Vol. 16, No. 21 January 31,1997
FCC RENEWS LICENSES AND REDUCES FINE TO $25,000 FOR THE LUTHERAN CHURCH/MISSOURI SYNOD. The FCC has renewed the Lutheran Church/Missouri Synod's licenses for Stations KFUO(AM) and KFUO-FM, Clayton, MO, for a full term, suhject to reporting conditions based on the Church's failure to comply with the Commission's EEO rules. In addition, the Commission concluded that the Church made misleading statements about its EEO practices to the FCC but, in view of a pertinent provision of the state of limitations, imposed a forfeiture of only $25,000 for this misconduct.. Report No: MM 97-4. by MO&O. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: January 28, 1997. Dkt No.: MM- 94-10. (FCC No. 97-21) News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0500. MMB.
FCC FILINGS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/filings.html
FCC CALENDAR OF EVENTS. OPA. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/calendar.html
Report No: NCD-8. Released: January 31, 1997. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE NOTIFICATIONS. Contact: Ginny Kennedy (202) 418-2328.
Report No: NCD-7. Released: January 31, 1997. COMMON CARRIER BUREAU NETWORK CHANGE INFORMATION. Contact: Ginny Kennedy at (202) 418-2328.
Report No: TEL-65-A. Released: January 31, 1997. STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.
Report No: TEL-65-B. Released: January 31, 1997. NON-STREAMLINED INTERNATIONAL SECTION 214 AND CABLE LANDING LICENSE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FOR FILING.
Released: January 31, 1997. IMPLEMENTATION OF SECTION 25 OF THE CABLE TELEVISION CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMPETITION ACT OF 1992, DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITE SERVICE OBLIGATIONS - COMMENTS SOUGHT IN DBS PUBLIC INTEREST RULEMAKING.Comments are due March 31, replies April 30. (FCC No. 97-24). Dkt No.: MM- 93-25. News Media Contact: Meribeth McCarrick (202) 418-0500.
Report No: CL-97-28. Released: January 31, 1997. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL RADIO SERVICE INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1997/pnwl7029.txt
Report No: LB-97-17. Released: January 31, 1997. WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUREAU COMMERCIAL WIRELESS SERVICE INFORMATION. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Public_Notices/1997/pnwl7026.txt
MULTIMEDIA CABLEVISION, INC. Dismissed Multimedia's petition for revocation of the certification of Yukon, OK, to regulate basic cable service rates and associated equipment. Action by Chief, Consumer Protection and Competition Div. Adopted: January 27, 1997. by Order. (DA No. 97-200). CSB
ERRATUM. to NPRM in the matter of amending the FM Table at Humboldt, KS. Dkt No.: MM- 96-217. Adopted: October 18, 1996. by Erratum. (DA No. 96-1740). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1997/da961740.txt
THE LUTHERAN CHURCH/MISSOURI SYNOD. See first item under "News Releases.". Dkt No.: MM- 94-10. Action by the Commission. Adopted: January 28, 1997. by MO&O. (FCC No. 97-21). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1997/fcc97021.txt
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION DONATES SURPLUS COMPUTERS TO WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA SCHOOLS. The FCC announced that it is donating more than 45 surplus computers and associated electronic equipment to seven schools in the Maryland and Metropolitan District of Columbia areas.. CIB Contact: Roy Kolly at (202) 418-1154.
Report No: 23919. Released: January 30, 1997. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS.
Report No: 295. Released: January 30, 1997. EXPERIMENTAL ACTIONS. Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Engineering_Technology/Public_Notices/1997/pnet7002.txt
TWO IF BY SEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION (TIBS). Denied TIBS's request for emergency relief seeking immediate grant of its application for consent to assign the license of WHCT-TV, Channel 18, Hartford, CT, from Martin W. Hoffman, Trustee-in-Bankruptcy to TIBS. Action by the Commission. Adopted: January 30, 1997. by Letter. (FCC No. 97-25). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1997/fcc97025.txt
NATIONAL OWNERSHIP PROCEEDINGS. Granted request by Media Access Project and extended to March 21, 1997, the time to file reply comments in the matter of three related rulemaking items regarding national and local ownership of television stations and attribution of broadcast and cable/MDS ownership interests. Dkt No.: MM- 94-150, MM- 92-51, MM- 87-154. Action by Bureau Chief. by Order. (DA No. 97-210). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1997/da970210.txt
ERRATUM. to R&O and Further NPRM in the matter of geographic partitioning and spectrum disaggregation by commercial mobile ratio services licenses -- implementtion of Section 257 of the Communications Act -- elimination of market entry barriers. Dkt No.: WT- 96-148, GN- 96-113. Adopted: January 30, 1997. by Order. WTB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Wireless/Orders/1997/err96474.txt