DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 124                                              June 29,1998

**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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TIOGA, ND, PIRATE RADIO STATION PERMANENTLY ENJOINED BY COURT FROM OPERATING WITHOUT A LICENSE. CIB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8013.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: June 29, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 06/26/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt062998.pdf

Released: June 29, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION CONCERNING LOCAL NUMBER PORTABILITY ADMINISTRATION WIRELINE AND WIRELESS INTEGRATION.Comments Due: August 10, 1998; Reply Comments Due: August 31, 1998. (DA No. 98-1290). Dkt No.: CC-95-116. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981290.wp

Report No: IN-98-33. Released: June 29, 1998. PERMIT TO DELIVER PROGRAMS TO FOREIGN BROADCAST STATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8166.wp

Report No: SPB-130. Released: June 29, 1998. SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8167.wp

Report No: 44272. Released: June 29, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980629.txt

Report No: 24272. Released: June 29, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980629.txt

Released: June 29, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.(1 of 2). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980629.html

Released: June 29, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.(2 of 2). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980629.html

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TEXTS

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TIME WARNER CABLE. Granted in part operator's amended Petition for Reconsideration of DA-97-1449 and granted complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming service tier in Hernando County, Florida. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 24, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1258). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981258.wp

TELE-COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Found that the maximum permitted rates, as calculated in response to cable programming service tier rate complaints in various communites in California, Michigan and Pennsylvania, were reasonable, effective June 1, 1997. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 25, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1273). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981273.wp

FALCON TELECABLE D/B/A FALCON CABLE TV. Granted petition for change in regulatory status filed by Falcon Cable TV and revoked the certification of the City of St. George, Utah to regulate basic cable rates. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 24, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1255). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981255.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Denied a complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Volusia County, FL. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 25, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1253). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981253.wp

CTV OF DERRY, INC. Granted must-carry complaint filed by CTV of Derry, Inc., against Paragon Cable, operator of a cable television system serving Keene, New Hampshire. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 25, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1254). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981254.wp

CABLE & WIRELESS, INC. Reclassified Cable and Wireless, Inc. as a dominant carrier on the U.S.-Panama route due to its affiliation with Instituto Nacional de Telecommunicaciones SA of Panama. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division, International Bureau. Adopted: June 26, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1270). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da981270.wp

AT&T CORP./AT&T ALASCOM/AT&T PUERTO RICO/AT&T VIRGIN ISLANS. Added Austria and Switzerland to the list of countries for which U.S. carriers may provide switched, basic telecommunicaitons services over their authorized international private lines, therefore granting applications of AT&T Corp., AT&T Alascom, AT&T Puerto Rico, and AT&T Virgin Islands. Action by Chief, Telecommunications Division, International Bureau. Adopted: June 25, 1998. by Order & Autho. (DA No. 98-1180). IB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1998/da981180.wp

HOOTEN BROADCASTING, INC. Denied the Application for Review filed on September 10, 1997 by MAZAK Broadcasting Company with respect to station KZAM, Ganado, Texas. Action by the Commission. Adopted: June 22, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-129). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98129.wp

CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO LICENSES, INC. Issued Notice of Apparent Liability for a Forfeiture in the amount of $6,000 to Radio Sation KKND-FM, Port Sulphur, LA, for broadcasting indecent material during broadcast of "The Howard Stern Show" on February 7 and 14, 1997, and April 25, 1997, between 6:00 am and 10:00 am. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: June 29, 1998. by NAL. (DA No. 98-1243). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981243.wp

JOHNSTOWN AND ALTAMOUNT, NEW YORK. Effective August 14, 1998, amended FM Table to reallot Channel 285A from Johnstown to Altamount, New York and modified the license of WSRD to specify Altamount as the community of license. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. by R&O. (DA No. 98-1204). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981204.wp

MAX MEDIA PROPERTIES, LLC/SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC/SINCLAIR RADIO OF NORFOLK LICENSEE, INC./NORFOLK TRUST, RALPH E. BECKER, TRUSTEE. Conditionally granted applications for transfer of control of four television stations and eight radio stations from Max Media Properties, LLC to Sinclair Communications, Inc., and granted for a temporary six month period applications to assign the licenses of stations WGH(AM) and WGH(FM), Newport News, Virginia, and WVKL(FM), Norfolk, Virginia, from Sinclair Radio of Norfolk Licensee, Inc. to the Norfolk Trust, Ralph E. Becker, Trustee; denied permanent waiver of television duopoly rule; granted conditional waiver of a one-to-a-market rule. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: June 26, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1264). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981264.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released June 26, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 123:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: June 26, 1998. NOTICE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES (TRS) CERTIFICATION. (DA No. 98-1238). Dkt No.: CC-90-571. Contact: Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Al McCloud at (202) 418-2499, amcloud@fcc.gov, Helene Nankin at (202) 418-1466, hnankin@fcc.gov, or Kris Monteith at (202) 418-1098, kmonteit@fcc.gov, TTY: (202) 418-0484. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981238.html

Report No: 1188. Released: June 26, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.

Report No: 44271. Released: June 26, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980626.txt

Report No: 24271. Released: June 26, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980626.txt

Report No: 334. Released: June 26, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU CALL SIGN ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Call_Sign_Changes/pnmm8099.wp

Report No: A-331. Released: June 26, 1998. NON-COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF CUT-OFF DATE.Cut Off Date: July 29, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8097.wp

Report No: B-213. Released: June 26, 1998. NON-COMMERCIAL EDUCATIONAL FM BROADCAST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AND NOTIFICATION OF CUT-OFF DATE.Cut Off Date: July 29, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8098.wp

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SPEECHES

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CATHERINE J. SANDOVAL, DIRECTOR, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES. Speech to Auctions '98 Conference, Wednesday, June 24, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1998/nrmc8044.wp

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TELEPHONE NUMBER PORTABILITY. Grant petitions for extension of the Phase III deadline of June 30, 1998, for implementing local number portability filed by eight individual carriers, and also grant several carriers' requests for Phase III and Phase IV waivers of the LNP implementation schedule in the Western and West Coast regions. Decided that Cincinnati Bell Telephone Company may elect to use only the Midwest Number Portability Administration Center database to offer LNP in the entire Cincinnati Metropolitan Statistical Area, and granted AT&T's Corporation's and Time Warner Communications Holdings, Inc.'s related petitions to waive the requirement that carriers file petitions to extend the time to file an LNP implementation extension request 60 days prior to the deadline for which an extension is sought. Dkt No.: CC-95-116. Action by Chief, Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: June 26, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1265). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981265.wp

DIGITAL BROADCASTING OVS. Denied open video system certification application filed by Digital Broadcasting OVS to operate an open video system in certain California communities. Action by Acting Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: June 25, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1262). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981262.wp

SHOSHONI, WYOMING. Proposed amending FM table to allot Channel 290C to Shoshoni, Wyoming as the community's first local aural transmission service. Comments Due: August 17, 1998; Reply Comments Due: September 1, 1998. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: June 17, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-1216). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981216.wp

HUDSON, WYOMING. Proposed amending FM table to allot Channel 286C to Hudson, Wyoming as the community's first local aural transmission service. Dkt No.: MM-98-97. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-1201). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981201.wp

SALMON, IDAHO. Effective August 10, 1998, amended the FM Table of Allotments to allot Channel 233A to Salmon, Idaho. Dkt No.: MM-98-51. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: June 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1202). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981202.wp

POINT ARENA, CALIFORNIA. Effective August 10, 1998, amended FM Table of Allotments to allot Channel 296B1 to Point Arena, California. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: June 17, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-1203). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981203.wp

GURDON, ARKANSAS. Effective, August 10, 1998, amended FM Table to substitute Channel 295A for Channel 224A at Gurdon, Arkansas, and modified the license of station KYXK(FM), as requested. Dkt No.: MM-98-40. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: June 17, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-1200). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981200.wp

YUMA, COLORADO. Proposed allotment of Channel 233A, Yuma, Colorado, as that community's second local FM transmission service. Comments Due: August 17, 1998; Reply Comments Due: September 1, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-101. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: June 17, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-1223). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981223.wp