fcclogoDaily Digest

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

Vol. 19 No. 237
News media information 202 / 418-0500
Internet: http://www.fcc.gov
TTY: 202/418-2555



December 12, 2000


THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE DATED AND RELEASED TODAY:

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NEWS RELEASES

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REMINDER TO SMALL BUSINESSES: SBA'S OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL OMBUDSMAN IS AVAILABLE TO ASSIST WITH FEDERAL ENFORCEMENT MATTERS. The FCC reminds small entities that the Office of the National Ombudsman, within the U.S. Small Business Adminstration is available to assist small entities with federal agency enforcement and compliance matters. News Release OCBO. Contact Eric Malinen (202)418-0995 or emalinen@fcc.gov  DOC-208148A1.pdf  DOC-208148A1.doc  DOC-208148A1.txt

OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN. STUDIES INDICATE NEED TO PROMOTE WIRELESS & BROADCAST LICENSE OWNERSHIP BY SMALL, WOMEN-AND MINORITY-0WNED BUSINESSES. News Release OCH

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Released: 12/12/2000. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG Public Reference Log: 12/11/2000. CCB. Contact: Public Reference Center: (202) 418-0270  DOC-208154A1.pdf  DOC-208154A1.txt

Released: 12/12/2000. PLEADING CYCLE ESTABLISHED FOR COMMENTS ON VIRTUAL HIPSTER PETITION FOR PREEMPTION OF JURISDICTION OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF NEVADA PURSUANT TO 47 U.S.C. SECTION. (DA No. 00-2809). (Dkt No 97-21) 252(e)(4). CCB. Contact: Janice Mylest at (202) 418-1580, email: jmyles@fcc.gov  DA-00-2809A1.pdf  DA-00-2809A1.doc  DA-00-2809A1.txt

Report No: 266 Released: 12/12/2000. INSTRUCTIONAL TV FIXED SERVICE ACTIONS. MMB  DOC-208157A1.pdf  DOC-208157A1.txt

Report No: 44879 Released: 12/12/2000. BROADCAST ACTIONS. MMB  DOC-208158A1.pdf  DOC-208158A1.txt  DOC-208158A1.txt

Report No: 24879 Released: 12/12/2000. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. MMB  DOC-208159A1.pdf  DOC-208159A1.txt  DOC-208159A1.txt

Report No: 2123 Released: 12/12/2000. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU WEEKLY RECEIPTS AND DISPOSALS. WTB

Released: 12/12/2000. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU GRANTS CONSENT TO ASSIGN C AND F BLOCK BROADBAND PCS LICENSES This erratum issued to correct the summary for File Number - 0000222413 as reported in DA 00-2747, released December 6. WTB. Contact: Yolanda Lee at (202) 418-0660

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CLASSIC TELEPHONE, INC.. Vacated the Preemption Order and the Order Denying Relief in this proceeding.. Action by: The Commission. Adopted: 12/07/2000 by ORDER. (FCC No. 00-432). CCB  FCC-00-432A1.pdf  FCC-00-432A1.doc  FCC-00-432A1.txt

CHICHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT. Granted the appeal filed by Chichester School District, Boothwayn, Pennsylvania on May 10, 2000 and remanded issue to SLD. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Deputy Chief, Common Carrier Bureau. Adopted: 12/11/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2784). CCB  DA-00-2784A1.pdf  DA-00-2784A1.doc  DA-00-2784A1.txt

NORTHEAST EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COOPERATIVE. Vacated dismissal of Letter of Appeal filed by Northeast Educational Services Cooperative, Hayti, South Dakota as untimely. (Dkt No. 96-45, 97-21). Action by: Deputy Chief, Accounting Policy Division. Adopted: 12/11/2000 by ORDER. (DA No. 00-2785). CCB  DA-00-2785A1.pdf  DA-00-2785A1.doc  DA-00-2785A1.txt

IRVIN AND BARBARA GUTERMAN. Dismissed Petition for Declaratory Ruling filed by Irvin and Barbara Guterman, seeking a determination concerning OTARD rule. Action by: Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: 12/06/2000 by MO&O. (DA No. 00-2759). CSB  DA-00-2759A1.pdf  DA-00-2759A1.doc  DA-00-2759A1.txt

MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.. Denied petition filed by Media Venture Management, Inc., licensee of Station WTXL-TV (ABC, Ch. 27), Tallahassee, Florida, to modify the Gainesville, Florida DMA to exclude the community of Live Oak, Florida from the market WCJB. Action by: Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: 12/07/2000 by MO&O. (DA No. 00-2777). CSB  DA-00-2777A1.pdf  DA-00-2777A1.doc  DA-00-2777A1.txt

MPCS WIRELESS, INC.. Granted Request for Waiver of upfront payment deadline for Auction 35. Action by: Chief, Auctions and Industry Analysis Division. Adopted: 11/06/2000 by LETTER. (DA No. 00-2760). WTB  DA-00-2760A1.pdf  DA-00-2760A1.doc  DA-00-2760A1.txt

ADDENDA: THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, RELEASED DECEMBER 11, 2000, DID NOT APPEAR IN DIGEST NO. 236:

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PRESS STATEMENT OF FCC COMMISSIONER MICHAEL K. POWELL ON DECEMBER 12, 2000, FCC FORUM ON MARKET ENTRY BARRIER STUDIES. News Release CMMR

PRESS STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER GLORIA TRISTANI. Re: Mass Media Bureau approval of radio license transfer of WRWD(FM), WBWZ9FM), and WGHQ(AM) from Roberts Radio, LLC to Clear Channel Communications in Poughkeepsie, New York. News Release MMB

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Released: 12/11/2000. COMMISSION SEEKS COMMENT ON PETITION FOR CONDITIONAL WAIVER FILED BY BELLSOUTH. (DA No. 00-2794). (Dkt No 98-147) Reply Comments: Waived. Comments Due: 12/28/2000. CCB. Contact: Janice Myles at (202) 418-1580, email: jmyles@fcc.gov  DA-00-2794A1.pdf  DA-00-2794A1.doc  DA-00-2794A1.txt

Released: 12/11/2000. COMMISSION SEEKS COMMENT ON PETITION FOR CONDITIONAL WAIVER FILED BY BELLSOUTH. (DA No. 00-2794). (Dkt No 98-147) Reply Comments Due: Waived. Comments Due: 12/28/2000. CCB. Contact: Janice Myles at (202) 418-1580, email: jmyles@fcc.gov

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CORRECTIONS

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COLEMAN ENTERPRISES, INC.. In the Matter of Coleman Enterprises, Inc. listed on Digest No. 234, dated December 7, 2000 the forfeiture amount should have read $750,000 instead of $75,000