Vol. 19, No. 166                                
            August 29,2000

**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.




FCC ORDERS HEARING IN APPARENT FRAUDULENT PRIVATE LAND MOBILE LICENSES IN DALLAS, TX, AREA. News Media contact John Winston 202-418-7450 or Judy Lancaster 418-7584. by Order&HDO&Hear.. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: August 23, 2000. (FCC No. 00-314) ENF. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Enforcement/News_Releases/2000/nren0016.doc

FCC TAKES STEPS TO IMPLEMENT THE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 1999. News Media contact Meribeth McCarrick 202-418-0654; contacts David Siehl 18-1310 or Cheryl Callahan 418-2320. by 4thR&O. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: August 24, 2000. Dkt No.: CC- 92-105, WT- 00-110. (FCC No. 00-327) WTB. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/2000/nrwl0029.doc




Released: August 29, 2000. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG: AUG. 28. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/combined/tt082800.pdf

Released: August 29, 2000. FCC ANNOUNCES THE NEXT MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL.Contact Jeannie Grimes 202-418-2320. (DA No. 00-1980). Dkt No.: CC- 92-237. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/2000/da001980.doc

Released: August 29, 2000. SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND TELEPHONE COMPANY LETTER OF WITHDRAWAL OF PETITION FOR WAIVER.contact Jon Reel or Janice Myles 202-418-1580. (DA No. 00-1979). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/2000/da001979.doc

Released: August 29, 2000. CITIZENS TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF WYOMING AND QWEST CORPORATION SEEK A WAIVER OF THE DEFINITION OF "STUDY AREA" IN PART 36 OF RULES.Comments due Sept. 13, Replies Sept. 25; contact Adrian Wright 202-418-484. (DA No. 00-1977). Dkt No.: CC- 96-45. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/2000/da001977.doc

Released: August 29, 2000. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU SEEKS COMMENT ON THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ENERGY PETITION FOR DELEGATION OF ADDITIONAL AUTHORITY TO IMPLEMENT NUMBER CONSERVATION MEASURES IN MASSACHUSETTS.Comments due Sept. 27, replies Oct. 11; contact Aaron Goldberger 202-418-2320. (DA No. 00-1982). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/2000/da001982.doc

Released: August 29, 2000. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS.Contact Barbara Lowe 202-418-0310. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/2000/ex000829.doc

Report No: 44808. Released: August 29, 2000. BROADCAST ACTIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Actions/ac000829.txt

Report No: 24808. Released: August 29, 2000. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/Brdcst_Applications/ap000829.txt

Report No: 221. Released: August 29, 2000. INSTRUCTIONAL TV FIXED SERVICE ACTIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/ITFS_Notices/vxac0829.pdf

Report No: 134. Released: August 29, 2000. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/mdaa0829.pdf

Report No: 235. Released: August 29, 2000. INSTRUCTIONAL TV FIXED SERVICE: PROPOSED MINOR MODIFICATION CONSTRUCTION PERMITS AND EXTENSION APPLICATIONS. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/ITFS_Notices/vxab0829.pdf

Released: August 29, 2000. AUTOMATED SUBMISSION OF FISCAL YEAR 2000 REGULATORY FEE PAYMENT DATA USING INTERNET PROGRAM.Help Line 202-418-1975 (Sept. 1 to Sept. 20). (DA No. 00-1921). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/OMD/Public_Notices/2000/da001921.html





VARIOUS LICENSES FOR PRIVATE LAND MOBILE STATIONS IN DALLAS, TEXAS AREA. FCC orders hearing concerning possible fraud involved with private land mobile licenses in Dallas, Texas area. Dkt No.: EB- 00-156. Action by the Commission. Adopted: August 23, 2000. by Order&HDO&Notice. (FCC No. 00-314). ENF Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Enforcement/Orders/2000/fcc00314.txt

EARTH WATCH INCORPORATED. Modified the construction completion and launch milestone deadlines for two Low-Earth Orbiting satellites to be operated by Earth Watch Incorporated. Action by Chief, Satellite and Radio Communication Division. Adopted: August 28, 2000. by O&A. (DA No. 00-1305). IB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/2000/da001305.doc

AMERITECH CORPORATION AND SBC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. Dismissed petition filed by Thumb Cellular Limited Partnership requesting reconsideration of Bureau's grants of the Ameritech and SBC pro forma transfer of control applications. Action by Chief, Public Safety and Private Wireless Division. Adopted: August 28, 2000. by Order on Recon. (DA No. 00-1906). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/da001906.doc

IMPLEMENTATION OF 911 ACT, THE USE OF N11 CODES AND OTHER ABBREVIATED DIALING ARRANGEMENTS. Assigned 911 as a national abbreviated dialing code to be used exclusively for access to emergency police and other government services. Sought comment on appropriate transition periods for areas in which 911 is not currently in use as emergency number. Comments due Oct. 16, replies Nov. 15. Dkt No.: WT- 00-110, CC- 92-105. Action by the Commission. Adopted: August 24, 2000. by 4thR&O&3rdNPRM. (FCC No. 00-327). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/2000/fcc00327.doc

ADDENDA: The following items, released August 28, 2000, did not appear in Digest No. 165:




Report No: 190. Released: August 28, 2000. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/mdac0828.pdf

Report No: 132. Released: August 28, 2000. MASS MEDIA BUREAU MULTIPOINT DISTRIBUTION SERVICE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/mdaa0828.pdf

Released: August 28, 2000. WTB GRANTS CONSENT TO PRIMECO PCS, LP, AND JOSEPH J. SIMONS, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF AT&T CORPORATION AND AT&T WIRELESS SERVICES OF SAN ANTONIO, INC. TO TRANSFER CONTROL OF PCS LICENSE.Contact Lauren Kravetz 202-418-7240. (DA No. 00-1975). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/2000/da001975.doc

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