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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
University of Maryland Baltimore County      )    File No. EB-05-
CF-110
                                )
ASR #: 1036030                  )            NOV No. V20053234008
Baltimore, Maryland             )
                                )


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             
                                             Released: April 11, 
2005

By the District Director, 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 
     University of Maryland Baltimore County, (``UMBC'') owner of 
     antenna structure # 1036030.

  2.      On April 7, 2005, an agent of the Commission's Columbia 
     Office inspected the antenna structure, ASR# 1036030 located 
     at 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland, and observed 
     the following violation:

       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.''  The agent noted that the antenna 
       structure registration number was not posted.
        
  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, UMBC 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
                 Columbia Office
                 9200 Farm House Lane
                 Columbia, MD 21046


  4.      This Notice shall be sent to University of Maryland 
     Baltimore County at its address of record.

  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
                                Northeast Region
                                Enforcement Bureau


 

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147 C.F.R.  1.89.

247 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.