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Vol. 33 No. 39
News media information 202 / 418-0500
Internet: http://www.fcc.gov
TTY: 202/418-2555



March 04, 2014


Due to the Federal Government being closed on Monday, March 3, the Broadcast Actions and Broadcast Applications Public Notices dated for release on March 3 are being released on March 4.

THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE DATED AND RELEASED TODAY:

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PUBLIC NOTICES

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Report No: 48187 Released: 03/03/2014. BROADCAST ACTIONS. MB   DOC-325835A1.pdf  DOC-325835A2.txt  

Report No: 48188 Released: 03/04/2014. BROADCAST ACTIONS. MB   DOC-325856A1.pdf  DOC-325856A2.txt  

Report No: 28187 Released: 03/03/2014. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. MB   DOC-325834A1.pdf  DOC-325834A2.txt  

Report No: 28188 Released: 03/04/2014. BROADCAST APPLICATIONS. MB   DOC-325855A1.pdf  DOC-325855A2.txt  

Released: 03/04/2014. FCC ANNOUNCES TECHNOLOGICAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING ON MARCH 10, 2014. (DA No. 14-292). OET . Contact: Walter Johnston at (202) 418-0807, email: Walter.Johnston@fcc.gov, email or visit the FCC website: http://www.fcc.gov/oet/tac/  DA-14-292A1.docx  DA-14-292A1.pdf  DA-14-292A1.txt  

Released: 03/04/2014. EX PARTE PRESENTATIONS AND POST-REPLY COMMENT PERIOD FILING IN PERMIT-BUT-DISCLOSURE PROCEEDINGS RECEIVED ON 2/21/2014. OMD . Contact: Jason Lewis at (202) 418-0300  DOC-325850A1.pdf  DOC-325850A1.txt  

Released: 03/04/2014. NOTICE OF DOMESTIC SECTION 214 AUTHORIZATION GRANTED. (DA No. 14-284). (Dkt No 13-322 ). WCB . Contact: Tracey Wilson at (202) 418-1394 or Jodie May at (202) 418-0913  DA-14-284A1.doc  DA-14-284A1.pdf  DA-14-284A1.txt  

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ADDENDA: THE FOLLOWING 2 ITEMS WERE RELEASED MARCH 3:

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FCC PROPOSES OVER $1.9 MILLION IN PENALTIES AGAINST VIACOM, ESPN, AND NBCUNIVERSAL FOR MISUSE OF EMERGENCY ALERT WARNINGS. News Release. News Media Contact: Mark Wigfield at (202) 418-0253, email: Mark.Wigfield@fcc.gov EB   DOC-325858A1.docx  DOC-325858A1.pdf  DOC-325858A1.txt  

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VIACOM INC.; NBCUNIVERSAL MEDIA, LLC; ESPN INC. Issued an omnibus NAL totaling $1,930,000 in forfeitures against Viacom, NBCUniversal, and ESPN for violations of EAS rules. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 02/28/2014 by NALF. (FCC No. 14-22). EB   FCC-14-22A1.docx  FCC-14-22A1.pdf  FCC-14-22A1.txt  

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ADDENDA: THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, RELEASED FEBRUARY 28, 2014, DID NOT APPEAR IN DIGEST NO. 38:

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STATEMENT OF FCC COMMISSIONER AJIT PAI ON THE CANCELLATION OF THE CRITICAL INFORMATION NEEDS STUDY. STMT. News Media Contact: Matthew Berry at (202) 418-2005, email: Matthew.Berry@fcc.gov OCAP   DOC-325853A1.docx  DOC-325853A1.pdf  DOC-325853A1.txt  

STATEMENT ON CRITICAL INFORMATION NEEDS STUDY. STMT. News Media Contact: Neil Grace at (202) 418-0506, Neil.Grace@fcc.gov OMR   DOC-325852A1.doc  DOC-325852A1.pdf  DOC-325852A1.txt  

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Released: 02/28/2014. MEDIA BUREAU ISSUES LIMITED MODIFICATION TO EX PARTE REQUIREMENTS FOR BROADCASTERS FILING NOTICES IN EXPANDING THE ECONOMIC AND INNOVATION OPPORTUNITIES OF SPECTRUM THROUGH INCENTIVE AUCTIONS PROCEEDING. (DA No. 14-268). (Dkt No 12-268 ). OGC MB . Contact: Shaun Maher at (202) 418-2324, email: Shaun.Maher@fcc.gov. News Media Contact: Janice Wise at (202) 418-8165, email: Janice.Wise@fcc.gov  DA-14-268A1.doc  DA-14-268A1.pdf  DA-14-268A1.txt  

Released: 02/28/2014. FCC CHIEF TECHNOLOGIST TO HOST NUMBERING TESTBED WORKSHOP. (DA No. 14-290). (Dkt No 13-97 ). OSP . Contact: Robert Cannon at (202) 418-2421, email: Robert.Cannon@fcc.gov  DA-14-290A1.docx  DA-14-290A1.pdf  DA-14-290A1.txt  

Released: 02/28/2014. COMMISSION SEEKS COMMENT ON AT&T'S PROPOSAL FOR SERVICE-BASED TECHNOLOGY TRANSITIONS EXPERIMENTS. (DA No. 14-285). (Dkt No 13-5 12-353 ) Sought comment on proposal filed by AT&T on February 27, 2014 for service-based technology transitions experiments. Comments Due: 03/31/2014. Reply Comments Due: 04/10/2014. WCB . Contact: Matt DelNero at (202) 418-7433, email: Matthew.DelNero@fcc.gov or Tim Stelzig at (202) 418-0942, email: Tim.Stelzig@fcc.gov  DA-14-285A1.docx  DA-14-285A1.pdf  DA-14-285A1.txt  

Released: 02/28/2014. COMMENTS INVITED ON APPLICATION OF TELECOM ARGENTINA USA, INC. TO DISCONTINUE DOMESTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES. (DA No. 14-286). (Dkt No 14-26 ). Comments Due: 03/17/2014. WCB . Contact: Carmell Weathers at (202) 418-2325, email: Carmell.Weathers@fcc.gov or Kimberly Jackson at (202) 418-7393, email: Kimberly.Jackson@fcc.gov, TTY: (202) 418-0484  DA-14-286A1.docx  DA-14-286A1.pdf  DA-14-286A1.txt  

Released: 02/28/2014. COMMENTS INVITED ON APPLICATION OF AT&T SERVICES, INC. ON BEHALF OF BELLSOUTH TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC; ILLINOIS BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY; INDIANA BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY, INC.; ET AL. TO DISCONTINUE DOMESTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES. (DA No. 14-287). (Dkt No 14-35 ). Comments Due: 03/31/2014. WCB . Contact: Carmell Weathers, (202) 418-2325, Carmell.Weathers@fcc.gov; Rodney McDonald, (202) 418-7513, Rodney.McDonald@fcc.gov  DA-14-287A1.docx  DA-14-287A1.pdf  DA-14-287A1.txt  

Released: 02/28/2014. TRIBAL MOBILITY FUND PHASE I AUCTION CLOSES; WINNING BIDDERS ANNOUNCED FOR AUCTION 902. (DA No. 14-263) Announces Winning Bidders; Tribal Notification By March 7, 2014; Form 680 Due April 4, 2014. WTB AU   DA-14-263A1.docx  DA-14-263A2.xls  DA-14-263A3.docx  DA-14-263A1.pdf  DA-14-263A3.pdf  DA-14-263A1.txt  DA-14-263A3.txt  

Released: 02/28/2014. AUCTION OF H BLOCK LICENSES IN THE 1915-1920 MHZ AND 1995-2000 MHZ BANDS CLOSES; WINNING BIDDER ANNOUNCED FOR AUCTION 96. (DA No. 14-279). (Dkt No 13-178 ) Down Payments and FCC Forms 601 and 602 Due March 14, 2014, Final Payments Due March 28, 2014, Ten-Day Petition to Deny Period. AU WTB   DA-14-279A1.docx  DA-14-279A2.pdf  DA-14-279A3.pdf  DA-14-279A4.pdf  DA-14-279A5.doc  DA-14-279A6.pdf  DA-14-279A1.pdf  DA-14-279A5.pdf  DA-14-279A1.txt  DA-14-279A2.txt  DA-14-279A3.txt  DA-14-279A4.txt  DA-14-279A5.txt  DA-14-279A6.txt  

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BUDGET PREPAY, INC. D/B/A BUDGET MOBILE. FCC Adopts NAL Addressing Apparent Violations of the Lifeline Rules. Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 02/27/2014 by NALF. (FCC No. 14-19). EB   FCC-14-19A1.docx  FCC-14-19A1.pdf  FCC-14-19A1.txt  

RURAL CALL COMPLETION. Granted Vonage Holdings Corp. an additional 30 days, until April 2, 2014, to comply with the ring signaling rule that the Commission adopted in the October 2013 Rural Call Completion Order. (Dkt No. 13-39 ). Action by: Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau. Adopted: 02/28/2014 by ORDER. (DA No. 14-275). WCB   DA-14-275A1.docx  DA-14-275A1.pdf  DA-14-275A1.txt  

CENTRAL ARKANSAS TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE, INC. Granted the unopposed request of Central Arkansas to include the interstate portion of prepaid health and life insurance OPEB costs recorded in Account 1410 in its rate base beginning with the date the prepayments were made. (Dkt No. 14-3 ). Action by: Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau. Adopted: 02/28/2014 by MO&O. (DA No. 14-280). WCB   DA-14-280A1.docx  DA-14-280A1.pdf  DA-14-280A1.txt  

CONNECT AMERICA FUND; UNIVERSAL SERVICE REFORM - MOBILITY FUND; PETITIONS FOR WAIVER OF WINDY CITY CELLULAR, LLC AND ADAK EAGLE ENTERPRISES, LLC. Further extended limited interim fixed support for Windy City and Adak, for whichever comes first, six months or until review completed of the companies' petitions of the Bureau's denial of relief from certain high-cost universal service support rules. (Dkt No. 10-208 10-90 ). Action by: Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau and Acting Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Adopted: 02/28/2014 by ORDER. (DA No. 14-289). WCB WTB   DA-14-289A1.doc  DA-14-289A1.pdf  DA-14-289A1.txt  

AMENDMENT OF THE COMMISSION'S RULES REGARDING MARITIME RADIO EQUIPMENT AND RELATED MATTERS. Sought comment on proposals to amend the Commission's Part 80 and 95 rules to update the technologies used for maritime communications, including distress and safety communications. (Dkt No. RM-11563 RM-11540 RM-11667 14-36 ). Action by: the Commission. Adopted: 02/27/2014 by NPRM. (FCC No. 14-20). WTB   FCC-14-20A1.docx  FCC-14-20A1.pdf  FCC-14-20A1.txt