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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

April 9, 1999

FCC Filings


March 29

In the Matter of the FCC presenting the possibility of broadening the base for low powered FM to be used (MM 99-25). Comments - The University of Arizona, Quinnipac College.

March 30

In the Matter of Addendum Number 1 to Request for Certification As A Commercial Operator License Examination Manager (Cole Manager) from Elkins International, Inc. (Submitted to WT Docket No. 98-228).

March 31

In the Matter of Proposals for Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund Administrator (CC Docket No. 90-571). Comments - National Exchange Carrier Association.

In the Matter of Overcoming Obstacles to Telephone Service for Indians on Reservations (BO Docket No. 99-11). Comments - US West Communications, Inc.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b), Table of FM Allotments (Tipton, Mangum & Eldorado, OK)(MM Docket No. 99-23/RM 9423). Reply Comments - Texas Grace Communications.

In the Matter of the FCC presenting the possibility of broadening the base for low powered FM to be used (MM 99-25). Comments - The University of Arizona, WATS Broadcasting, Inc. (WATS-WAVR-WTTC).

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b) Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations (East Brewton, Alabama and Navarre, Florida)(MM Docket No. 97-233). Supplement to Petition for Reconsideration - David Tillotson.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b) Table of Assignments FM Broadcast Stations Lancaster and Milan, New Hampshire (MM Docket No. 99-9/RM 9434). Reply Comments - Barry P. Lunderville.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b) Table of Assignments FM Broadcast Stations Mt. Washington, New Hampshire & Newry, Maine)(MM Docket No. 99-8/RM 9433). Reply Comments - Barry P. Lunderville.

In the Matter of Petition of Ameritech for Forbearance from Dominant Carrier Regulation of its Provision of High Capacity Services in the Chicago LATA (CC Docket No. 99-65). Comments - Corecomm, Ltd., SBC Communications, Inc., The United States Telephone Association, Nextlink Communications, Inc., McLeodUSA Telecommunications Services, Inc., Focal Communications Corporation, KMC Telecom, Inc.; Opposition - AT&T Corporation, The Competitive Telecommunications Association, The Association for Local Telecommunications Services, MCI WorldCom, Sprint Corporation.

In the Matter of Revision of the Commission's Rules to Ensure Compatibility with Enhanced 911 Emergency Calling Systems (CC Docket No. 94-102)/Poka Lambro PCS - Petition for Waiver Filed December 4, 1998. Comments - Caprock Cellular, Valley Telecom Cellular, Aliant Cellular, Inc., Missouri RSA No. 7 Limited Partnership, Public Service Cellular, Inc., Panhandle Telecommunication Systems, Inc., POKA LAMBRO PCS, Inc.; Comments - XIT Cellular; Quarterly Update to Request for Waiver of Section 20.18 - DiGiPH PCS, Inc.

In the Matter of Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CC Docket No. 97-213). Petition for Reconsideration - The Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

April 1

In the Matter of Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service (CC Docket No. 96-45). Notice of Withdrawal - The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

In the Matter of Emergency Joint Petition of ALTS, ELI, GST, MCI WorldCom, and Winstar for Suspension of Phoenix Area Code Relief Plan or, in the Alternative, Other Relief (CC Docket No. 96-98). Emergency Joint Petition.

In the Matter of WT Docket No. 99-66. Comments - The University of Western Ontario.

In the Matter of the FCC presenting the possibility of broadening the base for low powered FM to be used (MM 99-25). Comments - Mary Ellen Burns, WXFM.

In the regarding the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) Report to the FCC, "Evaluation of the Rural Health Care Program," (CC Docket Nos. 96-45 and 97-21). Comments - Health Resources and Services Administration, XIT Cellular, Universal Service Administrative Company.

In re Applications GTE Corporation/Transferor and Bell Atlantic Corporiation/Transferee for Consent to Transfer Control (CC Docket No. 98-184). Reply to Opposition to Petition to Process Bell Atlantic - GTE Request for Relief As a Major Amendment and for Issuance of Further Public Notice - Sprint Communications Company, L.P.

In the Matter of Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 1999 (MD Docket No. 98-200). Comments - The Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association.

April 2

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b) Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations (Oregon, Mt. Morris, and Genoa, Illinois)(MM Docket No. 99-64/RM 9485). Comments In Support of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for Expedited Action - Farm Belt Radio, Inc.; Comments In Support of Proposed Rulemaking - Marathon Media Midwest, LP.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b), Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations (Strattanville, Pennsylvania)(MM Docket No. 99-58/RM 9461). Counterproposal - Clarion County Broadcasting, Inc./WCCR-FM, WWCH-AM.

In the Matter of Implementation of the Local Competition Provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (CC Docket No. 96-98)/Petition of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, Pacific Bell, and Nevada Bell for Expedited Declaratory Ruling on Interstate IntraLATA Toll Dialing or, in the Alternative, Various (NSD File No. 98-121). Petition for Additional Waivers - Pacific Bell and Nevada Bell.

April 5

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b), Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations (Thayne, Wyoming)(MM Docket No. 99-55/RM 9458). Comments and Counterproposal - Mount Rushmore Broadcasting, Inc.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b), Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations (Fairfield, Montana)(MM Docket No. 99-59/RM 9447). Comments on Proposed Rulemaking - Mountain West Broadcasting.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b), Table of Allotmentss, FM Broadcast Stations (Upton, Wyoming)(MM Docket No. 99-57/RM 9460). Comments and Counterproposal - Mount Rushmore Broadcasting, Inc.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b) Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations (Fort Benton, Montana)(MM Docket No. 99-60/RM 9449). Comments on Proposed Rulemaking - Mountain West Broadcasting.

In the Matter of Long-Term Telephone Number Portability Tariff Filings of Ameritech Operating Companies GTE System Telephone Companies/GTE Telephone Companies/Pacific Bell/Southwestern Bell Telephone Company (CC Docket No. 99-35/DA-99-374. Direct Case of GTE In Response to The Order Designating Issues for Investigation - GTE Service Corporation.

In the Matter of Long-Term Telephone Number Portability Tariff Filings of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company (CC Docket No. 99-35/Transmittal No. 2745). Direct Case - Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.

In the Matter of Long-Term Telephone Number Portability Tariff Filings of Pacific Bell (CC Docket No. 99-35/Transmittal No. 2029). Direct Case - Pacific Bell.

In the Matter of GTE Corporation/Transferor and Bell Atlantic Corporation/Transferee (CC Docket No. 98-184). Opposition to Petition for Reconsideration - Sprint Communications Company, L.P.

In the Matters of New York Department of Public Service Petition for Additional Authority to Implement Number Conservation Measures (NSD File No. L-99-21)/Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy Request for Additional Authority to Implement Various Area Code Conservation Measures in the 508, 617, 781, and 978 Areas Code (NSD File No. L-99-19)/Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy Petition for Waiver to Implement & Technology Specific Overlay in the 508, 617, 781, and 978 Area Codes (NSD File No. L-99-17)/Petition for Declaratory Ruling and Request for Expedited Action on the July 15, 1997 Order of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Regarding Area Codes 412, 610, 215 and 717 (NSD File No. 97-42)/Implementation of the Local Competition Provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (CC Docket No. 96-98). Comments - MCI WorldCom, Inc.

In the Matter of Satellite Delivery of Network Signals to Unserved Households for Purposes of the Satellite Home Viewer Act/Part 73 Definition and Measurement of Signals of Grade B Intensity (CS Docket No. 98-201/RM 9335, 9345). Opposition to Petition for Reconsideration and/or Clarification - Entravision Holdings, LLC.

In the Matter of the FCC presenting the possibility of broadening the base for low powered FM to be used (MM 99-25). Comments - William Lewis Coleman, Chief Operating Officer Team Radio LLC.

In the Matter of Universal Service Administrative Company Report to FCC, Evaluation of the Rural Health Care Program (CC Docket No. 96-45/CC Docket No. 97-21). Reply Comments - Rural Utilities Service.

In the Matter of Amendment of 73.202(b), Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations (Tecopa, CA)(MM Docket No. 99-46/RM 9470). Comments - Hodson Broadcasting.

In the Matter of Petition for Rulemaking Amendment of Section 73.202(b) Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations, Pacific Junction, Iowa Counterproposal (RM 9425/MM Docket No. 99-50). Comments - Mitchell Broadcasting, Inc.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b), Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Sations (Big Piney, Wyoming)(MM Docket No. 99-56/RM 9459). Comments and Counterproposal - Mount Rushmore Broadcasting, Inc.

April 6

In the Matter of Allocation and Designation of Spectrum for Fixed-Satellite Services in the 37.5-38.5 GHz, 40.5-41.5 GHz, and 48.2-50.2 GHz Frequency Bands; Allocation of Spectrum to Upgrade Fixed and Mobile Allocations in the 40.5-42.5 GHz Frequency Band; Allocation of Spectrum in the 46.9-47.0 GHz Frequency Band for Wireless Services; and Allocation of Spectrum in the 37.0-38.0 GHz and 40.0-40.5 for Government Operations (IB Docket No. 97-95/RM 8811). Opposition to Petitions for Reconsideration - Fixed Wireless Communications Coalition, Spectrum Astro, Inc.; Opposition to Petitions for Reconsideration - Winstar Communications, Inc.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b) Table of Allotments FM Broadcast Stations (Palacios, Texas)(MM Docket No. 99-13/RM 9428). Reply Comments - Sandlin Broadcsting Company, Inc.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b) Table of Allotments FM Broadcast Stations (Peterstown, West Virginia)(MM Docket No. 98-218/RM 9388). Motion to Accept Late-Filed Pleading - Equus Communications, Inc.

In the Matter of Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act -- Competitive Bidding for Commercial Broadcast and Instructional Television Fixed Service Licenses (MM Docket No. 97-234)/Reexamination of the Policy Statement on Comparative Broadcast Hearings (GC Docket No. 92-52)/Proposals to Reform the Commission's 264 Comparative Hearings Process to Expedite the Resolution of Cases (GEN Docket No. 90-). Comments On "Partial Petition for Reconsideration" - Riverbank Restaurants, Inc.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b) Table of Allotments FM Broadcast Stations (Palacios, Bay City, El Campo and Matagorda, Texas)(MM Docket No. 99-13/RM 9428). Reply Comments - Prawn Broadcasting Company.

In the Matter of Amendment of Section 73.202(b), Table of Allotments, FM Broadcast Stations (Tumon, Guam)(MM Docket No. 98-113/RM 9296). Conditional Withdrawal/Comments - InterIsland Communications, Inc.

In the Matter of Creation of Low Power Radio Service (MM Docket No. 99-25/RM 9208/RM 9242). Comments - Pressly Partnership Productions, Inc., Licensee of KDXY-FM Lake City, AR, Licensee of KDEZ-FM Jonesboro, AR/Pressly Enterprises, LLC, Licensee of KJBX-FM Truman, AR/Licensee of KDRS AM & FM Paragould, AR, KBIM-AM, KBIM-FM Radio, Roswell, New Mexico.

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