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




In the Matter of                )
                                )
Durham Christian Radio, Inc.    )            File  No.  EB-05-NF-
019
Licensee of Radio Station WSRC(AM)           )
Facility ID #17761              )
Durham, North Carolina          )            NOV              No.  
V20053264001
                                )            
                                
                                

                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                        Released:  August 2, 2005

By the Resident Agent, Norfolk Office, South Central Region, 
Enforcement Bureau:

  1.      This is a Notice of Violation (``Notice'') issued 
     pursuant to Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules,1 to 
     Durham Christian Radio, Inc., licensee of radio station 
     WSRC(AM).

  2.      On March 9, 2005, an agent of the Commission's Norfolk 
     Office of the Enforcement Bureau inspected radio station 
     WSRC(AM) located in Durham, North Carolina, and observed the 
     following violations:

       a.   47 C.F.R.  11.61(a):  EAS ``[t]ests shall be 
                 made at regular intervals as indicated in 
                 paragraphs (a)(1) and (a)(2) of this 
                 section.''  The station failed to make 
                 Required Monthly Tests from January 1, 
                 2005 to March 9, 2005.

       b.   47 C.F.R.  73.1560(d):  ``In the event it 
                 becomes technically impossible to operate 
                 at authorized power, a broadcast station 
                 may operate at reduced power for a period 
                 of not more than 30 days without specific 
                 authority from the FCC....If causes beyond 
                 the control of the licensee prevent 
                 restoration of the authorized power within 
                 30 days, a request for Special Temporary 
                 Authority must be made to the FCC in 
                 Washington, DC for additional time as may 
                 be necessary.''  At the time of 
                 inspection, the station was operating its 
                 AM transmitter at only 24.5% of authorized 
                 power without Commission authorization.

  3.      Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, Durham Christian Radio, Inc. 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
                 Norfolk Office
                 1457 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Ste. 113
                 Chesapeake, Virginia 23322

  4.      This Notice shall be sent to Durham Christian Radio, 
     Inc. 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





                                Luther Bolden
                                Resident Agent
                                Norfolk Office
                                South Central Region
                                Enforcement Bureau
_________________________

147 C.F.R.  1.89.

247 U.S.C.  308(b).
3P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C.  552a(e)(3).

418 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.