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                                  Before the
Federal Communications Commission
Washington, D.C. 20554
                                       
In the Matter of	)
	)
Willamette Broadcasting Co., Inc.	)                    File No.: EB-FIELDWR-14-00014895
Licensee of Station KYKN	)
	)                    NOV No.: V201432920029
	)	
Keizer, Oregon	)	   Facility ID: 72474

NOTICE OF VIOLATION

	Released:  April 17, 2014

By the Resident Agent, Portland Office, Western Region, Enforcement Bureau:

* This is a Notice of Violation (Notice) issued pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's rules (Rules) to Willamette Broadcasting Co., Inc., (Willamette) licensee of radio station KYKN in Keizer, Oregon.  Pursuant to Section 1.89(a) of the Rules, issuance of this Notice does not preclude the Enforcement Bureau from further action if warranted, including issuing a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture for the violation(s) noted herein.
* On April 1, 2014, agents of the Enforcement Bureau's Portland Office inspected radio station KYKN located at 4205 Cherry Avenue, NE, Keizer, Oregon, and observed the following violations:

  + 47 C.F.R. § 11.61(b): "Entries shall be made in EAS Participant records, as specified in §11.35(a) and 11.54(a)(3)."  KYKN did not EAS CAP-formatted entries in the station's EAS logs from January 1, 2014 through March 2, 2014.

* As the nation's emergency warning system, the Emergency Alert System is critical to public safety, and we recognize the vital role that broadcasters play in ensuring its success.  The Commission takes seriously any violations of the Rules implementing the EAS and expects full compliance from its regulatees.  We also must investigate violations of other rules that apply to broadcast licensees.  
* Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 1.89 of the Rules, we seek additional information concerning the violations and any remedial actions taken.  Therefore, Willamette, must submit a written statement concerning this matter within twenty (20) days of release of this Notice.  The response (i) must fully explain each violation, including all relevant surrounding facts and circumstances, (ii) must contain a statement of the specific action(s) taken to correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and (iii) must include a time line for completion of any pending corrective action(s).  The response must be complete in itself and must not be abbreviated by reference to other communications or answers to other notices.  
* In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Rules, we direct Willamette to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an authorized officer of  Willamette with personal knowledge of the representations provided in Willamette's response, verifying the truth and accuracy of the information therein, and confirming that all of the information requested by this Notice which is in the licensee's possession, custody, control, or knowledge has been produced.  To knowingly and willfully make any false statement or conceal any material fact in reply to this Notice is punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.  
* All replies and documentation sent in response to this Notice should be marked with the File No. and NOV No. specified above, and mailed to the following address:

Federal Communications Commission
Portland Office
P.O. Box 61469
Vancouver, WA 98666-1469

* This Notice shall be sent to Willamette Broadcasting Co., Inc. at its address of record.  
* The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that we advise you that the Commission will use all relevant material information before it, including any information disclosed in your reply, to determine what, if any, enforcement action is required to ensure compliance.  


FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION


Binh Nguyen
Resident Agent
Portland Office
Western Region
Enforcement Bureau