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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
Charter Communications          )         File No.     EB-04-PO-
047
Physical ID# 002924             )                           
Astoria, Oregon                 )         NOV No. V20043292006
                                


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  April 27, 
2004

By the Resident Agent, Portland Office, Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
     pursuant to  Section 1.89  of  the Commission's  Rules,1  to 
     Charter Communications,  operator  of the  cable  television 
     system serving Astoria, Oregon.

  2.      On April 8, 2004, an agent of the Commission's Portland 
     Office inspected  Charter Communications'  cable  television 
     system  in  Astoria,  Oregon  and  observed  the   following 
     violation:

2.a.      47 C.F.R.   76.605 (a)(12): ``As  an exception to  the 
          general provisions requiring measurements to be made at 
          subscriber terminals, and without regard to the type of 
          signals carriers by the cable television system, signal 
          leakage from a cable  television system shall  measured 
          in accordance with  the procedures  outlined in  76.609 
          (h) and shall be limited  as follows: Over 54 MHz,  and 
          less than  and including  216MHz -  20 micro-volts  per 
          meter measured at 3 meters.''

          On April 8, 2004, the FCC agent observed the  following 
          signal leakage on the frequency of 121.2625 MHz:  

           2.a.i.1.                                 Near     1350 
             Exchange Street, Astoria, OR              108 V/m 
           2.a.i.2.                                 Pole   088010 
             near Irving Avenue and 20th Street, Astoria, OR     
             120 V/m 
           2.a.i.3.                                 Near   Irving 
             Avenue and 14th Street, Astoria, OR         90 V/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,  Charter  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 
     taken to correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and 
     should  include  a  time  line  for  completion  of  pending 
     corrective action.  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
                 Portland Office 
                 P.O. Box 61469
                 Vancouver, Washington 98666-1469

  4.      This Notice shall  be sent  to Charter  Communications, 
     1241 Duane, Astoria, Oregon 97103.  

  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




                                Binh Nguyen
                                Resident Agent
                                Portland 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.