DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 215                                           November 6,1998

**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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OPEN PROCEEDINGS. OPA Contact: Martha Contee, Public Service Division at (202) 418-0260; TTY: (202) 418-2555. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Open_Proceedings/op981106.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: November 6, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - NOVEMBER 5. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt110598.pdf

Report No: TEL-00028S. Released: November 6, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 CABLE LANDING LICENSE AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8262.pdf

Released: November 6, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU RELEASES NEW FCC FORM 302-DTV. Contact: John Morgan at (202) 418-1632 or Jackie Swank at (202) 418-2621. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/pnmm8160.wp

Report No: WT 98-40. Released: November 6, 1998. ARIZONA (REGION 3) PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECEIVES APPROVAL FOR MINOR AMENDMENT TO ITS REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY PLAN. (DA No. 98-2257). Dkt No.: PR- 91-143. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982257.wp

Report No: WT 98-41. Released: November 6, 1998. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA (REGION 6) PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECEIVES APPROVAL FOR MINOR AMENDMENT TO ITS REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY PLAN. (DA No. 98-2258). Dkt No.: PR- 90-287. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982258.wp

Report No: WT 98-42. Released: November 6, 1998. NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS (REGION 40) PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECEIVES APPROVAL FOR MINOR AMENDMENT TO ITS REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY PLAN. (DA No. 98-2256). Dkt No.: GN- 88-549. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982256.wp

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TEXTS

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GULF BREEZE, FL. Dismissed a Joint Petition for Approval of Settlement, filed December 29, 1997, by Breeze Broadcasting Company and Maranatha Broadcasting Company, Inc. Found that a third applicant, J. McCarthy Miller, who had been disqualified by the Commission's former Review Board, and on whose disqualification the settlement is contingent, is in fact qualified to be a licensee. Accordingly, the settlement fails to resolve this frozen comparative proceeding. Granted M. McCarthy Miller's Application for Review and modified the Decision of the Review Board and the MO&O of the Review Board. Dkt No.: MM- 87-119. Action by the Commission. Adopted: October 28, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-286). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98286.wp

HUMBOLDT, NE. Effective Decmeber 21, 1998, amended FM Table to allot Channel 244A to Humboldt, Nebraska, as the community's first local aural service. Terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 98-110. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: October 28, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-2232). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982232.wp

AMENDMENT OF PARTS 2 AND 87 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES REGARDING THE RADIONAVIGATION SERVICE AT 31.8-32.3 GHZ. Proposed to amend Parts 2 and 87 of the Commission's Rules in order to delete the unused non-Government radionavigation service allocation at 31.8-32.3 GHz and to also remove this frequency segment from the list of available frequencies set forth in the rules for the Aviation Services. Comments due 30 days from publication in the Federal Register; reply comments due 45 days from publication in the Federal Register. Dkt No.: Et- 98-197. Action by the Commission. Adopted: October 28, 1998. by NPRM. (FCC No. 98-289). OET Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Notices/1998/fcc98289.wp

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND SCANA COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Denied SCANA Communications, Inc.'s (SCI) request for clarification or waiver of Section 90.179(d) of the Commission's Rules and the State of South Carolina and the Counties of Lexington and Spartanburg's request for waiver of Section 90.179(d) of the Commission's Rules. Both SCI and the State of South Carolina seek authorization to administer non-profit sharing of the SCI/South Carolina radio system by means of agreements between each licensee and the system manager and between the system manager and each participant, rather than agreements between each licensee and each participant. Action by Chief, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division. by Order. (DA No. 98-2247). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da982247.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 5, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 214:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: TEL-00027. Released: November 5, 1998. " OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS AND SECTION 310(B)(4) ACTIONS TAKEN . (DA No. 98-2252)." Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8261.pdf

Released: November 5, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS (1 OF 2). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exa81105.html

Released: November 5, 1998. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS (2 OF 2). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/1998/exb81105.html

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TEXTS

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PSWF CORPORATION AND COMMUNICATION INNOVATIONS CORPORATION. Dismissed various pleadings filed by PSWF Corporation and Communication Innovations Corporation (CIC) as jointly requested on July 31, 1998. On the FCC's own motion, clarified that PSWF is entitled to permanent grandfathered regional exclusivity with respect to its licenses that were reinstated by the US Courth of Appeals for the DC Circuit. Dismissed as moot PSWF's slow growth request with respect to a second group of licenses granted to PSWF at identical sites. The Group B licenses have terminated without need for action on the part of the Commission. Action by Chief, Commercial Wireless Division. Adopted: November 5, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2254). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da982254.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 4, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 213:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: November 4, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md981104.pdf