DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 130                                               July 8,1998

**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 HONORS EMPLOYEES WITH GOLD AND SILVER MEDAL AWARDS. OMD. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1998/nrmc8045.wp

INITIAL DECISION DENYING APPLICATION OF HERBERT L. SCHOENBOHM TO RENEW AMATEUR LICENSE AFFIRMED. The Commission has upheld the Supplemental Initial Decision of Administrative Law Judge Edward Luton which denied the application of Herbert L. Schoenbohm to renew his amateur licenses.. Report No: WT 98-21. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: June 29, 1998. Dkt No.: WT- 95-11. (FCC No. 98-139) WTB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1998/nrwl8027.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: July 8, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt070898.pdf

Released: July 8, 1998. PARADYNE CORPORATION FILES FOR PETITION FOR WAIVER, PUBLIC COMMENT INVITED.Comments due Aug. 7, replies Aug. 21. (DA No. 98-1358). Contact: Vincent M. Paladini at (202) 418-2320. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981358.wp

Report No: 1368. Released: July 8, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS RE: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: N-75-A. Released: July 8, 1998. THE COMMISSION TOOK THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS ON COMMON CARRIER NETWORK SERVICES APPLICATIONS FILED UNDER RULES PART 68 - CONNECTION OF TERMINAL EQUIPMENT TO THE TELEPHONE NETWORK.

Report No: DS-1859. Released: July 8, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8174.txt

Report No: DS-1858. Released: July 8, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8175.txt

Report No: TEL- 167-A. Released: July 8, 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/pnin8177.txt

Report No: 19. Released: July 8, 1998. WIRELESS TELCOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACTION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8074.pdf

Report No: 20. Released: July 8, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8075.pdf

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HOPE TELEVISION INC. Granted must carry complaint filed against WestArk Cable South, operator of a cable system serving Murfreesboro, Arkansas, seeking carriage. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 2, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1345). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981345.wp

HOPE TELEVISION INC. Granted must carry complaint filed against WestArk Cable South, operator of a cable television system serving McCaskill and Blevins, Arkansas, seeking carriage. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 2, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1344). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981344.wp

HOPE TELEVISION INC. Granted must carry complaint filed against Falcon Cable Company operator of a cable television system serving Ashdown, and Wilton, Arkansas, seeking carriage. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 2, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1346). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981346.wp

HOPE TELEVISION INC. Granted must carry complaint filed against WestArk Cable South, operator of a cable television system serving Saratoga, Fulton, and Tolette, Arkansas, seeking carriage. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 2, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1347). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981347.wp

HERBERT L. SCHOENBOHM KINGSHILL, VIGIN ISLANDS. Affirmed Initial Decision which denied application of Herbert L. Schoenbohm for amateur station and operator licenses. Dkt No.: 95-11. Action by the Commission. Adopted: June 29, 1998. by Decision. (FCC No. 98-139). WTB

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 7, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 129:

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HOWELL TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY, PIRATE RADIO OPERATOR ENJOINED FROM OPERATING WITHOUT A LICENSE. The FCC annouced today that a U.S. District Court in New Jersey has granted the United States' motion to enjoin a pirate radio broadcaster, Salvatore DeRogatis, from continuining to operate an unlicensed FM radio broadcast station in the Township of Howell, New Jersey.. Report No: CI 98-11. News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. CIB Contact: Pamera Hairston at (202) 418-1160. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8014.wp

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Released: July 7, 1998. FCC ANNOUNCES THE NEXT MEETING OF NORTH AMERICAN BILLING AND COLLECTION. (DA No. 98-1356). Contact: Jared Carlson at (202) 418-2350. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981356.wp

Released: July 7, 1998. NOTICE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS RELAY SERVICES (TRS) CERTIFICATION. (DA No. 98-1355). Dkt No.: 90-571. Contact: Al McCloud at (202) 418-2499, Helen Nankin at (202) 418-1466, Kris Monteith (202) 418- 1098. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981355.wp

Released: July 7, 1998. SPRINT PETITIONS COMMISSION FOR PERMISSION TO IMPLEMENT NEW SERVICE RATE ELEMENTS. (DA No. 98-1359). Contact: Harold Watson, Conpetitive Pricing Division, Common Carrier Bureau, (202) 418- 1530. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981359.wp

Released: July 7, 1998. BELL OPERATING COMPANIES GIVEN OPTION OF FILING CERTAIN DOCUMENTS ON CD-ROM IN SECTION 271 APPLICATIONS. (DA No. 98-1354). Contact: Janice M. Myles, Policy and Program Planning Division, Common Carrier Bureau, at (202) 418-1580. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981354.wp

Report No: 19. Released: July 7, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS.

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K.O. COMMUNICATIONS, INC./ LONE STAR COMMUNICATIONS GROUP,INC. Denied petition for revocation of K.O.'s cellular license; instituted an investigation to determine whether Lone Star abused the Commission's processes. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: July 7, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1342). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981342.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 2, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 127:

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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