fcclogoDaily Digest

Federal Communications Commission
445 12th St., SW
Washington, D.C. 20554

Vol. 19 No. 194
News media information 202 / 418-0500
Internet: http://www.fcc.gov
TTY: 202/418-2555



October 10, 2000


THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE DATED AND RELEASED TODAY:

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NEWS RELEASES

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OPEN PROCEEDINGS. Open Proceedings CCB. Contact Marilyn Abraham at (202) 418-2374  DOC-206387A1.pdf  DOC-206387A1.doc  DOC-206387A1.txt

FCC CHAIRMAN KENNARD CALLS FOR MORE BENEFITS TO PUBLIC FROM $70 BILLION GIVE-AWAY OF 2ND DIGITAL TV CHANNEL. News Release OCH, OCH  DOC-206368A1.pdf  DOC-206368A1.doc

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Released: 10/10/2000. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG 10/06/2000. CCB. Contact: Reference Information Center: (202) 418-0270  DOC-206394A1.pdf  DOC-206394A1.txt

Report No: 2444 Released: 10/10/2000. PETITIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND CLARIFICATION OF ACTION IN RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS. CIB  DOC-206393A1.pdf  DOC-206393A1.doc  DOC-206393A1.txt

Report No: 44836 Released: 10/10/2000. BROADCAST ACTIONS. MMB  DOC-206390A1.pdf  DOC-206390A1.txt  DOC-206390A1.txt

Report No: 24836 Released: 10/10/2000. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. MMB  DOC-206389A1.pdf  DOC-206389A1.txt  DOC-206389A1.txt

Report No: 239 Released: 10/10/2000. INSTRUCTIONAL TELEVISION FIXED SERVICE ACTIONS. MMB  DOC-206301A1.pdf  DOC-206301A1.txt

Report No: 390 Released: 10/10/2000. MMB CALL SIGN CHANGES. MMB, MMB  DOC-206337A1.pdf  DOC-206337A1.txt

Released: 10/10/2000. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSE PROCEEDINGS. OMD. Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310  DOC-206392A1.pdf  DOC-206392A1.doc  DOC-206392A1.txt

Report No: 2114 Released: 10/10/2000. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS. WTB

Released: 10/10/2000. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU (WTB) TO CONDUCT UNIVERSAL LICENSING SYSTEM (ULS) INTERACTIVE DEMONSTRATIONS OCTOBER 18, 2000, IN GETTYSBURG, PA AND OCTOBER 25, 2000, IN WASHINGTON, DC. (DA No. 00-2295) Demonstrations Scheduled on License Search/Application Search, General Filing, Microwave Application Filings in ULS, and Land Mobile Filing. WTB  DA-00-2295A1.pdf  DA-00-2295A1.doc  DA-00-2295A1.txt

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SPEECHES

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"WHAT DOES $70 BILLION BUY YOU ANYWAY". Remarks by Chairman Kennard, Museaum of Television and Radio, New York, NY, October 10, as prepared for delivery  DOC-206367A1.pdf  DOC-206367A1.doc

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OSCODA AREA SCHOOLS. Denied Letter of Appeal filed by Oscoda Area School's, Oscoda, Michigan, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2275). CCB  DA-00-2275A1.pdf  DA-00-2275A1.doc

CLIFTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT. Dismissed the Letter of Appeal filed by Clifton, Texas, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2266). CCB  DA-00-2266A1.pdf  DA-00-2266A1.doc

PACE SCHOOL. Dismissed the Letter of Appeal filed by Pace School's, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2276). CCB  DA-00-2276A1.pdf  DA-00-2276A1.doc

SAINT ANDREW SCHOOL. Denied the Letter of Appeal filed by Saint Andrew School, Chicago, Illinois, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2279). CCB  DA-00-2279A1.pdf  DA-00-2279A1.doc  DA-00-2279A1.txt

CARL SCHURZ HIGH SCHOOL. Denied Letter of Appeal filed by Carl Schurz High School, Chicago, Illinois, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2264). CCB  DA-00-2264A1.pdf  DA-00-2264A1.doc

MARION SCHOOL DISTRICT 54. Dismissed the Letter of Appeal filed by Marion School District 54, Marion, Montana, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2272). CCB  DA-00-2272A1.pdf  DA-00-2272A1.doc

COLONIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT. Denied the Letter of Appeal filed by Colonial School District, East Concord, New York, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2267). CCB  DA-00-2267A1.pdf  DA-00-2267A1.doc

NEW CASTLE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. Denied the Letter of Appeal filed by New Castle Community Schools, New Castle, Indiana, seeking review of decisin of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2274). CCB  DA-00-2274A1.pdf  DA-00-2274A1.doc

PINCKNEYVILLE DISTRICT #50. Dismissed the Letter of Appeal filed by Pinckneyville District #50, Pinckneyville, Illinois, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2277). CCB  DA-00-2277A1.pdf  DA-00-2277A1.doc  DA-00-2277A1.txt

RACINE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT. Dismissed the Letter of Appeal filed by Racine Unified School District, Racine, Wisconsin,, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2278). CCB  DA-00-2278A1.pdf  DA-00-2278A1.doc  DA-00-2278A1.txt

SAN JUAN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT. Denied the Letter of Appeal filed by San Juan Unified School District, Carmichael, California, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2280). CCB  DA-00-2280A1.pdf  DA-00-2280A1.doc

JUDGE MEMORIAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL. Dismissed the Letter of Appeal filed by Judge Memorial Catholic High School, Salt Lake City, Utah, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2270). CCB  DA-00-2270A1.pdf  DA-00-2270A1.doc

CENTURY AGENCY FOR JEWISH EDUCATION. Dismissed the Letter of Appeal filed by Central Agency for Jewish Education, Miami, Florida, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2265). CCB  DA-00-2265A1.pdf  DA-00-2265A1.doc

KANAWHA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT. Denied the Letter of Appeal filed by Kanawha County School District, Charleston, West Virginia, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2271). CCB  DA-00-2271A1.pdf  DA-00-2271A1.doc

GARDEN GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT. Denied the Letter of Appeal filed by Garden Grove Unified School District, Garden Grove, California, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2269). CCB  DA-00-2269A1.pdf  DA-00-2269A1.doc

NEWBURGH ENLARGED CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT. Denied the Letter of Appeal filed by Newburgh Enlarged City School District, Newburgh, New York, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2273). CCB  DA-00-2273A1.pdf  DA-00-2273A1.doc

SCOTCH PLAINS-FARNWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Denied the Letter of Appeal filed by Scotch Plains-Farnwood Public Schools, Scotts Plains, New Jersey, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2281). CCB  DA-00-2281A1.pdf  DA-00-2281A1.doc

EASTERN PLAINS INSTRUCTIONAL TELEVISION CONSORTIUM. Denied the Letter of Appeal filed by Eastern Plains Instructional Television Consortium, Logan, New Mexico, seeking review of decision of SLD of the Universal Service Administrative Company. By Order. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Accounting Policy Division, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2268). CCB  DA-00-2268A1.pdf  DA-00-2268A1.doc

GARDEN STATE CABLE TV. For Modification of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ADI. Action by: Deputy Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: 10/05/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2297). CSB. Contact Vanessa Stallings  DA-00-2297A1.pdf  DA-00-2297A1.doc  DA-00-2297A1.txt

APPLICATIONS OF AMERICA ONLINE, INC. AND TIME WARNER, INC. FOR TRANSFERS OF CONTROL. Applications of America Online, Inc. and Time Warner, Inc. for Transfers of Control. (Dkt No. 00-30). Action by: Chief, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: 10/10/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2304). CSB. Contact Vanessa Stallings  DA-00-2304A1.pdf  DA-00-2304A1.doc  DA-00-2304A1.txt

BROWNWOOD CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE, INC.. Petition for Modification of Television Market of Television Station KPCB(TV), Snyder, Texas. Action by: Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: 10/05/2000 by MO&O. (DA No. 00-2296). CSB. Contact Vanessa Stallings  DA-00-2296A1.pdf  DA-00-2296A1.doc  DA-00-2296A1.txt

KNFL, INC. Tremonton, Utah Affirmed the $16,000 monetary forfeiture for willful and repeated violation of Section 301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Action by: Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 10/05/2000 by MO&O. (DA No. 00-2285). ENF  DA-00-2285A1.pdf  DA-00-2285A1.doc  DA-00-2285A1.txt

CARMELITA T. GOSSARD, D/B/A AA BEEP. Issued monetary forfeiture in the amount of $5,000 to AA Beep for operating a paging system without Commission authorization in apparent violation of Section 301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Action by: Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 10/05/2000 by NALF. (DA No. 00-2294). ENF  DA-00-2294A1.pdf  DA-00-2294A1.doc  DA-00-2294A1.txt

OREGON PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY. Issued a monetary forfeiture in the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) against Oregon Pacific Railroad Company for willful and repeated violation of Section 301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Action by: Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 10/05/2000 by Forfeiture Order. (DA No. 00-2288). ENF  DA-00-2288A1.pdf  DA-00-2288A1.doc  DA-00-2288A1.txt

LA FAVORITA, INC. Issued a monetary forfeiture in the amount of seven thousand dollars ($7,000) against La Favorita, Inc. for willful violation of Sections 1.89 and 17.4 of the Commission's Rules for La Favorita's failure to respond to Commission correspondence and its. Action by: Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 10/05/2000 by Forfeiture Order. (DA No. 00-2289). ENF  DA-00-2289A1.pdf  DA-00-2289A1.doc  DA-00-2289A1.txt

ROBERT L. MEYERS/LICENSEE OF AMATEUR RADIO. Adopted a Consent Decree terminating a forfeiture proceeding against Robert L. Meyers concerning operation of an Amateur Radio transmitter in violation of Section 333 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (the "Act"), and Sections 97.101(d) and. Action by: Chief, Enforcement Bureau. Adopted: 10/05/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2286). ENF  DA-00-2286A1.pdf  DA-00-2286A1.doc  DA-00-2286A1.txt

ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF REGULATORY FEES FOR FISCAL YEAR 1999. (Dkt No. 98-200). Action by: The Commission. Adopted: 09/21/2000 by MO&OR. (FCC No. 00-352). OMD. Contact Donna Viert  FCC-00-352A1.pdf  FCC-00-352A1.doc  FCC-00-352A1.txt

THE DEVELOPMENT OF OPERATIONAL, TECHNICAL AND SPECTRUM REQUIREMENTS FOR MEETING FEDERAL,. State and Local Public Safety Agendy Communication Requirements Through the Year 2010, et al.. (Dkt No. 96-86). Action by: The Commission. Adopted: 09/18/2000 by MO&O. (FCC No. 00-348). WTB. Contact Peter Daronco  FCC-00-348A1.pdf  FCC-00-348A1.doc  FCC-00-348A1.txt

ADDENDA: THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, RELEASED OCTOBER 6, 2000, DID NOT APPEAR IN DIGEST NO. 193:

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SBC/AMERITECH ORDER, CC DOCKET 98-141. A letter was sent to Mr. James Calloway, SBC Communications, Inc. concerning its' quarterly service quality reports recently filed by SBC. The letter requests that SBC explain its deterioration of service since the merger in 1999.. (Dkt No. 98-141). Action by: Chief, Common Carrier Burea. Adopted: 10/06/2000 by LETTER. (DA No. 00-2298). CCB. Contact Anthony Dale  DA-00-2298A1.pdf  DA-00-2298A1.doc  DA-00-2298A1.txt