DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 207                                           October 27,1998

**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: October 27, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - OCTOBER 26. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt102698.pdf

Report No: 44355. Released: October 27, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981027.txt

Report No: 24355. Released: October 27, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981027.txt

Released: October 27, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe, Office of the Secretary at (202) 418-0310. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/ex981027.html

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LONG BEACH ACQUISITION CORPORATION. Dismissed an appeal of a local rate order filed by Long Beach Acquisition Corporation regarding rates for basic service and equipment in the City of Signal Hill, California. Action by Acting Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division. Adopted: October 21, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2146). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982146.wp

PARAMOUNT STATIONS GROUP OF HOUSTON, INC, LICENSEE KTXH(TV), HOUSTON,TX. Issued $10,000 Notice of Aparent Liability for Forfeiture against Paramount Stations Group of Houston, Inc, licensee, KTXH(TV), Houston, TX, for repeated violations of the Commission's rule limiting the amount of commercial matter that may be aired during children's programming; granted license renewal application of Paramount Stations Group of Houston, Inc. for station KTXH(TV). Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: October 26, 1998. by NAL for Forf. (DA No. 98-2149). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da982149.wp

AMENDMENT OF PART 5 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES TO REVISE THE EXPERIMENTAL RADIO SERVICE REGULATIONS. Revised Part 5 of the Commission's Rules, which governs the Experimental Radio Service. Dkt No.: ET- 96-256. Action by the Commission. Adopted: October 22, 1998. by R&O. (FCC No. 98-283). OET Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Orders/1998/fcc98283.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released October 26, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 206:

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Released: October 26, 1998. CLARIFICATION OF FILING DEADLINE FOR PETITIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION OF THE COMMISSION ORDER ADDRESSING THE JULY 15, 1997 ORDER OF THE PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION - CC DOCKET 96-98. (DA No. 98-2150). Contact: Jared Carlson at (202) 418-2350. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982150.wp

Released: October 26, 1998. U.S. NETWORK, INC. PETITION FOR WAIVER OF UNIVERSAL SERVICE CONTRIBUTION/LDC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. PETITION FOR WAIVER OR RECONSIDERATION OF REQUIREMENTS - PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED - CC DOCKET NO. 96-45.Comments due November 9; replies November 19. (DA No. 98-2137). Contact: Sheryl Todd or Linda P. Armstrong, Accounting Policy Division at (202) 418-7400; TTY: (202) 418-0484. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982137.wp

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FEDERAL-STATE JOINT BOARD ON UNIVERSAL SERVICE. Took further action to ensure that the universal service support mechanisms operate fairly and equitably, particularly with respect to wireless telecommunications carriers. Dkt No.: CC- 96-45. Action by the Commission. Adopted: October 22, 1998. by MO&O/FNPRM. (FCC No. 98-278). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/fcc98278.wp

FALCON CABLE TV. Denied the petition for revocation seeking a determination of effective competition for Falcon's cable system serving Roseburg, Oregon (CUID OR0124). Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: October 23, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2077). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982077.wp

LYNCSTAR INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS, LLC. Granted LyncStar Integrated Communications, LLC's application for open video system certification for Fort Collins, Colorado. Action by Acting Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division. Adopted: October 26, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2148). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982148.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released October 23, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 205:

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LEESVILLE, LA. Proposed amending FM Table to substitute Channel 228C3 for Channel 224A at Leesville, Louisiana, and modifying the license for Station KJAE(FM) accordingly. Comments due December 14; replies December 29. Dkt No.: MM- 98-191. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: October 14, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-2120). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da982120.wp

WILSON AND TURRELL, AK. Effective December 7, 1998, amended FM Table to allot Channel 234A from Wilson to Turrell, Arkansas, as the latter community's first local aural transmission service and modified the permit for Station KAFW(FM) accordingly. Terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 97-215. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: October 14, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-2132). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982132.wp

PLATTSMOUTH AND PAPILLION, NE AND OSCEOLA, IA. Effective December 7, amended FM Table to: substitute Channel 295C3 for Channel 295A at Plattsmouth, Nebraska, and modified license for Station KOTD-FM accordingly; substitute Channel 296C2 for Channel 295C2 at Osceola, Iowa, and modified license of Station KJJC accordingly. Terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-95. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: October 14, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-2119). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982119.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released October 22, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 204:

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PRICE CAP PERFORMANCE REVIEW FOR LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIERS. Issued letter with information regarding the Commission's Total Factor Productivity calculations in "Price Cap Performance Review for Local Exchange Carriers" - 4th R&O, CC Docket 94-1. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division. by Letter. CCB