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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
Citadel Broadcasting Company    )
                                )
ASR # 1011744                   )            File  No.  EB-03-BF-
123
Buffalo, New York               )
                                )            NOV              No.  
V20043228007
                                )
                                )
Attention: Al Marranca          )


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  December 
12, 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 
     Citadel Broadcasting Company.
 
  2.      On October  23,  2003,  an agent  of  the  Commission's 
     Buffalo Office inspected the antenna structure, ASR 1011744, 
     located  at  675  Dorrance  Street   and  Onondaga   Avenue, 
     Buffalo, New York and observed the following violation:

  2.a.      47   C.F.R.     17.50:   ``Antenna   structures 
            requiring   painting   shall   be   cleaned   or 
            repainted  as  often as  necessary  to  maintain 
            good visibility.''   The paint on  the tower  is 
            peeling and faded.
       
  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules, Citadel Broadcasting 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  Citadel  Broadcasting 
     Company, Attn:   Al  Marranca,  50  James  E.  Casey  Drive, 
     Buffalo, New York 14206.

  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




                                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.