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Public Notices

9/18/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1897)
WTB Provides Guidance on Grace Period and Installment Payment Rules
This Public Notice provides guidance to licensees participating in installment payment programs regarding the revised Part 1 rules governing grace periods and installment payments.
11/14/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-1900)
Pleading Cycle Established for Comments on Waiver of Down Payment Rules in Multipoint Distribution Service Auction
This Public Notice announces comments on the Waiver of Down Payment Rules in the MDS Auction is due November 22, 1996 and reply Comments are due on November 27, 1996. The WTB now solicits comments on an additional request for waiver of the down payment requirements.
10/18/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-1692)
Pleading Cycle Established for Waivers of Down Payment Rules in the Broadband Personal Communication Services C Block, 900 MHz Specialized Mobile Radio, and Multipoint Distribution Service Auctions
This Public Notice solicits comments on all aspects of each request for waiver of down payment requirements in connection with three recent auctions: Broadband PCS C Block, 900 MHz SMR, and MDS. All parties seeking waiver are winning bidders who missed the deadline for the second down payment on licenses won at auction.
7/19/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (D 868)
Mass Media Bureau Prepared to Issue Multipoint Distribution Service BTA Authorizations
This Public Notice identifies additional BTA authorizations which are ready to be issued and provides details regarding final payments.
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7/19/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (D 865)
Mass Media Bureau Prepared to Issue Multipoint Distribution Service BTA Authorizations
This Public Notice identifies additional BTA authorizations which are ready to be issued and provides details regarding final payments.
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4/4/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-481)
WTB Will Strictly Enforce Default Payment Rules
The WTB ("Bureau") has received numerous inquiries concerning the Commission's rules on bidder defaults in the various spectrum auctions. In response to these inquiries, the Bureau reminds bidders that the Commission's rules concerning default payments will be strictly enforced in all auctions.
3/29/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (62216)
Winning Bidders in the Auction of Authorizations to Provide
Multipoint Distribution Service in 493 Basic Trading Areas: Down Payments Due April 5, 1996, FCC Form 304s/Statements of Intention Due May 10, 1996.
2/7/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-146)
Reminder To Auction Participants: Exercise Caution In Submitting Bids and Make Use of Available Safeguards
This Public Notice serves as a reminder to participants in the ongoing FCC spectrum auctions -- and for applicants in future auctions -- that authorized bidders should be careful and verify their bids prior to submission to avoid mistakes.
1/23/1996
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 96-60)
Commission Announces Availability of Auction Tracking Software
A software tool for tracking the progress of the FCC's PCS C-Block auction will be made available to the public at approximately 6:00 p.m. EST, on January 23, 1996.
11/20/1995
PUBLIC NOTICE (PNWL 95-132)
MDS Auction Schedule Change, 900 MHz SMR Commencement Change and PCS C Block Commencement and Bidding Seminar Date Change Due to FCC Shutdown
This Public Notice announces changes to the Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS) auction schedule, postponements of the 900 MHz Specialized Mobile Radio (SMR) service and the Personal Communications Service (PCS) C Block auctions, and a new date for the PCS C Block bidding seminar as a result of the government-wide shutdown last week.
11/13/1995
PUBLIC NOTICE (PNWL 95-130)
Electronic Filing Access Closed, MDS Auction Schedule Change, 900 MHz SMR Auction Commencement Date Change, and PCS C Block Bidding Seminar Date Change Due to Shut Down
This Public Notice announces changes to the Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS) auction schedule, a postponement of the commencement of the 900 MHz Specialized Mobile Radio (SMR) service auction, and a change of date for the Personal Communications Service (PCS) C Block bidding seminar due to a government-wide shutdown resulting from a lapse in FCC appropriations as of 11:59 P.M., November 13, 1995.
10/30/1995
PUBLIC NOTICE (PNWL 95-123)
Deadline to Resubmit Applications For the November 13, 1995 Multipoint Distribution Service Auction Extended to October 31, 1995
TThis Public Notice announces the Commission is extending by one day the deadline for resubmission of applications to participate in the auction for 493 authorizations to provide single channel Multipoint Distribution Service and Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service, collectively referred to as "MDS.".
10/26/1995
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 95-2244)
Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Clarifies Spectrum Auction Anti-Collusion Rules
This Public Notice provides guidance regarding the Commission's anti-collusion rules, is meant to serve as a guideline for all auctions.
10/24/1995
PUBLIC NOTICE (PNWL 95-120)
FCC Announces Auction Simulation For MDS and 900 MHz SMR Applicants
This Public Notice announces that the FCC will conduct an auction simulation on October 31, 1995.
10/19/1995
PUBLIC NOTICE (PNWL 95-118)
Additional Information Regarding the Resubmitted Applications For the November 13, 1995 Multipoint Distribution Service
This Public Notice clarifies the October 16, 1995 notice announcing the status of applications to participate in the MDS auction and provide additional information regarding the resubmitted applications.
10/16/1995
PUBLIC NOTICE (PNWL 95-116)
FCC Announces the Status of Applications to Participate in Auction of the Multipoint Distribution Service
This Public Notice announces the status of 196 timely-filed FCC Form 175-M applications to participate in an auction for 493 authorizations to provide single channel Multipoint Distribution Service (MDS) and Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service (MMDS), collectively referred to as "MDS."
11/4/1994
PUBLIC NOTICE (FCC 94-283)
Commission Announces That Mutually Exclusive "Short-Form" Applications (Form 175) To Participate In Competitive Bidding Process (Auctions) Are Treated As Exempt For Ex Parte Purpose.
In the Second Report and Order in PP Docket No. 93-253, 9 FCC Rcd 2348 (1994), recon. Second Memorandum Opinion and Order, FCC 94-215 (released August 15, 1994), the Commission adopted general rules to implement the authority conferred in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 to employ competitive bidding ("auction") procedures to choose among mutually exclusive applications for initial licenses.
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