DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 110                                               June 9,1998

**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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Released: June 9, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - JUNE 8. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt060898.pdf

Released: June 9, 1998. NETWORK SERVICES DIVISION - SECTION 214 APPLICATION ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: Marty Schwimmer, Network Services Division at (202) 418-2334; TTY (202) 418-0484. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/pncc8015.wp

Released: June 9, 1998. PETITION OF SADDLEBACK COMMUNICATIONS FOR DESIGNATION AS AN ELIGIBLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIER - PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED CC DOCKET NO. 96-45.The Commission is seeking comments on Saddleback Communications' petition seeking designation by the Commission as an eligible telecommunications carrier. Saddleback contends that the Commission should grant its petition because Saddleback meets the requirements for designation, and it is not subject to the jurisdiction of a state commission. Comments due June 23; reply comments due June 30. (DA No. 98-1082). Contact: Linda P. Armstrong, Accounting Policy Division at (202) 418-7400. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981082.wp

Report No: 44258. Released: June 9, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980609.txt

Report No: 24258. Released: June 9, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980609.txt

Released: June 9, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980609.html

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"""OUT OF THE GATE IN '98"" - REMARKS OF COMMISSIONER SUSAN NESS BEFORE THE AMERICAN WOMEN IN RADIO AND TELEVISION'S NORTH CENTRAL AREA CONFERENCE, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, JUNE 5, 1998. Internet URL: " http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Ness/spsn810.html

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CABLE TV OF GREATER SAN JUAN. Granted complaint of Aerco Broadcasting Corp. for must-carry of WRWR-TV, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Divison. Adopted: June 5, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1079). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981079.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released June 8, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 109:

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Released: June 8, 1998. NOTICE OF PROHIBITED WRITTEN EX PARTE PRESENTATION IN CC DOCKET NO. 96-45 (FEDERAL JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE) AND CC DOCEKT NO. 96-62 (ACCESS CHARGE REFORM). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981082.wp

Released: June 8, 1998. EXTENDED REVIEW PERIOD FOR THIRD QUARTER 1998 UNIVERSAL SERVICE CONTRIBUTION FACTORS CC DOCKET NO. 96-45.The Accounting Policy Division is extending until June 12, 1998 as the period of time during which the Commission may modify the proposed universal service contribution factors for the third quarter of 1998. (DA No. 98-1094). Contact: Lori Wright, Accounting Policy Division at (202) 418-7391. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981094.wp

Released: June 8, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUERAU SEEKS COMMENT ON NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL LOCAL NUMBER PORTABILITY WORKING GROUP HIGH VOLUME CALL-IN NETWORKS REPORT (CC DOCKET NO. 95-116).On May 28, 1998, the Chief, Common Carrier Bureau received a report from the North American Numbering Council (NANC) in response to the directive in Local Number Portability, Second R&O released August 19, 1997 to study the matter of high volume call-in networks (HVCI) further and to prepare recommendations on how best to incorporate HVCIs into the local number portability scheme. Comments on the report are due by July 20; reply comments due August 10. (DA No. 98-1080). Contact: Doug Sicker at (202) 418-1096. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981080.wp

Released: June 8, 1998. BELL ATLANTIC PETITIONS FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW RATE ELEMENTS TO OFFER NYNEX ENTERPRISE SONET PRIVATE NETWORK SERVICE - PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED.Bell Atlantic filed a petition requesting authority to establish six new rate elements to enable it to offer its customers the transport of switched access service using NYNEX Enterprise SONET Private Network Service. comments to the petition are due July 8; reply comments July 23. (DA No. 98-1093). Contact: Yvonne Hawkins, Competitive Pricing Division at (202) 418-1530. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981093.wp

Released: June 8, 1998. SPECIAL TEMPORARY AUTHORITY GRANTED TO CERTAIN BROADBAND PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES C BLOCK LICENSEES. (DA No. 98-1095). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da981095.wp

Released: June 8, 1998. FCC ANNOUNCES THE CONDITIONAL GRANT OF LOCAL MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE LICENSES (BALANCE OF WINNING BIDS ARE DUE BY JUNE 22, 1998) AUCTION EVENT NO. 17. (DA No. 98-1077). Contact: OMD (payment, Form 159, refund questions): Linwood Jenkins at (202) 418-1995; WTB, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division (FCC Form 601 questions): Bob James or James Moskowitz at (202) 418-0680. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0654. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da981077.wp

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STATEMENT OF CHAIRMAN WILLIAM E. KENNARD IN RESPONSE TO NEXTWAVE'S FILING OF BANKRUPTCY. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Kennard/Statements/stwek842.html

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DIRECTSAT CORPORATION. Issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture of $20,000 against Directsat Corporation for apparently operating its satellite, EchoStar 2, at a location other than its authorized location in violation of Direcsat's authorizations. Action by Chief, Satellite and Radiocommunication Division. Adopted: June 5, 1998. by NAL. (DA No. 98-1070). IB

ECHOSTAR SATELLITE CORPORATION. Issued Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture of $20,000 against EchoStar Satellite Corporation for apparently operating its satellite, EchoStar 1, at a location other than its authorized location in violation of EchoStar's authorizations. Action by Chief, Satellite and Radiocommunication Division. Adopted: June 5, 1998. by NAL. (DA No. 98-1071). IB

ADDENDA: The following items, released June 5, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 108:

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EAGLE RADIO, INC, LICENSEE, STATION KEGL(FM), FORTH WORTH, TX. Dismissed a portion of the Dallas Association for Decency's (DAD) indecency complaint against Station KEGL; granted in part to the extent indicated Tom Blackwell's 1994 informal objection to KEGL's 1995 renewal application; issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for $2,000 to Eagle for the broadcast of indecent material about which Blackwell complained; denied Blackwell's 1997 informal objection to KEGL's 1997 renewal application and the application to assign the construction permit of Station KEGL from Eagle Radio, Inc. to Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and denied DAD's informal objection to the 1995 renewal application. Granted the pending renewal applications and application for assignment of Station KEGL(FM) to Nationwide Insurance Company. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: June 4, 1998. by Letter. (DA No. 98-1064). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981064.wp