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Auctions Releases for August 1998

8/28/1998
Memorandum Opinion and Order (FCC 98-203)
Application of Mercury PCS II, LLC
8/28/1998
LETTER (98-1722)
Auction 18
Air Spectrum III, Inc., 220 MHz Auction (No. 18)
This letter is in response to a request for a waiver of the Commission's rules to permit acceptance of the FCC Form 175, filed by Air Spectrum III, Inc., to participate in the Phase II 220 MHz Service auction.
8/27/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1718)
Auction 17
Letter to PVT Networks, Inc., Robert Crumrine
This letter grants the petition for reconsideration of PVT who participated in the LMDS auction.
8/24/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1689)
Auction 18
Auction of Phase II 220 MHz Service Licenses, Status of Applications to Participate in Auction, Bureau Reminds Bidders of responsibilities Under NEPA Provisions
This Public Notice announces applications accepted for filing, applications classified as incomplete, and applications not accepted for the upcoming 220 Auction. Also announced are the Resubmission Filing Deadline, the Upfront Payment Deadline, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Requirements.
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8/24/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1688)
Auction 18
Letter to John Reardon, Mobex Communications Inc.
This letter denies Mobes's request for confidentiality.
8/24/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1680)
Auction 18
Letter to Ralph P. Addington
This letter denies Ralph P. Addington's request for confidentiality.
8/19/1998
FOURTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 98-176)
Auction 5
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing for Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
This Order resolves the Commission's proposals in its C Block Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making and sets forth the rules that will govern reauction of C block spectrum surrendered to the Commission pursuant to the C Block Second Report and Order and the C Block Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order, as well as any other C block spectrum available for reauction.
8/19/1998
FOURTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 98-176)
Auction 10
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing for Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
This Order resolves the Commission's proposals in its C Block Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making and sets forth the rules that will govern reauction of C block spectrum surrendered to the Commission pursuant to the C Block Second Report and Order and the C Block Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order, as well as any other C block spectrum available for reauction.
8/19/1998
FORTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 98-176)
Auction 22
In the Matter of Amendment of the Commission's Rules Regarding Installment Payment Financing for Personal Communications Services (PCS) Licensees
This Order resolves the Commission's proposals in its C Block Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making and sets forth the rules that will govern reauction of C block spectrum surrendered to the Commission pursuant to the C Block Second Report and Order and the C Block Order on Reconsideration of the Second Report and Order, as well as any other C block spectrum available for reauction.
8/18/1998
FIRST REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 98-194)
Auction 25
In the Matter of Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act -- Competitive Bidding for Commercial Broadcast and Instructional Television Fixed Service Licenses Reexamination of the Policy Statement on Comparative Broadcast Hearings Proposals to Reform the Commission's Comparative Hearing Process to Expedite the Resolution of Cases
By this First Report and Order, we implement provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, which expanded the Commission's competitive bidding authority under Section 309(j) of the Communications Act of 1934, 47 U.S.C. § 309(j), by adding provisions governing auctions for broadcast services.
8/18/1998
FIRST REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 98-194)
Auction 28, 32
In the Matter of Implementation of Section 309(j) of the Communications Act -- Competitive Bidding for Commercial Broadcast and Instructional Television Fixed Service Licenses Reexamination of the Policy Statement on Comparative Broadcast Hearings Proposals to Reform the Commission's Comparative Hearing Process to Expedite the Resolution of Cases
This Order implements provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, which expanded the Commission's competitive bidding authority under Section 309(j) of the Communications Act of 1934, 47 U.S.C. 309(j), by adding provisions governing auctions for broadcast services.
8/13/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1616)
Auction 21
Location and Monitoring Service Spectrum Auction Scheduled for December 15, 1998. Comment Sought on Reserve Prices or Minimum Opening Bids and Other Auction Procedural Issues
This Public Notices announces the auction of 528 multilateration Location and Monitoring Service (LMS) licenses, scheduled to begin on December 15, 1998. Comments are also sought on procedural issues relating to the LMS auction and the Commission's proposed formula for calculating minimum opening bids on a license-by-license basis in Auction No. 21.
8/9/1998
FIFTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 98-186)
Auction 18
In the Matter of Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission's Rules To Provide for the Use of the 220-222 MHz Band by the Private Land Mobile Radio Service Implementation of Sections 3(n) and 332 of the Communications Act Regulatory Treatment of Mobile Services Geographic Partitioning and Spectrum Disaggregation for the 220-222 MHz Service
This R&O amends Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to adopt geographic partitioning and spectrum disaggregation rules for the 220 MHz service.
8/6/1998
ORDER (DA 98-1573)
Auction 5
In the Matter of OnQue Communications Request for Recision for Previously Granted Waiver
This Order denies OnQue Communications' request to rescind its Motion for Waiver.
8/6/1998
ORDER (DA 98-1573)
Auction 10
In the Matter of OnQue Communications Request for Recision for Previously Granted Waiver
This Order denies OnQue Communications' request to rescind its Motion for Waiver.
8/6/1998
NEWS RELEASE (NRWL8034)
Auction 18, 24
FCC Adopts Partitioning and Disaggregation Rules For 220 MHz Licenses
8/6/1998
FIFTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 98-186)
Auction 24
In the Matter of Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission's Rules To Provide for the Use of the 220-222 MHz Band by the Private Land Mobile Radio Service Implementation of Sections 3(n) and 332 of the Communications Act Regulatory Treatment of Mobile Services Geographic Partitioning and Spectrum Disaggregation for the 220-222 MHz Service
This R&O Amends Part 90 of the Commission's Rules to adopt geographic partitioning and spectrum disaggregation rules for the 220 MHz service.
8/5/1998
ORDER (DA 98-1522)
Auction 7
In the Matter of ClearCall, Inc. Request for Waiver of 47 C.F.R. § 1.2105(b)(2), DA 98-922, adopted May 19, 1998
This Order grants a partial waiver based on Wilderness' request and assesses a bid withdrawal payment.
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