Vol. 16, No. 82 April 29,1997
The FCC will hold an open meeting on May 6, 1997, at 9:30 a.m., room 856, 1919 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Released: April 29, 1997. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - DOMINANT CARRIERS.April 28. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1997/d042897.pdf
Released: April 29, 1997. TARIFF TRANSMITTAL PUBLIC REFERENCE LOG - NON-DOMINANT CARRIERS.April 28. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/Tariffs/Non-Dominant/nd042897.pdf
Released: April 29, 1997. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILINGS IN NON-RESTRICTED PROCEEDINGS. Contact: Barbara Lowe at (202) 418-0310.. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Miscellaneous/Public_Notices/Exparte/ex970429.html
Released: April 29, 1997. PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING FILED - COMMISSION SEEKS COMMENT ON PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING FILED BY AIRTOUCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.Comments due June 16; reples due July 7. Contact: Rita McDonald at (202) 418-1310.
MULTIMEDIA CABLEVISION, INC. Granted appeal by cable operator in Lenoir County, North Carolina, and remanded rate order denying multimedia's request to increase its basic service tier rate from $18.99 to $19.77, because the County offered no acceptable explanation of its reasons for the denial. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: April 25, 1997. by MO&O. (DA No. 97-893). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1997/da970893.txt
TCI CABLEVISION OF GEORGIA, INC. Granted complaint filed against TCI Cablevision of Georgia, Inc., concerning its rates for their cable programming service tier in Multrie, GA. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: April 22, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-881). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1997/da970881.txt
AMENDMENT OF RULES AND POLICIES GOVERNING POLE ATTACHMENTS. Denied in part and granted in part, the Motion for Extension of Time filed by AEP Service Corporation, et. al. in the above-referencd NPRM. The Bureau has granted a 45-day extension of time to file initial comments. Comments are now due on June 27, 1997; replies are due on July 28, 1997. Dkt No.: CS- 97-98. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: April 28, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-894). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1997/da970894.txt
MASADA CABLE PARTNERS, L.P. Dismissed appeal of local rate orders of the Cities of McDonough and Stockbridge, Georgia. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Division, Cable Services Bureau. Adopted: April 28, 1997. by MO&O. (DA No. 97-895). CSB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1997/da970895.txt
EARTHWATCH INCORPORATED. Authorized Earth Watch to modify its authorization to construct, launch and operate two additional space stations in the Earth exploration-satellite service to operate in the 8025-8345 MHz frequency band and telemetry, tracking and command in the 2025-2110 MHz frequency band in accordance with the technical parameters set forth in the EarthWatch application. Action by Bureau Chief. Adopted: April 28, 1997. by Order & Auth. (DA No. 97-885). IB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/International/Orders/1997/da970885.txt
WIRELESS BUREAU ANNOUNCES CONDITIONAL GRANT OF BROADBAND PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES IN THE D, E AND F BLOCKS. Report No: WT 97-19. News Media Contact: Audrey Spivack (202) 418-0654. WTB Contact: Laura Smith or Rhonda Lien at (202) 418-7240. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/News_Releases/1997/nrwl7027.txt
Released: April 28, 1997. MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE AMENDED 1997 TARIFF REVIEW PLANS; EXTENDED TO MAY 8. (DA No. 97-897).
Report No: CCB/CPB-31. Released: April 28, 1997. PROTESTED TARIFF TRANSMITTALS ACTIONS TAKEN. (DA No. 97-892). Contact: Judith Nitsche at (202) 418-1540. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1997/da970892.txt
Released: April 28, 1997. FCC ANNOUNCES THAT MAY 14, 1997, MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN NUMBERING COUNCIL WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. Dkt No.: CC- 92-237. Contact: Linda Simms at (202) 418-2330. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Common_Carrier/Public_Notices/1997/pncc7001.html
Released: April 28, 1997. EXTENSION OF PLEADING CYCLE FOR COMMENTS ON PETITION FOR RULEMAKING TO AMEND PARTS 21 AND 74 OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES TO ENHANCE THE ABILITY OF MDS AND ITFS LICENSEES TO ENGAGE IN FIXED TWO-WAY TRANSMISSIONS.Comments due May 14; replies due May 29. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Public_Notices/MDS_Notices/pnmm7070.txt
Report No: AUC-97-14-E. Released: April 28, 1997. WCS AUCTION CLOSES.Winning Bidders in the auction of 128 Wireless Communications Service Licenses. FCC Form 600s Due May 12, 1997. (DA No. 97-886). Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1997/da970886.zip
Released: April 28, 1997. FCC ANNOUNCES GRANT OF BROADBAND PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES D,E, AND F BLOCK BTA LICENSES.Balance of winning bids (D and E block) and final downpayment (F block) are due by May 12, 1997. (DA No. 97-883). Contact: Payment Questions: Regina Dorsey at (202) 418-1995, Legal & Licensing Questions: Laura Smith or Rhonda Lien at (202) 418-7240, Licensing questions: Irene Longin at (202) 418-0620. News Media Contact: Audrey Spivack (202) 418-0654. Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1997/da970883.html
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT. Designated for Hearing the application filed by Martin W. Hoffman, Trustee-in-Bankruptcy for Astroline Communications Company Limited Partnership for Renewal of License of Station WHCT-TV. By MO&O and Hearing Designation Order. Dkt No.: MM- 97-128. Action by the Commission. Adopted: April 25, 1997. by MO&O&Hearing Des. Or. (FCC No. 97-146). MMB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1997/fcc97146.txt
MOUNTAIN SOLUTIONS LTD, INC. Denied the Emergency Petition for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's rules and associated Motion to Enter into Consent Decree, filed by Mountain Solutions LTD, Inc., a winning bidder for ten licenses in the broadband PCS C Block auction. Action by Acting Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: April 28, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-891). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1997/da970891.txt
CAROLINA PCS I LIMITED PARTNERSHIP. Denied Petitions for Waiver of Section 24.711(a)(2) of the Commission's rules filed by Carolina PCS I Limited Partnership, the winning bidder for nine licenses in the Broadband PCS auction. Action by Acting Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureu. Adopted: April 28, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-890). WTB Internet URL: https://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1997/da970890.txt