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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort   )         File No.     EB-03-PA-
146
                                )                      
Atlantic City, New Jersey       )         
                                )         NOV No. V20033240007 
Attn: Fire Command Center       )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  October 
17, 2003 

By the District Director, Philadelphia Office, Enforcement 
Bureau:

  1.      This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
     pursuant to  Section 1.89  of  the Commission's  Rules,1  to 
     Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort (``Trump'').  
 
  2.      On July 19, 2003 and August 13, 2003, an agent with the 
     FCC's Philadelphia  Office inspected  the antenna  structure 
     located on the roof  of the Trump  Taj Mahal Casino  Resort, 
     151 South Pennsylvania  Avenue, Atlantic  City, New  Jersey.  
     During the inspection, the FCC agent found that Trump was in 
     violation of the following:

       a. 47 C.F.R.  17.22:  Whenever painting and lighting 
          is required, the Commission will generally  assign 
          specifications in accordance with the FAA Advisory 
          Circulars referenced  in  Section  17.23.   If  an 
          antenna installation is of such a nature that  its 
          painting and  lighting  in accordance  with  these 
          specifications are confusing,  or endanger  rather 
          than assist airmen,  or are otherwise  inadequate, 
          the Commission will specify  the type of  painting 
          and lighting or  other marking to  be used in  the 
          individual situation.''  Trump failed to paint the 
          antenna structure  as  specified  on  the  Antenna 
          Structure  Registration   1027700.   The   antenna 
          structure must have  painting and red  obstruction 
          lighting that complies with  Chapters 3, 4, 5  and 
          13 of the FAA Circular Number 70/7460-1J.    

       b. 47  C.F.R.     17.51(a):   All  red   obstruction 
          lighting shall be exhibited from sunset to sunrise 
          unless otherwise specified.   The red  obstruction 
          lighting  on   the  antenna   structure  was   not 
          functioning properly.  One of the red  obstruction 
          lighting bulbs  was extinguished  while the  other 
          one was steady burning instead of flashing. 



       c. 47 C.F.R.   17.47(a):  The owner  of any  antenna 
          structure which is registered with the  Commission 
          and  has  been  assigned  lighting  specifications 
          referenced in this part shall make an  observation 
          of the antenna  structure's lights  at least  once 
          each 24 hours either  visually or by observing  an 
          automatic properly  maintained indicator  designed 
          to register any failure of such lights, to  insure 
          that all such lights are functioning properly;  or 
          alternatively, shall provide and properly maintain 
          an automatic alarm system  designed to detect  any 
          failure of such lights  and to provide  indication 
          of such failure to the owner.  
         
  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules, Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, 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  actions 
     taken to correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and 
     should  include  a  time  line  for  completion  of  pending 
     corrective actions.  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
     Philadelphia Office 
     One Oxford Valley Building, Suite 40
     2300 East Lincoln Highway     
     Langhorne, Pennsylvania 19047

  4.      This Notice shall  be sent  to Trump  Taj Mahal  Casino 
     Resort, Attn:  Ed  Belock, 151  South  Pennsylvania  Avenue, 
     Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401.  

  5.      The Privacy Act  of 19743 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.4

                                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS 
COMMISSION



                                John E. Rahtes
                                District Director
                                Philadelphia Office
_________________________

1 47 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 47 U.S.C.  308(b).

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

4 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.