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


In the Matter of                 )
                                 )
Atlantic Coast Radio, LLC        )         File No. EB-05-
BS-109
WLOB (AM)                        )
Facility ID # 9202               )         NOV           No.  
V20063226003
Portland, Maine 04103            )
                                 )
                                 )


                     NOTICE OF VIOLATION

                                             
                                        Released:  November 
9, 2005

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 Rules1 to 
     Atlantic Coast Radio, LLC, licensee of AM radio station 
     WLOB in Portland, Maine.

   2.     On September 14, 2005, an agent of the 
     Commission's Boston Office inspected radio station WLOB 
     located at 779 Warren Avenue Portland, Maine, and 
     observed the following violation:

        47 C.F.R.  73.1350(a): ``Each licensee is 
        responsible for maintaining and operating its 
        broadcast station in a manner which complies 
        with the technical rules set forth elsewhere in 
        this part and in accordance with the terms of 
        the station authorization.''  Field strength 
        measurements made during the inspection of the 
        monitoring points along the 265 and 280 degree 
        radials used during night operation exceeded 
        the values specified in the station license as 
        follows:

        Monitor Point    Lic Value Actual Value   
        Percent Deviation

        265 Degree       11.8 MV/M 14.5 MV/M 22.9 %
        280 Degree       13.5 MV/M 17.0 MV/M 25.9 %      


   3.     Pursuant to Section 308(b) of the Communications 
     Act of 1934, as amended,2 and Section 1.89 of the 
     Commission's Rules, Atlantic Coast Radio, LLC, 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, Massachusetts 02169


   4.     This Notice shall be sent to Atlantic Coast Radio, 
     LLC 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




                         Dennis Loria
                         District Director
                         Boston District Office
                         Northeast 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.