DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 200                                           October 16,1998

**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 CLOSES AN UNLICENSED RADIO STATION IN DETROIT. The FCC, in conjunction with the U.S. Marshal's Service and the United States Attorney's Office, seized radio transmission equipment used in the operation of an unlicensed station in Detroit, Michigan, on October 8, 1998. Report No: CI-98-19. News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. CIB Contact: Compliance and Information Bureau contact: Pamera Hairston at (202) 418-1160. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8022.wp

FCC FILINGS. OPA.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: October 16, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 10/15/98. Contact: Public Reference Room: (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt101598.pdf

Report No: TEL-00018S. Released: October 16, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214, CABLE LANDING LICENSE AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING (FORMAL SECTION 63.18 AND 1.767). Contact: International Bureau Reference Center: (202) 418-1492 or (202) 418-1493. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8243.pdf

Report No: TEL-00019NS. Released: October 16, 1998. NON-STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214, CABLE LANDING LICENSE AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILNG (FORMAL SECTION 63.18 AND 1.767). Contact: International Bureau Reference Center: (202) 418-1492 or (202) 418-1493. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8244.pdf

Report No: 44348. Released: October 16, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981016.txt

Report No: 24348. Released: October 16, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981016.txt

Report No: 342. Released: October 16, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU CALL SIGN ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Call_Sign_Changes/pnmm8150.wp

Released: October 16, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.(1 of 2). Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exa81016.html

Released: October 16, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.(2 of 2). Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exb81016.html

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TCI CABLEVISION OF GREATER MICHIGAN. Granted complaint filed against the June 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services in Tecumseh, MI. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: October 14, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2072). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982072.wp

CHEHALIS, WA. Effective November 30, 1998, amended FM Table to Allot Channel 282A to Chehalis, WA. Dkt No.: MM-97-7. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: October 7, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-2053). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982053.wp

PAONIA, COLORADO. Proposed Amendment of FM Table of Allotments to allot Channel 293A to Paonia, Colorado, as that community's first local commercial FM transmission service. Comments Due: December 7, 1998; Reply Comments Due: December 22, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-188. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: October 7, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-2060). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da982060.wp

BELZONI AND TCHULA, MISSISSIPPI. Effective November 30, 1998, amended FM Table to substitute Channel 292C3 for Channel 292A at Belzoni and reallot Channel 292C3 to Tchula, as that community's first local aural transmission service. Dkt No.: MM-97-243. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: October 7, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-2058). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982058.wp

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS AND OTTUMWA, IOWA. Effective December 1, 1998, substituted Channel 224C2 for Channel 224C3 at Ottumwa, Iowa, and modified the license of Station KTWA, Channel 224C3, Ottumwa, to specify operation on Channel 224C2. Dkt No.: MM-97-130. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: October 7, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-2068). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982068.wp

DES MOINES, IOWA, AND BENNINGTON, NEBRASKA. Proposed amending FM Table to substitute Channel 227C3 for Channel 227A at Bennington and Channel 2271C1 for Channel 227C at Des Moines and modification of license of KTNP, Bennington, accordingly. Comments Due: December 7, 1998; Reply Comments Due: December 22, 1998. Dkt No.: MM-98-187. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: October 7, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-2061). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da982061.wp

TELEBEEPER OF NEW MEXICO, INC. Concluded that TeleBEEPER is apparently liable for a forfeiture in the amount of $1,000, for failing to timely notify the Commission of the commencement of service for Station KNLT319, in Abilene, Texas, in apparent violation of the Commission's Rules. Action by Acting Chief, Enforcement and Consumer Information Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: October 15, 1998. by NAL for Forfeiture. (DA No. 98-2066). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Notices/1998/da982066.wp

TELEBEEPER OF NEW MEXICO, INC. Concluded that TeleBEEPER is apparently liable for a forfeiture in the amount of $1,000, for failing to timely notify the Commission of the commencement of service for Station KNLT332, in Caprock, New Mexico, in apparent violation of the Commission's Rules. Action by Acting Chief, Enforcement and Consumer Information Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: October 15, 1998. by NAL for Forfeiture. (DA No. 98-2067). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Notices/1998/da982067.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released October 15, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 199:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: D-1008. Released: October 15, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md981015.pdf

Report No: D-1008-A. Released: October 15, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md981015.pdf

Report No: LB-99-05. Released: October 15, 1998. MOBILEMEDIA CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION, AND ARCH COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC. SEEK FCC CONSENT TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF LICENSES.Comments Due: November 16, 1998; Reply Comments Due: November 27, 1998. (DA No. 98-2080). Dkt No.: WT-97-115.

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PAGER ONE, INC. Concluded that Pager One is apparently liable for a forfeiture in the amount of $1,000, for failing to timely notify the Commission of the commencement of service for Station KNKS205, in Fort Worth, Texas, in apparent violation of the Commission's Rules. Action by Acting Chief, Enforcement and Consumer Information Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: October 14, 1998. by NAL for Forfeiture. (DA No. 98-2065). WTB

PAGER ONE, INC. Concluded that Pager One is apparently liable for a forfeiture in the amount of $1,000, for failing to timely notify the Commission of the commencement of service for Station KNLN980, in Lloyd, Florida, in apparent violation of the Commission's Rules. Action by Acting Chief, Enforcement and Consumer Information Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: October 14, 1998. by NAL for Forfeiture. (DA No. 98-2063). WTB

PAGER ONE, INC. Concluded that Pager One is apparently liable for a forfeiture in the amount of $1,000, for failing to notify the Commission of the commencement of service for Station KNKL379, in Richmond, Virginia, in apparent violation of the Commission's Rules. Action by Acting Chief, Enforcement and Consumer Information Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: October 14, 1998. by NAL for Forfeiture. (DA No. DA-98-2064). WTB

ADDENDA: The following items, released October 14, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 198:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 2010. Released: October 14, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS.