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                1.                       Before the
          2.            Federal Communications Commission
             3.                 Washington, D.C. 20554
                  4.                            

In the Matter of                )
                                )
American Cellular Corporation   )            File No.   EB-05-NY-
221
Antenna Structure Registrant    )
ASR # 1042252                   )            NOV              No.  
V20063238002
Bellvale, New York              )
                                )
                                )


              5.                  NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             Released:  October 
13, 2005

By the District Director, New York Office, Northeast Region, 
Enforcement Bureau:

     This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant  to 
Section 1.89  of the  Commission's Rules,1  to American  Cellular 
Corporation, registered owner of antenna structure 1042252.

     On September 12, 2005, an agent of the Commission's New York 
Office inspected antenna  structure 1042252,  located near  Route 
17A, Bellvale, NY 10912, and observed the following violation:

       47 C.F.R.   17.50:   ``Antenna structures  requiring 
       painting  under  this   part  shall  be  cleaned   or 
       repainted  as often  as  necessary to  maintain  good 
       visibility.''   At the  time of  the inspection,  the 
       agent observed  that the paint  on the structure  was 
       chipped and faded.

     Pursuant to Section 403 of  the Communications Act of  1934, 
as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, American 
Cellular 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 American Cellular Corporation  with personal knowledge of  the 
matter.  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
                 New York Office
                 201 Varick Street, Suite 1151
                 New York, NY 10014

     This Notice shall be  sent to American Cellular  Corporation 
at its address of record.

     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



                                Daniel W. Noel
                                District Director
                                New York Office
                                Northeast Region
                                Enforcement Bureau



_________________________

1 47 C.F.R.  1.89.

2 47 U.S.C.  403.

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

4 18 U.S.C.  1001 et seq.