DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 151                                             August 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: August 6, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG, AUG. 5. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt080598.pdf

Released: August 6, 1998. REQUEST BY THE ALLIANCE OF INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEMS, UNITED WAY OF AMERICA, ET AL FOR ASSIGNMENT OF 211 DIALING CODE.Comments due Sept.8 Replies due Sept. 21. (DA No. 98-1571). Contact: Judy Albert (202) 418-2378. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981571.wp

Report No: I-8325. Released: August 6, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-1565). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981565.txt

Report No: 44299. Released: August 6, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980806.txt

Released: August 6, 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/ex980806.html

Released: August 6, 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/ex980806.html

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TEXTS

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PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING ON THE REALISTIC CHOICE STANDARD FOR IMPLEMENTING THE PUBLIC INTEREST TEST IN SECTION 271 OF THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1934. Extended to Sept. 1 and Sept. 16 dates for filing comments and replies respectively. Action by Chief, Policy and Program Planning Division. Adopted: August 5, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1569). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981569.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE D/B/A CABLEVISION OF CHAMPAIGN-URBANA. Granted complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 cable programming services tier rate increase in Urbana, IL. Action by Deputy Chief. Adopted: August 3, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1543). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981543.wp

TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF THE MID-SOUTH. Dismissed complaints regarding the cable programming services tier rates that Tele-Media was charging in Lawrenceville, VA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 3, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1540). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981540.wp

FRONTIERVISION OPERATING PARTNERS, L.P. Dismissed a complaint regarding the cable programming services tier rate that FrontierVision was charging in Laurel, KY because the complaint was outside the jurisdiction of the FCC. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 3, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1539). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981539.wp

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS ENTERTAINMENT II, L.P. Dismissed complaint regarding the cable programming services tier rates that Charter Communications was charging in Riverside CA. Action by Chief. Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 3, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1554). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981554.wp

ADELPHIA CABLE COMMUNICATIONS D/B/A INTERNATIONAL CABLEVISION, INC. Dismissed a complaint regarding the cable programming services tier rate that Adelphia Cable Communications was charging in North Tonawanda, NY, because the complaint was outside the jurisidiction of the FCC. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 3, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1541). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981541.wp

KPTY (FM) GILBERT, AZ. Order to forfeit $7500 for violation of rule which provides criminal penalties for anyone who "utters any obscene, indecent or profane language by means of radio communication.". Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: August 5, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1566). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981566.wp

WSUC (FM), CORTLAND NY. Ordered to forfeit $4,200 for midafternoon broadcast of song lyrics which appeared to be indecent. Action by the Commission. Adopted: July 28, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-179). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98179.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 5, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 150:

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NEWS RELEASES

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CHAIRMAN WILLIAN E. KENNARD ANNOUNCES HISTORIC AGREEMENT BY LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS AND WIRELESS INDUSTRIES ON FACILITES SITING ISSUES. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0654. WTB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1998/nrwl8032.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: IN 98-43. Released: August 5, 1998. THE FCC'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE 2000 WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE PROPOSES ADDITIONAL PRELIMINARY VIEWS ON WRC-2000 ISSUES. (DA No. 98-1560). Contact: Damon Ladson -(202) 418-2150. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981560.wp

Report No: D-998. Released: August 5, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md980805.pdf

Released: August 5, 1998. DELETION OF AGENDA ITEM FROM AUGUST 6TH OPEN MEETING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Agenda/1998/a980806a.html

Report No: 2290. Released: August 5, 1998. OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS REFERENCE OPERATIONS DIVISION PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING FILED. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/pnmc8043.wp

Released: August 5, 1998. " WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON WESTERN PC I LICENSE CORPORATION REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF SECTION 20.6 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES.Comment Date: Sept. 10, 1998 Reply Date: Sept. 25, 1998. (DA No. 98-1559)." Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da981559.wp

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TEXTS

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AIRTOUCH PAGING OF CALIF V. GTE CALIF. INC.; AIRTOUCH PAGING OF TEXAS V. GTE SOUTHWEST. Granted motion to dismiss complaints with prejudice. Action by Chief, Formal Complaints and Investigations Branch, Enforcement Division. Adopted: August 5, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1534). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981534.wp

WILDERNESS COMMUNICATIONS. Granted in part waiver request; assessed a bid withdrawal payment in the amount of $4,000.00 for License M002-L (Los Angeles/ San Diego, CA) in the 900 MHz SMR auction. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: August 5, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1522). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981522.wp