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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
The Zone Corporation            )            File  No.  EB-05-BS-
040
Licensee of Radio Station WKIT-FM            )
Facility ID # 25747             )            NOV              No.  
V20053226005
Bangor, Maine                   )
                                )
                                )


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             
                                                  Released:  
04/26/05

By the District Director, Boston 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 
     Zone Corporation, licensee of radio station WKIT-FM.

  2.      On April 13, 2005 an agent of the Commission's Boston 
     Office inspected radio station WKIT-FM Bangor, ME, and 
     observed the following violation(s):

  2.a.      47 C.F.R.   11.35(a) ``Broadcast stations and 
            cable systems and wireless cable systems are 
            responsible for ensuring that Emergency Alert 
            System (EAS) Encoders, EAS Decoders and 
            Attention Signal generating and receiving 
            equipment used as part of the EAS are installed 
            so that the monitoring and transmitting 
            functions are available during the times the 
            stations and systems are in operation.  
            Additionally, broadcast stations, cable systems 
            and wireless cable systems must determine the 
            cause of any failure to receive the required 
            tests or activations specified in  11.61(a) 
            (1) and (2).''  Appropriate records must be 
            maintained as specified in  73.1820(a) (1) 
            (iii).  The EAS records at your facility 
            contained no entries for EAS Monthly Tests 
            after October, 2004 and there were no reasons 
            given for the missing entries.

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, The Zone Corporation 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 
     licensee.  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
                 Boston Office
                 1 Batterymarch Park
                 Quincy, MA 02169


  4.      This Notice shall be sent to The Zone Corporation, at 
     their 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




                                Dennis Loria
                                District Director
                                Boston Office
                                Northeast Region
                                Enforcement Bureau

_________________________

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.