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9/25/1998
Erratum to ORDER (FCC 98-228)
Auction 2
Erratum to Order, Memorandum Opinion and Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
This Erratum makes a minor correction to the text in the Order, Memorandum Opinion & Order, and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, FCC 98-228, which was released on September 17, 1998.
9/24/1998
FOURTH REPORT AND ORDER (FCC 98-212)
Auction 19
In the Matter of Allocation of Spectrum Below 5 GHz Transferred from Federal Government Use, ET Docket No. 94-32
This replaces most of the auction rules adopted in 1995 for the General Wireless Communications Service (GWCS) with the streamlined Part 1 rules. With regard to auction provisions for designated entities, the Commission simplifies the definition of "small business" eliminates installment payments, and increases the bidding credit
9/23/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1920)
Auction 17
Requests for Waiver of Section 101.1003(a) of the Commission's Rules Establishing Eligibility Restrictions on Incumben the Local Multipoint Distribution Service Auction (Auction No. 17). This Order also dismisses as moot a Petition nt LECs and Cable Operators in the Local Multipoint Distribution Service
This Order denies ten petitions for waiver of Section 101.1003(a) of the Commission' Rules filed by nine winning bidders ito Deny the license application of one of the waiver petitioners. Finally, this Order conditionally grants the license applications of these waiver petitioners subject to their compliance with Section 101.1003 and the terms of a companion Public Notice released today by the Public Safety and Private Wireless Division
9/23/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1879)
Auction 21
Auction of Location and Monitoring Service Licenses, Auction Notice and Filing Requirements for 528 Multilateration Licenses Scheduled for December 15, 1998 -- Minimum Opening Bids and Other Procedural Issues
This Public Notice announces the procedures and minimum opening bids for the upcoming Location and Monitoring Service auction.
Attachment A: xls
9/21/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1919)
WTB to Begin Use of Universal Licensing System (ULS) For Licensing of PCS, WCS, and Other Geographically Licensed Services
On September 23, 1998, the WTB (Bureau) will begin use of the Universal Licensing System (ULS) for all licensing activity, including transfers, assignments, and partitioning and disaggregation in the Broadband and Narrowband Personal Communications Services (PCS) and the Wireless Communications Services (WCS)
9/21/1998
FURTHER CORRECTION TO Public Notice (DA 98-1796)
Auction 20
Further Correction to Public Notice, Auction of 156-162 MHz VHF Public Coast Station Services, Licenses, Auction Notice and Filing Requirements for 42 Geographic Area Licenses, Minimum Opening Bids and Other Procedural Issues
This Public Notice further corrects Public Notice, DA 98-1796, released September 4, 1998.
Attachment A: xls
9/18/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1897)
Auction 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11
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.
9/17/1998
NEWS RELEASE (NRWL8040)
Commission Adopts Rules to Implement Universal Licensing System for Wireless Services (WT Docket Nos. 98-20, 96-188)
On September 17, 1998, the FCC adopted rules that consolidate, revise, and streamline its license application procedures for radio services licensed by the WTB (WTB). Specifically, the Report and Order (R&O) adopts rule changes that will implement the Universal Licensing System (ULS), the integrated database and automated processing system developed by the WTB to facilitate electronic filing of wireless applications, licensing information, and public access to such information for all wireless radio services.
9/17/1998
NEWS RELEASE (NRWL8040)
Commission adopts rules to implement Universal Licensing System for wireless services (WT Docket Nos. 98-20, 96-188)
On September 17, 1998, the FCC adopted rules that consolidate, revise, and streamline its license application procedures for radio services licensed by the WTB (WTB). Specifically, the Report and Order (R&O) adopts rule changes that will implement the Universal Licensing System (ULS), the integrated database and automated processing system developed by the WTB to facilitate electronic filing of wireless applications, licensing information, and public access to such information for all wireless radio services.
9/17/1998
ORDER (FCC 98-228)
Auction 2
In the Matter of Amendment of Part 95 of the Commission's Rules to Provide Regulatory Flexibility in the 218-219 MHz Service
This Order, MO&O and Notice initiates a comprehensive examination of the Commission's regulations governing the licensing and use of frequencies in the 218-219 MHz band. See Erratum FCC98-228 for corrections.
9/17/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1888)
Auction 5
Letter dated September 17, 1998, to Cheryl A. Tritt, Esq. and Michael K. Kurtis, Esq. re: Request for Letter Ruling Regarding Application of 47 C.F.R. § 24.709(b)(7)
This letter responds to a request filed on behalf of DiGiPH PCS, Inc. , regarding a proposed modification to a financing arrangement between DiGiPH and its foreign lender.
9/14/1998
LETTER (DA 98-1861)
Auction 18
Letter to John Reardon, Esquire, Secretary to the Board of Directors and General Counsel, Mobex Communications, Inc.
The letter denies Mobex Communications, Inc.'s request to treat its short-form application for the 220 MHz auction as if it were withdrawn prior to August 17, 1998.
9/14/1998
ORDER (DA 98-1857)
Auction 18
Request of Columbia Capital Corporation for a Stay of the 220 MHz Service Application and Auction Schedule
This Order denies the request for stay filed by Columbia Capital Corporation.
9/14/1998
ORDER (DA 98-1856)
Auction 18
Motion for Temporary Stay of the 220 MHz Service Auction Scheduled for September 15, 1998
This Order denies the request for stay filed by Net Radio Group Communications, L.L.C.
9/10/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1835)
Auction 18
Auction of Phase II 220 MHz Service Licenses; Notification of Correction to Downloadable Mock Auction Software
This Public Notice identifies a correction to the downloadable software for the Mock Auction for 908 Phase II 220 MHz Service licenses.
9/8/1998
ERRATUM (DA 98-1796)
Auction 20
Correction to Attachment A of Public Notice, Auction of 156-162 MHz VHF Public Coast Station Service Licenses
This Public Notice corrects and replaces Attachment A of Public Notice DA 98-1796, released September 4, 1998.
Attachment A: xls
9/4/1998
ERRATUM LETTER (DA 98-1794)
Auction 16
Erratum to February 26, 1998 Letter to Mr. Jack Bond from Kathleen O'Brien Ham
The Erratum letter corrects the bid withdrawal and default payment amounts owed by Mountain SMR Group, L.L.C., a winning bidder for a license in the 800 MHz SMR auction.
Attachment A: pdf - text - WordPerfect
9/4/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1787)
Auction 18
Auction of Phase II 220 MHz Service Licenses, 54 Qualified Bidders
This Public Notice identifies the 54 applicants that have been found qualified to bid in Auction No. 18 for the 908 Phase II 220 MHz Service licenses. This Public Notice contains bidding instructions and other important information regarding the auction.
Attachment A: xls
Attachment B: xls
Attachment C: xls
9/4/1998
PUBLIC NOTICE (DA 98-1796)
Auction 20
Auction of 156-162 MHz VHF Public Coast Station Service Licenses
This Public Notice announces the procedures and minimum opening bids for the upcoming 156-162 MHz VHF Public Coast Station Service ("VHF Public Coast Service") auction.
Attachment A: xls
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