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                           Before the
                Federal Communications Commission
                     Washington, D.C. 20554

In the Matter of                )
Baraboo Broadcasting Corporation)            File  No.  EB-03-CG-
Licensee of Radio Station WRPQ-AM            )
Facility ID # 3712              )            NOV              No.  
Baraboo, WI                     )       

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released: September 
3, 2003

By the District Director, Chicago Office, Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
     pursuant to  Section 1.89  of  the Commission's  Rules,1  to 
     Baraboo Broadcasting Corporation, licensee of radio  station 

  2.      On August 5, 2003, an agent of the Commission's Chicago 
     Office inspected radio station  WRPQ-AM located in  Baraboo, 
     WI, and observed the following violation(s):

      a.  47 C.F.R.  73.57 (d) 2 : ``Each remote reading ammeter 
          shall be accurate to within 2 percent of the value read 
          on its corresponding regular ammeter.'' The remote 
          reading ammeter used to measure the daytime antenna 
          current deviated 9.4% from the value
                          read on its corresponding regular 
          ammeter of 2.98 Amps.

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,3 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules,  Baraboo  Broadcasting  Corporation,  must  submit  a 
     written statement concerning this  matter within 20 days  of 
     release of  this Notice.   The response  must fully  explain 
     each violation,  must contain  a statement  of the  specific 
     action(s) taken  to  correct  each  violation  and  preclude 
     recurrence, and should include a time line for completion of 
     pending corrective action(s).  The response must be complete 
     in itself  and  signed by  a  principal or  officer  of  the 
     licensee with personal knowledge of the matter.  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
                 Chicago Office
                 1550 Northwest Highway, Room 306
                 Park Ridge, IL 60068

  4.      This Notice  shall  be  sent  to  Baraboo  Broadcasting 
     Corporation, 407 Oak Street, Baraboo, WI 53915.

  5.      The Privacy Act  of 19744 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.  Any false statement  made 
     knowingly  and  willfully  in   reply  to  this  Notice   is 
     punishable by fine  or imprisonment  under Title  18 of  the 
     U.S. Code.5

                                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS 

                                G. Michael Moffitt
                                District Director
                                Chicago Office


1 47 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 47 C.F.R.  73.57(d).

3 47 U.S.C.  308(b).
4 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3).

5 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.