DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 139                                              July 21,1998

**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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BROADCAST STATION TOTALS AS OF JUNE 30, 1998. MMB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/News_Releases/1998/nrmm8024.wp

MARK REGER NAMED FCC ASSOCIATE MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL OPERATIONS AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER. OMD. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/News_Releases/1998/nrmc8047.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: July 21, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 07/20/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt072098.pdf

Report No: 44287. Released: July 21, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980721.txt

Report No: 24287. Released: July 21, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980721.txt

Report No: 312. Released: July 21, 1998. EXPERIMENTAL ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Public_Notices/1998/pnet8014.wp

Released: July 21, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe: (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex980721.html

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PARAGON CABLE. Granted complaints filed against the January 1, 1998 cable programming services tier rates increase in the City of Gresham, Wood Village, Troutdale and Fairview, OR. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services. Adopted: July 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1445). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981445.wp

PARAGON CABLE. Granted complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 cable programming services tier rate increase in Multnomah County, OR. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1446). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981446.wp

STATISTICAL REPORT ON AVERAGE RATES FOR BASIC SERVICE, CABLE PROGRAMMING SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT. Action by Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: July 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1439). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981439.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 20, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 138:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: July 20, 1998. DIGITAL BROADCASTING OVS, LLC OF CALIFORNIA.Digital Broadcasting OVS, LLC of California files an application for open video system certificationf or Puerto Rico. (DA No. 98-1443). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Public_Notices/1998/da981443.wp

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NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE. Granted Petition for Expedited Waiver of ten-digit dialing requirement of the Commisison's rules governing area code relief. The New York Commission may activate 646 as an all-services area code overlay in Manhattan, but delay, temporarily, implementing ten-digital dialing, until 347 is activated as an all-services area code overlay for 718 in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island, but in any event no later than April 1, 1999. Action by Deputy Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: July 20, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1434). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981434.wp

PETITION OF SPRINT TO ESTABLISH PART 69 RATE ELEMENTS TO OFFER SWITCHED ACCESS TRANSPORT FOR LOCAL NUMBER PORTABILITY. Granted the petition of Sprint Local Telephone Companies seeking under section 69.4(g)(1)(ii) of the commission's rules to establish new service rate elements that would allow it to charge rates for the provision of long-term number portability query services on behalf of other carriers. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: July 20, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1437). CCB

SATCOM SYSTEMS, INC. Grant, with conditions, a request by SatCom Systems, Inc. for special temporary authority to operate up to 500 mobile earth terminals through the Canadian-licensed MSAT-1 satellite. This authority is granted pending Commission action on SatCom's underlying application for permanent operating authority and will allow SatCom to conduct market trials of private carrier mobile satellite services. Action by Chief, Satellite and Radiocommunication Division, International Bureau. Adopted: July 17, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1447). IB

CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC./HOGAN & HARTSON LLP. Denied petition to deny filed by Citicasters Co., and granted the application for a new FM translator station to serve Running Springs, California. Action by Assistant Chief, Audio Services Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: June 30, 1998. by Letter. (DA No. 98-1422). MMB

MR. HIPPOLITO CUEVAS, UNLICENSED FM STATION, NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT LA NUEVA RADIO MUSICAL REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF FCC RULES LIMITING LOW POWER FM SERVICE. Denied request for waiver on behalf of La Nueva Radio Musical, and the request for stay of enforcement action. Action by Audio Services Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: July 10, 1998. by Letter. (DA No. 98-1423). MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released July 17, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 137:

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NEWS RELEASES

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FCC ANNOUNCES JOINT AGREEMENT WITH ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICIALS (APCO) FOR THE RESOLUTION OF INTERFERENCE COMPLAINTS. Report No: CI-98-12. CIB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8015.wp