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AVALON CABLE OF MICHIGAN INC/ filed this Form S-4 on 04/01/1999
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                    AMRAC CLEAR VIEW, A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
 
                   NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(Continued)
 
   Annual maturities are as follows:
 

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             <S>                               <C>
             1998............................. 397,500
             1999............................. 163,000
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                                               560,500
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   The loan agreement contains covenants including, but not limited to,
maintenance of certain debt ratios as well as restrictions on capital
expenditures and investments, additional indebtedness, partner distributions
and payment of management fees. The Partnership was in compliance with all
covenants at December 31, 1996 and 1997. In 1995, the Partnership obtained,
from the bank, unconditional waivers of the following covenant violations: (1)
to make a one-time cash distribution of $63,830, (2) to increase the capital
expenditure limit to $125,000, and (3) to waive certain other debt ratio and
investment restrictions, which were violated during the year.
 
4. Commitments and Contingencies:
 
   The Partnership rents poles from utility companies in its operations. These
rentals amounted to approximately $31,000, $39,500 and $49,000 for the years
ended December 31, 1995, 1996 and 1997, respectively. While rental agreements
are generally short-term, the Partnership anticipates such rentals will
continue in the future.
 
   The Partnership leases a motor vehicle under an operating lease that expires
in December 1998. The minimum lease cost for 1998 is approximately $6,000.
 
5. Related-Party Transactions:
 
   The General Partner provides management services to the Partnership for
which it receives a management fee of 5% of revenue. The General Partner also
allocates, in accordance with a management agreement, certain general,
administrative and payroll costs to the Partnership. For the years ended
December 31, 1995, 1996 and 1997, management fees totaled $87,800, $90,242 and
$95,040, respectively and allocated general, administrative and payroll costs
totaled $7,200, $7,450 and $8,700, respectively. During each year the
Partnership also incurred tap audit fees payable to the General Partner
totaling $4,000. At December 31, 1996, the balance due from the General Partner
was $12,263. The balance due to Amrac Telecommunications at December 31, 1997
was $4,795.
 
6. Subsequent Events:
 
   On October 7, 1997, the Partnership entered into an agreement with another
cable television service provider to sell all of its assets for $7,500,000. The
Partnership received, in escrow, $250,000, which shall be released as
liquidating damages if the closing fails to occur solely as a result of a
breach of the agreement. As of December 31, 1997, the Partnership incurred
$53,402 in legal costs associated with the sale which are included in prepaid
expenses. Subject to certain regulatory approvals, it is anticipated that the
transaction will be consummated in the Spring of 1998.
 
   On January 15, 1998, the Partnership paid, prior to the maturity date, its
outstanding term loan due to a bank as described in Note 3.
 
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