DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 220                                          November 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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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: November 16, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - NOVEMBER 13. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt111398.pdf

Report No: SAT-00003. Released: November 16, 1998. SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFORMAITON - SATELLITE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Public_Notices/1998/pnin8267.pdf

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POST-NEWSWEEK CABLE, INC. Approved the refund plan Post-Newsweek Cable, Inc. filed for Roswell, NM. Action by Associate Bureau Chief. Adopted: November 12, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2316). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982316.wp

COX COMMUNICATIONS ROANOKE. Granted complaint filed against Cox Communications Roanoke's March 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Roanoke County, VA. Denied Operators Petition for Reconsideration of DA 97-2453. Action by Associate Bureau Chief. Adopted: November 10, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2309). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982309.wp

DIVERSIFIED BROADCASTING, INC. Granted petition filed by Diversified Broadcasting, Inc., licensee of Television Broadcast Station WCJB (ABC, Channel 20), Gainesville, Florida, seeking special relief to modify the Gainesville, Florida ADI to include the communities of Lake City, Fort White, Palatka, Starke, Brooker, Keystone Heights, Melrose, Hampton, Lake Butler, Live Oak, Branford, Florida and their respective surrounding unincorporated areas for must carry purposes. Action by Acting Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division. Adopted: November 12, 1998. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2315). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982315.wp

TCI COMMUNICATIONS, INC. D/B/A LASALLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. COMMUNICATIONS AND CABLE OF CHICAGO, INC. SOUTH CHICAGO CABLE, INC. Denied complaints filed against the June 1, 1998 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Chicago, IL. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division. Adopted: November 12, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2317). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982317.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released November 13, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 219:

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NEWS RELEASES

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COMPLIANCE AND INFORMATION ACTION - REPORT NO. CIB 98-24 - AMATEUR RADIO OPERATOR CITED FOR MALICIOUS INTERFERENCE. The FCC's Compliance and Information Bureau (CIB) has issued a Notice of Violation to an amateur radio operator in New Jersey for causing interference in the Amateur Band, and has restricted him from further Amateur Band operations.. News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. CIB Contact: W. Riley Hollingsworth at (717) 338-2502. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Compliance/News_Releases/1998/nrci8029.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: November 13, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - NOVEMBER 10. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt111098.pdf

Report No: 1208. Released: November 13, 1998. CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE REGISTRATIONS; SPECIAL RELIEF AND OTHER FILINGS.

Released: November 13, 1998. JACKSONVILLE WIRELESS, L.P. AND AIRGATE WIRELESS, L.L.C. SEEK CONSENT TO ASSIGN PCS LICENSES TO CRICKET HOLDINGS, INC.Jacksonville Wireless, L.P. seeks Commission consent to assign a broadband PCS F Block license to Cricket Holdings, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc., pursuant to section 310(d) of the Communications Act. In addittion, AirGate Wireless, L.L.C. seeks Commission consent to assign four broadband PCS C Block licenses to Cricket. Comments due December 14; replies December 24. (DA No. 98-2319). Contact: Jonathan Radin, David Judelsohn or Elizabeth Williams at (202) 418-7240. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982319.wp

Released: November 13, 1998. THE WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU CLARIFIES PROCEDURES FOR TRANSFER AND ASSIGNMENT REQUESTS CONCERNING GOODMAN/CHAN RECEIVERSHIP LICENSEES AND SIMILARLY SITUATED NON-GOODMAN/CHAN GENERAL CATEGORY SMR LICENSEES. (DA No. 98-2322). Contact: Bobby Brown at (202) 418-0620 or David Judelsohn at (202) 418-7240. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982322.wp

Released: November 13, 1998. VANGUARD CELLULAR SYSTEMS, INC. AND WINSTON, INC. SEEK CONSENT FOR TRANSFER OF CONTROL - PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED.Vanguard Cellular Systems, Inc. and Winston, Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T Corp. have filed applications under Section 310(d) of the Communications Act, requesting Commission approval to transfer control of licenses or authorizations currently held by Vanguard to Winston. Comments due December 14; replies December 24. (DA No. 98-2320). Contact: Jonathan Radin or Elizabeth Williams at (202) 418-7240 (Part 22 and Part 24); Steve Buenzow at (717) 338-2646 (Part 90 and Part 101); Jeanette Spriggs at (202) 418-0727 (Part 25). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982320.wp

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POWERS, MI. Dismissed petition of Results Broadcasting of Iron Mountain, Inc., requesting the allotment of Channel 262A at Powers, Michigan; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 98-129. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 9, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-2296). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982296.wp

BUNKER, MO. Effective December 28, 1998, amended FM Table to allot Channel 292A at Bunker, Missouri, as that community's first local broadcast service; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 98-126. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 9, 1998. by R&O. (DA No. 98-2297). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982297.wp

JEWETT AND WINDHAM, NY. Proposed amending FM table to reallot Channel 250A to Windham, NY as the community's first local aural service modifying construction permit for Station WAXK accordingly. Comments due January 4, 1999; replies January 19, 1999. Dkt No.: MM- 98-194. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 4, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-2253). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da982253.wp

MR. JEREMY GREENE - 220 MHZ SERVICE LICENSE. Denied Jeremy Greene's request for waiver of the competitive bidding rules and the bid withrawal rule as set forth in Section 90.905(b) of the Commission's Rules. Ordered that Jeremy Greene will be subject to the balance of the payment specified in Section 90.905(c) of the Commission's rules, once License BEA 160 is reauctioned and the actual default payment is determined. Action by Chief, Auctions and Industry Analysis Division. by Letter. (DA No. 98-2321). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da982321.wp