DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 239                                          December 14,1998

**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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FCC ANNOUNCES NEW WEBSITE ON LOW POWER FM RADIO PROPOSALS. News Media Contact: David Fiske (202) 418-0500. MMB Contact: Mass Media Bureau: Susanna Zwerling at (202) 418-2120. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/News_Releases/1998/nrmm8042.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: December 14, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Public Reference Log: 12/11/98. Contact: Public Reference Room: (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt121198.pdf

Report No: 44387. Released: December 14, 1998. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac981214.txt

Report No: 24387. Released: December 14, 1998. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap981214.txt

Released: December 14, 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/ex981214.html

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TIME WARNER CABLE OF GREATER CINCINNATI. Denied complaint filed against the January 1, 1996 rate increase for cable programming services tier in Harrison, Ohio. Action by Acting Chief, Financial Analysis and Compliance Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: December 1, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2532). CSB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1998/da982532.wp

WINV(AM), INC. AND WGUL(FM), INC. Dismissed Application for Review filed February 3, 1998 by Dickerson Broadcasting, Inc. of the grant of WINV, Inc.'s applications for renewal and assignment license for WINV(AM), Inverness, FL, to WGUL(FM), Inc. Action by the Commission. Adopted: December 7, 1998. by MO&O. (FCC No. 98-323). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/fcc98323.wp

CAMIE SAVILLE. Notified Camie Saville of an apparent liability for forfeiture in the amount of $1,000 for failure to notify the Commission of the commencement of service for Paging and Radiotelephone Station KNLQ339, Roscommon, MI, in apparent violation of Section 22.142(b) of the Commission's Rules. Action by Chief, Enforcement and Consumer Information Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: December 11, 1998. by NAL for Forfeiture. (DA No. 98-2535). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Notices/1998/da982535.wp

SOUTH PARK TELEPHONE COMPANY. Notified South Park Telephone Company of an apparent liability for forfeiture in the amount of $1,000 for failure to timely notify the Commission of the commencement of service for Paging and Radiotelephone Station KNLW429, Hartsel, CO. Action by Chief, Enforcement and Consumer Information Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: December 11, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-2536). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Notices/1998/da982536.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 11, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 238:

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LORDSBURG AND HURLEY, NEW MEXICO. Proposed amending FM Table by substituting Channel 288C1 for Channel 289C3 at Lordsburg, New Mexico, and alloting Channel 288C1 to Hurley, New Mexico. Comments Due: February 1, 1999; Reply Comments Due: February 16, 1999. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: December 2, 1998. by NPRM. (DA No. 98-2491). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1998/da982491.wp

WESTERN PCS II LICENSE CORPORATION. Granted Motion by Western PCS II License Corporation and extended to December 21, 1998, the time to file reply comments in the matter of Wester's request for waiver of Section 20.6 of the rules for PCS Station KNLF244, Denver, CO. Action by Chief, Commercial Wireless Division, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: December 10, 1998. by Order. (DA No. 98-2528). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1998/da982528.wp

WAIVER OF CERTAIN GLOBAL MARITIME DISTRESS AND SAFETY SYSTEM RULES APPLICABLE TO FISHING VESSELS AND SMALL PASSENGER VESSELS. These errata correct the release date and certain text contained in the Order in the captioned matter, FCC-98-296, released November 20, 1998, but incorrectly stated as being released November 20, 1988. These corrections are being implemented prior to publication of the Order in the Federal Register and the FCC Record. The release date of the oOrder is corrected to November 20, 1998. The seventh sentence of numbered paragraph 11 is corrected to read: "The termination date of this waiver will be no less than six months after release of a Report and Order in the aforementioned rulemaking proceeding. Action by Chief, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division. by Errata. (FCC No. 98-296). WTB

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 10, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 237:

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COMMERCIAL MOBILE RADIO SERVICES (CMRS) SPECTRUM CAP. In this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking the FCC undertakes a comprehensive review of the 45 MHz CMRS spectrum cap as part of the Biennial Review of the Commission's regulations. The FCC seeks comment on whether the Commission should repeal, modify or retain 45 MHz spectrum cap. In addition, the FCC seeks comment on a petition, submitted by the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA), to forbear from enforcement of the CMRS spectrum cap pursuant to section 10 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (the Act). Comments Due: January 25, 1999; Reply Comments Due: February 10, 1999. Comments and Reply Comments to be filed in WT Docket 98-205. Dkt No.: WT-98-205, WT-96-59, GN-93-252. Action by the Commission. Adopted: November 19, 1998. by NPRM. (FCC No. 98-308). WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Notices/1998/fcc98308.wp