNIA FM PROCEEDING. Denied Sawyer's Petitions for Reconsideration of R&O I and R&O II. Dkt No.: MM-94-76, MM-94-77, MM-95-51. Action by Chief, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: April 15, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-778). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980778.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released April 23, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 78:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: D-983-B. Released: April 23, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md980423.pdf

Report No: 2271. Released: April 23, 1998. OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS REFERENCE OPERATIONS DIVISION PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING FILED.Reply Comments: No Later Than 15 Days (Rather Than 30 Days) After the Date of This Public Notice. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/pnmc8028.txt

Released: April 23, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980423.html

Released: April 23, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS INFORMATION. (DA No. 98-787). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da980787.txt

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FEDERAL STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE. Extended to May 26 deadline for states to file cost studies for determining the forward-looking cost of providing the services supported by federal universal service support mechanism. Dkt No.: CC-96-45, CC-97-160. Action by Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: April 23, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-788). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980788.pdf

LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE. Erratum - Correcting Applications Accepted for Filing in Auction #17. Dkt No.: WT-98-11. Action by the FCC. by Erratum. WTB

ADDENDA: The following items, released April 22, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 77:

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KHYM, INC., HOUSTON, TEXAS. Issued letter of admonishment to KHYM, Houston, Texas, licensee of station KBNB(AM) Gilmer, Texas for violating the minimum operating schedule and operating power rules. by Letter. (DA No. 98-785). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980785.txt