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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
County of Jackson               )                File No.  EB-04-
DT-557
                                )
ASR #1237486                    )                    NOV      No. 
V20053236004
Hanover, MI                     )
                                )


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             
                                       Released: January 19, 2005

By the District Director, Detroit 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 
     County of  Jackson (``Jackson  County''), owner  of  antenna 
     structure 1237486 located in Hanover, Michigan.

  2.      On November 29, 2004, this office received  information 
     reporting that the tower lights were out on this  structure.  
     On December 2, 2004, an agent from the Commission's  Detroit 
     Office inspected this structure  and observed the  following 
     violation(s):

          a.   47 C.F.R.   17.4(g):  ``Except as  described in 
     paragraph (h)  of  this  section,  the  Antenna  Structure 
     Registration Number  must  be displayed  in  a conspicuous 
     place so that it  is readily visible near  the base of the 
     antenna structure.  Materials used  to display the Antenna 
     Structure Registration  Number  must  be weather-resistant 
     and of sufficient  size to be  easily seen at  the base of 
     the antenna  structure.''  Jackson  County failed  to post 
     the antenna structure registration number. 

          b.   47 C.F.R.   17.48:  ``The owner  of any antenna 
     structure which is registered with  the Commission and has 
     been assigned lighting  specifications referenced  in this 
     part:  (a)  Shall  report   immediately  by  telephone  or 
     telegraph to the nearest Flight  Service Station or office 
     of the  Federal  Aviation Administration  any  observed or 
     otherwise known extinguishment or  improper functioning of  
     any top steady  burning light or  any flashing obstruction 
     light,  regardless   of  its   position  on   the  antenna 
     structure, not corrected  within 30  minutes...''  Jackson 
     County   failed   to    notify   the    Federal   Aviation 
     Administration of the tower light outage.

          c.   47 C.F.R.    17.51(a):   ``All red  obstruction 
     lighting shall be exhibited from  sunset to sunrise unless 
     otherwise specified.''  Jackson County  failed to have the 
     red  obstruction   lighting  exhibited   on   the  antenna 
     structure.
          d.   47 C.F.R.   17.57:  ``The  owner of  an antenna 
     structure  for which  an  Antenna  Structure  Registration 
     Number has been obtained  must... notify the Commission... 
     using FCC Form  854 upon  any change...''   Jackson County 
     filed the incorrect coordinates with the Commission.

  3.      Pursuant to  Section 1.89  of the  Commission's  Rules, 
     Jackson County must  submit a  written statement  concerning 
     this matter  within  twenty (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 tower owner.   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 County  of Jackson,  120 
     West Jackson, Jackson, Michigan 49201.

  5.      The Privacy Act  of 19742 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.3

                                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS 
COMMISSION




                                James A. Bridgewater
                                District Director
                                Detroit Office
                                Northeast Region
                                Enforcement Bureau

_________________________

147 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3).

3 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.