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



In the Matter of                )
                                )
Board of Trustees, Olivet College       )         File No. EB-04-
                                               DT-056
Licensee of Radio Station WOCR  )
Facility ID #6114               )              NOV            No. 
V20043236011
Olivet, Michigan                )


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION


                                                                                                            
                                               Released: March 2, 
                                                             2004

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 Rules1, to Board  of 
Trustees, Olivet College, licensee of radio station WOCR. 

     2.   On February  6,  2004,  an agent  of  the  Commission's 
Detroit Office inspected radio station WOCR, licensed to  Olivet, 
Michigan, and observed the following violations:

          a.   47  C.F.R.    11.15:   ``The  EAS  Operating 
     Handbook states in summary form the actions to be taken 
     by personnel  at  broadcast stations...A  copy  of  the 
     Handbook must be  located at normal  duty positions  or 
     EAS locations when  an operator  is required  to be  on 
     duty and be immediately available to staff  responsible 
     for authenticating messages  and initiating  actions.''  
     At the time of inspection,  there was no EAS  Operating 
     Handbook available. 

          b.   47   C.F.R.        11.35(a):     ``Equipment 
     operational    readiness...Broadcast     stations...are 
     responsible  for  ensuring   that  EAS  Encoders,   EAS 
     Decoders and Attention Signal generating and  receiving 
     equipment used as part of the EAS are installed so that 
     the monitoring and transmitting functions are available 
     during the  times  the  stations  and  systems  are  in 
     operation.    Additionally,  broadcast  stations...must 
     determine the  cause  of  any failure  to  receive  the 
     required  tests   or   activations  specified   in    
     11.61(a)(1) and (2).  Appropriate entries must be  made 
     in the broadcast station log as specified in   73.1820 
     and  73.1840 of this chapter,...indicating reasons why 
     any  tests  were  not  received.''   At  the  time   of 
     inspection, there were no  entries made in the  station 
     logs indicating  why  EAS  weekly  receive  tests  were 
     missing from December 1 through January 24, 2004.

          c.   47 C.F.R.    73.1820(a)(1)(iii):   ``Station 
     Log.  Entries  must be  made  in the  station  log...An 
     entry of  each test  and  activation of  the  Emergency 
     Alert System  (EAS)...''  At  the time  of  inspection, 
     there were missing  EAS receive tests  from December  1 
     through January 24, 2004.

          d.   47   C.F.R.       73.1870(b)(3):     ``Chief 
     operators...The designation of the chief operator  must 
     be in writing  with a  copy of  the designation  posted 
     with  the  station  license.   Agreements  with   chief 
     operators serving  on  a  contract  basis  must  be  in 
     writing with a  copy kept in  the station files.''   At 
     the  time   of  inspection,   there  was   no   written 
     designation of the chief operator available.

          e.   47   C.F.R.       73.1870(c)(3):     ``Chief 
     operators...The  chief  operator  is  responsible   for 
     completion of the  following duties  specified in  this 
     paragraph below.   When  the duties  are  delegated  to 
     other  persons,  the  chief  operator  shall   maintain 
     supervisory oversight  sufficient  to  know  that  each 
     requirement has been fulfilled in a timely and  correct 
     manner...Review of the  station records  at least  once 
     each week to  determine if required  entries are  being 
     made correctly...Upon  completion  of the  review,  the 
     chief operator or his designee  must date and sign  the 
     log,  initiate  any  corrective  action  which  may  be 
     necessary, and  advise  the  station  licensee  of  any 
     condition which  is  repetitive...''  At  the  time  of 
     inspection, there was no review of the station logs  by 
     the chief  operator for  the time  period November  30, 
     2003 to January 31, 2004.  

          3.   Pursuant to Section  308(b) of the  Communications 
Act of 1934, as  amended,2 and Section  1.89 of the  Commission's 
Rules, the  Board  of Trustees,  Olivet  College, 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, MI 48335-1552

     4.   This Notice shall be sent to Board of Trustees,  Olivet 
College, 320 South Main Street, Olivet, Michigan 49076.

     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 
your  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




                              James A. Bridgewater
                              District Director
                              Detroit Office
JAB:PRB
_________________________

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