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


In the Matter of                )
                                )
Charter Communications          )            File  No.  EB-05-DT-
574
Cable TV System Operator        )
Community Unit Number MI0127    )
Newberry, Michigan              )            NOV              No.  
V20063236010
                                )
                                )


                       NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             
                                             Released: November 
3, 2005

By the 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 (``the 
     Rules''),1 to Charter Communications, operator of Cable TV 
     System MI0127 (PSID 001527) serving Newberry, Michigan.

  2.      On August 30, 2005, an agent from the Commission's 
     Detroit Office inspected the cable system located in 
     Newberry, Michigan and observed the following violation:

       Section 76.605(a) (12) of the Rules requires that 
       cable operators maintain their cable system signal 
       leakage below 20 microvolts per meter (V/m) 
       measured at 3 meters when operating in the frequency 
       band between 54 MHz and 216 MHz.  See 47 C.F.R.  
       76.605(a)(12).  The agent measured signal leakage in 
       excess of 20 V/m at the following location:  

  Date    Fre-     Signal                  Location
         quency    Level 
          (MHz)    (V/m)
 8/30/-  121.2-     171    Park  A  Way Motel,  near rooms  25/26, 
  2005   625               1511    Newberry    Avenue,   Newberry, 
                           Michigan


  3.      Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 
     1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the Commission's 
     Rules, Charter Communications 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 Charter 
     Communications.  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 

  4.      This Notice shall be sent to Charter Communications 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 Bridgewater
                                District Director
                                Detroit Office
                                Northeast Region
                                Enforcement Bureau

_________________________

147 C.F.R.  1.89.

247 U.S.C.  403.

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

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