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                1.                       Before the
          2.            Federal Communications Commission
             3.                 Washington, D.C. 20554
                  4.                            

In the Matter of                )
                                )
Mediacom                        )            File No.   EB-04-CG-
166                             
                                )
Galena, Illinois                )            NOV              No.  
V20043232013]
                                )
                                )


              5.                  NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  April 
1514, 2004

By the District Director, Chicago Office, Enforcement Bureau:

     This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant  to 
Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules,1 to Mediacom, operator of 
the cable system serving Galena, Illinois.

     On March  23, 2004,  an agent  of the  Commission's  Chicago 
Office inspected the cable  system serving Galena, Illinois,  and 
observed the following violation(s):

  5.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.  Signal leakage  in 
            excess of 20 V/m was measured at the  following 
            locations:

 Date    Fre-      Signal                 Location
        quency    Strength
         (MHz)     (V/m)
3-23-   121.2-  66           Pole at 728 Dewey
04      625

     Pursuant to  Section 308(b)  of  the Communications  Act  of 
1934, as amended,2  and Section 1.89  of the Commission's  Rules, 
Mediacom, 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
                 Chicago Office
                 1550 Northwest Highway, Room 306
                 Park Ridge, IL  60068

     This  Notice  shall  be  sent  to  Mediacom,  P.O.Box   334, 
Chillicothe, Illinois 61523.

     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




                                G. Michael Moffitt
                                District Director
                                Chicago Office





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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.