DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 219                                          November 13,1998

**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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PRIVATIZED SHIP RADIO INSPECTIONS MEET FCC GOALS. The Federal Communications Commission today announced that, for the first time, private sector inspectors are now conducting all required inspections of ship radio communications equipment to ensure that they meet U.S. Government safety standards for functioning during emergency situations. Previously, the inspections were only performed by agents of the Commission's Compliance and Information Bureau. Report No: CI-98-23. News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. CIB Contact: Compliance and Information Bureau: George R. Dillion at (202) 418-1100. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8028.wp

ARREST MADE FOR INTERFERENCE WITH AVIATION FREQUENCIES. Report No: CI-98-25. News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. CIB Contact: Compliance and Information Bureau Contact: Pamera Hairston at (202) 418-1160; TTY: (888) 835-5322. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8027.html

FCC FILINGS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Filings/fl981113.html

FCC CALENDAR OF EVENTS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Calendar/cl981113.html

OPEN PROCEEDINGS. OPA Contact: Martha Contee at (202) 418-0260. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Open_Proceedings/op981113.html

AMATEUR STATION SEQUENTIALLY ASSIGNED CALL SIGNS. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0654. WTB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1998/nrwl8045.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: TEL-00029S. Released: November 13, 1998. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 CABLE LANDING LICENSE AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18 and 1.767) APPLICATIONS SUBJECT TO STREAMLINED PROCESSING. Contact: International Bureau Reference Center: (202) 418-1490. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8280.pdf

Report No: TEL-00030NS. Released: November 13, 1998. NON-STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214, CABLE LANDING LICENSE AND SECTION 310(B)(4) APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.(Formal Section 63.18 and 1.767) APPLICATIONS NOT SUBJECT TO STREAMLINED PROCESSING. Contact: International Bureau Reference Center: (202) 418-1490. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8282.pdf

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TIME WARNER CABLE. Approved the refund plan Time Warner Cable filed for East Hernando County, FL. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. by Order. (DA No. 98-2275). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982275.wp

US CABLE CORPORATION. Approved the refund plan US Cable Corporation filed for Paterson, NJ. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2284). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982284.wp

PARAGON CABLE. Approved the refund plan Paragon Cable filed for Multnamah County, OR. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2281). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982281.wp

PARAGON CABLE. Approved the refund plan Paragon Cable filed for City of Gresham, Wood Village, Troutdale and Fairview, OR. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau-. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2280). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982280.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Approved the refund plan Time Warner Cable filed for Ogdensburg, NY. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2272). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982272.wp

TIME WARNER CABLE. Approved the refund plan Time Warner Cable filed for Hernando County, FL. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2274). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982274.wp

FALCON CABLEVISION. Approved the refund plan Falcon Cablevision filed for Clackamas County, OR. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2277). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982277.wp

LAFAYETTE CABLE TV COMPANY. Approved the refund plan LaFayette Cable TV Company filed for LaFayette, GA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2279). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982279.wp

SUBURBAN CABLE TV CO. INC. Approved the refund plan Suburban Cable TV Co., Inc. filed for Doylestown, PA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2282). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982282.wp

SUBURBAN CABLE TV CO., INC. Denied LFA complaint filed against Suburban Cable TV Co., Inc., concerning its charges for cable programming service tier in Warminster, PA. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2300). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982300.wp

TIME WARNER COMMUNICATIONS. Approved the refund plan Time Warner Communications filed for Citrus County, FL. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2273). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982273.wp

TIME WARNER COMMUNICATIONS. Approved the refund plan Time Warner Communications filed for Titusville, FL. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2276). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982276.wp

TCI CABLEVISION OF ARLINGTON, INC. Denied complaint filed against the June 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tiers in the rebuild and non-rebuild areas of Arlington, TX. Action by Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 9, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2303). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982303.wp

MARCUS CABLE ASSOCIATES, L.P. Denied complaint filed against the June 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Glendale, CA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 10, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2308). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982308.wp

MARCUS CABLE ASSOCIATES, L.P. Granted LFA complaint filed against Marcus Cable Associates, L.P., concerning its charges for cable programming service tier in Whittier, CA. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 12, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2314). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982314.wp

EAST ARKANSAS CABLEVISION, INC. Approved the refund plan East Arkansas Cablevision, Inc. filed for Schereville, IN. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2278). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982278.wp

JONES COMMUNICATIONS OF MARYLAND, INC. Approved the refund plan Jones Communications of Maryland, Inc. filed for Prince George's County, MD. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: November 6, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2283). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982283.wp

IN THE MATTER OF 1998 BIENNIAL REGULATORY REVIEW -- STREAMLINING OF RADIO TECHNICAL RULES PARTS 73 AND 74 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES. Extended for 14 days until December 4, 1998 date to file reply comments in this proceeding. Dkt No.: MM-98-93. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 12, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2302). MMB

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 12, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 218:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: November 12, 1998. GENERAL FILING INFORMATION REGARDING SBC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. AND AMERITECH CORPORATION JOINT REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A PROPOSED TRANSFER OF CONTROL. (DA No. 98-2311). Dkt No.: CC-98-141. Contact: Policy and Program Planning Division, Common Carrier Bureau: Radhika Karmarkar at (202) 418-1580. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982311.wp

Released: November 12, 1998. GENERAL FILING INFORMATION REGARDING GTE CORPORATION AND BELL ATLANTIC CORPORATION JOINT REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A PROPOSED TRANFER OF CONTROL. (DA No. 98-2312). Dkt No.: CC-98-184. Contact: Policy and Program Planning Division, Common Carrier Bureau: To-Quyen Truong or Michael Kende at (202) 418-1580. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982312.wp

Report No: 3658. Released: November 12, 1998. CABLE SERVICES ACTION.

Report No: 1386. Released: November 12, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION RELAY SERVICE (CARS) APPLICATIONS RE: APLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: Cable Services Bureau: (202) 418-7000.

Report No: SES-00023. Released: November 12, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES INFORMATION RE: ACTIONS TAKEN. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8266.pdf

Report No: SES-00022. Released: November 12, 1998. SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES RE: SATELLITE RADIO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8265.pdf

Report No: TEL-00031. Released: November 12, 1998. OVERSEAS COMMON CARRIER SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS AND SECTION 310(B)(4) ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 98-2313). Contact: International Bureau's Telecommunications Division, Policy & Facilities Branch: (202) 418-1460. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/da982313.pdf

Report No: 44366. Released: November 12, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981112.txt

Report No: 24366. Released: November 12, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981112.txt

Report No: D-1012. Released: November 12, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md981112.pdf

Report No: D-1012-A. Released: November 12, 1998. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/md981112.pdf

Released: November 12, 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/ex981112.html

Report No: CWS-99-7. Released: November 12, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8155.wp

Report No: AUC-98-23-A. Released: November 12, 1998. C BLOCK PCS SPECTRUM AUCTION SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 23, 1999 COMMENT SOUGHT ON AUCTION PROCEDURAL STAFF. (DA No. 98-2318). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982318.wp

Report No: 81. Released: November 12, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACTION. Contact: Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: Elizabeth Williams at (202) 418-1343. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8153.pdf

Report No: 80. Released: November 12, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU SITE-BY-SITE ACCEPTED FOR FILNG. Contact: Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: Elizabeth Williams at (202) 418-1343. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8152.pdf

Report No: 82. Released: November 12, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ASSIGNMENT OF AUTHORIZATION AND TRANSFER OF CONTROL APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Contact: Commericial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau: Elizabeth Williams at (202) 418-1343. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8154.pdf

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US WEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Denied US West Communications, Inc. Petition for Waiver or Alternative Relief filed on April 22, 1998, to Permit Adjustment to Access Charge Tariff. Action by Chief, Competitive Pricing Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: November 12, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2304). CCB

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 10, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 217:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 2303. Released: November 10, 1998. PETITIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND CLARIFICATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/1998/pnmc8065.wp