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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
Philippi Communications Systems )
                                )            File  No.  EB-04-CF-
322
Cable TV System                 )
Philippi, West Virginia         )
                                )            NOV              No.  
V20043234009
                                )
                                

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  September 
2, 2004

By the Columbia Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This  is  a  Notice  of  Violation  ("Notice")   issued 
     pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules,1 to  the 
     Philippi Communications.
 
  2.      On August 17, 2004, agents of the Commission's Columbia 
     Office inspected the cable  system operated by the  Philippi 
     Communications  Systems  in  Philippi,  West  Virginia   and 
     observed the following violation:

     47 C.F.R.   76.605(a)(12): Signal  leakage from  cable 
     systems  shall  be  limited  to  20   micro-volts/meter 
     measured at 3 meters in the frequency band of 54 to 216 
     MHz.  The agents  measured leakage on  127.2625 MHz  in 
     excess of the limits as follows:
     Location                            Signal  Level  
                                         (mv/m)
     Pole #652 at  Walnut and Gall                      
     St.                                 54
     Pole #194 Next to Box 16, Rt.                     
     4 on Route 250                      152

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the  Commission's 
     Rules,  Philippi  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 
     company 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
                 Columbia Office
                 9200 Farm House Lane
                 Columbia, MD 21046


  4.      This   Notice   shall   be   sent   to   the   Philippi 
     Communications Systems, 108 North Main Street, Philippi,  WV 
     26416.

  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




                                Charles C. Magin
                                District Director,
                                Columbia 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.