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


In the Matter of                 )
                                 )
Christian Evangelical Broadcasting Association    )    File 
No. EB-05-DT-102
Licensee of Radio Station WFLT   )
Flint, Michigan                  )         NOV           No.  
V20053236011
                                 )
                                 )
                                 )


                     NOTICE OF VIOLATION
                                             
                                  Released:  August 23, 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 
     Christian    Evangelical   Broadcasting    Association, 
     licensee of radio station WFLT in Flint, Michigan.

   2.     On  April 5,  2005, an  agent of  the Commission's 
     Detroit Office inspected radio  station WFLT located at 
     317 S.  Averill Avenue,  Flint, Michigan,  and observed 
     the following violation(s):

        a.   47 C.F.R.   11.15:   ``The EAS  Operating 
             Handbook ... must be located at the normal 
             duty positions or EAS  equipment locations 
             when an operator is required to be on duty 
             and  be  immediately  available  to  staff 
             responsible  for  authenticating  messages 
             and initiating actions.''   A copy  of the 
             Emergency  Alert  System  (EAS)  Operating 
             Handbook was not available at  the time of 
             the inspection.

        b.   47 C.F.R.   73.61(a):  ``Each  AM station 
             using  a  directional  antenna  must  make 
             field   strength   measurements   at   the 
             monitoring point  locations  specified  in 
             the instrument  of authorization  as often 
             as necessary to  ensure that the  field at 
             those points  does not  exceed the  values 
             specified in the  station authorization.''  
             At  the  time  of  inspection,  the  field 
             strength   measurement    at   the    103 
             monitoring  point  exceeded  the  licensed 
             maximum value by 44.5%.  

        c.   47  C.F.R.     73.62(a):    ``Directional 
             antenna relative  phase  currents must  be 
             maintained to  within 3   of  the values 
             specified    on    the    instrument    of 
             authorization.''    At    the   time    of 
             inspection,  the   phase   on   tower   #1 
             intermittently  varied  between   0,  the 
             authorized value,  and  51, indicating  a 
             possible problem with the  antenna monitor 
             and/or sampling system.

          d.   47  C.F.R.     73.158(b):   ``When  the 
          description of the  monitoring point as shown 
          on the  station license is no  longer correct 
          due to road or building construction or other 
          changes, the  licensee must prepare  and file 
          with the  FCC, in  Washington, DC,  a request 
          for a  corrected station license  showing the 
          new monitoring point description.''
          
             (1)   The   description   for   the   103 
             monitoring point  indicates in  part ``The 
             point is on  the south  side of  the drive 
             from the  Smith  mailbox.''   There is  no 
             longer a mailbox with the name Smith.  

             (2)   The   description   for   the   130 
             monitoring  point  indicates  ``...go  150 
             feet to  a  line  of  trees  at  the  west 
             property line of No.  4373.''  The picture 
             in the  proof  of  performance  shows  the 
             trees at  the east  property  line of  No. 
             4373.

          e.   47  C.F.R.    73.1560(a)(1):   ``...the 
          antenna  input  power  of an  AM  station  as 
          determined by  the procedures specified  in  
          73.51   must  be   maintained   as  near   as 
          practicable to  the authorized  antenna input 
          power and may  not be less than  90% nor more 
          than 105% of the  authorized power.''  At the 
          time of inspection, the station was operating 
          with  111% of  the  authorized  power of  540 
          watts.

          f.   47 C.F.R.   73.3526(e)(5):   The public 
          inspection file shall  contain  ``[a] copy of 
          the  most recent,  complete ownership  report 
          filed with the FCC  for the station, together 
          with  any  statements   filed  with  the  FCC 
          certifying   that  the   current  report   is 
          accurate,  and  together   with  all  related 
          material.''   At the  time of  inspection, no 
          ownership  reports  or certifying  statements 
          were available.

          g.   47 C.F.R.   73.3526(e)(8):   The public 
          inspection file shall contain ``at all times, 
          a  copy of  the  most recent  version of  the 
          manual    entitled    ```The    Public    and 
          Broadcasting.'''  At the  time of inspection, 
          the  most  recent  copy dated  1999  was  not 
          available.  An  older copy dated 1974  was in 
          the file.

          h.   47   C.F.R.     73.3526(e)(12):   ``The 
          material  to   be  retained  in   the  public 
          inspection  file  is  as  follows:...   Radio 
          issues/programs  lists...The  description  of 
          the programs shall include,  but shall not be 
          limited  to, the  time,  date, duration,  and 
          title of each program  in which the issue was 
          treated.''  The quarterly  lists did not have 
          the time and duration of each program.


   3.     Pursuant to  Section 308(b) of  the Communications 
     Act  of 1934,  as  amended,2 and  Section  1.89 of  the 
     Commission's Rules,  Christian Evangelical Broadcasting 
     Association 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   Christian   Evangelical 
     Broadcasting    Association.      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, Michigan 48335-1552

   4.     This Notice shall be sent to Christian Evangelical 
     Broadcasting Association 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




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


cc:  main studio address
_________________________

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.