DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 176                                         September 11,1998

**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 AUGUST 31, 1998. MMB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/News_Releases/1998/nrmm8029.wp

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

FCC FILINGS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Filings/fl980911.html

OPEN PROCEEDINGS. OPA Contact: Public Services Division, Office of Public Affairs: Martha Contee at (202) 418-0260, TTY: (202) 418-2555, email mcontee@fcc.gov. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Open_Proceedings/op980911.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 11, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 09/10/98. Contact: Public Referfence Room: (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt091098.pdf

Released: September 11, 1998. NATIONAL EXCHANGE CARRIER ASSOCIATION, INC. FILES REVISIONS TO ITS COST ACCOUNTING AND PROCEDURES MANUAL PUBLIC COMMENT INVITED.Comments Due: October 13, 1998; Reply Comments Due: October 27, 1998. (DA No. 98-1815). Contact: Debbie Weber at (202) 418-0812. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da981815.wp

Report No: 1199. Released: September 11, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.

Report No: 44324. Released: September 11, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac980911.txt

Report No: 24324. Released: September 11, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap980911.txt

Released: September 11, 1998. THE OFFICE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY WILL PRESENT A TUTORIAL ON INTERNET TELEPHONY TO BE DELIVERED BY CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. ON OCTOBER 25, 1998. Contact: Jack L. Linthicum at (202) 418-2441, Fax: (202) 418-1918 or jlinthic@fcc.gov. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Public_Notices/1998/pnet8017.wp

Released: September 11, 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/ex980911.html

Report No: AUC-18-E. Released: September 11, 1998. AUCTION OF PHASE II 220 MHZ SERVICE LICENSES.Notification of Correction to Downloadable Mock Auction Software. (DA No. 98-1835). Contact: FCC Technical Support Hotline: (202) 414-1250, TTY: (202) 414-1240. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da981835.wp

Report No: WT-98-32. Released: September 11, 1998. THE PHILADELPHIA AREA (REGION 28) PUBLIC SAFETY PLANNING UPDATE COMMITTEE RECEIVES APPROVAL FOR MINOR AMENDMENT TO ITS PUBLIC SAFETY PLAN. Dkt No.: GN-89-573. Contact: Joy Alford at (202) 418-0680. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da981778.wp

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CABLEVISION OF MONMOUTH, INC. Granted complaint filed against the February 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Lakewood and Howell, NJ. Action by Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 9, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1831). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981831.wp

MEDIAONE. Denied complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Ossining, NY. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 9, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1821). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981821.wp

CABLEVISION. Denied complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Lyndhurst, OH. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 9, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1833). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981833.wp

CABLEVISION SYSTEMS. Denied complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 cable programming services tier rate increase in Oyster Bay and Glen Cove, New York. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 9, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1819). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981819.wp

MEDIAONE OF MASSACHUSETTS. Granted complaint filed against the February 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services in Newton, MA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 9, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1822). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981822.wp

CABLEVISION OF FRAMINGHAM, INC. Denied complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Framingham, MA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 9, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1816). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981816.wp

MEDIAONE OF WESTERN NEW ENGLAND, INC. Denied complaint filed against the January 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services in Springfield, MA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: September 9, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1820). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da981820.wp

REFUGIO, TEXAS. Proposed amendment of FM Table to allot Channel 263A at Refugio, TX. Comments Due: November 2, 1998; Reply Comments Due: November 17, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-165. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 2, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-1798). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981798.wp

LINN, MISSOURI. Proposed amendment of FM Table to allot Channel 276A at Linn, Missouri, as that community's first local broadcast service. Comments Due: November 2, 1998; Reply Comments Due: November 17, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-164. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 2, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-1797). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981797.wp

STURGIS KENTUCKY. Effective October 26, 1998, amended FM Table to allot Channel 267A to Sturgis, KY. Dkt No.: MM-96-226. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 2, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-1807). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981807.wp

GRANTS AND PERALTA, NEW MEXICO. Proposed amendment of FM Table of Allotments to substitute Channel 288C1 for Channel 288C at Grants; to reallot Channel 288C1 to Peralta, New Mexico, and to modify Station KQLV's permit accordingly; to allot Channel 244C3 to Grants. Comments Due: November 2, 1998; Reply Comments Due: November 11, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-158. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 2, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-1727). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981727.wp

SUGAR HILL AND TOCCOA, GEORGIA. Proposed Amendment of Table of Allotments to substitute Channel 291C1 for Channel 291C at Toccoa, Georgia, and to reallot Channel 291C1 from Toccoa, to Sugar Hill, Georgia, and to modify license for Station WSTE(FM) to specify Sugar Hill as its community of license. Comments Due: November 2, 1998; Reply Comments Due: November 17, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-162. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 2, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-1785). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da981785.wp

TRENTON, TENNESSEE. Denied the petition for rulemaking and the alternative proposal filed by Thunderbolt Broadcasting Company, proposing the substitution of Channel 267C3 for Channel 269A at Martin, TN. Dismissed the request of JoeMyers Productions, Inc., proposing allotment of Channel 267A at Princeton, KY. Dkt No.: MM-96-204. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. by R&O. (DA No. 98-1799). MMB Contact: Sharon McDonald at (202) 418-2180. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da981799.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released September 10, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 175:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: September 10, 1998. FEDERAL-STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE SOLICITS ADDITIONAL NOMINATIONS FOR WIRELESS REPRESENTATIVE TO SERVE ON RURAL TASK FORCE. (FCC No. 98-J-3). Dkt No.: CC-96-45. Contact: Sheryl Todd at (202) 418-7386. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/fcc98j03.pdf

Report No: TEL-00006. Released: September 10, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-1811). Contact: International Bureau's Telecommunications Division, Policy and Facilities Branch: (202) 418-1460. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da981811.pdf

Report No: 24323A. Released: September 10, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/pnmm8138.wp

Report No: D-1003-B. Released: September 10, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md980910.pdf

Released: September 10, 1998. FCC TO HOLD OPEN COMMISSION MEETING, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1998, 9:30 AM. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Agenda/1998/ag980917.html

Report No: LB-98-58-A. Released: September 10, 1998. REVISED COMMENT CYCLE FOR APPLICATIONS FILED BY PUERTO RICO TELEPHONE COMPANY AND GTE HOLDINGS (PUERTO RICO) FOR CONSENT FOR TRANSFER OF CONTROL OF PUERTO RICO TELEPHONE COMPANY. (DA No. 98-1803). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da981803.wp

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TELEPHONE NUMBER PORTABILITY. Granted Petition of Roseville Telephone Company requesting extension of time to implement local number portability in the Sacramento, California Metroplitan Statistical Area until October 19, 1998. Action by Chief, Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: September 10, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-1830). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981830.wp

DUMONT TELEPHONE COMPANY AND UNIVERSAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Granted Request for Extraordinary Relief filed by Dumont Telephone Company for waiver of section 69.605(c) of the Commission's rules. Action by Chief, Accounting and Safeguards Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: September 10, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-1818). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da981818.wp