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12/31/1997
THIRD REPORT AND ORDER AND SECOND FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE MAKING (FCC 97-413)
Amendment of Part 1 of the Commission's Rules - Competitive Bidding Procedures
This Third Report and Order and Second Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making adopts streamlined general competitive bidding rules for all future auctions.
11/25/1997
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 97-2497)
FCC Announces Spectrum Auction Schedule for 1998
This Public Notice announces potential applicants and important dates for several upcoming auctions.
10/9/1997
REPORT (FCC 97-353)
The FCC Report to Congress on Spectrum Auctions
The FCC Report To Congress On Spectrum Auctions is a discussion of the Commission's electromagnetic spectrum auctions conduct since it was granted auctions authority in the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1993.
Corrections (DA 97-2657): pdf - text - WordPerfect
9/18/1997
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 97-2024)
Spectrum Auction Schedule for 1998
This Public Notice announces the Spectrum Auction schedule for 1998.
7/10/1997
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 97-1443)
WTB Makes Available On-line Mapping for FCC Auction Data
This Public Notice announces that, as part of its new Geographic Information System (GIS), the FCC has expanded its on-line services to include the capability to create maps of completed FCC spectrum auctions via the World Wide Web.
7/2/1997
PUBLIC NOTICE (FCC 97-232)
Commission Opens Inquiry on Competitive Bidding Process for Report to Congress
This Public Notice seeks comments from the public on the Commission's Competitive Bidding Process. The Commission also ask commenters to recommend specific actions to improve the competitive bidding rules and procedures in order to fulfill the objectives of Section 309(j). This Public Notice also gives a brief background of Section 309(j), and a short overview of competitive bidding.
3/25/1997
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 97-580)
Reminder to Licenses with Installment Payment Plans: Availability of Grace Periods
This PN responds to inquiries the Bureau has received seeking clarification of the operation of the Commission's grace period rules, specifically, with regard to the installment payment program.
3/25/1997
REPORT (FCC 97-75)
Second Annual CMRS Competition Report
The Second Annual CMRS Competition Report is a report by the Commission implementing Section 6002(b) of the Omnibus Budge Reconciliation Act of 1993. The report analyzes trends in and the status of competition in various sectors of the wireless telecommunications industry.
3/7/1997
Second Report and Order (FCC 94-31)
In the Matter of Amendment of Part 1 of the Commission's Rules - Competitive Bidding Proceeding
This Report and Order revises our rules to implement Sections 3(n) and 332 of the Communications Act of 1934 (the Act), as amended by Section 6002(b) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993.
First 70 pages: pdf
Page 71 to end: pdf
2/28/1997
ORDER, MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER AND NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE MAKING (FCC 97-60)
In the Matter of Amendment of Part 1 of the Commission's Rules - Competitive Bidding Proceeding
This Order amends Subpart Q of Part 1 of the Commission's rules to reflect procedural changes that will benefit bidders and the auction process generally and addresses some issues raised in petitions for reconsideration of the Competitive Bidding Fifth Memorandum Opinion and Order.
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