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

In the Matter of                )
Adelphia Communications Corporation          )    File No. EB-03-
Marblehead, Ohio                )
                                )            NOV              No.  
Attention:  Kevin Alessio       )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  October 
16, 2003

By the District Director, Detroit Office, Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
     pursuant to  Section 1.89  of  the Commission's  Rules,1  to 
     Adelphia Communications Corporation,  operator of the  cable 
     system serving Marblehead, Ohio.

  2.      On September  22,  2003,  agents  of  the  Commission's 
     Detroit Office  inspected the  cable system  in  Marblehead, 
     Ohio and observed the following violation:

 2.a.      47  C.F.R.  76.605  (a)(12):  ``...signal leakage 
           from  a cable television  system shall be measured 
           ...  and  shall  be  limited  as  follows:''  This 
           section  requires  that  cable  operators maintain 
           their  cable system  signal leakage  below 20 V/m 
           in the  frequency band between 54 MHz and 216 MHz.  
           On the  frequency of 121.2625 MHz at a distance of 
           3  meters from  the cable system  components and 3 
           meters  above ground,  the following  cable system 
           leaks were detected above 20 V/m.  

               LOCATION OF                             FIELD
               MEASUREMENTS                       STRENGTH
               (MARBLEHEAD, OHIO)                 V/m

            1.   Pole at  entrance to  KASPAR's Lake  Breeze 
          Cabins    716
                 11106 Lakeland Drive.

             2.  Pole to the right of 149 Alexander Pike    
             3.  Pole across from 402 Frances Street        

             4.  Pole across from 10181 E. Bayshore Road    

              5.  Pole  to the  right of  1480 S.  Hartshorn  
          (the      387
                       J. Tracey Produce Stand).
  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules, Adelphia  Communications 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
                 Detroit Office
                 24897 Hathaway Street
                 Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335-1552

  4.      This Notice shall  be sent  to Adelphia  Communications 
     Corporation, 1801 Elyria Avenue, Lorain, Ohio  44052.

  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 

                                James A. Bridgewater
                                District Director
                                Detroit Office


1 47 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 47 U.S.C.  308(b).
 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C.  552a (e) (3).

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