DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 201                                           October 19,1998

**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 SEPTEMBER 30, 1998. MMB.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: October 19, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 10/16/98. Contact: Public Reference Room: (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt101698.pdf

Report No: 44349. Released: October 19, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981019.txt

Report No: 24349. Released: October 19, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981019.txt

Released: October 19, 1998. EFFECTIVE DATE OF MAIN STUDIO AND PUBLIC FILE RULES TO BE OCTOBER 30, 1998. Contact: Mass Media Contact: Victoria McCauley at (202) 418-2136.

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JAMES A KAY, JR. - PART 90. On Commission's own motion, ordered Chief, Administrative Law Judge to designate a new Administrative Law Judge to preside at the hearing in this case. Dkt No.: WT-94-147. Action by the FCC. Adopted: October 14, 1998. by Order. (FCC No. 98-274). WTB

ADDENDA: The following items, released October 16, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 200:

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NEWS RELEASES

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

OPEN PROCEEDINGS. OPA.

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: October 16, 1998. COMMISSION TO HOLD EN BANC TO BE HELD AT NEW TIME. (DA No. 98-2097). Contact: Florence Grasso at (202) 418-1579. News Media Contact: Rochelle Cohen (202) 418-0253. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982097.html

Released: October 16, 1998. REQUEST BY BELL ATLANTIC-PENNSYLVANIA FOR LIMITED MODIFICATION OF LATA BOUNDARY TO PROVIDE ELCS.Comments Due: October 30, 1998; Reply Comments Due: November 6, 1998. Contact: Contact: Alan Thomas at (202) 418-2338.

Released: October 16, 1998. US WEST FILES SECTION 274 ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING COMPLIANCE REVIEW REPORT. (DA No. 98-2094). Contact: Alan Thomas at (202) 418-2338, voice: (202) 418-0484, TTY or Anthony Dale at (202) 418-2260. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982094.wp

Released: October 16, 1998. MODIFICATION OF PLEADING CYCLE FOR UNITED STATES TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION'S PETITION FOR FORBEARANCE FROM DEPRECIATION REGULATION OF PRICE CAP LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS.Comments Due: November 23, 1998; Reply Comments Due: December 8, 1998. (DA No. 98-2092). Contact: Alan Thomas at (202) 418-2338. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982092.wp

Released: October 16, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENTS ON REQUESTS TO REDRAW LATA BOUNDARIES IN MASSACHUSETTS, AND ALONG THE PENNSYLVANIA AND OHIO BORDER.Comments Due: November 13, 1998; Reply Comments Due: November 30, 1998. Contact: Network Services Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Alan Thomas at (202) 418-2338.

Released: October 16, 1998. AMERITECH FILES SECTION 274 ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING COMPLIANCE REPORT. (DA No. 98-2096). Contact: Sherry Herauf at (202) 418-0819, voice: (202) 418-0484, TTY or Anthony Dale at (202) 418-2260. Action by: Chief, Accounting Safeguards Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982096.wp

Released: October 16, 1998. BELL ATLANTIC FILES SECTION 274 ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING COMPLIANCE REVIEW REPORT. (DA No. 98-2095). Contact: Sherry Herauf at (202) 418-0819, voice: (202) 418-0484, TTY or Anthony Dale at (202) 418-2260. Action by: Chief, Accounting Safeguards Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982095.wp

Released: October 16, 1998. FCC SPONSORS SEMINAR ON LOCATION AND MONITORING SERVICE AUCTION.Event to Be Held October 30, 1998. (DA No. 98-2093). Contact: Auctions and Industry Analysis Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: Kathy Garland at (717) 338-2801. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0654. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982093.wp

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SPEECHES

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REMARKS BY WILLIAM E. KENNARD, CHAIRMAN, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, TO NAB RADIO CONVENTION, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, OCTOBER 16, 1998. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Speeches/Kennard/spwek832.html

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US WEST CORPORATION. Denied US West Corporation Request for Confidential Treatment of Section 274(f) Form 10-K Equipment. Action by Chief, Accounting Safeguards Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: October 16, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2100). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982100.wp

AMERITECH CORPORATION. Denied Ameritech's Request for Confidential Treatment of Section 274(f) Form 10-K Equivalent. Action by Chief, Accounting Safeguards Divsion, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: October 16, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2098). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982098.wp

BELL ATLANTIC CORPORATION. Denied Request for Confidential Treatment of Section 274(f) Form 10-K Equivalent. Action by Chief, Accounting Safeguards Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: October 16, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2099). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982099.wp