DAILY DIGEST

Vol. 17, No. 240                                          December 15,1998

**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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U.S. AND MEXICO REACH AGREEMENT ON THE USE OF DIGITAL MDS AND ITFS SYSTEMS ALONG THE U.S./MEXICO BORDER. The United States and Mexico have reached agreement on the operation of digital Multipoint Distribution Service and Instructional TV Fixed Service systems along the U.S.-Mexico border area. News Media contact: Rosemary Kimball at (202) 418-0500; International Bureau contact: Steve Selwyn at (202) 418-2160; Mass Media Bureau contact: Keith Larson at (202) 418-2600. Report No: IN 98-68. IB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/News_Releases/1998/nrin8042.html

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: NCD-222. Released: December 15, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION.Contact: Ginny Kennedy at 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-223. Released: December 15, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION.Contact: Ginny Kennedy at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-224. Released: December 15, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION.Contact: Ginny Kennedy at (202) 418-2328.

Report No: NCD-225. Released: December 15, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATION.Contact: Ginny Kennedy at (202) 418-2328.

Released: December 15, 1998. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG.Contact Public Reference room (202) 418-1933. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt121598.pdf

Released: December 15, 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/ex981215.html

Report No: 2019. Released: December 15, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS.

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TEXTS

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BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY, LICENSEE, WGMS-FM. Issued Notice of Apparant Liability for a forfeiture of $4,000 for apparent willful and repeated violations of Secion 317, for failure to include sponsorship identification information. Action by Chief, Mass Media Bureau. by Letter. (DA No. 98-2538). MMB

EAGLE RIVER, WS. Conditionally granted Schockley Communications Corp. request to operate station WYOW(TV), Eagle River, WI as a satellite of station WAOW_TV, Wausau, WI, and granted assignment of license of WYOW(TV), from Northwoods Educational TV Association to Shockley Communications Corp. Action by Mass Media Bureau. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2539). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1998/da982539.wp

ADDENDA: The following items, released December 14, 1998, did not appear in Digest No. 239:

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NEWS RELEASES

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VHF PUBLIC COAST SERVICE AUCTION CLOSES. The FCC's VHF Public Coast Service auction, which began on December 3, 1998, closed after 44 rounds raising $7,459,200 in net high bids for the U.S. Treasury. The VHF Public Coast auction represents the FCC's 18th auction. News Media contact: Meribeth McCarrick at (202) 418-0654, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau contacts: Jeff Garretson at (202) 418-7533 or Scot Stone at (202) 418-0680. Report No: WT 98-44. WTB. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1998/nrwl8049.wp

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: December 14, 1998. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION CONCERNING ABBREVIATED DIALING ARRANGEMENTS.Comments due Jan. 13, 1999; replies Jan. 27, 1999. (DA No. 98-2541). Dkt No.: CC- 92-105. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1998/da982541.wp

Report No: SAT-00006. Released: December 14, 1998. SATELLITE POLICY BRANCH INFOMATION APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.

Report No: AUC-18--G. Released: December 14, 1998. PHASE II 220 MHZ SERVICE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING AUCTION EVENT NO. 18.Petitions to deny due Dec. 24. (DA No. 98-2544). Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/da982544.wp

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TELEPHONE NUMBER PORTABILITY COST CLASSIFICATION PROCEEDING. Provided guidance to local exchange carriers regarding the tariffs they may file for recovery of long-term number portability costs. Dkt No.: CC- 95-116. Action by Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. by MO&O. (DA No. 98-2534). CCB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Orders/1998/da982534.wp

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

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 104A. Released: December 11, 1998. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU ASSIGNMENT OF AUTHORIZATION AND TRANSFER OF CONTROL APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1998/pnwl8174.pdf