DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 157                                            August 14,1998

**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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BROADCAST STATION TOTALS AS OF JULY 31, 1998. MMB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/News_Releases/1998/nrmm8026.wp

FCC FILINGS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/filings.html

OPEN PROCEEDINGS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/oproceed.html

FCC CALENDAR OF EVENTS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/calendar.html

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Released: August 14, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 08/13/98. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt081398.pdf

Released: August 14, 1998. COMMISSION SEEKS COMMENT ON REQUEST FOR COMMISSION ACTION FILED BY MCI TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION CONCERNING CARRIER IDENTIFICATION CODES.Comments Due: August 19, 1998; No Reply Comments Due. (DA No. 98-1638). Dkt No.: CC-92-237. Contact: Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Renee Alexander at (202) 418-2497, or Kris Monteith at (202) 418-1098.

Report No: 1195. Released: August 14, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS. Contact: Cable Services Bureau: (202) 418-7200.

Report No: TEL-177-A. Released: August 14, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18). Contact: Public Reference Center: (202) 418-1492 or 418-1493. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8202.txt

Report No: 44305. Released: August 14, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980814.txt

Report No: 24305. Released: August 14, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980814.txt

Report No: 24305B. Released: August 14, 1998. ITFS APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/ITFS_Notices/pnmm8118.wp

Report No: PGL98-4. Released: August 14, 1998. LOW POWER/TELEVISION TRANSLATORS: PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION PERMITS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/LPTV_Notices/pnmm8121.wp

Report No: 98-8. Released: August 14, 1998. FM TRANSLATOR-BOOSTER APPLICATIONS READY AND AVAILABLE FOR PROCESSING.Petitions to Deny Applications Due: September 14, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Radio_Cutoffs/pnmm8120.wp

Report No: 24305A. Released: August 14, 1998. NEW AND MAJOR CHANGE ITFS APPLICATIONS. Contact: Mass Media Bureau: Henry Allen at (202) 418-1610. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/ITFS_Notices/pnmm8117.wp

Released: August 14, 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/ex980814.html

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JONES INTERCABLE, INC. Granted, in part, and denied, in part, petition filed by Jones Intercable, Inc. requesting review of the Cable Services Bureau's decision regarding equipment cost, revenue data, and the proper completion of FCC Form 393. Action by the Commission. Adopted: August 6, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-192). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/fcc98192.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Approved the refund plan Time Warner Cable filed for Dunn, NC. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 7, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1618). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981618.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Approved the refund plan Time Warner Cable filed for Winston-Salem, NC and Kernersville, NC. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 7, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1619). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981619.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Approved the refund plan Time Warner Cable filed for Guilford County, NC. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: August 7, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1620). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981620.wp

DOUGLAS, WYOMING. Proposed amending FM Table to allot Channel 223C1 at Douglas, Wyoming, as the community's second local FM service. Comments Due: October 5, 1998; Reply Comments Due: October 20, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-151. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 5, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-1551). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981551.wp

ROYAL CITY, WASHINGTON. Proposed amending FM Table to allot Channel 228A at Royal City, Washington, as that community's second local FM transmission service. Comments Due: October 5, 1998; Reply Comments Due: October 20, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-150. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 5, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-1552). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981552.wp

LONG BEACH AND SHALLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA. Proposed amending FM table by realloting Channel 252C3 from Shallotte to Long Beach, North Carolina, as that community's first local aural service, and the modification of the construction permit for station WAZO(FM) to specify Long Beach as its community of license. Comments Due: October 5, 1998; Reply Comments Due: October 20, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-149. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 5, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-1550). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981550.wp

NASSAWADOX, VIRGINIA. Granted the Petition for Reconsideration filed by Ken Robol and assigned Channel 252A to Nassawadox, VA. Dkt No.: MM-97-189. Action by Chief, Policy and Rules, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 5, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1564). MMB Contact: Mass Media Bureau: Arthur D. Scrutchins: (202) 418-2180. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981564.wp

FM BROADCAST STATIONS, VARIOUS LOCATIONS. Amended the FM table to specify the classes of channels alloted to various communities. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 5, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-1570). MMB Contact: Mass Media Bureau: Kathleen Scheuerle at (202) 418-2180. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981570.wp

ALBION, HONEOYE FALLS AND SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, NEW YORK. Effective September 28, 1998, realloted Channel 297A from Honeoye Falls, New York, to South Bristol Township, New York, and modified the license of station WMAX(FM), to specify South Bristol Township as its community of license; (2) realloted Channel 236B from South Bristol Township to Honeoye Falls and modified Station WNVE's license to specify Honeoye Falls as its community of license; and substituted Channel 271A for Channel 238A at Albion, New York. Dkt No.: MM-98-8. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 5, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-1574). MMB Contact: Mass Media Bureau: Leslie K. Shapiro at (202) 418-2180. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981574.wp

KIXK, INC., ASSIGNOR AND GULFSTAR COMMUNICATIONS ARKANSAS LICENSEE, INC., ASSIGNEE AND GULFSTAR COMMUNICATIONS ARKANSAS LICENSEE, INC., ASSIGNOR AND NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION, ASSIGNEE. Denied Application filed by El Dorado Broadcasting Company, license of two radio stations in El Dorado, Arkansas for review of the assignment of KBYB(FM), El Dorado, to Noalmark Broadcasting Corp.; and dismissed Emergency Motion for Stay. Action by the FCC. Adopted: July 15, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-166). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98166.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 13, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 156:

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STATEMENT OF FCC CHAIRMAN WILLIAM KENNARD ON ACCESS CHARGE REDUCTIONS. Kennard.

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Released: August 13, 1998. BELLSOUTH AND BELL ATLANTIC FILE A PETITION FOR RULEMAKING TO AMEND PART 32 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES TO ADOPT THE ACCOUNTING FOR SOFTWARE REQUIRED BY STATEMENT OF POSITION 98-1 (RM 9341).Comments Due: September 14, 1998; Reply Comments Due: September 28, 1998. (DA No. 98-1625). Contact: Accounting Safeguards Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Brett Kissel at (202) 418-0810. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981625.wp

Report No: DS-1871. Released: August 13, 1998. ORDER GRANTING IWL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF ITS LICENSES AND AUTHORIZATIONS TO IWL HOLDINGS CORP. Contact: Wireless Bureau, Common Carrier/Private Microwave at (717) 338-2656; Wireless Bureau, Business Radio at (717) 338-2787; International Bureau, Section 214: Joannna Lowry at (202) 418-1465; International Bureau, Earth Stations/VSAT at (202) 418-0727. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8203.wp

Report No: 44304. Released: August 13, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980813.txt

Report No: 24304. Released: August 13, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980813.txt

Report No: CWS-98-45. Released: August 13, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8096.wp

Released: August 13, 1998. LOCATION AND MONITORING SERVICE SPECTRUM AUCTION SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 15, 1998/COMMENT SOUGHT ON RESERVE PRICES OR MINIMUM OPENING BIDS AND OTHER AUCTION PROCEDURAL ISSUES.Report No. AUC-98-21-A. (DA No. 98-1616). Contact: Auctions and Industry Analysis Division: Kenneth Burnley or Bob Reagle at (202) 418-0660. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da981616.wp

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TELEPHONE NUMBER PORTABILITY. Denied KMC's petition for reconsideration and affirmed the revised implementation schedule for number portability. Dkt No.: CC-95-116. Action by the Commission. Adopted: August 12, 1998. by 3rd MO&O on Recon. (FCC No. 98-198). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98198.wp

CORRECTION - MILTON S. MALTZ AND RAYCOM MEDIA, INC. Granted applications for transfer of control of Malrite Communications Group, Inc. and Estrella Brillante, Ltd. from Milton S. Maltz to Raycom Media, Inc. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: August 13, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1627). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981627.wp

COURTNEY PARTNERSHIP. Denied the Petition for Reconsideration filed by Police Emegency Radio Services, Inc., on behalf of Courtney Partnership, seeking reconsideration of the denial of an application for a modification of an existing license to relocate the transmitter for Station WPCV806 in Monroe, New York. Action by Chief, Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: August 13, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1628). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981628.wp

ACADIAN AMBULANCE SERVICES, INC. Denied Acadian's request for waiver of the Commission's action suspending processing of applications for new paging facilities and dismissed its applications. Action by Chief, Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: August 13, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1631). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da981631.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 12, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 155:

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Released: August 12, 1998. BELLSOUTH FILES REVISIONS TO ITS COST ALLOCATION MANUAL PUBLIC COMMENT INVITED.Comments Due: September 11, 1998; Reply Comments Due: September 28, 1998. (DA No. 98-1617). Contact: Colleen Nibbe at (202) 418-0810. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981617.wp

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CINCINNATI BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY. Grant petition of Cincinnati Bell Telephone Company seeking under section 69.4(g)(l) of the Commission's rules to establish new service rate elements to provide prearranged and default long-term number portability query services for other carriers that deliver unqueried traffic to Cincinnati Bell for routing and termination. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: August 12, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1590). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981590.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 7, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 152:

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AMATEUR STATION SEQUENTIALLY ASSIGNED CALL SIGNS. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0654. WTB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1998/nrwl8035.wp