DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 87                                                May 6,1998

**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: May 6, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 05/05/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt050598.pdf

Report No: 3637. Released: May 6, 1998. CABLE SERVICES ACTION.

Report No: 1359. Released: May 6, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS RE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: Cable Services Bureau: (202) 418-7000.

Report No: DS-1838. Released: May 6, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION.

Report No: TEL-152-A. Released: May 6, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8115.txt

Report No: 44235. Released: May 6, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980506.txt

Report No: 24235. Released: May 6, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980506.txt

Released: May 6, 1998. FCC TO HOST SPECTRUM AUCTIONS CONFERENCE.Wednesday, June 24, 1998, from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. Contact: Kimberly Sescoe at (202) 546-0775, or contact OCBO at (202) 418-0990. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/pnmc8027.txt

Report No: 2274. Released: May 6, 1998. OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS REFERENCE OPERATIONS DIVISION PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING FILED. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/pnmc8029.txt

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LMDS. Amended Part 101 of rules to adopt partioning and disaggregation rules for the Local Multipoint Distribution Service. Dkt No.: CC-92-297. Action by the Commission. Adopted: April 21, 1998. by 4th R&O. (FCC No. 98-77). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98077.txt

CORPORATE MEDIA PARTNERS D/B/A AMERICAST. Clarified MO&O, DA-98-783, adopted April 22, 1998, regarding Americast vs. FX, that absent subsequently received information regarding Tele-Communications, Inc. and because FX was found in violation of Section 628(c) of the Communications Act, Americast's allegations against TCI were not addressed in that Order. It is now clarified that, prior to the adoption of the above-mentioned Americast Order, TCI had agreed to relinquish any exclusive rights that it may have had with respect to its exclusivity agreements with FX regarding the distribution of FX's programming service by Americast. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: May 1, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-841). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da980841.txt

HEIDI DAMSKY/WEDA, LTD./ HOMEWOOD PARTNERS, INC. Approved a settlement agreement submitted September 12, 1997, by Homewood Partners, Inc. and WEDA, and also affirms an initial decision which finds that the third applicant in this FM proceeding, Heidi Damsky is financially unqualified. Dkt No.: MM-90-638. Action by the Commission. Adopted: April 30, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-81). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98081.txt

PETRACOM EQUITY PARTNERS, L.P. AND PHI HOLDINGS, INC. Granted Consent to the Transfer of Control of WQRF(TV), Rockford, Illinois, WTVW(TV), Evansville, Indiana, KARD(TV), West Monroe, Louisiana, KDEB(TV), Springfield, Missouri, KLBK(TV), Lubbock, Texas, K08GN, Kimberling City, Missouri, K68EP, Snyder, Texas, KAYD(AM), Beaumont, Texas, KAYD(FM), Beaumont, Texas, KQHN(AM) Nederland, Texas, KQXY(FM), Beaumont, Texas from Petracom to PHI. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: May 4, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-840). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da980840.txt

ADDENDA: The following items, released May 5, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 86:

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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC CLOSES DOWN UNLICENSED DETROIT RADIO STATION. Report No: CI-98-8. News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. CIB Contact: Compliance and Information Bureau: Pamera Hairston at (202) 418-1160. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8010.txt

COMMISSION RECEIVES AWARD FOR BEST COMPUTER APPLICATION OF THE YEAR. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0500. WTB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1998/nrwl8015.txt

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Released: May 5, 1998. PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMENTS ON SPRINT'S PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING REGARDING AMERITECH RFP PRACTICES.Comments Due: June 04, 1998; Reply Comments Due: June 19, 1998. (DA No. 98-849). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980849.txt

Released: May 5, 1998. FCC ANNOUNCES THE NEXT MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL, WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 1998. (DA No. 98-852). Dkt No.: CC-92-237. Contact: Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Jeannie Grimes at (202) 418-2313; TTY: (202) 418-0484; FAX: (202) 418-7314. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da980852.html

Report No: 1987. Released: May 5, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS.

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REMARKS BY WILLIAM E. KENNARD CHAIRMAN FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO NATIONAL CABLE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION ATLANTA, GEORGIA. (As Prepared for Delivery) May 5, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Kennard/spwek811.html

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TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION V. US WEST INCORPORATED. Granted TCC's request to withdraw its complaint. Action by Chief, Formal Complaints and Investigations Branch, Enforcement Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: May 4, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-847). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980847.txt

AT&T CORPORATION V. ILLINOIS BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY ET AL., D/B/A AMERITECH OPERATING COMPANIES. Granted that the parties' joint request for approval and adoption of the Protective Agreement appended. Action by Chief, Formal Complaints and Investigations Branch, Enforcement Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: May 4, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-846). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da980846.txt