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

In the Matter of                )
Adelphia Cable Communications   )            File  No.  EB-03-BF-
Buffalo, New York               )
                                )            NOV              No.  
Attention: Steve Paulik         )

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  October 
30, 2003

By the Resident Agent, Buffalo 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 Cable Communications, operator of the cable  system 
     serving Hamburg/Buffalo, New York.

  2.      On October  23,  2003,  an agent  of  the  Commission's 
     Buffalo   Office    inspected    the   cable    system    in 
     Hamburg/Buffalo,  New  York   and  observed  the   following 

       47  C.F.R.   76.605 (a)(12):  ``.... signal  leakage 
       from a cable  television system shall be measured  in 
       accordance  with   the  procedures   outlined  in    
       76.609(h) and  shall be  limited as  follows:....Over 
       54 up to and including 216 MHz, .... 20 uv/m.''   The 
       agent detected and measured signal leakage in  excess 
       of 20  microvolts per meter allowed  by the rules  at 
       the following locations in Hamburg/Buffalo, New  York 
       with the indicated  field strength in microvolts  per 

            1.  Comfort Inn, Commerce Place, Hamburg, NY    
            180 uv/m

            2.  Stone & Bailey, Buffalo, NY                 
            210 uv/m

            3.  247 Brinkman, Buffalo, NY                   
            185 uv/m

            4.  80-82 Zenner, Buffalo, NY                   
            220 uv/m

            5.  Opposite 155 Nevada, Buffalo, NY            
            165 uv/m

  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 Cable Communications  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  cable 
     system 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
                 Buffalo Office
                 1307 Federal Building
                 Buffalo, New York 14202

  4.      This  Notice   shall   be  sent   to   Adelphia   Cable 
     Communications, Attn:  Steve Paulik, 1700 Commerce  Parkway, 
     Lancaster, New York 14086.

  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 

                                David A. Viglione
                                Resident Agent
                                Buffalo 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.